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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

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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 […]

Mary McDonnell and James Duff REDDIT Chat

- Posted on November 5, 2015

Hi Reddit! Mary McDonnell here! I have been many women in many different times. I’m currently Captain Sharon Raydor on Major Crimes, was the president of the universe on Battlestar Galactica, and a hard headed Stands With a Fist out on the prairie (to name a few). With Season 4 of Major Crimes now in […]

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 […]

TV Guide Mega Buzz: What Will Kick Sharon and Andy’s Major Crimes Relationship to the Next Level?

- Posted on November 2, 2015

CONTAINS SPOILERS including a sneak peek from tonight’s winter season premiere. Major Crimes colleagues Sharon Raydor (Mary McDonnell) and Andy Flynn (Tony Denison) may want to take their new relationship slow, but that may not be in the cards. “They are cautiously optimistic that they can date,” executive producer James Duff tells “They are […]

Mary to attend the 2015 Barrymore Awards

- Posted on October 28, 2015

Directly with Mary’s tweet, a reminder that on November 2nd she’s to attend the 2015 Barrymore Awards for which she’s nominated as Outstanding Leading Actress in a Play with The Cherry Orchard. More info and tickets purchase can be found at

Graphic Tribute To Mary At The Broken Glass Awards

- Posted on October 20, 2015

Hello Mary Girls, not all is lost! If you weren’t able to purchase an ad to support Mary there’s another option for you: – you can tweet Mary a fanart, a quote, something you would like her to know from you, something you would have wanted to tell her. Three important facts: – tweet it […]

“Hate the problem, not the person” Campaign

- Posted on October 16, 2015

So proud to have this #MadeInHollywood honors billboard up supporting @OPCCLA on Hollywood and Vine! — Mary McDonnell (@MaryMcDonnell10) 15 October 2015

Tribute to Mary at the Broken Glass Awards

- Posted on October 8, 2015

Hello Mary Girls, we in the past accomplished a lot of things united, for the love and passion for this extraordinary and inspiring woman. Once again we can make it. As you all may know Mary will be honored at the Broken Glass Awards on November 10th. Now there’s a few way we can support […]

Mary to be honored at the Broken Glass Awards

- Posted on October 1, 2015

Announced 30 minutes ago by her facebook page, Mary will be honored by Palm Springs Women in Film and Television at the Broken Glass Awards on November 10th. Mary McDonnell is an Oscar, Golden Globe, and Primetime Emmy nominated film, stage, and television actress currently starring on the TNT hit Major Crimes. McDonnell’s list of […]

Mary to host the MADE IN HOLLYWOOD honors on November 17!

- Posted on September 14, 2015

I am so excited to announce that I am hosting the MADE IN HOLLYWOOD honors on November 17th! Working on a show that films in LA has really changed my life and it has been such a blessing. It is particularly rewarding to film here and know that you and your coworkers will be able […]

‘Major Crimes’ Season 4: Episodes to Feature Sharon, Andy’s Love Affair?

- Posted on August 25, 2015

“Major Crimes” Season 4 is going to open in approximately three months. The show’s mid-season episode, which aired last Aug. 10, sparked some interest among the viewers–and with the way the current season has been going so far, it is not at all surprising that fans are dying to get the details regarding its new […]

2015 Barrymore Nomintations

- Posted on August 25, 2015

Join us Monday, November 2 at 7PM as we gather to celebrate the best of Philadelphia theatre at the 2015 Barrymore Awards Ceremony at the Merriam Theater. Outstanding Leading Actress in a Play Carla Belver (The Glass Menagerie, Act II Playhouse) Kim Carson (Nora, Delaware Theatre Company) Melanye Finister (Fences, People’s Light) Eleanor Handley (Lost […]

Major Crimes: TNT Orders More Episodes for Fourth Season

- Posted on August 21, 2015

TNT hasn’t renewed Major Crimes for a fifth season yet but the cable channel wants more of Mary McDonnell and company. They’ve just ordered five more episodes for the fourth season. This gives Major Crimes 23 installments for the current season — the series’ largest season to date. The second and third seasons had 19 […]

Major Crimes: 4×09 and 4×10 Synopses

- Posted on July 31, 2015

“Wish You Were Here” – Monday, August 3, at 9 p.m. When a YouTube video of a bloodied, half-naked man walking down the middle of a street with a gun goes viral, Major Crimes must decide whether the victim was targeted, or a potential suicide. Rusty asks Sharon for help as he finally finds Alice […]

Local short narrated by Mary McDonnell to screen Ballston Spa Film Fest

- Posted on July 25, 2015

“Menkes Disease: Finding Help & Hope,” a 12-minute documentary narrated by the Oscar-nominated actress Mary McDonnell, will screen along with other short films at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at the Ballston Spa Film Festival. The movie was directed by Ballston Spa filmmaker Daniel DeFabio, whose 6-year-old son, Lucas, has the disease. A rare and fatal genetic […]

Actress Mary McDonnell gives Voice to Awareness of Menkes Disease In New Film

- Posted on July 15, 2015

Academy Award nominated actress, Mary McDonnell, has lent her voice to a new documentary film depicting life with the rare disorder Menkes Disease. Boys with this genetic disorder generally do not live past ten years of age unless they are treated within days of birth. Filmmaker Daniel DeFabio made the documentary to bring additional awareness, […]

Major Crimes: 4×06 “Personal Effects” Synopsis

- Posted on July 7, 2015

Here is the details of next week episode: When the squad comes across a pile of bones, they fall into a web of connections as they find their victim has an unnerving past. Rusty continues to pursue his investigation of the Alice case with the help of a new friend. Meanwhile, Rusty also gets roped […]

Tony Denison Hints at ‘Romantic Something’ Between Andy and Sharon

- Posted on July 2, 2015

Some glimpse regarding Mary/Sharon from the recent interview Tony did. I thought it was nice to have it written on the site since somehow, even if just by comments, is linked to her. And as a big shipper of them it’s always nice to wake up reading those wonderful words. The interview pieces comes from […]

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 […]