Mary McCormack
Actress
Mary McCormack
Biography
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Birthday
08 February 1969
home town
Plainfield, New Jersey
Career Highlights
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Label
Mary mccormack
Alternative names
McCormack, Mary Catherine
Birth name
Mary Catherine McCormack
Active years end year
1994z
Relationships
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Norah McCormack
Parent
1969/02/08
William McCormack
Parent
1969/02/08
Rose Morris
Parent
Margaret Morris
Parent
Michael Morris
Married
2003/07
Bridget McCormack
Sibling
Will McCormack
Sibling
Michael Morris
Married
2003
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7 Powerful Abortion Stories, As Narrated By Famous Women
Huffington Post - 11 months
“An unplanned pregnancy put both my job and my health at risk.”  “In the darkest moment of my life I was denied the constitutional right that gave me options.”  “I was not ready to raise a child with the care and attention they deserved." Those are lines from just a few of the powerful abortion stories featured in a new video campaign called "Draw The Line." Created by the Center For Reproductive Rights, "Draw The Line" features seven actresses sharing other women's abortions stories to bring awareness to women's reproductive rights and health.  The campaign includes Elizabeth Banks, Mercedes Mason, Bellamy Young, Mary McCormack, Dascha Polanco, Amy Brenneman and Retta.  In the two-minute supercut above, each actress narrates a real woman's experience. The larger "Draw The Line" series includes seven videos, one from each actress telling the full story of a woman who has had an abortion.  The seven abortion stories featured in the "Draw The Line" series are a ...
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7 Powerful Abortion Stories, As Narrated By Famous Women
Huffington Post - 11 months
“An unplanned pregnancy put both my job and my health at risk.”  “In the darkest moment of my life I was denied the constitutional right that gave me options.”  “I was not ready to raise a child with the care and attention they deserved." Those are lines from just a few of the powerful abortion stories featured in a new video campaign called "Draw The Line." Created by the Center For Reproductive Rights, "Draw The Line" features seven actresses sharing other women's abortions stories to bring awareness to women's reproductive rights and health.  The campaign includes Elizabeth Banks, Mercedes Mason, Bellamy Young, Mary McCormack, Dascha Polanco, Amy Brenneman and Retta.  In the two-minute supercut above, each actress narrates a real woman's experience. The larger "Draw The Line" series includes seven videos, one from each actress telling the full story of a woman who has had an abortion.  The seven abortion stories featured in the "Draw The Line" series are a ...
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Mary McCormack moving to end marriage after McPhee scandal
Monsters and Critics - about 3 years
Mary McCormack has asked Michael Morris to leave their home.
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'Smash' director Michael Morris' wife, Mary McCormack, 'wants to split' after alleged Katharine McPhee affair: report (Rachel Maresca/NY Daily News)
Wesmirch.com - about 3 years
Rachel Maresca / NY Daily News: ‘Smash’ director Michael Morris' wife, Mary McCormack, ‘wants to split’ after alleged Katharine McPhee affair: report  —  The wife of the ‘Smash’ director, who was caught kissing McPhee in Hollywood, reportedly wants to part ways with her husband after photos surfaced.  —  Caught in the act!
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Katharine McPhee Caught Cheating With Married 'Smash' Director Michael Morris (REPORT)
Huffington Post - about 3 years
Actress Katherine McPhee is the latest star to get caught cheating with her also-married director. TMZ had the first photos of McPhee kissing her former “Smash” director Michael Morris in Hollywood, and we have to say it didn't look like they were trying to hide anything -- despite the fact both are married to other people. The 29-year-old former "American Idol" contestant married producer Nick Cokas, 47, in 2008; Morris is married to actress Mary McCormack, with whom he has three daughters under the age of 10. The status of both their marriages remains unclear, although sources told Life & Style magazine that McPhee and her husband have been separated for six months and have been living apart. Neither McPhee nor Morris has commented since the publication of their very public make out session on Tuesday, but when the singer wed Cokas back in 2008, she told People magazine, "[Nick] is the love of my life. This is a once in a lifetime occasion and everything is just perfect." ...
