Academy Award winner Mary Steenburgen has appeared in over 60 films. She is known for her work in the films MELVIN AND HOWARD, WHAT’S EATING GILBERT GRAPE, STEP BROTHERS, and television shows “Justified”, in which she played the diabolical character Katherine Hale. She has also recently appeared in “Orange is the New Black” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm”.
Mary currently stars alongside Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda and Candice Bergen in Paramount Pictures’ BOOK CLUB, which was released in theaters on May 18, 2018. For 4 years, Mary starred alongside Will Forte in FOX’s critically-acclaimed comedy series, “The Last Man On Earth”.
Additional television credits include “30 Rock”, “Bored to Death”, and “Blunt Talk”. Additional film credits include GOIN' SOUTH, TIME AFTER TIME, RAGTIME, PHILADELPHIA, BACK TO THE FUTURE 3, CROSS CREEK, MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S SEX COMEDY, MISS FIRECRACKER, THE PROPOSAL, ELF, DIRTY GIRL (for which she co- wrote the song, RAINBIRD, with Melissa Manchester), FOUR CHRISTMASES, THE HELP, and LAST VEGAS.
Partial theater credits include Holiday (London’s Old Vic, directed by Lindsay Anderson), Candida, Marvin’s Room, The Beginning of August, The Exonerated. Mary is proud to be a company member of New York’s Atlantic Theater.
Mary is a songwriter for Universal Music Publishing Group. She has collaborated with many acclaimed songwriters including Matraca Berg, Troy Verges, Jeremy Spillman, Luke Laird, Lori McKenna, Caitlyn Smith, Lucie Silvas, John Osborne and many others. She is currently writing the music for the animated film version of the book The Underneath and wrote the end credit song for the upcoming feature film WILD ROSE.