Mariel Hemingway
Actress, writer
Mariel Hemingway
Mariel Hadley Hemingway is an American actress.
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How Mariel Hemingway Overcame Her Family’s Tragic Legacy
Yahoo News - almost 2 years
Oscar-nominated actress Mariel Hemingway rose to fame at 16 playing Woody Allen’s girlfriend in the movie Manhattan. As the granddaughter of legendary writer Ernest Hemingway, Mariel was from one of this country’s most famous families — but it was also a family plagued by mental illness, addiction, and tragedy. In two new memoirs out this month, Mariel pulls back the curtain and shares what life was really like for her growing up. She holds nothing back in her book Out Came the Sun, and to reach a younger audience, Mariel wrote a version for teens called Invisible Girl.
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Reba McEntire Booked to Appear, Perform on NBC’s “TODAY”
Headline Planet - almost 2 years
Reba McEntire’s new album “Love Somebody” arrives on April 14. To promote and celebrate the album, the country veteran will appear during all three portions of that morning’s “TODAY” Show. Per NBC’s official listings, McEntire will perform during the 7-9AM ET and 10-11AM ET broadcast segments. She will sit down for an interview in the 9-10AM ET hour. McEntire is one of two musical acts confirmed for that week’s string of “TODAY” Show episodes. Walk the Moon, the other act, performs on April 15. This coming week’s episodes feature performances by Flo Rida (4/8) and Blues Traveler & Hanson (4/9). NBC’s listings follow: Monday, April 6 (7-9 a.m.) Giuliana Rancic on her book, Going Off Script. Shine A Light. Matcha Madness. Bethenny Frankel on The Real Housewives of New York. Cooking with Giada De Laurentiis. Jean Chatzky on Today. (9-10 a.m.) Cooking with Christina Tossi. Must Mark Your Calendar. Love It or List It. Pop Fix. (10-11 a.m.) Giuliana Rancic on her book ...
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The Health of Hollywood... Or Not!
Huffington Post - about 3 years
So I sat in the salon awaiting my oh-so-needed pedicure and was handed a few popular entertainment magazines to peruse during my treatment. I really don't read these celebrity publications, so for me, it was a lot of work catching up on Hollywood's latest fashion do's and don'ts, engagements, marriages, babies, affairs, scandals, lock-ups/arrests, rehab check-ins, drug overdoses and more. Hollywood is a mecca of rising stars, movie and musical wanna-be's. Actors, musicians, producers and filmmakers flock there to make their mark and achieve success and fame. While many have exceptional talent and express their creative soul, many often become captive in a continuous search for more fame, money, EGO gratification and the next handsome hunk or beautiful babe. There really isn't another city in the U.S. (New York may be a close second) which houses many very creative "entertainment" people searching for that "break" or that next big (movie/tv) "hit." And after having achieved a taste o ...
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Are You Too Old to Be Hot?
Huffington Post - about 3 years
Is there really a cutoff for sexy? Is there an age where you're no longer considered beautiful anymore? We see celebrities chasing their youth when their faces no longer move or they don't look like themselves. Instead of saying how hard it is for female celebrities to age gracefully or judging what procedures they do, I just want us to get REAL. All women that I know are conscious of the way they look. Even I have felt like I should buy makeup that's got the age-defying-you'll-trick-nature-and-stop-time serum. Who are we trying to impress, men or women? Many of my friends talk about themselves in a negative light, be it their body or how old they look. They range from their twenties up into their fifties. I wish they could see how beautiful they are. I tease them that they're going to look back when they're in their eighties and think, Look at that sexy little thing! I'll be saying, "TOLD YA SO!" I'll shout because we'll be hard of hearing and I'll be trying to make a point. I ...
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Review: Mariel Hemingway is rawly honest in 'Running From Crazy'
LATimes - over 3 years
Actress Mariel Hemingway, granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, talks family, mental health in documentary 'Running From Crazy.' Mariel Hemingway mines her famous family's history in "Running From Crazy," exploring the legacy left by her iconic grandfather Ernest — one of creative heights and emotional lows. By Mariel's count, she's lost seven relatives to suicide, and having experienced depression and suicidal thoughts herself, she's embarked on a holistic health campaign to rescue herself and her daughters from the same fate.
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Rethinking Mental Illness: Q&A With Two-Time Academy Award-Winning Director Barbara Kopple
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Ernest Hemingway was the writer for a generation with an unmistakable family legacy. With a history plagued by many suicides and encounters with mental illness, the name Hemingway has a loaded reputation in the world of fame. So imagine being a part of this notorious family while trying to escape what the public perceives and the burden the last name entails. Mariel Hemingway, the youngest granddaughter of Ernest, reveals her journey trying to escape the curse, in the new film Running From Crazy. Running From Crazy explores the distressed family tree in which Mariel navigates and how she tries to keep herself away from the "crazy," by finding other spiritual and alternative methods to readdress the dilemmas that suicide and mental illness have played in her life. She does not deny the messy past of her family, instead she reveals her own adventure, by cultivating awareness and rethinking mental illness. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and will be released in selected th ...
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Movie Review: Mariel Hemingway Pursues Health in ‘Running From Crazy’
NYTimes - over 3 years
In a Barbara Kopple documentary, Mariel Hemingway discusses the struggle against a genetic predisposition to mental illness.     
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Video: Mariel Hemingway's road to happiness
CBS News - over 3 years
Mariel Hemingway, star of Woody Allen's classic, "Manhattan," still has the same youthful spirit that captivated audiences back when she was 16. But considering her family's dark history, getting happy hasn't been easy. Mo Rocca sits down with the Oscar-nominated actress.
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Mariel Hemingway And Bobby Williams On Nature's 'Sacred' Power To Heal (VIDEO)
The Huffington Post - over 3 years
In recognition of World Mental Health Day, HuffPost OWN is looking back at Oprah's recent conversation with actress and devoted mental health advocate Mariel Hemingway. Because her family has an extensive history of mental illness, addiction and suicide, actress and author Mariel Hemingway has made it her life's mission to promote spiritual health with her partner, Bobby Williams. In their book, Running With Nature, they say nature holds a sacred power to heal, and that by reconnecting with nature, we can reconnect with ourselves. "So you say it's about really finding a way to live a simpler life that is in rhythm with nature," Oprah says to Hemingway and Williams in the above clip from "Super Soul Sunday" on OWN. "What does that mean if I am living in the middle of, you know, Manhattan or Dallas?" Read More... More on Serenity Saturdays
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After Rudy, Before Bloomberg: Looking Back on a Mayoral Legacy
Dallas Observer Blogs - over 3 years
Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani alongside outgoing New York mayor Michael Bloomberg. (David Handschuh/New York Daily News/POOL) Finding an unpublished George Gurley piece is like opening a perfectly written time capsule. In May 2001, New York City was preparing to say farewell to a term-limited Rudy Giuliani and welcome anyone from Mark Green to Freddy Ferrer to Michael Bloomberg as its first new leader in eight years. An intrepid young Observer reporter named George Gurley hit the party scene to ask prominent New Yorkers what they thought would happen to the city. He wrote it up and then ... it disappeared. The Observer never published Mr. Gurley's observations, captured first at the annual benefit for the African Rainforest Conservancy, held at The Park on 17th and Tenth Avenue and the second was for the 10th anniversary of the Paramount Hotel.  Twelve years later, as we approach another change of guard at City Hall, Mr. Gurley got to thinking about that piece. When he r ...
