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The most recent Mare Winningham biography is published on the main page.

Biography #2 (for The Brotherhood of Poland, NH)

Mare Winningham has appeared in over 50 television movies and mini-series, including the Hallmark Hall of Fame presentations Love Is Never Silent and The Boys Next Door, for which she received Emmy Award nominations, as well as Little Girl Fly Away and the Peabody Award-winning Sharing the Secret, all on CBS. She won Emmy Awards for her performances in George Wallace and Amber Waves. Winningham also starred in Off the Minnesota Strip, Love and Lies, Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues, God Bless the Child, Everything That Rises, Snap Decision, Eye on the Sparrow and the mini-series The Thorn Birds. She will soon be seen in The Maldonado Miracle.

Winningham's feature-film credits include Georgia, for which she earned Academy Award and SAG Award nominations and an Independent Spirit Award as Best Supporting Actress, as well as Wyatt Earp, Turner and Hooch, St. Elmo's Fire, One Trick Pony, Made in Heaven, The War, Threshold, Under Pressure, Miracle Mile and the soon-to-be-released Dandelion.

Also a singer-songwriter, she recorded the album Lonesomers.

Winningham was born in Phoenix and raised in the San Fernando Valley. She lives in Los Angeles and is the mother of five young adults. Her birth date is May 16.

Bio courtesy CBS for "The Brotherhood of Poland, NH" (18-Oct-2003)