Mary Mara Biography

Mary Mara was an American Actress. She has worked in various shows like ER, Law &Order, Nash Bridges, Criminal Minds, Shameless, Spice City, and many other shows. In 2003 she was honored at Monaco International Film Festival for the role of Best Second Supporting Actress. At the age of 61, she passed away on 26th June 2022 and left all of us devastated and in a deep state of shock. The cause of her death was drowning in the St. Lawrence River, Cape Vincent, New York.

Early Life

Mary was born on 21st September 1960 in Syracuse, New York, United States. The names of her parents are Christopher Mara and Kathleen McNulty. She has not shared details about her siblings with the media yet. It seems that at a young age she wanted to work in the entertainment industry. Mary must have completed her high school education at a local school in the United States. For her higher and further studies, she went to Yale University and San Francisco State University. She has also attended the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale University and received professional training in the field of acting.

Mary Mara Career

Mary began her career in the field of acting for various entertainment industry projects. From 1989-2000 she was seen in various Tv series or Movie projects. Some of her projects are titled The Preppie Murder, Blue Steel, The Hard Way, Eddie Dodd, True Colors, Out of the Rain, Mr. Saturday Night, Empire City, Love portion No.9, Graham, Philly Het, Indictment: The McMartin Trial, Just Looking, Hope & Gloria, ER, Spice City, Nash Bridges, NYPD Blue, Law & Order, Poker Night and many more. From 2001-2010 she appeared in various TV series or Movies projects.

Read Also:  Aiko Tanaka Biography

Those projects were titled Lloyd, Judging Amy, K-Pax, Becker, The West Wing, Third Watch, Boston Public, Philly, Crossing Jordan, The Handler, The Guardian, Star Trek: Enterprise, Nip/Tuck, Joan of Arcadia, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Bones, Prom Night, Claire, Dexter and many more. From 2011-2022 she worked on various projects in the entertainment industry. She was seen in Woodie’s Kitchen, Shameless, Ray Donovan, Criminal Minds, Pet Pals, The Morality of Sara Lenson, Paradise, FL; Secrets and Lies, The sphere and the Labyrinth, Doubt, and Break-Even.

Cause of Death

Mary passed away on 26th June 2022 and fans are in deep shock and sad to hear this news. Her body was founded by emergency responders in Cape Vincent, New York on 27th Morning.  Firefighters and an ambulance responded to the call for a possible drowning in the St. Lawrence River which flows into Lake Ontario.

It is known that her body showed no signs of foul play and the reason behind her death was drowning. Her body was later transported to the Jefferson County Medical Examiner’s office. An autopsy was conducted stating the official reason for her death. Fans were devasted by the news and condolences are being paid to her family.

Read Also:  Molly Kearney Biography

Mary Mara Biography

Real Name Mary Mara
Birth Date 21 September 1960
Died Date 26 June 2022
Aged 61 Years
Birth Place Syracuse, New York, United States
Profession Actress
College Yale University, San Francisco State University
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 58 kg  –  in Pounds –  127 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Green


Sister Martha Mara, Susan Mara

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? George Mara

Personal Life

Mary is married to her husband named George Mara. She has not shared a lot of details about George with the media. It seems that they got married at a close and private wedding. The information about their children has also not been shared. She seems to keep her personal life a lowkey and away from the limelight.

Mary Mara Net Worth

Mary Mara has made a fortune by working in the entertainment industry and appeared in so many productions. The salary for her work has not been revealed to the media yet. According to sources the details about her net worth have not been shared with the media as well. She might also earn through various brand endorsement deals and by attending events as a guest.

Read Also:  Joe Feldmann Biography


  • In 2014 she worked on the soundtrack of TV series named Criminal Minds.
  • She went to the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale University.
  • At San Francisco University she earned a Bachelor of Arts.
  • At Yale University she pursued a Master of Fine Arts.
  • Her manager’s name is Craig Dorfman.
  • Craig told US Weekly magazine about her passing away.
  • She was nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance.

Leave a Comment