Mare Winningham is an American actress. She’s also a singer-songwriter. She’s been acting since the 1970s, making her debut in the TV movie Young Pioneers. In the 1980s, she appeared in some films, including One Trick Pony, Threshold, St. Elmo’s Fire, Shy People, and Made in Heaven. She went on to star in the ’90s films Teresa’s Tattoo, Wyatt Earp, The War, Georgia, and Bad Day on the Block. During this period, she also made notable roles on TV, such as playing Sarah McCain in Mad About You and Dr. Amanda Lee in ER. In the 2000s, she played Dottie Shaw in The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire, Lynne Young in Clubhouse, and Susan Grey in Grey’s Anatomy. More recently, she played Cherry Lockhart in The Affair and Hazel Evers in American Horror Story: Hotel.