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The Face of Mental Illness: Celebrity Edition
Psych Central - over 3 years
Ooooh, I woudn’t want to be in Brian Williams’s shoes right now. Of course, there’d be a lot of room, given he seems to have shoved BOTH his feet in his mouth last Thursday. During what’s probably been the most stigmatizing statement I’ve heard all year, Williams announced that Ariel Castro, the Ohio man who held three women captive for a decade, was “arguably the face of mental illness.” Let’s paint that picture again, just for good measure: Brian Williams told America that Ariel Castro, a man who kidnapped three women and held them captive, raped them, and beat them for 10 years, was “arguably the face of mental illness.” Not just the fact, but arguably the face. I mean, wow. Unsurprisingly, mental health consumers and advocates far and wide are enraged, and rightly so. Williams’s comment adds fuel to the mental health stigma fire we’ve been trying so hard for years to put out. Using his national platform to tell us that Castro represents mental illness was just ...
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Regina Weinreich: Brian Williams' Deadpan: Crazy for Crazy at the Nantucket Film Festival
Huffington Post - over 3 years
As emcee at the Nantucket Film Festival's Tribute ceremony, at a former casino in Siasconset, on the island's far end, mild mannered Brian Williams brought down the house riffing on an unfortunate white Buick Enclave rental, local produce like urine cheese, and pervasive V necked cashmere. Such was the truth-telling, even preppie WASPs lost control of their reticence on family secrets. Maybe Nantucket's signature fog and rain contributed to the mood swings: count the suicides. Williams went dark, confessing he had an Irish uncle who died of drink. Who knew? And so crazy got even crazier at last week's film fest where a restored theater called Dreamland is the main venue, rife for celluloid induced mental states. There, Barbara Kopple, honored for best non-fiction storytelling screened her new documentary, Running from Crazy, tells the Hemingway family story through a focus on Mariel Hemingway's activism on a family problem that affected her grandfather Ernest, sister Margau ...
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Ways to help you find your best self
Chicago Times - almost 4 years
After searching for years, Mariel Hemingway has found the happiness equation that works for her. Her hope now is to inspire others to do as she did and find their best lives with her new documentary film.     
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Tom Weis: President Obama Lighting Fuse to Tar Sands 'Carbon Bomb' in Texas and Oklahoma Right Now
Huffington Post - about 4 years
In last week's State of the Union address, President Obama had strong words for Congress about the need to address the climate crisis: But if Congress won't act soon to protect future generations, I will... I will direct my cabinet to come up with executive actions we can take, now and in the future, to reduce pollution, prepare our communities for the consequences of climate change, and speed the transition to more sustainable sources of energy. He then proceeded to undercut his own climate message by failing to denounce TransCanada's lethal Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and by calling for the development of even more fossil fuels as part of his "all-of-the-above" energy policy: "That's why my administration will keep cutting red tape and speeding up new oil and gas permits." Ending TransCanada's assault on Texas and Oklahoma is the first and easiest thing the president can do to show America he is serious about addressing a climate crisis spiraling out of control ...
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Mariel Hemingway hopes new film will end her family's curse - about 4 years
LONDON (Reuters) - Actress Mariel Hemingway hopes going public in a documentary about the curse that has plagued her family will finally dispel any mystery around their battles with addiction and raise awareness about mental illness.
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Democracy Now!: Extended Interview with Mariel Hemingway: New Doc "Running From Crazy" Tackles Family History of Suicide, Mental Illness
Huffington Post - about 4 years
The new documentary "Running From Crazy" chronicles the life of actress Mariel Hemingway, the granddaughter of the great novelist Ernest Hemingway. The film focuses on Mariel's family history of mental illness, drug addiction, and the suicides of seven relatives, including her grandfather and her sister, Margaux. The film is directed by the two-time Academy Award-winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple, whose documentary "Harlan County U.S.A." has become a classic and won an Oscar in 1977. Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman sat down with Mariel Hemingway and Barbara Kopple for an extended 45-minute interview at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. "It's not just my story," Mariel says. "I think many people put on masks, and we play games, and we think that--and we try to act a certain way, because--because it's survival, because it's running from crazy. It's whatever it is. It's how you were brought up. It's that you don't want to get in trouble. I'm a--you know, there--I think ...
