Mary McDonnell

Actor
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Mary Eileen McDonnell is an American film, stage, and television actress. She received Academy Award nominations for her roles as Stands With A Fist in Dances with Wolves and May-Alice Culhane in Passion Fish. McDonnell is well known for her performances as President Laura Roslin in Battlestar Galactica, First Lady Marilyn Whitmore in Independence Day, and Rose in Donnie Darko. read more

Mary Eileen McDonnell is an American film, stage, and television actress. She received Academy Award nominations for her roles as Stands With A Fist in Dances with Wolves and May-Alice Culhane in Passion Fish. McDonnell is well known for her performances as President Laura Roslin in Battlestar Galactica, First Lady Marilyn Whitmore in Independence Day, and Rose in Donnie Darko. She was featured as Captain Sharon Raydor during seasons 5–7 of the TNT series The Closer and in the spin-off series Major Crimes, on the same network.

Birth Name

Mary Eileen McDonnell

Born

Monday, 28 April 1952

Actress Filmography

Fargo Ruby Goldfarb 2014
And the Oscar Goes To... Herself (archive footage) 2014
Major Crimes Sharon Raydor 2012
Margin Call Mary Rogers 2011
Scream 4 Kate Roberts 2011
The Talk Self - Guest 2010
Hostile Makeover Rose Smithsonian 2009
Killer Hair Rose 2009
Battlestar Galactica: Razor President Laura Roslin 2007
Crazy Like a Fox Amy Banks 2007
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Fargo Ruby Goldfarb 2014
And the Oscar Goes To... Herself (archive footage) 2014
Major Crimes Sharon Raydor 2012
Margin Call Mary Rogers 2011
Scream 4 Kate Roberts 2011
The Talk Self - Guest 2010
Hostile Makeover Rose Smithsonian 2009
Killer Hair Rose 2009
Battlestar Galactica: Razor President Laura Roslin 2007
Crazy Like a Fox Amy Banks 2007
Mrs. Harris Vivian Schulte 2006
The Closer Sharon Raydor, Captain Sharon Raydor 2005
Grey's Anatomy Dr. Virginia Dixon 2005
Battlestar Galactica Laura Roslin, President Laura Roslin 2004
Veronica Mars Jane 2004
Battlestar Galactica President Laura Roslin 2003
Nola Margaret Langworthy 2003
The Locket Helen Staples 2002
Donnie Darko Rose Darko 2001
For All Time Laura Brown 2000
That's Life Jules O'Grady 2000
Amargosa Narrator (voice) 2000
A Father's Choice Susan Shaw 2000
Ryan Caulfield: Year One Rachel Caulfield 1999
Mumford Althea Brockett 1999
Fly Girls Narrator (voice) 1999
You Can Thank Me Later Diane 1999
Replacing Dad Linda Marsh 1999
Behind The Mask Mary Shushan 1999
Spanish Fly Zoe's Mother 1998
Evidence Of Blood Dora Overton 1998
12 Angry Men Judge 1997
Two Small Voices Sybil Goldrich 1997
Mariette in Ecstasy Prioress 1996
Independence Day Marilyn Whitmore 1996
The Home and Family Show Herself - Guest 2012
Woman Undone Teri Hansen 1996
High Society Dott Emerson 1995
Touched by an Angel Sister Theodore Claire 1994
ER Eleanor Carter 1994
Extra with Billy Bush Self 1994
Wyatt Earp 1994
Blue Chips Jenny Bell 1994
Late Show with David Letterman President Laura Roslin - Top Ten Presenter 1993
The American Clock Rose Baumler 1993
Passion Fish May-Alice Culhane 1992
Sneakers Liz 1992
HBO First Look Herself 1992
Grand Canyon Claire 1992
Dances with Wolves Stands With A Fist 1990
A Man Called Hawk Mrs. Kirkpatrick 1989
American Experience Narrator (voice) 1988
Tiger Warsaw Paula Warsaw 1988
Matewan Elma Radnor 1987
Courage Gabriella Estrada 1986
Garbo Talks Lady Capulet 1984
E/R Eve Sheridan 1984
Battlestar Galactica 1978
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Herself - Guest 1962
2011 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2002 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
1993 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1993 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1991 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1991 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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