Mary Ellen Trainor



Place of birth:

Chicago - Illinois - USA:


Mary Ellen Trainor was an actress well-known for roles in a variety of 80s movies including Romancing the Stone, The Goonies, Lethal Weapon (and its sequels), The Monster Squad, Action Jackson, Die Hard, Scrooged, Ghostbusters II, and Back to the Future 2, among other things. One of her most iconic roles was that of the greedy wife in the famous killer Santa episode of Tales From the Crypt "And All Through the House".

Film Credits

Freaky Friday (2003)
as Diary Reading Patient
Moonlight Mile (2002)
as Mrs. Meyerson
Anywhere But Here (1999)
as Homeowner
Someone to Love Me (1998)
as Jocelyn Hart
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
as Dr. Stephanie Woods
Hope (1997)
as Maize Burns
Executive Decision (1996)
as Allison
A Face to Die For (1996)
as Nora Gilmore
Congo (1995)
as Moira
Seduced and Betrayed (1995)
as Charlotte
Little Giants (1994)
as Karen O'Shea
Forrest Gump (1994)
as Jenny's Babysitter (uncredited)
Greedy (1994)
as Nora
Death Becomes Her (1992)
as Vivian Adams
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
as Stephanie Woods
Ricochet (1991)
as Gail Wallens
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
as Officer Reese (uncredited)
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
as Police Psychiatrist
Ghostbusters II (1989)
as Brownstone Mother
Scrooged (1988)
as Ted
Die Hard (1988)
as Gail Wallens
Action Jackson (1988)
as Secretary
The Monster Squad (1987)
as Emily
Lethal Weapon (1987)
as Psychologist
The Goonies (1985)
as Mrs. Walsh
Romancing the Stone (1984)
as Elaine