Mary Hart
American journalist
Mary Hart
Mary Hart is an American television personality and was the host of the syndicated gossip and entertainment round-up program Entertainment Tonight from 1982 to 2011.
Biography
Mary Hart's personal information overview.
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Like or Unlike? Facebook May Harm Health
Yahoo News - 12 days
After a long week, if there's not much on TV, you may spend some time on Facebook. Could this decision hurt your health? Researchers found that "liking" people's posts and clicking links posted by friends was associated with worse reports of mental health, physical health and life satisfaction.
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‘Brexit’ May Hurt Britain Where It Thrives: Science and Research
NYTimes - 4 months
Though nothing has changed since Britain voted to leave the European Union, the worries of Britain’s scientists mirror concerns in the business community.
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House Republicans in Close Races Worry Trump’s Problems May Hurt Them
New York Times - 4 months
Some lawmakers are distancing themselves from the top of the ticket, but many analysts say there is scant evidence that voters will penalize them.
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How High Blood Pressure May Hurt Children’s Brains
NYTimes - 5 months
While not conclusive, the research added to a growing body of evidence indicating that hypertension may reduce children’s ability to remember, pay attention and organize facts.
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Monkey study reveals Zika damage in developing brain - CIDRAP
Google News - 5 months
CIDRAP Monkey study reveals Zika damage in developing brain CIDRAP Showing the closet link yet between Zika virus and fetal brain injury in an animal model that closely resembles humans, researchers today described brain abnormalities in the fetus of a macaque experimentally infected during the late stage of her ... Zika Can Cause Birth Defects in Monkeys TooLive Science Monkey Study Shows How Zika May Harm Baby's Brain DevelopmentU.S. News & World Report #ProjectZika Blog: Sex, bugs, and the rising tollFirstcoastnews.com (blog) EurekAlert (press release) -The Seattle Times -CNN -The Hill (blog) all 185 news articles »
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Long Emphasis on Terror May Hurt U.S. in Conventional War, Army Chief Says
NYTimes - 9 months
On his way to talks in Africa, Gen. Mark A. Milley, the Army chief of staff, said that troops who began training after Sept. 11, 2001, knew “nothing but fighting terrorists and guerrillas.”
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Burt Sugarman and Mary Hart pick up another condo at the Sierra Towers
LATimes - 12 months
Producer Burt Sugarman and his wife, television host Mary Hart, have bought another condominium in West Hollywood for $4.65 million in an off-market deal. The seller was Evan Metropoulos, the son of billionaire C. Dean Metropoulos. Found within the Sierra Towers, the celebrity-popular high-rise...
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Burt Sugarman and Mary Hart pick up another condo at the Sierra Towers
LATimes - 12 months
Producer Burt Sugarman and his wife, television host Mary Hart, have bought another condominium in West Hollywood for $4.65 million in an off-market deal. The seller was Evan Metropoulos, the son of billionaire C. Dean Metropoulos. Found within the Sierra Towers, the celebrity-popular high-rise...
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Burt Sugarman and Mary Hart pick up another condo at the Sierra Towers
LATimes - 12 months
Producer Burt Sugarman and his wife, television host Mary Hart, have bought another condominium in West Hollywood for $4.65 million in an off-market deal. The seller was Evan Metropoulos, the son of billionaire C. Dean Metropoulos. Found within the Sierra Towers, the celebrity-popular high-rise...
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Burt Sugarman and Mary Hart pick up another condo at the Sierra Towers
LATimes - 12 months
Producer Burt Sugarman and his wife, television host Mary Hart, have bought another condominium in West Hollywood for $4.65 million in an off-market deal. The seller was Evan Metropoulos, the son of billionaire C. Dean Metropoulos. Found within the Sierra Towers, the celebrity-popular high-rise...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Mary Hart
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2015
    Age 64
    Hart resided in the Trousdale Estates neighborhood of Beverly Hills, California with her film-producer husband, Burt Sugarman. before moving to a condo in the Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles and later, to Sierra Towers in 2015. They married in a private ceremony aboard a yacht in 1989 and have one son, Alec "AJ" Sugarman.
    More Details Hide Details She converted to Judaism. Hart owns two mansions in Montana. One is a 7,000-square-foot home on 160-acres. Both homes are located within the Yellowstone Club residential community. Since 2000, Hart has also had a home in Palm Desert, California where she has supported local charities. She is a fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers and has performed the national anthem prior to games on several occasions.
    On October 29, 2015, Hart made a guest appearance on ET, being interviewed by current host Nancy O'Dell; her appearance was meant to kick off a month-long celebration of the program's 35th season.
