Maura Tierney

Maura Tierney (born February 3, 1965) is an American film and television actress, who is best known for her roles on NewsRadio and ER as well as The Affair, for which she won the Golden Globe Award in 2016.

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Insomnia (2002)

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Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  Al Pacino  •  Robin Williams  •  Maura Tierney

Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  Al Pacino  •  Robin Williams  •  Maura Tierney

Forces of Nature (1999)

Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an approaching ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bronwen Hughes
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Ben Affleck  •  Maura Tierney  •  Steve Zahn

Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an approaching ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bronwen Hughes
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Ben Affleck  •  Maura Tierney  •  Steve Zahn

Instinct (1999)

In a prison for the criminally insane, deranged anthropologist Ethan Powell is set to be examined by a bright young psychiatrist, Theo Caulder. Driven by ambition and a hunger for the truth, Caulder will eventually risk everything—even put his very life on the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Cuba Gooding Jr.  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Maura Tierney

In a prison for the criminally insane, deranged anthropologist Ethan Powell is set to be examined by a bright young psychiatrist, Theo Caulder. Driven by ambition and a hunger for the truth, Caulder will eventually risk everything—even put his very life on the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Cuba Gooding Jr.  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Maura Tierney

Liar Liar (1997)

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Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his mouth has suddenly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Maura Tierney  •  Justin Cooper  •  Cary Elwes

Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his mouth has suddenly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Maura Tierney  •  Justin Cooper  •  Cary Elwes

Oxygen (1999)

A masochistic cop, who hides her predilection from her cop husband, gets involved in pursuing a kidnapper nicknamed Harry for Harry Houdini  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Shepard
CAST:  Maura Tierney  •  Adrien Brody  •  James Naughton  •  Laila Robins

A masochistic cop, who hides her predilection from her cop husband, gets involved in pursuing a kidnapper nicknamed Harry for Harry Houdini  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Shepard
CAST:  Maura Tierney  •  Adrien Brody  •  James Naughton  •  Laila Robins

Primal Fear (1996)

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An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a third ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Laura Linney  •  John Mahoney  •  Frances McDormand

An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a third ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Laura Linney  •  John Mahoney  •  Frances McDormand

Scotland, PA (2001)

Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing Mac to rob the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Morrissette
CAST:  James Le Gros  •  Maura Tierney  •  Christopher Walken  •  Kevin Corrigan

Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing Mac to rob the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Morrissette
CAST:  James Le Gros  •  Maura Tierney  •  Christopher Walken  •  Kevin Corrigan

The Thin Pink Line (1998)

In this mockumentary, a film team in search of a new documentary project determines to find a wrongfully imprisoned death-row inmate. Enter Chauncey Ledbetter, the quirky, potentially gay, prisoner convicted of murdering his high school show choir teacher. As ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Irpino  •  Joe Dietl
CAST:  Joe Dietl  •  Bruce Daniels  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Illeana Douglas

In this mockumentary, a film team in search of a new documentary project determines to find a wrongfully imprisoned death-row inmate. Enter Chauncey Ledbetter, the quirky, potentially gay, prisoner convicted of murdering his high school show choir teacher. As ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Irpino  •  Joe Dietl
CAST:  Joe Dietl  •  Bruce Daniels  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Illeana Douglas

Welcome to Mooseport (2004)

A US president (Gene Hackman) who has retired after two terms in office returns to his hometown of Mooseport, Maine and decides to run for Mayor against another local candidate (Ray Romano).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Ray Romano  •  Gene Hackman  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Maura Tierney

A US president (Gene Hackman) who has retired after two terms in office returns to his hometown of Mooseport, Maine and decides to run for Mayor against another local candidate (Ray Romano).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Ray Romano  •  Gene Hackman  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Maura Tierney

Melvin Goes to Dinner (2003)

Marital infidelity, religion, a guy in heaven wearing a Wizards jersey, anal fetishes, cigarettes and schizophrenia, ghosts, and how it’s going to get worse before it gets better.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Odenkirk
CAST:  Michael Blieden  •  Stephanie Courtney  •  Annabelle Gurwitch  •  Maura Tierney

Marital infidelity, religion, a guy in heaven wearing a Wizards jersey, anal fetishes, cigarettes and schizophrenia, ghosts, and how it’s going to get worse before it gets better.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Odenkirk
CAST:  Michael Blieden  •  Stephanie Courtney  •  Annabelle Gurwitch  •  Maura Tierney

