Mary Mara: Died of an Apparent Drowning. She was 61. Mary Mara, best known for her dramatic roles on TV shows such as “ER,” “Ray Donovan,” and “Nash Bridges,” died in what appeared to be a drowning accident, according to New York officials. She will be 61.
The New York State Police said Monday that a woman named Mara was found in the St. Lawrence River near Cape Vincent around 8 a.m. Sunday. This is in upstate New York, close to the border with Canada.
A release says that the NYSP’s preliminary investigation suggests that Mara drowned while swimming. Mara’s body “showed no signs of foul play” when it was looked at. The body of the actress was taken to the Jefferson County Medical Examiner’s Office so that the official cause of death could be found.
Investigations are still going on:
Her manager, Craig Dorfman, told USA TODAY on Monday that she’s “electric, funny, and a true individual.”
Her manager went on, “Mary was one of the best actresses I’ve ever met.” “She was popular with everyone.”
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The release says that Mara lived in Cape Vincent, New York, which is on the St. Lawrence River. NYSP Trooper Jack L. Keller told USA TODAY on Monday that Mara was with her sister at the time.
Mara was born in Syracuse, New York, and went to San Francisco State University and the Yale School of Drama to study acting. In 1989, she made her acting debut as Susan Bird in the TV movie “The Preppie Murder.” In the 1990s, Mara got parts in the medical drama “ER” and the crime drama “Nash Bridges.” She played Loretta Sweet on “ER” and Insp. Bryn Carson on “Nash Bridges.”
Mara also had a few roles in the “Law & Order” world. In 1999, she was on “Law & Order,” and in 2005, she was on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”
The actress was also on the big screen. She made her film debut in “Blue Steel,” an action movie directed by Kathryn Bigelow and starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Ron Silver. Mara was in movies like “Mr. Saturday Night,” “Love Potion No. 9,” and “Prom Night.”
Mara’s last role was in “Break Even,” an action movie coming out in 2020.