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  • 2011
    Age 60
    On August 17, 2011, Hart was announced as the official spokeswoman for Edith Sanford Breast Cancer Initiative.
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    As co-chair of the New Hospital Building Campaign Committee for Children's Hospital Los Angeles, she helped pave the way for the opening of the new hospital building in July 2011.
    More Details Hide Details She has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 2003.
    Hart's final episode aired on May 20, 2011—ending her 29-year history with the program.
    More Details Hide Details Mary is a recurring character on Baby Daddy, as a fictional version of herself, who hosts a morning show called "Mary," and was Tucker's boss until mid-season 5.
  • FIFTIES
  • 2010
    Age 59
    On August 5, 2010, Hart announced that she was leaving the show at the end of the upcoming 30th season, citing that she was ready for a change.
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  • 2009
    Age 58
    In May 2009, Hart suffered a broken left wrist due to an accident at home (not due to any exotic activity, despite her jokes about it).
    More Details Hide Details While her wrist was healing, she wore various brightly colored slings designed to match or complement her wardrobe for each show.
  • FORTIES
  • 1991
    Age 40
    In 1991, the New England Journal of Medicine reported that Hart's voice had triggered seizures in an epileptic woman.
    More Details Hide Details This was later referenced in an episode of Tiny Toon Adventures and the NBC sitcom Seinfeld, where Kramer (Michael Richards) suffers from convulsions whenever he hears Hart's voice. Hart has been parodied in Animaniacs in the character "Mary Heartless". She had also voiced a cartoon character named "Fairy Hart" in an episode of The Fairly OddParents where Bob Goen voiced "Bob Glimmer", and in The Fairly Oddparents TV movie, Fairly OddBaby.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1988
    Age 37
    During the summer of 1988, Hart appeared in Las Vegas with comedian David Brenner at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino, which realized another of her childhood dreams, singing and dancing on stage.
    More Details Hide Details She continued her work on Entertainment Tonight while performing in Las Vegas, flying between the cities after two shows in Vegas, the last at 11:00PM, to film ET the following morning at 8:00AM.
  • 1987
    Age 36
    On March 29, 1987 she participated in the World Wrestling Federation's WrestleMania III, serving as the guest timekeeper in the main event between Hulk Hogan and André the Giant.
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    Hart is known for her shapely legs, leading to an endorsement contract with Hanes for that company's line of pantyhose in 1987.
    More Details Hide Details Jay Bernstein had her legs insured with Lloyd's of London for $1 million each. Executive Producer Linda Bell Blue described Hart as "the face of ET".
  • TWENTIES
  • 1979
    Age 28
    Determined to leave journalism behind, she moved to the Los Angeles neighborhood of Westwood in 1979 with $10,000 in the bank.
    More Details Hide Details Hart landed a small role on the soap opera Days of Our Lives, as well as some TV commercials. Almost broke, she became a co-host on the Los Angeles version of the syndicated PM Magazine. That led to a job in 1981 as co-host of Regis Philbin's first national talk show on NBC. When that show was canceled four months later, Entertainment Tonight interviewed her about what it felt like to be canceled. The day after the interview, she was hired as an ET correspondent. Thirteen weeks later, she was named the show's co-host, along with Ron Hendren. In 1984, Hendren was replaced by Robb Weller, who was replaced by John Tesh in 1986, who was replaced by Bob Goen in 1996. Hart has co-hosted ET with Mark Steines since 2004. Soon after her hiring by ET, Hart chose Jay Bernstein as her manager.
  • 1976
    Age 25
    Hart began her full-time television career at KMTV in Omaha, Nebraska. In 1976, she went to KTVY (now KFOR-TV) in Oklahoma City, where she co-hosted a show with Danny Williams called Dannysday.
    More Details Hide Details She also was a sales representative for a school yearbook company.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1970
    Age 19
    Hart, who competed as Mary Harum when she was Miss South Dakota 1970, was a semi-finalist in the Miss America 1971 pageant.
    More Details Hide Details In 1968, Hart graduated, first from Augustana Academy and in 1972 from Augustana College in Sioux Falls. While teaching English at Washington High School for two years, she also produced and anchored her own talk show on KSFY-TV, the local ABC affiliate.
    She was also Miss South Dakota 1970.
    More Details Hide Details Mary Hart was born Mary Johanna Harum in Madison, South Dakota and lived in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as well as in Denmark, as a child and teenager. She speaks both Danish and Swedish fluently.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1950
    Born
    Born on November 8, 1950.
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