Net Worth: $12 Million
- Source of Wealth Film, Television
- Birth Place Newport, Arkansas, United States
- Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)
- Marital Status Married (Ted Danson)
- Full Name Mary Nell Steenburgen
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth February 8, 1953
- Ethnicity Caucasian
- Weight 127lbs (57.5kg)
- Occupation Actress
- Children 2 (Charlie McDowell, Lilly McDowell)
American actress Mary Steenburgen has an estimated net worth of $12 million in 2013. She is best recognized for her impressive portrayal on the film Melvin and Howard, as Lynda Dummar. This won her an Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actress category.
The same film won a Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress and New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 2004, her role on Joan of Arcadia earned her Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Television Series. In 2011, her participation on The Help earned her a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.
Mary Nell Steenburgen was born on February 8, 1953 in Newport, Arkansas, U.S. In 1980, she married the actor Malcolm McDowell. The couple divorced ten years later. Together, Mary and Malcolm had two children named Lilly and Charles. In 1995, she married Ted Danson who is also an actor.
Mary Steenburgen’s acting break came in 1978 when she was discovered by the director Jack Nicholson. She was selected to become the female lead on the director’s second film titled Goin’ South. \ A year later, she took the lead role on the film Time After Time.