- Mary Eileen McDonnell
- Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
- April 28, 1952
Mary McDonnell is an American film, stage, and television actress. She received Academy Award nominations for her roles as Stands With A Fist in Dances with Wolves and May-Alice Culhane in Passion Fish. McDonnell is well known for her performances as President Laura Roslin in Battlestar Galactica, the First Lady in Independence Day, and a starring role in Donnie Darko as the title character's mother. As of 2012, McDonnell stars in Major Crimes as Captain Sharon Raydor.