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:
  • Children: Riley Mapel (1981-2005), Patrick "Paddy" Mapel and Jack Mapel (b. 1985), Calla Louise Mapel (b. 1987), and Happy Atticus Mapel (born 1988).
  • Oldest child, son Riley Mapel, committed suicide on August 14, 2005.
  • When she appeared as a contestant on TV's _"The Gong Show" (1976)_ (qv) (c. 1978), she was introduced as Sharon Shamus by host 'Chuck Barris' (qv). She played guitar and sang the Lennon & McCartney song "Here, There and Everywhere." And no. . . she did not get gonged. The panel loved her.
  • Is the only brat packer ever to be nominated for an Academy Award (for _Georgia (1995)_ (qv)).
  • Met first husband, A. Martinez while both acted in "The Young Pioneers" (1978). Their marriage in 1981 lasted only a few months. She married her second husband, Bill Mapel, the same year.
  • Though born an Irish Catholic, in 2000, Winningham felt her spiritual life was lacking, and, based on a recommendation from a friend, in November 2001, she signed up for a class given by Rabbi Neal Wienberg at the University of Judaism in Los Angeles, California. On March 3, 2003, she converted to Judaism and became a member of two Conservative synagogues, Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles and Temple Knesset Israel in Hollywood, California.
  • 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).
  • She is also a folk singer-songwriter with a couple of albums.


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