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Mary McDonnell Biography

Updated On 03 Oct, 2019 Published On 25 Sep, 2015
Mary McDonnell

Facts of Mary McDonnell

Date of Birth :
Age : 71 years old
Family Name : McDonnell
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Aries
Height : 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Mary McDonnell
Birth Name Mary Eileen McDonnell
Mother Eileen McDonnell
Father John "Jack" McDonnell
Birth Place/City Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Profession Actress
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Working For Movies and TV shows
Net Worth $ 10 million
Body Measurements 34-26-32
Hair Color Red
Eye Color Blue
Weight in KG 58 KG
Shoe Size 9
Breast Size 34C
Waist size 26
Hip Size 32
Married Yes
Married to Randle Mell (m. 1984)
Children 2
Divorce Not Yet
Awards Saturn Awards
Movies Margin Call
TV Show Major Crimes

Relationship short Statistics of Mary McDonnell

What is Mary McDonnell marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Mary McDonnell have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Mary McDonnell having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Mary McDonnell Lesbian ? No

An American film, stage, and television actress who is better known for her nomination in an Academy Award for her role in the 1990 film Dances with Wolves. She is daughter to Eileen McDonnell and John "Jack" McDonnell. Both of her parents have already died. She completed her graduation from State University of New York at Fredonia. After graduation she joined East Coast's prestigious Long Wharf Theatre Company in-order to pursue her career in acting. She started her career through Broadway plays where she performed for productions of The Heidi Chronicles, Execution of Justice, Summer and Smoke. In 1990 she made her film breakthrough from movie named A Fist. Sneakers, Independence Day, Grand Canyon, and Donnie Darko are some of the noticeable movie she has starred. In 2009 she was awarded with Saturn Awards for Best Actress on Television for her role in Battlestar Galactica.

Mary McDonel Personal Life

Passion Fish actress, Mary McDonnell shares an amazing chemistry with her lover turned life partner, Randle Mell. The duo shares two adorable children as well. Is Mary McDonnell still married?

Current Relationship Status

Academy award winning actress, Mary McDonnel tied a knot with the love of her life for over three decades now. Battlestar Galactica actress and her partner turned a relationship into a holy matrimony on 29 September 1984. Her husband is also an actor by profession.

The cupid is living blissful married life without any rumors of complication. The couple is blessed with two children;Olivia (1984) and Michael (1994). The family of four lives a luxury life in Pacific Palisades, California.

There is no rumors of any kind of affairs from both sides before and after the marriage which suggest. McDonnell makes a perfect matchup with Cindy Costner's husband Kevin Costner in dances with Wolves in 1990.

How Rich Is Mary McDonnell?

Mary McDonnel possesses an estimated net worth of $14 million as of 2019. She receives a salary of $125 thousand per episode for appearing in TV series Major Crimes

Some of her highest grossing movies include, Still Life, The Heidi Chronicles, Summer and SMole. The Execution of Justice. In 1990 she got an offer to portray in award winning film Dances with Wolves. It won her Oscar-nomination for wonderful performance. 

Speaking pf lifestyle, Mary drives a Blue Mercedez car which costs somewhere between $53,000 to $109,000. McDonnell lived in a 2,558 square feet Palisade home located in California. 

Interesting Facts of Mary McDonnell

  • Mary Eileen McDonnel was born on April 28, 1952 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA to Eileen and John McDonnell.
  • Mary is of Irish-American descent.
  • The actress has deep smooth voice.
  • She has been a huge fan of Vaness aredgrave since the 1970s.
  • McDonnel runned acting classes with husband Randle Mell even after being nominated for an Academy Award. 
  • Mary was enlisted "Promising New Actors of 1990" in John Willis' Screen World Vol. 2.
  • Mary McDonnel was a competitive and synchronized swimmer as a child and stil swims to be in shape.
  • McDonnel joined UN with Edward James Olmos to raise profile of humantarian.
  • Mary McDonnel worked as a waitress before she stepped in Hollywood industry.
  • Mary shared a screen in Battlestar Galactica with Michael Trucco. 

Mary McDonnell Married

First Marriage with Randle Mell

Professionally, he is an actor. They used to teach acting class together. The couple is the proud parents of a daughter and a son.

Mary McDonnell Children

DAUGHTER : Olivia Mell

Father: Randle Mell

She is very gorgeous. She resembles more like her mother.

SON : Michael Mell

Father: Randle Mell

He is the youngest child. Currently he lives in Pacific Palisades, California with his parents.

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