Mariette Hartley

Mariette Hartley

Actor Bio

Mariette Hartley is an Emmy Award-winning and five times nominated Best Actress. She has established herself as an enduring star on stage, in five television series, countless television movies, and more than a dozen feature films.

Hartley has appeared in dozens of television projects. She was a regular cast member on the series Peyton Place and Goodnight, Beantown, and guest-starred on episodes of Gunsmoke, The Bob Newhart Show, The Streets of San Francisco, McCloud, MASH, Nash Bridges, and many more. She also starred in such acclaimed TV movies as M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers and Silence of the Heart. Hartley may be best known for those great Polaroid commercials she did for six years with James Garner, and for which she won three Clio awards, advertising’s highest honor. In 1980, she substituted for Jane Pauley on NBC’s Today Show, and in 1987 was co-host of CBS’s The Morning Program.

Mariette played Courtney Cox’s mother in the FX series “DIRT”, guest starred on Saving Grace, Grey’s Anatomy and Cold Case. She starred in Hallmark Channel’s Meet the Santas, and has a recurring role on Law & Order: SVU.

Hartley has been married three times. Her first marriage was to John Seventa (1960–1962). She married Patrick Boyriven on August 13, 1978, with whom she had two children, Sean (born 1975) and Justine (born 1978).

Actor Information

  • Born: June 21, 1940
  • Age: 82 years old

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This page was last edited on January 7th, 2021.
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