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'Welcome To The Family' Canceled By NBC
Huffington Post - about 3 years
NBC's freshman comedy "Welcome to the Family" has been canceled, HuffPost TV has confirmed. The move comes as part of a schedule shake-up across NBC's lineup, which includes the cancellation of "Ironside" and newly announced premiere dates for "Community" (Jan. 2 at 8 p.m. ET) and "Chicago Fire" spinoff "Chicago P.D." (Jan. 8 at 10 p.m. ET). Boo. Well thanks for watching little f'ers. #wttf — Mary McCormack (@marycmccormack) October 18, 2013 "Welcome to the Family" will be replaced on Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. ET by original episodes of "Parks and Recreation," as well as holiday specials, and live episodes of "The Sing-Off" and "The Voice." Per a release from NBC via Deadline, the new Thursday 8 p.m. timeslot will be as follows: Oct. 24: “The Voice” (encore) Oct. 31: “SNL Halloween” Nov. 7: “The Voice” (live) Nov. 14: “Parks and Recreation” (back-to-back new episodes) Nov. 21: “Parks and Recreation” (back-to-back new episodes) Nov. 28: “Sunday Night Football” Thank ...
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Television Review: Will Arnett, Sean Hayes and Mary McCormack in New Shows
NYTimes - about 3 years
Three new comedies — “The Millers,” “Sean Saves the World” and “Welcome to the Family” — stand out for their veteran leads.     
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Latino Representation At All-Time High This Fall TV Season
Huffington Post - about 3 years
Goodbye summer. Welcome, fall. This week kicks off the premieres of this year’s fall season shows, and the representation of Latino artists is at an all-time high. More than 20 shows in all major networks will feature at least one Latino actor or actress in lead or supporting roles in both returning and premiering shows. One show – “Welcome to the Family” starring Justina Machado and Ricardo Chavira alongside Mike O’Malley and Mary McCormack – has five Latino stars leading the way. The series premiere for the ABC show is Oct. 3 at 8:30 p.m. Although this is not groundbreaking – that title could go to “Ugly Betty” – it highlights the changes that are happening in the industry as recent as five years ago.
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Media Decoder Blog: A Brief 'West Wing' Reunion
NYTimes - about 4 years
Much of the cast for the show came together to record a video tied to the campaign of Bridget Mary McCormack for the Michigan Supreme Court. Ms McCormack's sister, Mary McCormack, was also on the show and in the video.
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Victor L. Saxe, 92
Blue Ridge Now - over 4 years
MILLS RIVER — Victor Leroy Saxe, 92, died Friday, July 6, 2012 at Beystone Health & Rehabilitation Center in Fletcher, NC. He was born on March 20, 1920 in Edwards County, IL. He was preceded in death by: two spouses, Neva Hocking Saxe and Mary McCormack Saxe; a daughter, renee Sickle; and two sisters, Gwendolyn Rotramel and Mildred Imogene Saxe. Mr. Saxe served his country in WWII in the US Army 287th Signal Company in the South Pacific including New Guinea and the Philippines, attaining the rank of Master Sergeant. He then worked as a civilian computer technician for the US Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH for many years until retirement. Mr. Saxe served as an elder at the Christian Church in Fairborn, Ohio. After moving to NC, he became a faithful member and worker at Oak Grove Christian Church of Arden. He is survived by his wife, Alice Saxe of Mills River; a sister, Dorris Frankland of Albion, IL; two stepsons, James McCormack and his wife Trac ...
