Mary Steenburgen is an American actress famous for her ‘Oscar’ award-winning role as ‘Lynda Dummar’ in Jonathan Demme's 1980 classic ‘Melvin and Howard.’ She also won the ‘Golden Globe Award’ for the same role along with several other awards. She has featured in some very popular movies, receiving critical appreciation for many of her roles. She has worked with many celebrities and has appeared in over 60 films till now in her illustrious career. She has worked in some classics like ‘Goin' South,’ ‘Time After Time,’ and ‘What's Eating Gilbert Grape.’ She has also made a name for herself in the television industry. In a TV career spanning over 30 years, she has appeared in several shows, working with various production houses. In her lucrative career, she has received numerous awards and nominations under various categories. Apart from her acting career, she has also worked towards the welfare of society and environment.