Mare Winningham

Mare Winningham

actress, soundtrack

Mare Winningham was born on May 16, 1959 in USA. Mare Winningham's big-screen debut came with Young Pioneers directed by Michael O'Herlihy in 1976. Mare Winningham is known for Dopesick directed by Michael Cuesta, Michael Keaton stars as Dr. Samuel Finnix and Peter Sarsgaard as Rick Mountcastle. Mare Winningham has got 4 awards and 18 nominations so far. The most recent award Mare Winningham achieved is Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards. The upcoming new tvshow Mare Winningham plays is Dopesick - Season 1 which will be released on Oct 13, 2021.

Mary 'Mare' Megan Winningham is an actress and songwriter who has appeared in nearly 100 TV shows and feature films. She began her career in 1976 as a singer, and starred in numerous and diverse film roles before hitting it big as one of the original Brat Pack in Joel Schumacher's St. Elmo's Fire (1985) with Emilio Estevez, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, and Ally Sheedy.Mare attended Chatsworth High School with Val Kilmer, James Rekart and Kevin Spacey, but she was bitten by the acting bug much earlier on. She had enjoyed drama and music since primary school, taking a particular interest in the guitar and drums.Since St. Elmo's Fire (1985), Mare has played some outstanding roles in a number of big films. She starred in the Tom Hanks comedy Turner & Hooch (1989). She has also starred in two feature films with Kevin Costner, À chacun sa guerre (1994) and the western Wyatt Earp (1994), the latter directed by Lawrence Kasdan and co-starring Gene Hackman. Mare won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for her role opposite Jennifer Jason Leigh in Georgia (1995).Sous pression (1997) saw her starring opposite Charlie Sheen and she put in a superb performance in Brothers (2009), a war drama co-starring Tobey Maguire and Natalie Portman.Her myriad TV roles include Urgences (1994), Grey's Anatomy (2005), and 24 heures chrono (2001) with Kiefer Sutherland.

  • Birthday

    May 16, 1959
  • Place of Birth

    Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  • Also known

    Mary Megan Winningham

Known For


4 wins & 18 nominations

Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards
The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Winner - Camie
Primetime Emmy Awards
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Winner - Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special
Winner - Primetime Emmy
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Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows