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Mary Beth Hurt Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Sep 26, 1948
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

American actress Mary Beth Hurt, born Mary Beth Supinger, trained for the theater at New York University's School of the Arts. She then spent a year in London, where she performed with the Questers, a well-known amateur theater troupe. In 1972 she made her professional debut with the New York Shakespeare Festival, then went on to a very successful stage career on Broadway and elsewhere; she won two Obie awards (one for her work in the play [[Feature~V11533~Crimes of the Heart~crimesoftheheart]]) and was nominated for a Tony for Trelawney of the Wells. Her theater work impressed filmmaker [[Performer~P79388~Woody Allen~woodyallen]], who cast her in a supporting role in her screen debut, [[Feature~V25065~Interiors~interiors]] (1978), [[Performer~P177662~Allen~allen]]'s first non-comedy. This won her the co-lead in Joan Micklin Silver's [[Feature~V161152~Head Over Heels~headoverheels]] (1979). Hurt has remained primarily a stage actress, appearing in films every two years or so. From 1972-82 she was married to actor [[Performer~P34104~William Hurt~williamhurt]]. She is now married to writer-director [[Performer~P110362~Paul Schrader~paulschrader]], and co-starred in his film [[Feature~V29314~Light Sleeper~lightsleeper]] (1992). ~ Rovi