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Mary Frances Crosby was born on the 14th September 1959, in Los Angeles, California USA, and is an actress who is most famous for her role of Kristin Shepard in 1980s CBS’ TV soap opera “Dallas”. She is also widely recognized for appearing in movies such as “The Ice Pirates” (1984), “Tapeheads” (1988) and “The Legend of Zorro” (2005) as well as in TV series “Murder, She Wrote”, “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and “Beverly Hills, 90210” among plenty of others.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this prominent actress has accumulated so far? How rich Mary Crosby is? According to sources, it is estimated that Mary Crosby’s net worth, as of early 2017, exceeds $5 million, acquired largely through her acting career, which has been active since 1967.

Mary Crosby Net Worth $5 million

Mary was the only daughter of famous actor and singer Bing Crosby and his second wife, actress Kathryn Grant. Upon matriculating from high school, Mary enrolled at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, but abandoned her studies after her freshman year to pursue her acting career full time.

Being the daughter of legendary performer Bing Crosby, it is no wonder that Mary debuted as an actress at the age of only eight, when in 1967 she appeared in one episode of “The Danny Thomas Hour” TV series, which was followed by the title role of Goldilocks in the 1970 eponymous TV series. In 1978 Mary appeared in the TV movie “With This Ring” which was followed by the role of Leslie Slate in one episode of “Starsky and Hutch”. A year later she starred as Suzy Cooper in “Brothers and Sisters” TV series, and these engagements provided the basis for young Mary Crosby’s net worth.

The real breakthrough in Mary’s acting career occurred in 1979, when she was cast for the memorable role of Kristin Shepard in the “Dallas” TV series. Appearing in 27 episodes of the show between 1979 and 1981 helped Mary Crosby to dramatically increase not only her fame and popularity, but net worth as well. The episode “Who Done It?” in which it was revealed that Mary’s character murdered J.R. Ewing, still holds the record for being the most-watched and highest-rated episode of a TV show ever.

Ever since, she has managed to maintain an uninterrupted streak of acting engagements, including starring in several other popular 1980s TV series such as “Dick Turpin”, “The Fall Guy”, “Hollywood Wives” as well as “Hotel”, “The Love Boat” and “North and South, Book II”. It is certain that all these achievements made a significant impact on Mary Crosby’s net worth.

Apart from television, Mary has also added several notable movie appearances to her acting portfolio, such as, besides those already mentioned above, “Midnight Lace” (1981), “Corporate Affairs” (1990), “The Berlin Conspiracy” (1992), “The Night Caller” (1998) and more recently “The M Word” (2014).

When it comes to her personal life, Mary Crosby has married twice – between 1978 and 1989, she was married to actor and director Ed Lottimer, and since 1998 Mary has been married to Mark Brodka with whom she has two children.

Quick Facts

Birth date: September 14, 1959
Birth place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height:1.65 m
Profession:Actress
Education:University of Texas at Austin
Nationality:American
Spouse:Mark Brodka
Parents:Bing Crosby, Kathryn Crosby
Siblings:Nathaniel Crosby, Harry Crosby, Gary Crosby, Dennis Crosby, Lindsay Crosby, Phillip Crosby
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Gave birth to her 2nd child with her 2nd husband Mark Brodka. [2002]
2Gave birth to her 1st child with her 2nd husband Mark Brodka. [1999]
3Aunt of Gregory Crosby.
4Got her Actor's Equity card at the age of four.
5Her father once appeared on a Barbara Walters program threatening to disown Mary if she ever lived with a man before marrying him. He died in October 1977 and Mary went on live with her first husband, Eb Lottimer before they married in November of 1978.
6Acting since she was four, she made her first theatrical appearance with her mother in a production of Peter Pan and later, in the company of her siblings in her father's popular Christmas-season TV specials of the 1960s and 1970s.
7She made cult TV history by enacting the role of "Kristin Shepard" (Sue Ellen Ewing's scheming sister) on the TV series Dallas (1978). Her character was one of several suspects in the 1980 cliffhanger ending. Shot by an unknown assailant, viewers had to wait the entire summer (and most of the fall due to a Hollywood actors' strike) to learn who J.R.'s assailant was. During the summer, the question, "Who shot J.R.?", was part of water cooler conversations around the world. Ultimately, Crosby's character was revealed as the culprit in the classic episode, Dallas: Who Done It? (1980), that aired on November 21, 1980. It was one of the highest-rated episodes of a TV show ever aired. Crosby's character later crossed over to the TV series, Knots Landing (1979), and then returned to Dallas (1978) in 1981, where she was eventually found drowned in the Southfork Ranch swimming pool.
8Member of Delta Delta Delta sorority, Theta Zeta chapter at the University of Texas at Austin.
9Niece of Bob Crosby
10Younger half-sister of Gary Crosby, Lindsay Crosby, Phillip Crosby and Dennis Crosby.
11Cousin of Chris Crosby and Cathy Crosby
12Is fluent in Spanish.
13Graduated high school at 15.
14Entered the University of Texas at Austin at 15, but dropped out after a year and a half to study at the American Conservatory Theatre in Los Angeles.
15Aunt of Denise Crosby and L. Chip Crosby Jr.
16Middle sister of Harry Crosby and Nathaniel Crosby.
17Best known as the person who shot J.R. in her role of Kristen Shepherd, in Dallas (1978).
18Daughter of Bing Crosby and Kathryn Grant


