Maryann Plunkett

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Maryann Plunkett is a well-known American actress and singer. Moreover, Maryann Plunkett is best known for her appearances in movies such as  Little Women (2019), Blue Valentine (2010), and The Squid and the Whale (2005).

Early Life and Childhood

In 1953, Maryann Plunkett was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the United States of America. As of 2022, her age might be 69, and she holds American nationality.

Concerning her early childhood life, her ethinic background, and her parents’ names are still unknown. Moreover, it is also unclear whether she has any siblings or not.

Talking about her academic qualification, she attended a local school and completed her school education. Later, she enrolled at the University of New Hampshire and completed her graduation there.

Maryann Plunkett – Net Worth 2023

Plunkett has an estimated net worth of $4 million which she earned from her broadway, theatre, stage, movie, and television appearances. However, her earnings and income are still under review.

Professional Career

Firstly, Maryann Plunkett was a founding member of Portland Stage repertory company in Maine. In 1985, she played on Broadway as Bernadette Peters’s replacement in the role of “Dot” in Sunday in the Park with George.

In 1987, she earned the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her performance as “Sally Smith” in Me and My Girl.

Additionally, she started in the 1991 Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, in which she played Elizabeth Proctor opposite Martin Sheen as John Proctor, in an all-star cast including Michael York and Fritz Weaver.

Furthermore, she was a part of the Tony Randall National Actors Theatre Company and played in their production of Saint Joan by Shaw in 1993 on Broadway.

On Broadway in the year 1992, she performed in the National Actors Theatre productions of A Little Hotel on the Side by Georges Feydeau and Maurice Desvallières and The Seagull by Anton Chekov 1992.

Movies and Other Works

As an actress, she has appeared in the television movies The Littlest Victims and Breaking the Silence. And she has appeared in feature films including Claire Dolan (1998), The Squid and the Whale (2005), Blue Valentine (2010), The Company Men (2010), True Story (2015) The Family Fang (2015), and A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019).

Similarly, she guest-starred on episodes of Matlock, L.A. Law, Murder She Wrote, Miami Vice, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Law & Order.

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Caption: Maryann Plunkett in the movie, Star Trek (Source: Women Of Star Trek)

Moreover, she along with her husband Jay O. Sanders appeared together in the Richard Nelson play Sorry in 2012 at the Off-Broadway Public Theatre. She played the role of “Barbara Apple” in the Nelson “Apple Family” plays as well.

Similarly, they featured together in the Off-Broadway production of That Hopey Changey Thing in October 2010 at the Public Theatre. She and her husband Sanders appear in all three of Nelson’s new play cycle, with the overall title of The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family.


In 1987, she earned the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. Similarly, she earned one Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance and one Obie Award for Ensemble Performance in the year 2012.

Relationship Status

In 1991, Maryann Plunkett married Jay O. Sanders. They first met while acting on the television series A Man Called Hawk.

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Caption: Maryann Plunkett with her husband Jay O. Sanders (Source: Visual & Performing Arts – UCCS)

With the marriage, the couple has a son whose name is Jamie born in 1994. However, there is not much more information available at the moment.

Body Measurements

Plunkett stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 65 kg. Moreover, she has blue eyes with brown hair color and there is not much more information available related to her other body stats.

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Caption: Maryann Plunkett posing for a photo (Source: Zimbio)

Maryann Plunkett – Social Media

This American actress is not active on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.