Mary McDonnell Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Height, Net Worth, Movies

Mary McDonnell
Mary McDonnell

Mary McDonnell Biography

Mary McDonnell is an American actress well known for her roles in films such as Dances with Wolves, Grand Canyon, Passion Fish, Independence Day, Margin Call, and Donnie Darko. Being both a film, stage, and television actress, she has received Academy Awards nominations for her role as Stands With A Fist in Dances with Wolves and May-Alice Culhane in Passion Fish.

Additionally, she is well recognized for her role as President Laura Roslin in Battlestar Galactica and President’s wife in Independence Day. Moreover, she is also known for starring in Donnie Darko as Donnie Darko’s mother. In 1981, she won the Obie Award for best actress for her role in the play Still Life.

Moreover, before joining drama school, she attended the State University of New York at Fredonia. Nonetheless, Mary enrolled at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut.

Mary McDonnell Age

How old is McDonnell? McDonnell is 71 years old as of 2023. She was born on April 28, 1952, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, the United States. Moreover, she celebrates her birthday on April 28th every year and her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Mary McDonnell Family

McDonnell was born and brought up in Wilke-Barre, Pennsylvania, the United States. Her parents are John “Jack” McDonnell who was a computer consultant and Eileen McDonnell. Additionally, she was brought up alongside her siblings Jane McDonnell, Sally, Judith, Jackie, and John.

Mary McDonnell Husband

McDonnell is a married woman and a parent too. She is married to Randle Mell who is an actor by profession and they got married in 1984, Additionally, they are parents to two kids, Michael Mell and Olivia Mell. The family currently resides in Pacific Palisades, California.

Mary McDonnell Height

McDonnell stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches. Additionally, she weighs approximately 65kgs.

Mary McDonnell’s Net Worth

McDonnell has been able to accumulate an approximate net worth of $12 million. She has acquired this from being a film, stage, and television actress.

Mary McDonnell Nominations

  • Academy Awards
  • Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
  • Golden Globe Awards
  • Primetime Emmy Awards
  • Saturn Awards
  • Gotham Awards
  • Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

Mary McDonnell’s Movies

  • Dances With Wolves
  • Independence Day
  • Margin Call
  • Passion Fish
  • Sneakers
  • Blue Chips
  • Grand Canyon
  • Scream 4
  • Donnie Darko
  • Evidence of Blood
  • Matewan
  • A Father’s Choice
  • For All Time
  • You Can Thank Me Later