Mare Winningham

Mare Winningham

About Mare Winningham

Mary Megan 'Mare' Winningham (born May 16, 1959) is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She has been nominated once for an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Drama Desk, 8 Emmy Award nominations (winning two), and has also won an Independent Spirit Award and two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. She is known for her role as Georgia Flood in the film Georgia, which earned her an Academy Award nomination. She also has notable performances in St. Elmo's Fire, Miracle Mile, Turner & Hooch, The War, George Wallace, Dandelion, Brothers, Swing Vote, Mildred Pierce and Hatfields & McCoys. Winningham was born in Phoenix, Arizona, and raised in Northridge, California. She has three brothers and one sister.

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