Mary Steenburgen

Total Box Office:
 $917.2M
Highest Rated:
94% Melvin and Howard (1980)
Lowest Rated:
0% Nobody's Baby (2001)
Birthday:
Feb 8
Birthplace:
Newport, Arkansas, USA
Bio:
Curly haired, sandy-voiced actress Mary Steenburgen is a natural when it comes to playing Southerners, probably because she hails from the region herself. Born in Arkansas on February 8, 1953, Steenburgen was the daughter of a railroad employee. Pursuing drama in college, she headed to New York in…

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Community Photos (21)

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
50% Song One
  • Actor
-- 2014
Brahmin Bulls
  • Actor
-- 2014
47% Last Vegas
  • Diana
$63.9M 2013
27% Dirty Girl
  • Peggy
$53.6k 2011
76% The Help
  • Elaine Stein
$169.7M 2011
29% The Open Road
  • Katherine
-- 2009
44% The Proposal
  • Grace Paxton
$163.9M 2009
60% In the Electric Mist
  • Bootsie
-- 2009
12% Did You Hear About the Morgans?
  • Emma Wheeler
$29.6M 2009
ClarkWORLD
  • Actor
-- 2009
Step Brothers: Unrated
  • Actor
-- 2008
26% Nobel Son
  • Sarah Michaelson
$0.3M 2008
55% Step Brothers
  • Nancy Huff
$100.5M 2008
25% Four Christmases
  • Marilyn
$120.1M 2008
43% The Brave One
  • Carol
$36.8M 2007
Elvis and Anabelle
  • Geneva
-- 2007
Numb
  • Dr. Blaine
-- 2007
67% Honeydripper
  • Actor
-- 2007
American Outrage
  • Narrator
-- 2007
72% Inland Empire
  • Actor
-- 2006
22% Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School
  • Marianne Hotchkiss
$0.2M 2006
75% The Dead Girl
  • Beverly
-- 2006
Talking to Heaven
  • Actor
-- 2006
25% Hope Springs
  • Joanie Fisher
-- 2003
84% Elf
  • Emily
$173.4M 2003
58% Casa de los Babys
  • Gayle
$0.3M 2003
Talking to Heaven (Living with the Dead)
  • Actor
-- 2002
Wish You Were Dead
  • Sally
-- 2002
80% Sunshine State
  • Francine Pickney
$2.8M 2002
47% Life as a House
  • Coleen
$15.4M 2001
15% The Trumpet of the Swan
  • Mother
-- 2001
0% Nobody's Baby
  • Estelle
-- 2001
34% I Am Sam
  • Actor
$40.3M 2001
Noah's Ark
  • Naamah
-- 1999
About Sarah
  • Actor
-- 1998
Gulliver's Travels
  • Actor
-- 1996
75% Nixon
  • Hannah Nixon
-- 1995
47% Powder
  • Jessie Caldwell
-- 1995
50% The Grass Harp
  • Sister Ida
-- 1995
85% My Family
  • Gloria
-- 1995
42% Wyatt Earp
  • Actor
-- 1994
9% Clifford
  • Sarah Davis
-- 1994
It Runs in the Family (My Summer Story)
  • Mom
-- 1994
Pontiac Moon
  • Katherine Bellamy
-- 1994
89% What's Eating Gilbert Grape
  • Betty Carver
-- 1993
77% Philadelphia
  • Belinda Conine
-- 1993
About Sarah
  • Actor
-- 1993
Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories
  • Actor
-- 1992
Secrets of the Back to the Future Trilogy
  • Actor
-- 1991
21% The Butcher's Wife
  • Stella
-- 1991
73% Back to the Future Part III
  • Clara Clayton
-- 1990
85% The Long Walk Home
  • Narrator
-- 1989
67% Miss Firecracker
  • Elain Rutledge
-- 1989
92% Parenthood
  • Karen Buckman
-- 1989
The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank
  • Miep Gies
-- 1988
60% End of the Line
  • Rose Pickett
-- 1988
63% The Whales of August
  • Young Sarah
-- 1987
82% Dead of Winter
  • Katie McGovern / Julie / Evelyn
-- 1987
50% One Magic Christmas
  • Ginny Grainger
-- 1985
64% Cross Creek
  • Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
-- 1983
Romantic Comedy
  • Phoebe
-- 1983
76% A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
  • Adrian
-- 1982
90% Ragtime
  • Mother
-- 1981
94% Melvin and Howard
  • Lynda Dummar
-- 1980
86% Time After Time
  • Amy Robbins
-- 1979
Rabbit Test
  • Actor
-- 1978
77% Goin' South
  • Julia Tate
-- 1978


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
90% Wilfred
2011-2013
  • Catherine
2011 - 2013
93% 30 Rock
2006-2013
  • Diana Jessup
2012
80% Bored to Death
2009-2011
  • Actor
  • Josephine
2011
Criminal Minds
2005-2014
  • Beth Griffith
2010
Curb Your Enthusiasm
2000-2011
  • Herself
2000 - 2009
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999-2013
  • Grace Rinato
2002

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Quotes from Mary Steenburgen's Characters

    1. Sue-Ann: I'm a shitty mother.
    2. Peggy: Join the club.
    From Dirty Girl. Submitted by Alyssa B (4 months ago)
    1. Peggy: My son has run off with your daughter!
    From Dirty Girl. Submitted by Alyssa B (4 months ago)
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