Mare Winningham

Mare Winningham

Age
57
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

2013 - Philomena
2012 - The Brothers Grimm: Snow White
2008 - Swing Vote
2004 - The Adventures of Ociee Nash
2004 - Dandelion
1994 - Wyatt Earp
1994 - The War
1989 - Miracle Mile
1989 - Turner and Hooch
1987 - Made in Heaven
1985 - St. Elmo's Fire

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Miss Hazel Evers
13
Cherry Lockhart
12
Susan Grey
6
Dr. Amanda Lee
4
Nettie Peters
3
Ellis Hartley Monroe
3
Justine O'Neill
2
Elaine Al-Zacar
2
Agatha Seagrave
2
Patrice Kelly
2
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Her TV debut at age 16 was on _"The Gong Show" (1976)_ (qv).
  • She is also a folk singer-songwriter with a couple of albums.
  • Winningham attended Andasol Avenue Elementary School in Northridge, California. Her favorite subjects included drama. She also signed up for guitar lessons at a local park, and by the 6th grade, was, in her view, "pretty good." It was at this time that she adopted the nickname "Mare." She attended Patrick Henry Junior High School, taking the extended drama option, and on summer vacations, she studied drama at CSUN's Teenage Drama Workshop.
  • Learned American Sign Language for her role as Maggie in _"Hallmark Hall of Fame" (1951) {Love Is Never Silent (#35.1)}_ (qv).


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