Mary Mara Biography – Mary Mara Wiki
Mary Mara was an American television and film actress. She was best best known for her recurring roles on the series “ER” and guest-starring roles on “Hope & Gloria”, “NYPD Blue” and “Law & Order”. Born and raised in Syracuse, N.Y., Mara graduated from Corcoran High School before heading to San Francisco State University and Yale. She began her film and TV career in the 1989 with the television movie “The Preppie Murder,” and would go on to amass over 80 screen credits.
Her notable productions include “ER,” which saw her play recurring patient Loretta Sweet, and police procedural “Nash Bridges,” which saw her act in the main cast as inspector Bryn Carson. Other notable television credits include “NYPD Blue,” “Ally McBeal,” “Farscape,” “Law & Order,” “The West Wing,” “Monk,” “Shameless,” “Ray Donovan,” “Dexter” and “Criminal Minds.”
Onstage, Mara appeared in a New York Shakespeare Festival production of “Twelfth Night” with Michelle Pfeiffer, Jeff Goldblum, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Gregory Hines. In 1990, she co-starred with William Hurt in a Yale Repertory Theatre production of Anton Chekhov’s “Ivanov.”
Mara made her film debut in 1992 with “Love Potion No. 9,” and appeared that same year as Billy Crystal’s daughter in “Mr. Saturday Night.” Other credits include “Bound,” “A Civil Action,” “K-Pax,” “Gridiron Gang” and “Prom Night.” After appearing in the 2020 film “Break Even,” Mara retired from acting and returned to live in Syracuse.
Mary Mara Age
Mara was born on September 21, 1960, in Syracuse, New York. She died on June 26, 2022, in Cape Vincent, New York. She was 61 years old.
Mary Mara Family
Mara is survived by her stepdaughter Katie Mersola, sisters Martha Mara and Susan Dailey, brother-in-law Scott Dailey and nephew Christopher Dailey.
Mary Mara Death
Actress Mary Mara died on June 26, 2022 at the age of 61. The Syracuse native drowned in the St. Lawrence River in Cape Vincent, NY, according to New York State Police. The “Law & Order” actress was found in the river by Troopers, Cape Vincent Fire and Ambulance around 8:10 a.m. at 33753 Old Farm Road in the Town of Cape Vincent.
According to a press release, State Police believe Mara drowned while swimming. The investigation is ongoing, and the body has been taken to the Jefferson County Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.
Mara’s agent confirmed her death to Fox News Digital: “Mary’s body was found this morning in her beloved St Lawrence River. She drowned while swimming. Mary was one of the finest actresses I ever met. I still remember seeing her onstage in 1992 in ‘Mad Forest’ off Broadway. She was electric, funny and a true individual. Everyone loved her. She will be missed.”
A family spokesperson said Mara was staying at her sister’s summer home. The property fronts the river outside the Village of Cape Vincent, in the Thousand Islands region, where the St. Lawrence separates Canada and the U.S.
Mary Mara Cause of Death
A preliminary investigation suggested Mara died by drowning while swimming and her body showed “no signs of foul play.” Her body has been transported to Jefferson County Medical Examiner’s Office, where an autopsy will be performed to determine an official cause of death.
Mary Mara Net Worth
Mary Mara’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Mary Mara Height
She was 5′ 6″ (1.68 m) tall.
Is Mary Mara related to Rooney Mara?
No, veteran actress Mary Mara and Rooney Mara are not related.
Is Mary Mara related to Kate Mara?
No, actress Mary Mara and Kate Mara are not related.
Mary Mara Nationality
She was of American nationality.