Fast Facts

  • Named after a village in Cuba, which was a favorite fishing spot of her father and grandfather.
  • First film role was in the 1976 rape drama Lipstick, which starred her sister, Margaux.
  • Posed nude for Playboy in 1983.
  • Guest-starred on a controversial 1994 episode of the ABC sitcom Roseanne in which she and the title star shared a kiss in a gay bar.
  • Published her first book in 2002, Finding My Balance: A Memoir; followed it with 2007's Mariel Hemingway's Healthy Living from the Inside Out: Every Woman's Guide to Real Beauty, Renewed Energy and a Radiant Life and 2009's Mariel's Kitchen: Simple Ingredients for a Delicious and Satisfying Life.
  • Is a practitioner and teacher of yoga, and produced and starred in the video Rodney Yee/Mariel Hemingway: 15 Minute Results Yoga.


  • 1979, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 1993, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1977, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actress: Nominee
  • 1980, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Supporting Actress: Nominee
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special: Nominee


  • Steve Crisman — Ex-husband
  • Ernest Hemingway — Grandfather
  • Byra Hemingway — Mother
  • Dree Hemingway — Daughter
  • Margaux Hemingway — Sister
  • Jack Hemingway — Father
  • Langley Fox — Daughter
  • Joan Hemingway — Sister
  • Hadley Richardson — Grandmother

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  • Birth Name: Mariel Hadley Hemingway
  • Birth Place: Mill Valley, CA
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Director

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