Mary Stuart Masterson

Mary Stuart Masterson

Jun. 28th, 1966
Born in
Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
5' 4

Mary Stuart Masterson's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Gary the Rat TV Show
Gary the Rat
Kate Brasher TV Show
Kate Brasher

Main Movie Roles

2009 - He's Just Not That Into You
2007 - The Insurgents
2005 - The Sisters
2002 - Leo
1997 - The Postman
1997 - The Postman
1996 - Heaven's Prisoners
1996 - Bed of Roses
1994 - Radioland Murders
1994 - Bad Girls
1993 - Benny & Joon
1991 - Married to It
1991 - Fried Green Tomatoes
1990 - Funny About Love
1989 - Chances Are
1989 - Immediate Family
1987 - Some Kind of Wonderful
1987 - Gardens of Stone
1986 - At Close Range
1975 - The Stepford Wives

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Dr. Rebecca Hendrix
Denise Cabe
Cynthia Simpson
Beth Cooper
Katherine Tucker
Rachel Keyser
Herself - Host
[Complete List]


Mary Stuart Masterson (born June 28, 1966) is an American film, stage and television actor, and director.

Born in Manhattan to writer-director Peter Masterson and actress Carlin Glynn. She has two siblings: Peter Masterson Jr., and Alexandra Masterson, who are both involved in the entertainment industry. As a teen, she attended Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center in upstate New York with actors Robert Downey, Jr. and Jon Cryer. Later, she attended schools in New York, including eight months studying anthropology at New York University.

Masterson started acting before the age of ten, when she appeared in The Stepford Wives (1975) in 1975 with her father. Afterwards, at the direction of her parents, Masterson led a life outside of the limelight, attending school in New York. She appeared in a few productions at New York's Dalton School. At the age of 15, the young actress appeared on Broadway in Eva Le Gallienne's version of Alice In Wonderland. She played two parts, the Four of Hearts and the Small White Rabbit. She returned to films in 1985 with the role of Dani in Heaven Help Us (1985). For eight months afterwards, Masterson attended New York University, where she studied anthropology.

  • Sister of actress 'Alexandra Masterson' (qv) and actor 'Peter Masterson (II)' (qv).
  • Sister-in-law of 'Jennifer Tost' (qv).
  • Gave an interview in the 1980s in which she admitted to being a serious basketball fan.
  • Has never done a nude scene nor has she ever posed nude or topless in her career.
  • Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1987" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 39.
  • She has received a Drama Desk Award nomination (2003) for Best Supporting Actress in the new revival of the Broadway musical "Nine".
  • Measurements: 34B-23-35 1/2 (while filming "Benny & Joon"), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
  • Daughter of writer/director/actor 'Peter Masterson (I)' (qv) and actress 'Carlin Glynn' (qv).

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