Mary Steenburgen

Mary Steenburgen

Oscar win for 'Melvin and Howard' (1980)
Mary Steenburgen (born February 8, 1953) is an American actress. Steenburgen was born in Newport, Arkansas and moved to New York City in 1972 to study acting.Steenburgen was married to Malcolm McDowell for ten years, but is currently married to actor Ted Danson. She won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in the 1980 film Melvin and Howard. She played Clara Clayton in Back to the Future Part III (1990) (a role which her children, fans of the Back to the Future movies, convinced her to play.) She also had a role in the 1979 film Time After Time. In both films she played the love interest of a time traveller. She also starred in the sitcom Ink and television series of Gulliver's Travels with her husband Danson.Source:
I take the fact that films cost a lot of money very seriously, but once in a while to have somebody say, This is a big scene, take your time with it, is important. That's John Sayles.More Mary Steenburgen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think it's very important for everyone in America to realize right now the state of our country, not just on this issue but on a lot of issues, that it is time to get active again. People have just sat back and just sort of said, oh, let somebody else do it for a long time, and we're seeing what's happening to the country, even freedom of speech. It's not going well. So I think this is a real opportunity for people to see, yes, if you do get out and you do get active, there are other people there. You just have to seMore Mary Steenburgen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have loved by far the majority of the people I've worked with and the experiences I've had.More Mary Steenburgen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There's a certain arrogance to an actor who will look at a script and feel like, because the words are simple, maybe they can paraphrase it and make it better.More Mary Steenburgen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I loved working with Malcolm [McDowell]. He's been such an important person in my life. I mean, not just as someone I was married to, which is huge, and the father of my children, which is even bigger, but also as a friend and an inspiration and somebody who probably helped to fuel something that all my reading as a child had already started, which was a love of England and the world of the theater over there, which I became involved with through him and probably because of him.More Mary Steenburgen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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