Quotes

#Quote
1The best feedback I ever got on shooting J.R. Ewing was from this angelic little old English lady, who said, 'Why didn't you shoot lower?'
2I used to give part answers until I realized people could see through them, that there was much more dignity -- for everyone -- in telling the truth.
3I don't think poor Daddy had the vaguest idea of what to do with a girl. He'd had four sons on his first marriage, and I was wedged between Harry and Nathaniel and was a terrible tomboy, beating both of them up until I was eleven -- when they started to beat ME up. Daddy would treat me like a boy -- teaching me to shoot, taking me on safaris to Africa -- and then turn around and get wonderfully befuddled by what he'd just done. 'Wait a minute, I can't take her duck hunting: she's a girl!' And 'What the heck is she doing out there playing football? Oh, yeah ... that's right ... I taught her.'
4[on Bing Crosby] I've never met anyone in the profession who was so unconcerned about his work. I don't mean he was unprofessional. Quite the contrary. It's just that once he finished a movie or a performance, that was that. He never watched his old movies on TV, always preferring to look at a baseball match, instead.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006Pop Culture AwardTV Land AwardsDallas (1978)· Charlene Tilton
· Linda Gray
· Larry Hagman
· Patrick Duffy
· Sheree J. Wilson
· Susan Howard
· Ken Kercheval
· Steve Kanaly


