Mary Ellen Trainor

Movie Actress

Birthday July 8, 1952

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace San Francisco, CA

DEATH DATE May 20, 2015 (62)

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American actress best known for portraying Dr. Stephanie Woods in the Lethal Weapon series and Mrs. Walsh in The Goonies. She also had small roles in Forrest Gump and Back to the Future Part II.

Before Fame

Her first television appearance was on an episode of Cheers.


She played the same news reporter, Gail Wallens, in both Die Hard and Ricochet.

Family Life

She was married to director Robert Zemeckis from 1980 to 2000. They had a son named Alexander.

Associated With

She played the mother of Katherine Heigl's character on the popular teen drama Roswell.