Mary Steenburgen Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 03 Dec, 2020
Facts of Mary Steenburgen
Date of Birth: 1953 , February-8
Age: 68 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Mary Steenburgen
Birth Name Mary Steenburgen
Father Maurice Hoffman Steenburgen
Mother Nellie Mae
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Newport, Arkansas
Ethnicity Dutch, English, Scottish, and Welsh descent
Profession Actor, Singer, Songwriter
Married Married
Married to Ted Danson
Children 2
Divorce Malcolm McDowell
Education Hendrix College
Sisters Nancy Steenburgen Kelly
Siblings Nancy Steenburgen Kelly
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Mary Steenburgen is a famous American actress and singer-songwriter who is widely known for appearing in the role of Lynda Dummar in the movie, Melvin and Howard. The actress has won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and Golden Globe Award for her starring in the movie.

Age And Wiki-Bio

Mary was born on 8th February 1953 and is currently 67 years old. She was born in Newport, Arkansas, the United States of America. The name of her mother is Nellie Mae who was a school-board secretary and her father is Maurice Hoffman Steenburgen. Her father was a freight-train conductor who had worked at the Missouri Pacific Railroad.

Mary is of American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity; Dutch, English, Scottish, and Welsh descent. The 67 years old actress grew up with sibling-sister Nancy Steenburgen Kelly who is a teacher. She attended Hendrix College and studied drama.

Who Is Mary’s Current Relationship Status?

The 67 years old actress is married twice. She was first married to Malcolm McDowell, who is an English actor and voice actor. The pair first met in 1978 and soon later started dating while appearing in Time After Time.

Mary and Malcolm got married in 1980 in an intimate wedding ceremony. Together, the pair welcomed two kids. Her son Charles Malcolm McDowell is an American movie director and writer known for his movie, The One I Love. The former couple divorced in 1990.

After divorcing first husband, Mary tied the knot with actor Ted Danson on 7th October 1995. As per sources, they met on the set of the movie Pontiac Moon. After marriage, she became stepmother to Ted’s two daughters from his previous marriage.

CAPTION: Mary Steenburgen with her husband, Ted SOURCE: hearstapps

As of 2020, Mary and Ted enjoy around 25 years of long marital life without any issues of divorce or separation issues.

Professional Career

The 67 years old actress started acting career in 1978 appearing as Julia Tate Moon in the movie Goin’ South. The following year, he portrayed the role of Amy in the film Time After Time.

Since then, Mary has starred in movies like Melvin and Howard, Cross Creek, Romantic Comedy, Ragtime, Clifford, Philadelphia, The Whales of August, Dead of Winter, Miss Firecracker, Parenthood, The Long Walk Home, Sunshine State, I Am Sam, Happiest Season, Flannery, Book Club, The Discovery, Dean, Katie Says Goodbye, A Walk in the Woods, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, and many others.

Regarding her television career, she made television debut in 1983 as Little Red Riding Hood in the television series, Faerie Tale Theatre. She has appeared in television series like Back to the Future, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Good Place, Grace and Frankie, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, The Conners, The Last Man on Earth, Togetherness, Turkey Hollow, Finding Your Roots, 30 Rock, Bored to Death, among others.

For her marvelous acting skill and huge contribution to the entertainment industry, she has been awarded Houston Film Critics Society, Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, Hollywood Critics Association, Satellite Awards, Screen Actors Guild, New York Film Critics Circle, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, National Society of Film Critics Awards, Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Saturn Awards, and many others.

How Much Is Mary Steenburgen’s Net Worth?

Working in dozens of movies and television series, there is no doubt that Mary has been earning a high figure of money. As of 2020, according to Celebrity Net Worth, Mary is reported to have a net worth of $80 million.

Back in June 2019, Mary sold nine-acre Ojai, California property for $8.75 million. Back in 2006, she and her husband purchased a mansion for $4.5 million. They also bought a home in Ojai worth $2.4 million in 2017.

In 2014, the couple spent $3.4 million in their Santa Monica, California house, and again in January 2019, they purchased a property next door that worth $5.2 million.

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