Out of Darkness (1994)

Diana Ross dramatizes multiple personality disorder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Elikann
CAST:  Diana Ross  •  Beah Richards  •  Maura Tierney  •  Lindsay Crouse

Diana Ross dramatizes multiple personality disorder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Elikann
CAST:  Diana Ross  •  Beah Richards  •  Maura Tierney  •  Lindsay Crouse

Diggers (2006)

Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as their grandfathers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katherine Dieckmann
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Ken Marino  •  Ron Eldard  •  Josh Hamilton

Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as their grandfathers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katherine Dieckmann
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Ken Marino  •  Ron Eldard  •  Josh Hamilton

The Linguini Incident (1991)

A waitress, a barman and an underwear designer try to rob a New York restaurant where two of them work.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Shepard
CAST:  Rosanna Arquette  •  David Bowie  •  Andre Gregory  •  Eszter Balint

A waitress, a barman and an underwear designer try to rob a New York restaurant where two of them work.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Shepard
CAST:  Rosanna Arquette  •  David Bowie  •  Andre Gregory  •  Eszter Balint

White Sands (1992)

A small southwestern town sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and $500,000. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an FBI investigation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Willem Dafoe  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Samuel L. Jackson

A small southwestern town sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and $500,000. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an FBI investigation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Willem Dafoe  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Mexico City (2000)

When her brother disappears during a brief travel layover in Mexico, Mitch begins a desperate search that will eventually lead the young divorcee into the capital city's most notorious neighborhood. But even with the aid of the American Ambassador, her plight is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Shepard
CAST:  Stacy Edwards  •  Robert Patrick  •  Jorge Robles  •  Johnny Zander

When her brother disappears during a brief travel layover in Mexico, Mitch begins a desperate search that will eventually lead the young divorcee into the capital city's most notorious neighborhood. But even with the aid of the American Ambassador, her plight is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Shepard
CAST:  Stacy Edwards  •  Robert Patrick  •  Jorge Robles  •  Johnny Zander

Nature Calls (2012)

Polar-opposite brothers Randy and Kirk never saw eye-to-eye, but their rivalry is taken to a new level when Randy hijacks Kirk's son's sleepover, taking the boys on a Scout Trip to remember.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Rohal
CAST:  Patton Oswalt  •  Johnny Knoxville  •  Rob Riggle  •  Maura Tierney

Polar-opposite brothers Randy and Kirk never saw eye-to-eye, but their rivalry is taken to a new level when Randy hijacks Kirk's son's sleepover, taking the boys on a Scout Trip to remember.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Rohal
CAST:  Patton Oswalt  •  Johnny Knoxville  •  Rob Riggle  •  Maura Tierney

The Temp (1993)

A series of mysterious accidents at a food company lead a manager to suspect his impressive new temporary secretary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Holland
CAST:  Timothy Hutton  •  Lara Flynn Boyle  •  Dwight Schultz  •  Oliver Platt

A series of mysterious accidents at a food company lead a manager to suspect his impressive new temporary secretary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Holland
CAST:  Timothy Hutton  •  Lara Flynn Boyle  •  Dwight Schultz  •  Oliver Platt

Fly By Night (1993)

A struggling rapper finds a way in when he is approached by a more respected, hardcore rapper.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Gomer
CAST:  Jeffrey D. Sams  •  Ron Brice  •  Maura Tierney

A struggling rapper finds a way in when he is approached by a more respected, hardcore rapper.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Gomer
CAST:  Jeffrey D. Sams  •  Ron Brice  •  Maura Tierney

Dead Women in Lingerie (1991)

A private detective is hired to catch a serial killer who makes immigrant garment workers his victims.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erica Fox
CAST:  John Romo  •  Maura Tierney  •  Jerry Orbach  •  Dennis Christopher

A private detective is hired to catch a serial killer who makes immigrant garment workers his victims.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erica Fox
CAST:  John Romo  •  Maura Tierney  •  Jerry Orbach  •  Dennis Christopher

Finding Amanda (2008)

A television producer with a penchant for drinking and gambling is sent to Las Vegas to convince his troubled niece to enter rehab.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Tolan
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Brittany Snow  •  Maura Tierney  •  Peter Facinelli

A television producer with a penchant for drinking and gambling is sent to Las Vegas to convince his troubled niece to enter rehab.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Tolan
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Brittany Snow  •  Maura Tierney  •  Peter Facinelli
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