Mary Steenburgen

Biography: Mary Steenburgen, an established film, television and stage actress, earned an Academy Award for her role in "Melvin and Howard." Her additional film credits include "Philadelphia," "Parenthood," "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," "The Grass Harp," "Wish You Were Dead," "Nobody's Baby," "Back to the Future III," "Time After Time," "A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy," "Cross Creek," "One Magic Christmas," "Dead of Winter," "End of the Line," "Hope Springs," "Sunshine State" and "Life as a House." She recently completed production on the upcoming films "Elf" and "Casa de Los Babys."

In 2002, Steenburgen starred with her husband, Ted Danson, in the mini-series "Talking to Heaven," on CBS. They had previously worked together in 1996 in the mini-series "Gulliver's Travels" and in the 1994 feature film "Pontiac Moon," as well as in the CBS series "Ink." They will also star together in the upcoming CBS television movie "Surviving Love." Steenburgen's additional television credits include
the mini-series "Noah's Ark" and the CBS movie "About Sarah."

Her theater credits include the Broadway productions of "Candida" and "Holiday," the Off Broadway production of "The Beginning of August" and, most recently, "Marvin's Room" at the Tiffany Theater in Los Angeles.

Born in Newport, Arkansas, Steenburgen was raised in Little Rock and lives in Los Angeles. Her birth date is February 8.


Mary Steenburgen's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 50
Highest Metascore: 82 Parenthood
Lowest Metascore: 27 The Trumpet of the Swan
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 19
  2. Negative: 4 out of 19
19 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd A Walk in the Woods TBA Jeannie tbd
51 Song One TBA Cast tbd
48 Last Vegas Nov 1, 2013 Diana 6.5
37 Dirty Girl Oct 7, 2011 Peggy 8.0
27 Did You Hear About the Morgans? Dec 18, 2009 Emma Wheeler 5.5
47 The Open Road Aug 28, 2009 Katherine 5.0
48 The Proposal Jun 19, 2009 Grace Paxton 6.7
28 Nobel Son Dec 5, 2008 Sarah Michaelson 7.5
41 Four Christmases Nov 26, 2008 Marilyn 4.7
51 Step Brothers Jul 25, 2008 Nancy Huff 7.1
56 The Brave One Sep 14, 2007 Carol 6.4
65 The Dead Girl Dec 29, 2006 Beverley, Leah's Mother 7.1
64 Elf Nov 7, 2003 Emily 7.7
69 Sunshine State Jun 21, 2002 Francine Pinkney 6.0
45 Life as a House Oct 26, 2001 Colleen Beck 7.6
27 The Trumpet of the Swan May 11, 2001 Mother 5.0
66 Nixon Dec 20, 1995 Hannah Nixon 8.1
55 Back to the Future Part III May 25, 1990 Clara Clayton 7.7
82 Parenthood Aug 2, 1989 Karen Buckman 7.5
57 Ragtime Nov 20, 1981 Mother 8.5