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Candidate Who Helped Free Innocent Man to Speak in Brighton
Brighton Patch - over 4 years
A few weeks ago, an innocent man walked out of a Michigan prison where he had spent 27 years without having commiitted a crime. And the woman who helped free him will speak in Brighton next week about her campaign to join the Michigan Supreme Court. Bridget Mary McCormack will speak on Wednesday, June 27, at 7 p.m. at the Livingston County Democratic Party headquarters, m10321 Grand River Road, Suite 600, in Brighton. McCormack heads the Innocence Clinic at the University of Michigan Law School. Her students in the clinic were responsible for freeing David Gavitt, who was seriously injured in a 1985 fire that killed his wife and two daughters. He was convicted of arson and murder based on faulty arson testimony and lab results. Students at the Innocence Clinic were able to prove that the fire was accidental and to persuade the prosecutor to dismiss the charges based on the new evidence. On June 6, many news media in the state ran photos of Gavitt pushing a laundry cart fill ...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Mary McCormack
1969
Born on February 8, 1969.
1983
In 1983, McCormack graduated from the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, New Jersey.
1990
McCormack was born in Plainfield, New Jersey. She is the daughter of clinical therapist Norah and car dealership and ice cream parlor owner William McCormack. Her parents divorced in 1990.
Her sister Bridget is a justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, and a former professor of law at the University of Michigan Law School, and her brother William is an actor who has appeared in a recurring role as FBI agent Robert O'Connor on In Plain Sight.
1991
In 1991, she received her BA in comparative arts, specifically painting and creative writing, from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.
McCormack began her acting career at age 12, performing in Gian Carlo Menotti's Christmas opera, Amahl and the Night Visitors. She continued her stage work in musicals and finished an acting program at the William Esper Studio. She has worked in New York theater productions, including The Atlantic Theater Company, Alice's 4th Floor, and Naked Angels, where she appeared in Jon Robin Baitz's A Fair Country. McCormack portrayed Justine Appleton on Murder One (1995 - 1997) and also starred in the HBO series K Street, which aired for only ten episodes.
1997
She starred in Howard Stern's movie Private Parts in 1997.
2003
In July 2003, McCormack married director and producer Michael Morris.
They have three daughters, Margaret (born c. 2004), Rose (born c. 2007), and Lillian (born 2011). McCormack is the godmother of In Plain Sight co-star Fred Weller's daughter.
2004
In 2004, McCormack joined the cast of The West Wing as Deputy National Security Advisor and ex-CIA officer Kate Harper.
Her character soon became a recurring role and remained throughout the last three seasons until the series finale. McCormack starred in USA Network series In Plain Sight. She portrayed Mary Shannon, a deputy United States marshal attached to the Albuquerque, New Mexico office of the Federal Witness Security Program (WITSEC), more commonly known as the Federal Witness Protection Program. On July 28, 2010, the show was renewed for its fourth and fifth seasons, to run in 2011 and 2012. The show was cancelled in 2011, making the fifth season its last. After its end, McCormack was cast as the lead in Kari Lizer's untitled comedy pilot on ABC.
2008
McCormack was nominated for the 2008 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for the role of Gretchen in the 2008 Broadway revival of Boeing Boeing.
2012
In 2012, McCormack reunited with the cast of West Wing to film a video that served both as a reminder that U.S. voters should vote for non-partisan candidates when they cast their ballots and as a video promoting McCormack's sister's ultimately successful judicial candidacy for the Michigan State Supreme Court.
2013
In October 2013, McCormack started filming scenes for A Conspiracy on Jekyll Island alongside Frank Grillo, AnnaSophia Robb, Minnie Driver, Dianna Agron, John Leguizamo, Ed Westwick, Christopher McDonald and Maggie Q.
The film is directed by Aram Rappaport and produced by Hilary Shor, Atit Shah and Aaron Becker. Jekyll Island is set to release in 2016.
In late 2013, McCormack became estranged from Morris, when he had an affair with Katharine McPhee, an actress on the television series Smash, for which he was a director.
The couple had reconciled by mid-2014.
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