Mary Beth Hurt

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Mary Beth Hurt
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Mary Beth Hurt at New York Barnes & Noble discussing audio book narration, July 15, 2013.
BornMary Supinger
(1946-09-26) September 26, 1946 (age 68)
Marshalltown, Iowa, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1974–present
Spouse(s)William Hurt (1971–1982)
Paul Schrader (1982–present); 2 children
 
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Mary Beth Hurt
MaryBethHurt02.JPG
Mary Beth Hurt at New York Barnes & Noble discussing audio book narration, July 15, 2013.
BornMary Supinger
(1946-09-26) September 26, 1946 (age 68)
Marshalltown, Iowa, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1974–present
Spouse(s)William Hurt (1971–1982)
Paul Schrader (1982–present); 2 children

Mary Beth Hurt (born September 26, 1946)[1] is an American actress of stage and screen.[2] She is a three-time Tony Award nominee actress.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Hurt was born Mary Supinger in 1946 in Marshalltown, Iowa, the daughter of Delores Lenore (née Andre) and Forrest Clayton Supinger.[4] Her childhood babysitter was actress Jean Seberg, also a Marshalltown native. Hurt studied drama at the University of Iowa and at New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts.[citation needed]

Hurt was married to actor William Hurt from 1971 to 1981. After that marriage ended in divorce she remarried, to American writer/film director Paul Schrader in 1983; they have a daughter and a son.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Hurt made her New York stage debut in 1974. Hurt was nominated for three Tony awards for her Broadway performances in Trelawny of the Wells, Crimes of the Heart (for which she won an Obie) and Benefactors.

Hurt made her film debut in Woody Allen's dramatic film Interiors as Joey, the middle of three sisters dealing with the emotional fallout of a family's disintegration and their mother's descent into mental illness. Other film roles include Laura in Chilly Scenes of Winter; Helen Holm Garp in The World According to Garp; and as Regina Beaufort in Martin Scorsese's The Age of Innocence. Hurt also played Jean Seberg, in voice-over, in Mark Rappaport's 1995 documentary From the Journals of Jean Seberg.[citation needed]

Hurt was nominated for Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female for her performance in 2006 movie The Dead Girl and has also been nominated for a BAFTA, Drama Desk and earned an Obie Award for her role in Crimes of the Heart (1981).

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1978InteriorsJoey
1979Chilly Scenes of WinterLaura
1980Change of Seasons, AA Change of SeasonsKasey Evans
1982World According to Garp, TheThe World According to GarpHelen Holm
1985D.A.R.Y.L.Joyce Richardson
1985Compromising PositionsPeg Tuccio
1989ParentsLily Laemle
1989Slaves of New YorkGinger Booth
1991DefenselessEllie Seldes
1992Light SleeperTeresa Aranow
1993My Boyfriend's BackMrs. Dingle
1993Age of Innocence, TheThe Age of InnocenceRegina Beaufort
1993ShimmerMother
1993Six Degrees of SeparationKitty
1994Noisy NoraNarrator (voice)Short film
1995Alkali, IowaJuneShort film
1997Boys Life 2June Gudmanson
1997AfflictionLillian Whitehouse Horner
1998Weekend with Wendell, AA Weekend with WendellNarrator (voice)Short film
1999Bringing Out the DeadNurse Constance
1999Leo the Late BloomerNarrator (voice)Short film
2000Autumn in New YorkDr. Sibley
2000Family Man, TheThe Family ManAdelle
2005Exorcism of Emily Rose, TheThe Exorcism of Emily RoseJudge Brewster
2005PerceptionDorothy
2006Lady in the WaterMrs. Bell
2006Dead Girl, TheThe Dead GirlRuth
2007Walker, TheThe WalkerChrissie Morgan
2008UntraceableStella Marsh
2010Lebanon, Pa.Jennette
2011Young AdultJan
2013Volunteer, TheThe VolunteerDonna

Television[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1974Ann in BlueOff. Elizabeth JensenTV film
1976KojakKaren FosterEpisodes: "A Shield for Murder: Parts 1 & 2"
1977Great PerformancesCaroline MitfordEpisode: "Secret Service"
1979Five Forty-Eight, TheThe Five Forty-EightJane DentTV film
1987Baby Girl ScottWendy ScottTV film
1988TattingersSheila BradleyEpisode: "Death and Taxis"
1990ThirtysomethingEmily DickinsonEpisode: "I'm Nobody, Who Are You?"
1990Working It OutAndyMain role (12 episodes)
1994MontyAdelaideEpisode: "The Brother of the Bride"
1996Law & OrderSela DixonEpisode: "Deceit"
2000Beat, TheThe BeatEleanorEpisode: "Someone to Watch Over Me"
2001No Ordinary BabyDr. Amanda GordonTV film
2002Law & Order: Special Victims UnitJessica Blaine-ToddEpisode: "Greed"
2009Law & OrderJudge Gillian BerrowEpisode: "Promote This!"

Theater[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1974More Than You DeserveUncle Remus
1974Love for LoveMiss Prue
1974Rules of the Game, TheThe Rules of the GameClaraUnderstudy
1975Trelawny of the 'Wells'Rose Trelawny
1975Member of the Wedding, TheThe Member of the WeddingFrankie Addams
1976Boy Meets GirlSusie
1976Secret ServiceCaroline Mitford
1977Cherry Orchard, TheThe Cherry OrchardAnya
1981Crimes of the HeartMeg MaGrath
1983Misanthrope, TheThe MisanthropeCélimène
1984Nest of the Wood Grouse, TheThe Nest of the Wood GrouseIskra
1985-1986BenefactorsSheila
1989Secret Rapture, TheThe Secret RaptureKatherine Glass
1993One Shoe OffDinah
1996Delicate Balance, AA Delicate BalanceJulia
2000Old MoneySaulina Webb / Sally Webster
2008Top GirlsLouise / Waitress
2011House of Blue Leaves, TheThe House of Blue LeavesHead Nun

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