Mare Winningham

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Mare Winningham

Mare Winningham

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Mare Winningham

Date of Birth

Birthday: May 16
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona

Mare Winningham’s Primetime Emmy® nomination as the friendly waitress “Ida” in Mildred Pierce is her sixth nomination. She has won two Emmy Awards, for Amber Waves> and George Wallace, and was nominated for an Academy Award® for her supporting role as Jennifer Jason Leigh’s sister in Georgia. Winningham was a member of the young Hollywood “Brat Pack,” having co-starred in St. Elmo’s Fire with Rob Lowe, Demi Moore and Emilio Estevez.

Mare Winningham’s Primetime Emmy® nomination as the friendly waitress “Ida” in Mildred Pierce is her sixth nomination. She has won two Emmy Awards, for Amber Waves> and George Wallace, and was nominated for an Academy Award® for her supporting role as Jennifer Jason Leigh’s sister in Georgia. Winningham was a member of the young Hollywood “Brat Pack,” having co-starred in St. Elmo’s Fire with Rob Lowe, Demi Moore and Emilio Estevez. She is also an accomplished singer-songwriter. More about the show at the official Mildred Pierce site.

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Awards & Nominations

7 Nominations | 2 Emmys
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie - 2012
  • Nominee
  • Mare Winningham, as Sally McCoy
  • Hatfields & McCoys
  • HISTORY
  • Thinkfactory Media in association with History
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie - 2011
  • Nominee
  • Mare Winningham, as Ida
  • Mildred Pierce
  • HBO
  • A Killer Films/John Wells Production in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and HBO Miniseries
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series - 2004
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