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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
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From Fans Point of View: Julia Recaps 5×04 “Skin Deep” for Voice OF TV

- Posted on July 14, 2016

Our own very brilliant Julia has recently jumped on board of voice of tv to review and write articles for Major Crimes. How cool is that? Here is her recap for past episode of season 5. While some people might be put off by finding a dead person on the premises they are considering to […]


Interview: Kathleen Smith, Author of The Fangirl Life

- Posted on July 7, 2016

Kathleen Smith is, by her own admission, an unabashed fangirl. In addition to being a licensed therapist and a mental health journalist, she runs a site called Fangirl Therapy, where she answers fandom-related questions and publishes pieces about her own fandom experiences. She’s also a TMS contributor, having published a piece for us last year […]


TNT’s ‘Major Crimes’ Gets 8 Episode Back Order

- Posted on June 23, 2016

TNT is expanding the run of Major Crimes‘ fifth season. The cable network has handed out an eight episode back order to the Mary McDonnell fronted procedural, TVWise has confirmed. With the additional order, the show’s fifth season will now consist of 21 episodes. News of the back order was first reported by TV Line. […]


Major Crimes Season 5 Summer Episode Synopses

- Posted on May 24, 2016

Synopses for 4 episodes of Season 5 of Major Crimes were released from TNT. Take a look at descriptions SUMMER PREMIERE: “Present Tense” – Monday, June 13, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) – TV-14-DLV The Major Crimes squad investigates the mysterious disappearance of a teenage girl, who vanished while volunteering at a homeless shelter, while Buzz […]


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 […]


Major Crimes Season 4 Finale Sneak Peek

- Posted on March 13, 2016

It’s time for Detective Amy Sykes to come clean, as TNT’s Major Crimes wraps its five-episode “bonus” arc and brings Season 4 to a close. In the above sneak peek from “Hindsight: Part 5” (airing Monday at 9/8c), Raydor and Tao (played by Mary McDonnell and Michael Paul Chan) are reviewing a curious mishandling of […]


Major Crimes: 4×22 – “Hindsight – Part 4” Synopsis

- Posted on February 24, 2016

“Hindsight – Part 4” – Monday, March 7, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) – TV-14-DLV As more information pours in about victims from the past, and how they tie to the murders of the present, Lt. Cooper and Amy Sykes get caught in an unexpected gun fight. Sharon finally finds the pressure point she needs for […]


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 […]


Major Crimes – 4×21 “Hindsight: Part 3” Press Release

- Posted on February 17, 2016

“Hindsight – Part 3” – Monday, Feb. 29, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) – TV-14-DLV After finding another victim, Sharon angrily turns her attention back to former LAPD Det. Mark Hickman, who has developed given his habit of appearing in the wrong place at the wrong time, and has a secret that may be a motive […]


‘Dances With Wolves’ Star Mary McDonnell Visits Rosebud

- Posted on February 1, 2016

By Vi Waln ROSEBUD – Mary McDonnell, the actress who played Stands With A Fist in the movie Dances With Wolves, spent the weekend in Rosebud. The actress attended SGU Founder’s Day activities over the weekend. She facilitated an acting class for interested people on the SGU campus on Friday morning. She also participated a […]


TNT renews Major Crimes for Season 5

- Posted on December 16, 2015

Now it’s official official! With also a tweet from MajorCrimes_TNT account It's official! The #MajorCrimes team will be back for another season! pic.twitter.com/CnEHKkKkOi — Major Crimes (@MajorCrimesTNT) December 15, 2015 Major Crimes details the L.A.P.D.’s intense special unit that handles murders, high-profile thefts, and sexual assaults. Its 13-episode season 5 is pegged to begin next […]


TNT’s ‘Major Crimes’ Renewed For Fifth Season

- Posted on November 25, 2015

TNT is far from done with Captain Sharon Raydor and the detectives of the Major Crimes Division. The Turner owned cable network has renewed the hit series for a fifth season, to air in 2016. While a final episode order has not been set, sources tell TVWise that the initial pick up is for 15 […]


TV Fanatic list of 17 Fierce Females on TV

- Posted on November 19, 2015

We can never get enough of fierce women on television – and we’ve sampled 17 of our favorites down below. This is by no means a complete list, but one that represents a wide range of diversified shows across the viewing spectrum. We have dramatic bombshells, funny ladies, police women, attorneys and women who are […]


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 […]