Mare Winningham

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  • In 1998, Mare won another Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie playing Lurleen Wallace on George Wallace.


  • Mare's oldest son, Riley, committed suicide on August 14, 2005.

  • Mare was nominated for an Academy Award as a Best Supporting Actress for her role in the movie, Georgia in 1995. She was also nominated for a SAG Award for "Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role" for the same movie.

  • During summer vacations, Mare studied drama at CSUN's Teenage Drama Workshop.

  • Mare attended Patrick Henry Junior High School.

  • Mare's favorite subject in school was drama.

  • Mare is a member of two synagogues called Temple Beth Am and Temple Knesset Israel.

  • Mare had to learn American Sign Language for her role in the TV movie, Love is Never Silent in 1985.

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