Mare Winningham

American actress and singer-songwriter
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Mary Megan "Mare" Winningham (/mɛər/; born May 16, 1959) is an American actress and folk-blues singer-songwriter. She was born in Phoenix, Arizona. Winningham began her acting career in 1976. She won two Emmy Awards during her career. She was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 1995 movie Georgia.[1]

For a short time in 1981, she was married to actor and singer A Martinez.


  1. Smith, Cecil (May 5, 1980). "Mare Does a Lot of Cheering: Actress Mare Winningham". Los Angeles Times.

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