Mary Nell Steenburgen is an American actress, singer, and comedian. She studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York in the 1970s and made her professional acting debut in the 1978 Western comedy Goin’ South. Her recurring role on NBC’s 30 Rock is one of her many television credits.
She is an active supporter of humanitarian causes
Mary Steenburgen is an Academy Award-winning actress, who is also an active supporter of humanitarian causes and the arts. She has also worked as a singer-songwriter and contributed to numerous films. In addition, she is a board member of the Arkansas Cinema Society.
Mary Steenburgen was born on February 8, 1953. She was active in her drama class at school. She was discovered by Jack Nicholson, who cast her in his film Goin’ South. She also had a leading role in the 1979 film Time After Time, where she starred as a modern woman who falls in love with a writer played by Malcolm McDowell.
Despite her busy schedule, Mary Steenburgen is active in the arts and humanitarian causes. Her husband, Ted Danson, sculpts as a hobby. In April 2002, Steenburgen visited her old high school in North Little Rock, Arkansas, and conducted drama workshops for students. In this way, she fulfilled a promise she made to Thea Leopoulos, who died in a traffic accident in 2001.
She has won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar
Mary Steenburgen has a very long and impressive film career, and she has won several awards for her work. She gained fame playing a gypsy woman in the Western, “Joan of Arcadia,” and has also appeared in a number of television shows. She has also voiced several animated films.
In 1979, Steenburgen won the Saturn Award for Best Actress for her role in the film “Time After Time.” In the film, Steenburgen played a modern woman. Following the film, Steenburgen married actor Malcolm McDowell. Her Oscar nomination for this film came after she won the Saturn Award.
Steenburgen began acting in the late seventies, and went on to star in a variety of films and TV shows. She was discovered by Jack Nicholson, who signed her for the lead role in “Goin’ South.” After appearing in ‘Time After Time’ alongside Malcolm McDowell, Steenburgen made her mark as a leading actress. She went on to star in many movies, and landed the role of Amy Robbins in “Melvin and Howard. Her role in “Melvin and Howard” paved the way for many more movie roles. Her performance in “Parenthood” (1989) and “Whats Eating Gilbert Grape?” (1993) earned her much praise and critical acclaim.
She has appeared in a number of films
Mary Nell Steenburgen is an American actress, singer, and comedian. She started studying acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in the 1970s and made her professional acting debut in the 1978 western comedy film Goin’ South. Since then, Steenburgen has been making headlines and winning awards.
In addition to her role as a lounge singer in The Help, Steenburgen has starred in a number of films. In 2010, she appeared in Dirty Girl, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival. The following year, she appeared in The Help alongside Bryce Dallas Howard and Emma Stone. In 2012, she played the role of a lounge singer in Last Vegas.
In addition to her films, Steenburgen also has appeared in numerous television shows. She has a recurring role in the NBC sitcom 30 Rock. In the show, she played the role of Diana Jessup.
She has a recurring role on NBC’s 30 Rock
Mary Steenburgen has signed on to play a recurring role on NBC’S hit comedy series, “30 Rock.” The actress will play Charlotte, a high-spirited mother of Jack and Avery’s son. She will butt heads with Alec Baldwin in the role. She previously starred in “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “Wilfred.” In addition, Steenburgen has a recurring role in HBO’s Bored to Death. She is also working on a pilot for the network, Outlaw Country.
Mary Steenburgen grew up in Conway, Arkansas, and studied acting at the Playhouse. She later worked as a waitress at a crepe restaurant and at a bookstore. She also formed an improv comedy troupe called the Cracked Tokens. The group performed regularly at the Manhattan Theatre and halfway houses for recovering addicts.
In addition to acting in movies, Mary Steenburgen is an active humanitarian, supporting Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in 2008. She recently spoke at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. She has also been active in many charities and humanitarian causes. In 2009, she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.