Mary McDonnell Vaultyour largest fansite dedicated to actress Mary McDonnell
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

Heroes & Villains Fan Fest: Battlestar Galactica Panel (Video)

- Posted on May 14, 2018

The adorable Lauren kindly donated the video she periscoped during the Battlestar Galactica panel at Heroes & Villains Fan Fest yesterday. Check it down here and find it in our video gallery any time. Nashville Heroes & Villains Fan Fest


In Step With: Mary McDonnell – Parade Magazine 1993

- Posted on January 25, 2018

In these quite times from news and photos I love finding old stuff that can be added to the gallery, and so is the case for this magazine scan from Parade from March 1993. To simplify the reading for everyone I have transcribed the interview in our press archive. Magazines & Scans > 1993 > […]


Mary McDonnell on the Finale of ‘Major Crimes’: ‘I’ve Never Experienced Anything Quite Like This’

- Posted on January 15, 2018

“Major Crimes” star Mary McDonnell shares with Variety her thoughts on the show’s final season, which saw her character, Sharon Raydor, killed off. I have been watching, reading and listening to the fans’ reactions to Sharon’s death, and it’s taken me a while to find the essence of my experience. I have been approached by several journalists, but […]


‘Major Crimes’ Team Reflects on Sharon’s Evolution, Differentiating From ‘The Closer’

- Posted on December 16, 2017

When viewers first met Sharon Raydor (Mary McDonnell), she was an antogonist, not the leading lady. Tasked with investigating officers and even auditing the Major Crimesdivision on “The Closer,” the Warner Bros. crime drama for TNT starring Kyra Sedgwick, the intense law enforcement professional spent the better part of four years in that role. But something […]


KTLA is on the set of Major Crimes for the Final Season

- Posted on November 29, 2017

KTLA’s Doug Kolk was on the set of Major Crimes for season 6 (The Final Season ) just in time for a big wedding scene. Mary McDonnell’s character “Commander Sharon Raydor” and Tony Denison “Lt. Andy Flynn” are getting married. Major Crimes > Season 6 > Behind The Scenes > KTLA Is On The Set […]


Major Crimes: Season 2 DVD Extras

- Posted on October 21, 2017

The addition of DVDs extras goes on and today it’s Season 2 turn. Just two interviews actually, since we had already the Deleted Scenes, but it’s all good to hear Mary talking about Sharon and her excitement to discover more of her intimate life other than her (at time) husband. Major Crimes > Season 2 […]


Battlestar Galactica – The Big Reunion at Comic-Con 2017

- Posted on July 25, 2017

Take a look at the panel of Battlestar Galactica during Comic-Con 2017.


ATX Festival – “Complex Not Complicated: A Look At A Woman’s Character” Panel

- Posted on June 22, 2017

ATXFestival account has started to upload panels. Take a look at screencaptures and the clip from their youtube channel uploaded to the site. Indeed one of the most interesting panels I heard that weekend! Really inspiring women. Public Appereances > 2017 > Jun 09: ATX Festival – “Complex Not Complicated: A Look At A Woman’s […]


ExtraTV Interview video with Mary and Tony

- Posted on April 13, 2017

It’s really this short, nothing missing, you can check it now from ExtraTV official page.


Mary McDonnell and Tony Denison on the set of Major Crimes with ExtraTV

- Posted on April 12, 2017

Have a small peek into tonight on-set interview with Mary and Tony for ExtraTV Tonight on #ExtraTV: We’re catching up with @MaryMcDonnell10 & @RealTonyDenison on the @MajorCrimesTNT set! pic.twitter.com/iVAQ81DPuO — ExtraTV (@extratv) April 12, 2017


Major Crimes 200th Episode Interviews Celebration

- Posted on April 11, 2017

For a few days now Major Crimes Official Accounts have been sharing video glimpses of interviews with the cast to celebrate the 200th episodes (The Closer & Major Crimes). Take a look.


Mary McDonnell Discusses Her 5th Season On ‘Major Crimes’

- Posted on February 22, 2017

The gallery has been updated with screencaptures from Mary’s interview at GDLA of some hours ago, during which she talked about the new episodes of Major Crimes, Dances with wolves and Independence Day and a short reference to her role as Laura Roslin on Battlestar Galactica. Tune in tonight at 9/8c on TNT to watch […]


Facebook Live Chat with James Duff and Mary McDonnell

- Posted on September 20, 2016

Here is the video live chat of Mary and James yesterday before the episode aired.


‘Major Crimes’ Star Mary McDonnell Talks Season Five, Character Development, Rusty, Shandy & More

- Posted on September 19, 2016

When Kyra Sedgwick decided to leave her award winning role as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson on The Closer after some seven seasons, James Duff and TNT executive Michael Wright soon settled on the notion of continuing the show with a new lead in the form of a spin-off titled Major Crimes. The actress who would […]


Sci-Fi Blast From The Past – Mary McDonnell Interview

- Posted on July 31, 2016

Once again, I  have decided to open up the interview vault and revisit some of the many interviews I have had the pleasure of writing over the years and that just appeared in-print and not on-line. Today’s interview is with Mary McDonnell, who talks about her work in Battlestar Galactica. Enjoy, and keep coming back for more […]


James and Mary Facebook Live Chat

- Posted on June 28, 2016

Take a look at the video live chat that Mary and James did before tonight’s episode aired. Some interesting questions were answered.