Mary Steenburgen

Mary Steenburgen

Mary Steenburgen  American Actress


Who is she dating right now?

Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen
Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen have been married for 25 years since 7th Oct 1995. view relationship


Mary Steenburgen was previously married to Malcolm McDowell (1980 - 1990).


Mary Steenburgen is a 68 year old American Actress. Born Mary Nell Steenburgen on 8th February, 1953 in Newport, Arkansas, she is famous for Back to the Future Part III (1990), Joan of Arcadia. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Mary Steenburgen has been in 11 on-screen matchups, including Alan Rickman in Nobel Son (2007), Dudley Moore in Romantic Comedy (1983), Jack Nicholson in Goin' South (1978), James Caan in Elf (2003) and Joe Mantegna in Joan of Arcadia (2003).

Mary Steenburgen is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe (film) winners.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 27 years, 7 months 19 years, 8 months 11 years, 9 months
Total2 27 years, 7 months 19 years, 8 months 11 years, 9 months


First Name Mary
Middle Name Nell
Last Name Danson
Maiden Name Steenburgen
Full Name at Birth Mary Nell Steenburgen
Alternative Name Mary Danson
Age 68 years
Birthday 8th February, 1953
Birthplace Newport, Arkansas
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Weight 125lbs (57 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School North Little Rock High School, North Little Rock, AR
University Hendrix College
Occupation Text Actress, Producer, Songwriter, Musician
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Back to the Future Part III (1990), Joan of Arcadia
Year(s) Active 1978–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Independent Artists Agency, Inc.
Brand Endorsement (2012) TV commercial for Hormel Pepperoni - Narrator
Bust (inches) 36
Cup Size C
Waist (inches) 24
Hips (inches) 36
Clothes Size 6
Shoe Size 10
Official Websites,
Father Maurice Steenburgen
Mother Nellie Mae Steenburgen
Family Member Lilly McDowell (daughter) (actress), Charlie McDowell (son) (producer/director)

Mary Nell Steenburgen (born February 8, 1953) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for playing the role of Lynda Dummar in Jonathan Demme's 1980 film Melvin and Howard.

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Partner Comparison

Mary Steenburgen68 AquariusActress
Ted Danson73 CapricornActor
Malcolm McDowell78 GeminiActor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Lily AmandaFemale21st January, 198140 years oldMalcolm McDowell
Charles MalcolmMale10th July, 198338 years oldMalcolm McDowell


