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

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Happy Birthday, Mary!

- Posted on April 28, 2018

They say she turns 66 today, but she wasn’t totally wrong in her instagram message, it looks like 36!!! Happy Birthday, Mary! May you always keep smiling and enjoy the beautiful things of life. May it always bring you love and admiration. It is the deepest honor to be a fan and supporter of the […]

Review: Major Crimes and the end of Sharon Raydor.

- Posted on December 22, 2017

For those of you who have been following me for the past (almost!) 3 years, you know I do not review episodes, nor I comment too much on the site, because I have always firmly believed that a fansite owner needs to be super partes, and always keep things controlled and never expressed for this […]

Layouts Change – Version #4

- Posted on August 17, 2017

Welcome to version #4 of The McDonnell Vault, honoring Mary and her almost 40 years old career. The concept of this layout reflects a lot the one of the previous one, I want to highlight her career, but at the same time use some very recent photoshoot and what is better than the ATX Festival […]

Fundraising: Bycicling for AIDS/Lifecycle

- Posted on April 29, 2017

Follow the details below and if you have any doubt contact the person. I am not involved into this fundraising, just reposting for all of you to know and for a good cause. Mary McDonnell & G.W. Bailey are participating in charity raffle: In a week’s time I will begin riding my bicycle from the […]

Happy Birthday, Mary!

- Posted on April 28, 2017

Oh it’s that time of the year that our Major Lady gets to celebrate her birthday!!! So head on twitter or facebook or instagram, make Mary feel how much she’s loved by this community, and tell her how much she means to us and how much good she brought into our days so far. Happy […]

Celebrating 2 Years Online

- Posted on December 28, 2016

It’s been 2 years. Yes! It’s been 2 years since I launched this website and it still seems like it was yesterday. From last year post on this same day, the site has gained more than 40,000 visits from all over the world and the support and the love you all have shown to me […]

New Layouts: Version #3!

- Posted on October 24, 2016

Welcome to Version #3 of The McDonnell Rule. Every time I change layouts I think to a theme (kind like Major Crimes crew does for each season): first version was dedicated to Major Crimes, second version generically on Mary’s career, this third is like the second version but more specific. What I wanted to give […]

Site Announcement: Launch of Media Vault

- Posted on June 29, 2016

As discussed a week ago, when I put a poll on twitter about creating a fanart archives for the site, here is the official launch of it. Everyday, with this site, I try to work not only on promoting Mary’s career and projects but also to get the fans involved into it and work together […]

Happy Birthday, Mary!

- Posted on April 28, 2016

Today is a special important day. Today our Major Lady turns 64! Yes you read right, it says 64! Can you believe it? She doesn’t show it, right? Join me in wishing her a very happy birthday, full of joy, gifts, cakes and sweets and fun surrounded by her friends and family, all her beloved […]

Celebrating 1 Year Online

- Posted on December 28, 2015

Once upon a time, in a deep and dark night a young woman was announcing all over the launch of her new website. That young woman was me. And I would have never thought to arrive so far, to meet so many awesome people and be here, one year after, to celebrate this moment with […]

Major Crimes Returns November 2!!

- Posted on August 11, 2015

The case won’t be cold for long. #MajorCrimes returns November 2 at 9/8c only on @tntdrama. — MajorCrimes_TNT (@MajorCrimesTNT) August 11, 2015

Welcome back on The McDonnell Rule!

- Posted on August 11, 2015

Welcome back my fellows. As we’ve been struggling together on twitter I finally found a home to move to! I promised you and I do keep my words! I wanted it to be up for the Summer Finale of MajorCrimes and I did. Later will come caps. As you can see the site seems […]

New Look at MMcDOrg

- Posted on July 28, 2015

Hello everyone and welcome to v2 of the site! I’ve been working months on the concept of this and a week to realize it fully! The previous version had a focus on MajorCrimes, which is Mary’s current and BAM project, but her career is vast, it counts 35 years of work and projects and I […]

Mary McDonnell Thanks to her fans

- Posted on April 30, 2015

Mary is such a pure heart and this video is the proof of it. She took a moment in her schedule to thanks us all for the birthday wishes and the support. She’s made of awesome!!!

Happy Birthday Mary

- Posted on April 28, 2015

Today we celebrate such a great day: Mary’s Birthday! We, at The McDonnell Rule, want to wish her a happy 63rd birthday to spend in fun, love with friends and family and a huge cake! So what’s left? A little gift from us maybe? Why not. Donate for Sinte Gleska University at, it’s a […]

Welcome on The McDonnell Rule!

- Posted on December 28, 2014

Hello and welcome to my little corner of paradise dedicated to actress Mary McDonnell! Now first of all, why this name? Well the idea came to me watching a re-run of The Closer and since Mary’s character on the series has had a huge impact on me, I thought something linked to it was appropriate. […]