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ABOUT Mary McDonnell
as Dr. Virginia Dixon
Date of Birth: aprilApril 2828, 1952
Birth Place:born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and raised in Ithaca, New York
Family: She's married to Randle Mell, who is also an actor. They have two children, Olivia and Michael, and currently reside in Los Angeles.
Education:After graduating from the State University of New York at Fredonia, she attended drama school and joined the East Coast's prestigious Long Wharf Theatre Company, with whom she worked for over 20 years.
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Big break:She made her film breakthrough in 1990 as Stands With A Fist
Best known for: She is famous for her Oscar-nominated role as Stands With a Fist in Dances with Wolves, and for starring as President Laura Roslin in Battlestar Galactica.
Awards:She won an Obie in 1980 for her work in the play Still Life. She received a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. McDonnell's role in Passion Fish (1992) brought her another Academy Award nomination, this time for Best Actress in a leading Role. She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role on the show as Eleanor Carter in ER.
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