The mysterious death of actress Mary Mara, found in St. Lawrence river

What happened to Mary Mara?
Drowned in the St. Lawrence River
No clues of what happened
Mary was in Cape Vincent
Out to exercise
No first signs of violence
No traces of drugs
Official confirmation
A career of three decades
Strong presence on television
Renowned series
Films with big stars
Last work in 2020
Active on Instagram
Loving pets
What happened to Mary Mara?

Shock, sadness and, above all, many questions surround the strange death of actress Mary Mara, aged 61.

Drowned in the St. Lawrence River

The actress, who participated in series like 'ER' and 'Law & Order,' allegedly drowned in the St. Lawrence river in the state of New York.

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No clues of what happened

So far, the circumstances of how Mary Mara entered the waters of the well-known river have not been determined.

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Mary was in Cape Vincent

It all happened in the quiet town of Cape Vincent. Mary Mara was staying at her sister's summer home, according to the New York State Police.

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Out to exercise

According to TMZ, Mary Mara had gone out to exercise. The next news they heard from her was that her body had been found lifeless in the St. Lawrence river.

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No first signs of violence

On Sunday June 26, the New York State Police responded to the call that a body had been found in the river. It turned out to be Mary Mara's. At first sight, it showed no signs of violence.

No traces of drugs

The police assume that the actress drowned while swimming in the river. Her body was transferred to the Jefferson County Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy. No traces of drugs were found.

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Official confirmation

In a statement published by Variety, Mary Mara's manager Craig Dorfman confirmed the actress' death.

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"One of the finest actresses I've ever met"

"Mary was one of the finest actresses I've ever met. I still remember seeing her onstage in 1992 in Mad Forest Off-Broadway. She was electric, funny and a true individual. Everyone loved her. She will be missed," said Craig Dorfman.

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A career of three decades

Mary Mara was born in Syracuse, New York. She attended San Francisco State University and then Yale. In the early 1990s, as she was in her 30s, she started acting.

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Strong presence on television

In the past 30 years, Mary Mara accumulated more than 80 credits as an actress. She participated both in films and series.

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Renowned series

In Mary Mara's filmography we find such high-profile series as 'West Wing,' 'Lost,' 'Star Trek: Enterprise,' 'Law & Order' and 'Dexter,' among others.

Films with big stars

In cinema, she participated in films such as 'Love Potion Nº 9,' starring Sandra Bullock, and 'Mr. Saturday Night' with Billy Crystal (photo).

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Last work in 2020

Her last work dates back to 2020, when she participated in 'Break Even', a film starring Tasya Teles, Joseph D. Reitman and Steve Guttenberg.

Active on Instagram

Mary Mara was very active on social media and saw beauty in the smallest things. Her profile on Instagram brings together images of her daily life, landscapes, and old objects.

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Loving pets

Her love for dogs is most clearly in her posts. Undoubtedly, not only her friends and family will miss her.

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