Mary McDonnell
Mary McDonnell
Celebrated Name: Mary McDonnell
Real Name/Full Name: Mary Eileen McDonnell
Gender: Female
Age: 72 years old
Birth Date: 28 April 1952
Birth Place: Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.68 m
Weight: 65 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Husband/Spouse (Name): Randle Mell (m. 1984)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Michael Mell and Olivia Mell)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Mary McDonnell Lesbian?: No
Profession: Actress
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $15 million
Last Updated: July 2024

The famous American actress Mary Eileen McDonnell famously known as Mary McDonnell, is professionally an American actress. She is best known for Battlestar Galactica. She had her debut in the film Garbo Talks as well as in a television series As the World Turns.

She has also done many other films which were super hit. Some of her famous movies are Dances with Wolves, Grand Canyon, Independence Day, Passion Fish, Donnie Darko, and Margin Call. She has been starred in television shows, such as Major Crimes along with Graham Patrick Martin.

Maybe you know about Mary McDonnell very well But do you know how old and tall is she, and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Mary McDonnell’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Mary McDonnell was born in the year 1952 on 28th April. She took birth in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. She was born to Eileen and Jhon Jack McDonnell. Her father, Jhon McDonnell, was a computer assistant. She grew up with her four siblings, whose names are Sally, Judith, Jackie, and Jhon.

She completed her graduation from the State University of New York. It was in Fredonia. After graduating from persuaded for an acting career. She went to a drama school. After finishing her drama school, she went to the Long Wharf Theatre at New Heaven in Connecticut. There she worked for three months, training and preparing herself for the future.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 28 April 1952, Mary McDonnell is 72 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. Her height is 1.68 m tall, and weight is 65 kg.

Personal Life: husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Mary McDonnell was married in the year 1984 to Randle Mell. After 37 years of marriage, Mary McDonnell filed a divorce from her husband. The cause of the divorce is unknown to anyone, but in 2015 she opened up to The Press of Atlantic City about the dynamics of their relationship, where she said that they both were very stubborn in nature. The couple has two children, one son, and one daughter. The son’s name is Michael Mell, and the name of the daughter is Olivia Mell.


Mary McDonnell made her last entry into the film industry after more than 21 years of doing theatre and television. In the movie Dance with the wolves, she played the role of an adopted daughter of Graham Green. She was then 37 years of age. After playing that role, she was nominated for the Academy Awards for the best supporting role female.

Mary McDonnell’s film The Passion Fish was another award-winning movie, and it brought her another Academy Award nomination. For her work, she was nominated in the category of Best Actress. These are some of the films that made her famous: Grand Canyon, Independence Day, and Sneakers. She shared the screen with the famous actor Patrick Swayze while working in the movie named Tiger Warsaw.

She also played the role of the judge in the movie 12 Angry Men, released in 1997. She was a part of a famous soap opera, As the World Turns. She was also part of The Closer’s favorite show, which ended with its final season in 2012.

Awards & Achievements

Mary McDonnell has received various awards due to some of the fantastic performances that she has delivered in Hollywood. She has received the Obie Awards and also has received the Saturn Award. She has also been nominated for various other awards as well. She was nominated for Academy Award twice. She was also nominated for two Golden Globe awards, and Primetime Emmy Awards also nominated her twice as well.

Net Worth & Salary of Mary McDonnell in 2024

Mary McDonnell Net Worth
Mary McDonnell Net Worth

This American actress is known for her outstanding acting skills, and no doubt she has done some superhit films. She has also been part of some super hit television shows, and not only films. After this remarkable career, the net worth of this star is $15 million as of July 2024. Though the salary of this actress is not known to us, we are sure that it is not less than her net worth says it all.

Mary McDonnell is no doubt a very successful American actress. She has been working in this industry since 1977 and also working still now. She is a very talented actress who has been cast in some super hit movies like Battlestar Galactica. She has entertained her audience and has never disappointed them with her works. She has been devoted as well as passionate about her job. She is the role model for many aspiring kids.


  1. Good actress, I like her. Mary is taller than I thought, she is a little over 2 inches taller than me plus she weighs a lot more than I do. She’s got me beat by over 40 pounds.


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