Mary Kay Place Biography
(Actress, Director and Screenwriter Known for Her Role as ‘Loretta Haggers’ in the TV Series ‘Mary Hartman’)
Birthday: September 23, 1947 (Libra)
Born In: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Mary Kay Place is an American actress, director, screenwriter and singer-songwriter whose career in showbiz has spanned well over 50 years. She is best known for her role of Loretta Haggers on the TV series 'Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman', which also earned her an 'Emmy Award'. With dreams of becoming an actress and writer, she entered Hollywood and started working as a production assistant under the directors who eventually gave her the first break in writing, acting and singing. Since then, she has done a number of movies like 'The Rainmaker', 'Captain Ron', 'Diane', etc. She started her singing career with her self-penned song, 'If Communism Comes Knocking on Your Door, Don’t Answer It.' Later on, she recorded three studio albums under 'Columbia Records', which included the chartbuster 'Baby Boy'. Besides this, she has voice-acted for several characters, written scripts and songs, in addition to directing TV show episodes and music videos. The multi-talented artist counts centering prayer and mindful meditation among important tools that help her tackle stress and prepare her for life's ups and downs.