Mary Stein

Mary Margaret Stein is an American actress.

Mary Stein
Mary Margaret Stein

EducationMarquette University (BA)
Juilliard School (GrDip)
Years active1990–present

Early lifeEdit

Stein was born in Marquette, Michigan, and grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She began her acting career performing in plays. She graduated from Franklin High School and she received a B.A. degree from Marquette University in 1980.[1][2] She then attended the Juilliard School's Drama Division as a member of Group 13 (1980–1984).[3] Other students at Juilliard during that time include Val Kilmer (Group 10), Kevin Spacey (Group 12), and Thomas Gibson (Group 14).[2][4]

Acting careerEdit

Following graduation from Juilliard, Mary got her first screen acting job in the "Time's Arrow" episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, playing an alien nurse. As her career developed, she played roles such as Miss Floom, the landlady and owner of the Flealands Hotel in Babe: Pig in the City and Miss Rue Who in How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Some of her well-known television roles include Ms. Sneed on General Hospital and Gerda in Providence. She also appeared in Clint Eastwood's film Changeling, alongside Angelina Jolie.



Year Title Role Notes
1990 Alice Nun Uncredited
1995 Man of the Year Angela Lucassey
1998 Dead Man on Campus Irritated Woman
Babe: Pig in the City Miss Floom
2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Miss Rue Who
2001 Monkeybone Lulu
2002 Men in Black II Bird Lady Alien
2004 30 Days Until I'm Famous Dale the Dispatcher TV movie
2006 The Legend of Tillamook's Gold Billie Stahl
2008 Changeling Janet Hutchins
2009 Portal Nurse Theresa
2015 Little Boy Martha


Year Title Role Notes
1992 Star Trek: The Next Generation Alien Nurse 1 episode
1993 Murphy Brown Woman #4
1995 Deadly Games Secretary
1996 Married... with Children Judge #2
1997 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction Fat Man's Wife 2 episodes
2000 Cousin Skeeter Teacher 1 episode
MADtv Herself
2001 The Nightmare Room Mrs. Falca
2002 Even Stevens Lynn Shannon
Push, Nevada Myrna 4 episodes
MDs Sandra Conley 1 episode
Providence Gerda 10 episodes
2005 Hot Properties Jane 1 episode
2006 General Hospital Ms. Sneed 4 episodes
2007 Unfabulous Nun 1 episode
2009 The Ex List Karen Harris
2013 Brooklyn Nine-Nine Melanie
Glee Pam Fronkstein
2013-2014 Actors Entertainment Herself 2 episodes
2015 Wicked City Librarian 1 episode
The Jimmy Star Show with Ron Russell Herself


  1. ^ "Second Billing To A Pig Is Actress' Break". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. December 2, 1998. p. 8B. Retrieved April 8, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Bio: About Mary". Archived from the original on March 26, 2012. Retrieved April 8, 2012.
  3. ^ "Alumni News". The Juilliard School. September 2008. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11. Retrieved April 8, 2012.
  4. ^ "Alumni News". The Juilliard School. November 2007. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11. Retrieved April 8, 2012.

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