Mare Winningham

Mare Winningham

Age
55
Birthday
May. 16th, 1959
Born in
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Height
5' 6"

Mare Winningham's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Hatfields and McCoys TV Show
Hatfields and McCoys
Mildred Pierce TV Show
Mildred Pierce
James at 16 TV Show
James at 16
Clubhouse TV Show
Clubhouse
The Brotherhood of Poland, N.H. TV Show
The Brotherhood of Poland, N.H.
 

Main Movie Roles

2008 - Swing Vote
2004 - Dandelion
1994 - The War
1994 - Wyatt Earp
1989 - Miracle Mile
1989 - Turner & Hooch
1987 - Made in Heaven
1985 - St. Elmo's Fire
1980 - One Trick Pony

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Susan Grey
6
Dr. Amanda Lee
4
Ellis Hartley Monroe
3
Justine O'Neill
2
Elaine Al-Zacar
2
Agatha Seagrave
2
Patrice Kelly
2
Sarah McCain
2
Nettie Peters
1
Nancy Riverton
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • She is the oldest member of the Brat Pack.
  • She played a virgin in the movie _St. Elmo's Fire (1985)_ (qv) while she was pregnant.
  • Is the only brat packer ever to be nominated for an Academy Award (for _Georgia (1995)_ (qv)).
  • She, 'Kate Winslet' (qv) and 'Vanessa Redgrave' (qv) are the only actresses nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Supporting Actress category for playing the title role in a movie. Redgrave won the Oscar for the character Julia in _Julia (1977)_ (qv), Winslet was nominated for _Iris (2001/I)_ (qv) and Winningham was nominated for the character Georgia in _Georgia (1995)_ (qv).
  • Children: Riley Mapel (1981-2005), Patrick "Paddy" Mapel and Jack Mapel (b. 1985), Calla Louise Mapel (b. 1987), and Happy Atticus Mapel (born 1988).
  • Learned American Sign Language for her role as Maggie in _"Hallmark Hall of Fame" (1951) {Love Is Never Silent (#35.1)}_ (qv).
  • Winningham was raised in Northridge, California, with three brothers and one sister. Her father was the Chairman of the Department of Physical Education at California State University, Northridge (CSUN), and her mother was an English teacher and college counselor at a local high school. She credits her first interest in acting to seeing an interview with 'Kym Karath' (qv) (who played Gretl in _The Sound of Music (1965)_ (qv)) on 'Art Linkletter' (qv)'s television show _"House Party" (1952)_ (qv) when she was five or six years old.
  • Was one of the nine original members of the 1980s "brat pack," along with 'Judd Nelson' (qv), 'Andrew McCarthy (I)' (qv), 'Anthony Michael Hall' (qv), 'Demi Moore' (qv), 'Rob Lowe (I)' (qv), 'Molly Ringwald' (qv), 'Emilio Estevez' (qv), and 'Ally Sheedy' (qv).


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