Mary Ellen Trainor Net Worth

Mary Ellen Trainor Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Mary Ellen Trainor net worth is
$10 Million

Mary Ellen Trainor Wiki Biography

Mary Ellen Trainor was born on 8 July 1952, in Montecito, California USA, and was an actress, best known to be part of the “Lethal Weapon” films playing the psychiatrist Dr. Stephanie Woods. She was also part of the film “The Goonies” as Irene Walsh. All of her endeavors helped put her net worth to where it was prior to her passing in 2015.

How rich was Mary Ellen Trainor? As of early-2017, sources estimate a net worth that was at $10 million, mostly earned through a successful career as an actress. She was part of many films since the 1980s and also took on many television roles. All of these achievements ensured the position of her wealth.

Mary Ellen Trainor Net Worth $10 million

Trainor attended San Diego State University studying broadcast journalism. After graduating, she worked at radio stations KCBS and KSDO.

In 1983, she made her first television appearance in an episode of “Cheers”, a sitcom that focused on a bar named Cheers located in Boston. Thanks to this opportunity, she would then make her big screen debut in “Romancing the Stone” directed by Robert Zemeckis, which proved highly successful both critically and financially. This was the start of a long working relationship, and she also appeared in several films by Richard Donner, aside from which she appeared in the Steven Spielberg film “1941”. Other projects she was a part of include “Back to the Future” which starred Michael J. Fox, which become the highest grossing film of 1985. She was also part of the film “Forrest Gump” starring Tom Hanks and Sally Field, based on the novel of the same name. Mary also became part of “Congo” and “Anywhere But Here”, before in 1987 being cast in “Lethal Weapon” starring Mel Gibson and Danny Glover, and would reprise her role in the next three “Lethal Weapon” films. She also appeared in “Back to the Future Part II”, and was a part of 1989’s “Ghostbusters II”. Thanks to these numerous opportunities, her net worth continuously increased.

While making films, she also had several television roles. She joined the cast of the teen sitcom “Parker Lewis Can’t Lose” from 1990 to 1991, and in 1996 she became part of “Relativity”, but which was short-lived. In 1999, she was cast in “Roswell” as the character Diane Evans; the science fiction show was based on the young adult book series entitled “Roswell High”.

For her personal life, it is known that Mary was married to Academy Award-winning director Robert Zemeckis for 20 years – they have a son, but divorced in 2000. Their son also appeared in several films such as “Contact” and “Rabbit Fever”. She was also good friends with producer Kathleen Kennedy. In 2015, Trainor passed away in Montecino, California, due to complications from pancreatic cancer.

Full NameMary Ellen Trainor
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 8, 1952
DiedMay 20, 2015, Montecito, California, United States
Place Of BirthChicago, Illinois, United States
SpouseRobert Zemeckis (m. 1980–2000)
ChildrenAlexander Zemeckis
MoviesLethal Weapon, The Goonie, Romancing the Stone, Die Hard, Ghostbusters II, Scrooged, Death Becomes Her
TV ShowsParker Lewis Can't Lose, Relativity
1In 1989, she appeared in three film franchises which were all on their second installment: Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), Ghostbusters II (1989) and Back to the Future Part II (1989).
2She appeared in four films directed by her then husband Robert Zemeckis: Romancing the Stone (1984), Back to the Future Part II (1989), Death Becomes Her (1992) and Forrest Gump (1994).
3She died from complications of pancreatic cancer at her home in Montecito, CA.
4She had a son, Alexander Zemeckis, with her ex-husband, Robert.


McBride: Requiem2008TV MovieElizabeth Lucas
Cake: A Wedding Story2007Jane Andrews
The Music Inside2005Monica Amado
Freaky Friday2003Diary Reading Patient
Moonlight Mile2002Mrs. Meyerson
Roswell1999-2002TV SeriesDiane Evans
Amy's Orgasm2001Amy's Mom
Anywhere But Here1999Homeowner
Mi casa, su casa1998ShortMrs. Holcomb
Someone to Love Me1998TV MovieJocelyn Hart
Lethal Weapon 41998Dr. Stephanie Woods
Hope1997TV MovieMaize Burns
Relativity1996-1997TV SeriesEve Lukens
Executive Decision1996Allison
A Face to Die For1996TV MovieMrs. Gilmore
Seduced and Betrayed1995TV MovieCharlotte
Little Giants1994Karen O'Shea
Forrest Gump1994Jenny's Babysitter (uncredited)
Parker Lewis Can't Lose1990-1993TV SeriesMrs. Lewis
Death Becomes Her1992Vivian Adams
Lethal Weapon 31992Stephanie Woods
Kuffs1992Nikki Allyn
Grand Canyon1991Ms. Green
Ricochet1991Gail Wallens
Fire Birds1990Janet Little
The Outsiders1990TV Series
Rock Hudson1990TV MovieFemale Agent
Fear Stalk1989TV MovieJennifer
Back to the Future Part II1989Officer Reese (uncredited)
Lethal Weapon 21989Police Psychiatrist
Ghostbusters II1989Brownstone Mother
Tales from the Crypt1989TV SeriesWife
Die Hard1988Gail Wallens
Action Jackson1988Secretary
The Monster Squad1987Emily
Amazing Stories1987TV SeriesMara Webster
Lethal Weapon1987Psychologist
Remington Steele1986-1987TV SeriesEstelle Becker
CBS Schoolbreak Special1986TV SeriesHelen Dawson
The Goonies1985Mrs. Walsh
Crazy Like a Fox1985TV Series
The Stone Boy1984Doris Simms
Romancing the Stone1984Elaine
Cheers1983TV SeriesMary


19411979associate to producer
Hardcore1979assistant to producer
Big Wednesday1978assistant to producer


The History of Coolness: A Look Back at 'Parker Lewis Can't Lose'2009Video documentary shortHerself
The 67th Annual Academy Awards1995TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards1995TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member

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