Mare Winningham

Mare Winningham was born on 1959-05-16 at Phoenix, Arizona, United States. Her net worth is $1.5 Million. She is American born Actress, Soundtrack. She has been seen in movies St. Elmo's Fire, Turner & Hooch, Mirror Mirror, Miracle Mile, The War, Wyatt Earp, Swing Vote, Philomena, God Bless the Child, Georgia, The Magic of Ordinary Days, Hard Promises, Brothers, The Adventures of Ociee Nash, Amber Waves, George Wallace, Snap Decision, Made in Heaven, Bad Day on the Block,....

Facts of Mare Winningham

Full NameMare Winningham
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Date Of BirthMay 16, 1959
Age61 years 2 months
Place Of BirthPhoenix, Arizona, United States
Height5' 6" (1.68 m)
ProfessionActress, Soundtrack
EducationChatsworth High School
SpouseJason Trucco (m. 2008–2012), William Mapel (m. 1982–1996), A Martinez (m. 1981–1982)
ChildrenRiley Mapel, Happy Atticus Mapel, Patrick Mapel, Jack Mapel, Calla Louise Mapel
ParentsSam Neal Winningham, Marilyn Jean Maloney
SiblingsPatrick Winningham
AwardsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie, Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress ...
MoviesSt. Elmo's Fire, Turner & Hooch, Mirror Mirror, Miracle Mile, The War, Wyatt Earp, Swing Vote, Philomena, God Bless the Child, Georgia, The Magic of Ordinary Days, Hard Promises, Brothers, The Adventures of Ociee Nash, Amber Waves, George Wallace, Snap Decision, Made in Heaven, Bad Day on the Block,...
TV ShowsHatfields & McCoys, Clubhouse, The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire, The Thorn Birds, The Young Pioneers, Hallmark Hall of Fame
IMDBMare Winningham IMDB

Quick Facts of Mare Winningham

1As of 2016, she has released four pop/folk albums: "What Might Be" (1992), "Lonesomers" (1998), "Refuge Rock Sublime" (2007) and "What's Left Behind" (2014).
2Met second husband, Bill Mapel, while working on the TV movie Freedom (1981). A former carnival worker, he was working as a technical advisor on the carnival scenes of the movie.
3Has been friends with Jennifer Jason Leigh since meeting at a summer camp in their teens. Winningham has acted in three movies written by Leigh's mother, Barbara Turner: Freedom (1981) (her character being loosely based on Turner's daughter Carrie Ann Morrow), Eye on the Sparrow (1987), and her Oscar-nominated role in Georgia (1995), acting opposite Leigh.
4Did not attend the 1980 Emmy Awards ceremony, where she won a best supporting actress award for Amber Waves (1980), due to an actors' strike which boycotted the event. She did attend the ceremony when she won her second Emmy in the same category for George Wallace (1997).
5Sister of musician Patrick Winningham who fronted "The New Breed" band featured in sister Mare's breakthrough movie St. Elmo's Fire (1985).
6Met first husband, A. Martinez while both acted in "The Young Pioneers" (1978). Their marriage in 1981 lasted only a few months. She married her second husband, Bill Mapel, the same year.
7She is the oldest member of the Brat Pack.
8Oldest child, son Riley Mapel, committed suicide on August 14, 2005.
9Winningham was raised in Northridge, California, with three brothers and one sister. Her father was the Chairman of the Department of Physical Education at California State University, Northridge (CSUN), and her mother was an English teacher and college counselor at a local high school. She credits her first interest in acting to seeing an interview with Kym Karath (who played Gretl in The Sound of Music (1965)) on Art Linkletter's television show The Linkletter Show (1952) when she was five or six years old.
10Winningham attended Andasol Avenue Elementary School in Northridge, California. Her favorite subjects included drama. She also signed up for guitar lessons at a local park, and by the 6th grade, was, in her view, "pretty good." It was at this time that she adopted the nickname "Mare." She attended Patrick Henry Junior High School, taking the extended drama option, and on summer vacations, she studied drama at CSUN's Teenage Drama Workshop.
11Though born an Irish Catholic, in 2000, Winningham felt her spiritual life was lacking, and, based on a recommendation from a friend, in November 2001, she signed up for a class given by Rabbi Neal Weinberg at the University of Judaism in Los Angeles, California. On March 3, 2003, she converted to Judaism and became a member of two Conservative synagogues, Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles and Temple Knesset Israel in Hollywood, California.
12Was one of the nine original members of the 1980s "brat pack," along with Judd Nelson, Andrew McCarthy, Anthony Michael Hall, Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez, and Ally Sheedy.
13Along with Claude Rains (for Mr. Skeffington (1944)), Vanessa Redgrave (for Julia (1977)), Kate Winslet (for Iris (2000), and Philip Seymour Hoffman (for The Master (2012)), she is one of the few performers to be nominated for an Supporting Oscar for playing the title role in a movie. As of 2013, Redgrave is the only one to win.
14She played a virgin in the movie St. Elmo's Fire (1985) while she was pregnant.
15Is the only brat packer ever to be nominated for an Academy Award (for Georgia (1995)).
16Learned American Sign Language for her role as Maggie in Love Is Never Silent (1985).
17When she appeared as a contestant on TV's The Gong Show (1976) (c. 1978), she was introduced as Sharon Shamus by host Chuck Barris. She played guitar and sang the Lennon & McCartney song "Here, There and Everywhere." And no. . . she did not get gonged. The panel loved her.
18Went to Chatsworth High School in Los Angeles with Val Kilmer and Kevin Spacey. During their senior year, Kevin played von Trapp and Mare played Maria in a school production of "The Sound of Music." Upon hearing of their Oscar nominations in 1996, Winningham sent a telegram to Spacey saying: "Captain von Trapp - congratulations on your nomination - Maria."
19She is also a folk singer-songwriter with a couple of albums.
20Her TV debut at age 16 was on The Gong Show (1976).
21Children: Riley Mapel (1981-2005), Patrick "Paddy" Mapel and Jack Mapel (b. 1985), Calla Louise Mapel (b. 1987), and Happy Atticus Mapel (born 1988).

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