Hemingway in 2011
|Born||Mariel Hadley Hemingway
November 22, 1961
Mill Valley, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Stephen Crisman (1984–2009)|
Byra Louise Whittlesey
|Relatives||Ernest Hemingway (grandfather)
Margaux Hemingway (sister)
Mariel Hadley Hemingway (born November 22, 1961) is an American actress and author. She began acting at age 14 in a breakout role in Lipstick (1976) and received Best Supporting Actress Academy Award and BAFTA Award nominations for her role in Woody Allen's Manhattan (1979). She is also known for her roles in Personal Best (1982), Star 80 (1983) and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987).
She has starred in and co-produced videos about yoga and holistic living. She published a memoir in 2002, and another, Out Came the Sun, in 2015.
Hemingway was born in Mill Valley, California, the third daughter of Byra Louise (née Whittlesey; January 5, 1922 – June 24, 1988) Hemingway and Jack Hemingway, a writer. Her sisters are Joan Hemingway (born 1950) and Margaux Hemingway (1954–1996). Margaux, who became an actress and model, died of a barbiturate overdose in 1996 at age 42.
Her paternal grandparents were Hadley Richardson and Nobel Prize-laureate novelist Ernest Hemingway (who committed suicide several months before she was born). She was named after the Cuban port of Mariel—her father and grandfather visited the village regularly to go fishing. Her middle name is from her paternal grandmother.
Hemingway grew up primarily in Ketchum, Idaho, where her father lived, and where her paternal grandfather had spent time as a sportsman and writer. She also spent part of her adolescence in Los Angeles and New York City.
Hemingway's first role was with her sister Margaux in the film Lipstick (1976). The movie was not considered especially good, but she received notice for her acting and was nominated as "Best Newcomer" for the Golden Globes Award that year.
Hemingway's highest profile came with her role was in Woody Allen's Manhattan (1979), a romantic comedy in which she plays Tracy, a high school student and Allen's lover. Just 16 during filming (within the film she is said to be 17), she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. In her memoir, Out Came The Sun (2015), Hemingway alleges that Allen attempted to begin a sexual relationship with her shortly after filming was completed, when she had turned 18. Hemingway successfully resisted his advances.
In Personal Best (1982), she played a bisexual track-and-field athlete in a film noted for some explicit (by mainstream standards) lesbian love scenes. In connection with Personal Best, she appeared in a pictorial in the April 1982 issue of Playboy and was on the cover.
She starred as Dorothy Stratten in Star 80 (1983), a film about the Playboy model's life and murder. Reports circulated for years that Hemingway had had her breasts enlarged to play the role of Stratten, but during a 2007 appearance on the late-night talk and variety show, Fashionably Late with Stacy London, she said she had had the surgery before Star 80. Her breast implants were removed years later after they had ruptured.
Hemingway was also featured in Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) as Lacy Warfield. Subsequently released additional footage showed an expansion of her role. It was released in a very rough edit with unfinished visual effects in a November 2006 deluxe edition DVD and as part of The Superman Ultimate Collector's Edition. She also co-starred in the 1991–93 ABC series Civil Wars. She was cast as the female lead in Darren Star's CBS drama Central Park West for the 1995-96 season; however, the show fared poorly with both critics and viewers, and after 13 episodes Hemingway was told that the show wanted her to accept a huge pay cut and demotion to recurring character status. Hemingway immediately quit the series, which only lasted 8 more episodes in the summer of 1996 before being cancelled. In 1996, she had a leading role in the British TV movie September, playing the wife of Michael York. In 1997, she played in "Road Ends" (Kat) with Dennis Hopper.
Hemingway has played a lesbian or bisexual woman in several films and television shows, including, Personal Best, The Sex Monster, In Her Line of Fire, and episodes of the TV series Roseanne ("Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and "December Bride") and Crossing Jordan. Hemingway, however, is not gay. She has said she formed a "big connection with the gay-and-lesbian community" after Personal Best and enjoys taking roles in "cutting-edge" productions.
Hemingway worked on the documentary film Running from Crazy, directed by Barbara Kopple and produced by the Oprah Winfrey Network chronicling the Hemingway family's history of suicide, substance abuse and mental illness, shown at the Sundance Film Festival in 2013. In October 2013, Hemingway received a humanitarian award from the San Diego Film Festival for her role in the documentary.
Hemingway has a perfume, "Mariel", by H2O+.
In December 2008, Hemingway announced via her web site's blog that she had separated earlier in the year from her husband Stephen Crisman, to whom she had been married since December 9, 1984. She and Crisman had two daughters together, model Dree Crisman (born 1987) and Langley Crisman (born 1989).
As of early 2011, Hemingway has been romantically linked with former stuntman Bobby Williams, with whom she has co-authored several self-help books.
|1976||Lipstick||Kathy McCormick||Nominated—Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress|
|1976||I Want to Keep My Baby||Sue Ann Cunningham||Television movie|
|1979||Manhattan||Tracy||Nominated—Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
|1982||Personal Best||Chris Cahill|
|1983||Star 80||Dorothy Stratten|
|1985||The Mean Season||Christine Connelly|
|1987||Amerika||Kimberly Ballard||2 episodes|
|1987||Superman IV: The Quest for Peace||Lacy Warfield||Nominated—Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress|
|1988||Steal the Sky||Helen Mason||Television movie|
|1988||Sunset||Cheryl King||Nominated—Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress|
|1991||Tales from the Crypt||Miranda Singer||Episode: "Loved to Death"|
|1991–1993||Civil Wars||Sydney Guilford||36 episodes
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama
|1992||Falling from Grace||Alice Parks|
|1993||Desperate Rescue: The Cathy Mahone Story||Cathy Mahone||Television movie|
|1993||The Hidden Room||Jane Stark||Episode: "Stark in Love"|
|1995||Central Park West||Stephanie Wells||13 episodes|
|1995||Deceptions II: Edge of Deception|
|1997||Deconstructing Harry||Beth Kramer|
|1997||Little Men||Jo Baer|
|1999||The Sex Monster||Laura Barnes|
|1999||First Daughter||Alex McGregor||Television movie|
|1999||American Reel||Disney Rifkin|
|2000||The Contender||Cynthia Charlton Lee|
|2001||First Shot||Alex McGregor|
|2001||Becker||Ruth Sanders||2 episodes|
|2002||Crossing Jordan||Lisa Fromer||Episode: "Scared Straight"|
|2005||See Arnold Run||Maria Shriver||Television movie|
|2006||In Her Line of Fire||Lynn Delaney|
|2006||Between Truth and Lies||Dr. Claire Parker|
|2007||Law & Order||Ashley Jones||Episode: "Remains of the Day"|
|2008||The Golden Boys||Martha|
|2008||My Suicide||Charlotte Silver|
|2010||Ay Lav Yu||Pamela|
|2012||Rise of the Zombies||Dr. Lynn Snyder||Television movie|
|2013||Running from Crazy||Herself|
- Hemingway, Mariel (2002). Finding My Balance: A Memoir (1st ed.). Simon & Schuster. ISBN 0-7432-3807-9.
- Hemingway, Mariel (2006). Mariel Hemingway's Healthy Living from the Inside Out: Every Woman's Guide to Real Beauty, Renewed Energy, and a Radiant Life (1st ed.). HarperOne. ISBN 978-0-06-089039-1.
- Hemingway, Mariel (2009). MARIEL'S KITCHEN Simple Ingredients for a Delicious and Satisfying Life (1st ed.). HarperOne. ISBN 978-0-06-164987-5.
- Hemingway, Mariel (2013). Running With Nature (1st ed.). Changing Lives Press. ISBN 0988247615.
- Hemingway, Mariel; Ben Greenman (2013). Out Came the Sun: Overcoming the Legacy of Mental Illness, Addiction, and Suicide in My Family (1st ed.). Regan Arts. ISBN 1941393233.
- Mariel Hemingway – IMDb
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- Howard Kurtz "Exclusive: Young Mariel Hemingway had to rebuff Woody Allen’s advances", Fox News, 25 March 2015
- Helen Nianias "Woody Allen: Mariel Hemingway, granddaughter of writer Ernest, claims director had 'crush' on her when she was 17", The Independent, 26 March 2015
- Hemingway, Mariel. Finding My Balance. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003.
- MacDonald, Jay (May 1, 2007). "Fame & Fortune: Mariel Hemingway". Bankrate. Accessed August 27, 2009.
- "Yoga Now: Accelerated Workout DVD .". probidad.org. Retrieved November 3, 2010.
Longtime yoga practitioner and Hollywood actress Mariel Hemingway teams up with renowned instructor Rodney Yee ... through a combination of yoga, cardio, and proper eating habits
- Mariel Hemingway Bio - Hemingway Family - Town & Country Magazine
- Actress Mariel Hemingway honored with humanitarian award at San Diego Film Festival - 10News.com KGTV ABC10 San Diego
- My New Life December 7th, 2008 42 comments (2008-12-07). "Mariel Hemingway's Personal Journal | Living a Holistic Life » 2008 » December". Marielhemingway.com. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
- Mariel Hemingway – Biography
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