Nightmare Alley2021Miss HarringtonMovie
Happiest Season2020TipperMovie
Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist2020MaggieTV Show
On Becoming a God in Central Florida2019Ellen Joy BonarTV Show
Bless the Harts2019Crystalynn, Crystalynn PooleTV Show
Antiquities2018Dr. MargotMovie
Book Club2018CarolMovie
The Conners2018Marcy BellingerTV Show
I Do... Until I Don't2017CybilMovie
The Discovery2017InterviewerMovie
The Book of Love2016Julia MureauxMovie
Katie Says Goodbye2016MaybelleMovie
The Good Place2016TeacherTV Show
A Walk in the Woods2015JeannieMovie
Togetherness2015LindaTV Show
The Last Man on Earth2015Gail KlostermanTV Show
Grace and Frankie2015MiriamTV Show
7 Days in Hell2015Louisa PooleTV Movie
Blunt Talk2015Margaret RudolphTV Show
Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow2015Aunt ClyTV Movie
The One I Love2014Mom (voice)Movie
Song One2014KarenMovie
Last Vegas2013Diana BoyleMovie
Brahmin Bulls2013Helen WestMovie
Orange Is the New Black2013Delia PowellTV Show
The Tale of The Princess Kaguya2013Narrator (English version, voice), The Bamboo Cutter's WifeMovie
Outlaw Country2012Anastasia LeeTV Movie
Self Deportation Station with Mary Steenburgen & George Lopez2012Short Film
The Help2011Elain SteinMovie
Wilfred2011Catherine NewmanTV Show
Fight for Your Right Revisited2011Café PatronShort Film
Dirty Girl2010PeggyMovie
Justified2010Katherine HaleTV Show
Southern Discomfort2010TV Movie
In the Electric Mist2009Bootsie RobicheauxMovie
The Open Road2009KatherineMovie
The Proposal2009Grace PaxtonMovie
Bored to Death2009JosephineTV Show
Did You Hear About the Morgans?2009Emma WheelerMovie
Happiness Isn't Everything2009Audrey VeillTV Movie
Four Christmases2008MarilynMovie
Step Brothers2008Nancy HuffMovie
Elvis and Anabelle2007GenevaMovie
Honeydripper2007Amanda WinshipMovie
Nobel Son2007Sarah MichaelsonMovie
Numb2007Dr. BlaineMovie
The Brave One2007CarolMovie
Reinventing the Wheelers2007Claire WheelerTV Movie
Inland Empire2006Visitor #2Movie
The Dead Girl2006Leah's MotherMovie
30 Rock2006Diana JessupTV Show
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School2005Marienne HotchkissMovie
Robot Chicken2005AthenaTV Show
Capital City2004Elaine SummerTV Movie
It Must Be Love2004Clem GazelleTV Movie
Casa de los babys2003GayleMovie
Hope Springs2003Joanie FisherMovie
Joan of Arcadia2003Helen GirardiTV Show
Sunshine State2002Francine PinkneyMovie
Wish You Were Dead2002Sally RiderMovie
Living with the Dead2002Detective Karen CondrinTV Movie
Mrs. Pilgrim Goes to Hollywood2002MaryMovie
I Am Sam2001Dr. BlakeMovie
Life as a House2001Colleen BeckMovie
Nobody's Baby2001EstelleMovie
The Trumpet of the Swan2001Mother (voice)Movie
Picnic2000Rosemary SydneyTV Movie
Curb Your Enthusiasm2000Mary SteenburgenTV Show
Noah's Ark1999NaamahTV Show
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1999Grace RinatoTV Show
About Sarah1998Sarah Elizabeth McCaffreyTV Movie
Becker1998PatientTV Show
Gulliver's Travels1996Mary GulliverTV Show
Ink1996Kate MontgomeryTV Show
My Family1995GloriaMovie
Nixon1995Hannah NixonMovie
Powder1995Jessie CaldwellMovie
The Grass Harp1995Sister IdaMovie
Clifford1994Sarah DavisMovie
It Runs in the Family1994Mrs. Parker (Mother)Movie
Pontiac Moon1994Katherine BellamyMovie
The Gift1994CatherineTV Movie
Philadelphia1993Belinda ConineMovie
What's Eating Gilbert Grape1993Betty CarverMovie
Frasier1993MarjorieTV Show
The Butcher's Wife1991Stella KeefoverMovie
Back to the Future1991Clara Clayton BrownTV Show
Back to the Future Part III1990Clara ClaytonMovie
The Long Walk Home1990Narrator (voice)Movie
Miss Firecracker1989Elain RutledgeMovie
The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank1988Miep GiesTV Movie
Dead of Winter1987Evelyn, Julie Rose, Katie McGovernMovie
End of the Line1987Rose PickettMovie
The Whales of August1987Young SarahMovie
One Magic Christmas1985Ginny GraingerMovie
Tender Is the Night1985Nicole Warren DiverTV Show
American Masters1985Flannery O'ConnorTV Show
Cross Creek1983Marjorie Kinnan RawlingsMovie
Romantic Comedy1983PhoebeMovie
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy1982AdrianMovie
Faerie Tale Theatre1982Little Red Riding Hood, MaryTV Show
Melvin and Howard1980Lynda DummarMovie
Time After Time1979AmyMovie
Goin' South1978Julia Tate MoonMovie
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eagle39Jun 28, 2019

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FrogAug 26, 2011

She always comes as the good gal!

MouseJul 3, 2011

"Let's have a dozen and act like they're donuts."- Steve Martin, yelling at Mary Steenburgen in "Parenthood" as they played the Buckmans.

BeeJun 12, 2011

Oh, my! She must still bee buzzing onto her films!

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