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The M Word2014Aunt Rita Stephenson
Just 45 Minutes from Broadway2012Sharon Cooper
Queen of the Lot2010Frances Lambert Sapir
The Legend of Zorro2005Governor's Wife
Sharing the Secret2000TV MovieIrene
The Night Caller1998Nikki Rogers
Mike Hammer, Private Eye1997TV SeriesSheryl Weathersby
Cupid1997Dana Rhodes
Orleans1997TV SeriesAlya Ransom
Beverly Hills, 902101995-1996TV SeriesClaudia Van Eyck
Dream On1995TV SeriesBeverly
Burke's Law1995TV SeriesHeather Bonham
Pointman1995TV SeriesDr. Elizabeth Andreas
Platypus Man1995TV SeriesBeth Garland
Men Who Hate Women & the Women Who Love Them1994TV MovieJennifer
Heaven Help Us1994TV Series
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine1994TV SeriesNatima Lang
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1993TV SeriesMonique
Distant Cousins1993Marcie
The Berlin Conspiracy1992Ursula Schneider
Murder, She Wrote1991-1992TV SeriesMariah Osborn / Laura Corman
Crack Me Up1991Stacey
Dallas1979-1991TV SeriesKristin Shepard
Guns of Paradise1991TV SeriesK. C. Cavanaugh
Eating1990Kate
Shades of LA1990TV SeriesJessica Pope
Corporate Affairs1990Jessica Pierce
Body Chemistry1990Marlee Redding
Freddy's Nightmares1989-1990TV SeriesGreta Moss / Greta Nordhoff-Roscoe
Deadly Innocents1989Beth / Cathy
In the Heat of the Night1989TV SeriesJ.D. Sinclaire
Quicker Than the Eye1988Mary Preston
Tapeheads1988Samantha Gregory
The New Adventures of Beans Baxter1987TV SeriesProfessor Vankleef
Johann Strauss - Der König ohne Krone1987Adele
Stagecoach1986TV MovieMrs. Lucy Mallory
North and South, Book II1986TV Mini-SeriesIsabel Hazard
The Love Boat1982-1986TV SeriesMegan Lewis / Elaine Kennedy / Helen Elaine / ...
Crazy Dan1986TV MovieBonnie
Final Jeopardy1985TV MovieSusan Campbell
Hotel1984-1985TV SeriesNatalie Rogers / Barbara Medford / Maggie Blackwood
Hollywood Wives1985TV Mini-SeriesKaren Lancaster
Glitter1984TV SeriesKarinova
Finder of Lost Loves1984TV SeriesBlythe Stewart
Cover Up1984TV SeriesMerilee Taylor
Fox Mystery Theater1984TV SeriesAnn Preston
The Fall Guy1982-1984TV SeriesKim Donnelly / Sue Jackson / Coleen Wilcox
The Ice Pirates1984Princess Karina
Automan1983TV SeriesEllen Fowler
Last Plane Out1983Elizabeth Rush
Confessions of a Married Man1983TV MovieEllen
Golden Gate1981TV MovieNatalie Kingsley
Dick Turpin1981TV SeriesJane Harding
Midnight Lace1981TV MovieCathy Preston
Knots Landing1980TV SeriesKristin Shepard
The Magic of David Copperfield III: Levitating Ferrari1980TV MovieDavid's girlfriend - Special Guest
Brothers and Sisters1979TV SeriesSuzy Cooper
CHiPs1979TV SeriesChris
Pearl1978TV Mini-SeriesPatricia North
Starsky and Hutch1978TV SeriesLeslie Slate
A Guide for the Married Woman1978TV MovieEloise
With This Ring1978TV MovieLisa Harris
Goldilocks1970TV ShortGoldilocks (as Mary Frances Crosby)
The Danny Thomas Hour1967TV SeriesJoan

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Love2015/IDocumentary short grateful thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
When Shoulderpads Ruled the World2002TV SpecialHerself
I Love 1980's2001TV Series documentaryHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2000TV Series documentaryHerself
The 42nd Annual Golden Globe Awards1985TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Actress / Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Breakaway1984TV SeriesHerself
The 41st Annual Golden Globe Awards1984TV SpecialHerself
The New Battlestars1983TV SeriesHerself
Hour Magazine1980-1981TV SeriesHerself
The Grammy Hall of Fame1981TV MovieHerself
The 7th Annual People's Choice Awards1981TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Favourite New Song
The John Davidson Show1981TV SeriesHerself
The 8th Annual American Music Awards1981TV SpecialHerself
The Hollywood Squares1979-1980TV SeriesHerself
Saturday Night at the Mill1980TV SeriesHerself
The Alan Hamel Show1979TV SeriesHerself
Battle of the Network Stars VI1979TV SpecialHerself - NBC Team
Bing Crosby the Christmas Years1978TV MovieHerself
Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas1977TV SpecialHerself
Bing Crosby's White Christmas1976TV SpecialHerself
Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire: A Couple of Song and Dance Men1975TV Special documentaryHerself
Bing Crosby and the Sounds of Christmas1971TV MovieHerself (as Mary Frances Crosby)
The Hollywood Palace1966-1968TV SeriesHerself - Singer
American Masters2014TV Series documentaryHerself
The Nation's Favourite Christmas Song2012TV Movie documentaryHerself - Daughter of Bing Crosby
Dallas VIP: 30 Year Reunion at Southfork Ranch2010Video documentary
The Legendary Bing Crosby2010TV Movie documentaryHerself - Narrator / Contributor
Bring Back... Dallas2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 4th Annual TV Land Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
Best Ever Christmas Films2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 100 Greatest Christmas Moments2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
Dallas Reunion: Return to Southfork2004TV Movie documentaryHerself / Kristin Shepard
Biography2004TV Series documentaryHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Bing Crosby Christmas1998Video documentaryHerself
Magico David1992TV Mini-SeriesDavid's girlfriend
Dallas1981-1989TV SeriesKristin Shepard

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