• Mary  Steenburgen

    Mary Steenburgen

    Born on February 8th, 1953

    From Newport, Arkansas

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The Help

In 1960s Mississippi, Southern society girl Skeeter (Emma Stone) returns from college with dreams of being a writer. She turns her small town on its ear by choosing to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent white families. Only Aibileen (Viola Davis), the housekeeper of Skeeter's best friend, will talk at first. But as the pair continue the collaboration, more women decide to come forward, and as it turns out, they have quite a lot to say.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
About Sarah Poster

About Sarah

A young woman (Kellie Martin) decides whether to continue her medical career or care for her mentally impaired mother (Mary Steenburgen).

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
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Nixon

This film is a biographical examination of former U.S. President Richard Nixon (Anthony Hopkins). The non-chronological narrative explores Nixon's personal and professional life, touching on his youth, college years, and political triumphs and failures. Nixon is seen as a child born to austere Quaker parents, as a young attorney wooing his future wife, Pat (Joan Allen), and as an astute but dour politician. After finally becoming president, Nixon is embroiled in the infamous Watergate scandal.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture