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Welcome to Mary McDonnell Vault, your online resource dedicated to actress Mary McDonnell. You better know Mary for her role as Captain Sharon Raydor for the TNT crime series The Closer & Major Crimes. But she also did others like Battlestar Galactica, Independence Day, Donnie Darko, Dances with Wolves, Sneakers and many others. Site is comprehensive of a big photogallery with events, photoshoots, magazines, stills, a media archive dedicated to all fans fanarts on Mary, an extensive press library to collect all the articles and interviews on her and a video gallery section for recorded interviews, sneak peeks and trailers of her projects. We claim no rights to know her personally and it's absolutely respectful of her privacy and paparazzi-free!!!
Mary McDonnell Vault
your largest fansite dedicated to actress Mary McDonnell

Archive for the 'Interviews' Category

C2E2 Chicago ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Panel Report

- Posted on March 20, 2016

Hello everyone. First of all lemme thank you all because so many of you during this weekend have been sharing with me impressions and comments and all so positive and beautiful of Edward and Mary, that made me feel like I was there with you all enjoy this amazing experience. I thought, since for many […]

James Duff and Mary McDonnell Live Chat on Facebook

- Posted on March 15, 2016

The live chat is up at James’s Facebook. You can see it. It was wonderful and lovely. Thanks Mary and James… and Randle in the background hiding too! LOL

Major Crimes Star Mary McDonnell Dishes on Sharon, Andy, Rusty and More

- Posted on February 22, 2016

Major Crimes continues toward the end of Season 4 tonight with the second of five special episodes, as they delve into an ongoing case that is proving more difficult to solve than normal. “In this case we didn’t know what was happening, and because it’s multiple crimes, a hot case and a cold case, and it […]

Public (French Magazine) 2009: “Since my role as the president, I started enjoying the feel of power!”

- Posted on January 12, 2016

I found an article in a french magazine from the end of Battlestar Galactica with a nice small interview with Mary. In the gallery you can find the HQ scan and below I’ve translated it into english for non-french speakers. Please bare in mind that it’s been long time since I last spoke and wrote […]

Broken Glass Award: Pattie’s Valley Views

- Posted on January 11, 2016

Mary and Olivia were interviewed on the carpet of Broken Glass Award, and thanks to Stefanie for finding it, I cut Mary’s part from the video for you to see. Take a look! (Mucht thanks to PattieTV for doing this!)

2015 Broken Glass Award: The Desert Sun Interview

- Posted on November 11, 2015

During her speech, McDonnell drew a lot of laughs and applause from the room when she complimented all the ladies on their youthful appearances. “I’m looking around at the women in this room, the honorees, some women I’ve known for a while, some women I’m just meeting; I think women are looking really frickin’ great,” […]

Major Crimes 4×12 Sneak Peek: Jack Is Back…

- Posted on November 6, 2015

Click on the image to see the video online. Don’t forget to leave your comments!!!

Mary McDonnell Talks ‘Major Crimes’, Transitioning Her Character From Villain to Hero and How Prepared She is When She Gets On Set

- Posted on November 6, 2015

Mary McDonnell stars as Los Angeles Police Captain Sharon Raydor on TNT’s Major Crimes, a role that she created first on the long-running series, The Closer. What’s interesting is that when her character first appeared on that show back in 2009, she was portrayed as a villain. Cut to today, and she’s the hero. That’s […]

Major Crimes: 4×11 “Four of a kind” Sneak Peek

- Posted on November 2, 2015

Take a look at a sneak peek from tonight’s winter premiere episode!

Mary McDonnell and James Duff Spill Spoilers on the New Season of Major Crimes

- Posted on November 2, 2015

The LAPD Major Crimes team is back to work tonight when four wealthy one percenters are left lying in the back of an SUV outside the emergency room of a hospital. How they got there, what they had in common, and who shot them is the mystery that needs to be solved. “It’s like the […]

Mary McDonnell visits KTLA

- Posted on October 27, 2015

As you may have seen/noticed/heard Mary was just a few ago guest at KTLA News Live. Here is a video glimpse from the interview and caps can be found in gallery. Take a look! Public Appereances > 2015 > Oct 27: KTLA News Live

(Video) Mary McDonnell is hosting the Made In Hollywood Honors

- Posted on September 15, 2015

Just a few moments ago, Mary posted this video she wanted to share with you on her facebook page.

Mary McDonnell charted her own path

- Posted on July 1, 2015

LOS ANGELES — The secret to a happy marriage and family is to do everything backward, says actress Mary McDonnell. The star of TNT’s “Major Crimes,” may be by-the-book as Capt. Sharon Raydor, chief of L.A.’s major crimes squad, but as a wife and mother, she threw the book away. She’s managed a 30-year marriage […]

Mary McDonnell got it right by doing things backward

- Posted on June 29, 2015

LOS ANGELES — The secret to a happy marriage and family is to do everything backward, says actress Mary McDonnell. The star of TNT’s “Major Crimes,” may be by-the-book as Capt. Sharon Raydor, chief of L.A.’s major crimes squad, but as a wife and mother, she threw the book away. She’s managed a 30-year marriage […]

Major Crimes: 4×02 – “Sorry I Missed You” Preview

- Posted on June 9, 2015

Get a look at next episode of Major Crimes. What do a chef, psychiatrist and lawyer have in common? All-new episode of #MajorCrimes, THIS Monday at 9/8c on TNT. — MajorCrimes_TNT (@MajorCrimesTNT) June 9, 2015

Mega Buzz: Why Major Crimes Is Finally Moving Past Philip Stroh

- Posted on June 8, 2015

The article OBVIOUSLY might contain spoilers, and I wouldn’t know because I didn’t read it in case it did. So read carefully! I’m not responsible for anyone’s reading this and get shocked by news. For three seasons, Major Crimes has been haunted by the threat of serial rapist Philip Stroh. But not anymore. Even though […]

TV Weekly cover: Our Q&A with Mary McDonnell about season 4 of “Major Crimes”

- Posted on June 5, 2015

The Interview is the same of ChannelGuide, but the cover is another. If anyone can find this please lemme know! Thanks. However, if you wish to read it again you can find it on

ChannelGuide Interview with Mary McDonnell

- Posted on June 5, 2015

Come on, major crimes division — how could you have let Phillip Stroh get away on that deal? We last saw the sadistic killer escaping via Uber. Season 4 of Major Crimes is themed around courage and we will see more shakeups in relationships, more Flynn and Sharon, and, yes, more Phillip Stroh (Billy Burke). […]

(Video) Phoenix Comicon: “Major Crimes” Panel

- Posted on June 2, 2015

For those of you like me who could not attend the panel of Major Crimes at Phoenix Comicon, you can see it now on youtube thanks to MajorCrimesTV. Below I embedded it but be sure to check their site.