Mary Beth Hurt (born September 26, 1946) is an American actress of stage and screen.
Hurt was born Mary Beth Supinger in 1946 in Marshalltown, Iowa, the daughter of Delores Lenore (née Andre) and Forrest Clayton Supinger. Her childhood babysitter was actress Jean Seberg, also a Marshalltown native. Hurt studied drama at the University of Iowa and at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
Hurt was married to actor William Hurt for 10 years (from 1971 to 1981). She married director and writer Paul Schrader in 1983, and they have a daughter and a son.