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Mariel Hemingway runs from crazy at Sundance
Seattle Pi - about 4 years
Mariel Hemingway runs from crazy at Sundance Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 8:59 am, Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Hemingway came to the Sundance Film Festival for the documentary "Running from Crazy," which chronicles the family history of mental illness that led to the suicides of seven relatives, including sister Margaux and grandfather Ernest Hemingway. Directed by Barbara Kopple, with Oprah Winfrey an executive producer, the film features segments with Mariel opening up about how she put her own depression and suicidal thoughts behind her. Kopple also found a treasure trove of footage from a documentary Margaux was shooting about grandfather Ernest, material that shows the different paths of the two sisters. The film also reveals a family in denial — Mariel, Margaux and oldest sister Joan, known to the fam ...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Mariel Hemingway
  • 2015
    Age 53
    In April 2015, Williams was described as Hemingway's partner.
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  • 2013
    Age 51
    In a 2013 television documentary film, Running from Crazy, Hemingway, then 51, talked of her bouts with mental illness and her still lingering issues with her siblings.
    More Details Hide Details She spoke of her family's struggles with alcoholism, mental illnesses and suicide. She also made claims that her parents' marriage was abusive and unhappy, and about abusive incidents in her childhood.
    In October 2013, Hemingway received a humanitarian award from the San Diego Film Festival for her role in the documentary.
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    Hemingway worked on the documentary film Running from Crazy, directed by Barbara Kopple and produced by the Oprah Winfrey Network chronicling the Hemingway family's history of suicide, substance abuse and mental illness, shown at the Sundance Film Festival in 2013.
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  • 2011
    Age 49
    As of early 2011, Hemingway was romantically linked with former stuntman Bobby Williams, with whom she has co-authored several self-help books.
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  • 1996
    Age 34
    In 1996, she had a leading role in the British TV movie September, playing the wife of Michael York.
    More Details Hide Details She has played a lesbian or bisexual woman in several films and television shows, including Personal Best, The Sex Monster, In Her Line of Fire, and episodes of the TV series Roseanne ("Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and "December Bride") and Crossing Jordan. Hemingway, however, is not gay. She has said she formed a "big connection with the gay and lesbian community" after Personal Best and enjoys taking roles in "cutting-edge" productions. She is currently the host of Spiritual Cinema), a monthly television show dedicated to spiritual films. She has begun hosting a series of yoga practice videos Yoga Now, with guru Rodney Yee.
  • 1995
    Age 33
    She was cast as the female lead in Darren Star's CBS drama Central Park West for the 1995-96 season; however, the show fared poorly with both critics and viewers, and after 13 episodes Hemingway was told that the show wanted her to accept a huge pay cut and demotion to recurring character status.
    More Details Hide Details She quit the series, which only lasted eight more episodes before being cancelled.
  • 1991
    Age 29
    She also co-starred in the 1991–93 ABC series Civil Wars.
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  • 1984
    Age 22
    Hemingway married Stephen Crisman on December 9, 1984. They have two daughters: Dree (born 1987) and Langley (born 1989). They separated in 2008 and divorced the following year.
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  • 1982
    Age 20
    In connection with Personal Best, she appeared in a nude pictorial in the April 1982 issue of Playboy and was on the cover.
    More Details Hide Details She starred as Dorothy Stratten in Star 80 (1983), a film about the Playboy model's life and murder. Reports circulated for years that Hemingway had had her breasts enlarged to play the role of Stratten, but during a 2007 appearance on the late-night talk and variety show, Fashionably Late with Stacy London, she said she had had the surgery before Star 80. Her breast implants were removed years later after they had ruptured. She was also featured in Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) as Lacy Warfield. Subsequently released additional footage showed an expansion of her role.
  • 1961
    Born on November 22, 1961.
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