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!!!
It is with immense joy to report that Trinity Rep’s Pell Awards Gala has just announced that they weill award Mary with a “Lifetime Achievement Award” on May 21st.
Please note: for anyone attending FedCon it’s indicated on their sites she will be attending Friday, Saturday and Sunday only (as the german con lasts 4 days).
IP Reception: 6:00pm | Ceremony and Dinner Reception: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
WaterFire Arts Center, 475 Valley St., Providence, Rhode Island
Lifetime Achievement Award Winner: Mary McDonnell
A two-time Oscar nominee for Dances with Wolves and Passion Fish, McDonnell’s theater, film and television career has spanned more than four decades with dynamic character portrayals in period and present-day roles, including TNT’s The Closer and Major Crimes, Syfy’s Battlestar Galactica, Donnie Darko, and Sneakers.
“Mary McDonnell’s extraordinary work exemplifies the artist as a socially responsible citizen. Her portrayals of strong women, from Stands with a Fist to President Roslin to Sharon Raydor, have inspired and captivated millions. Trinity Rep is thrilled to honor Ms. McDonnell’s talent and impact with this year’s Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts.” – Curt Columbus, Trinity Rep Artistic Director
Read the full announcement here.