Mary Shannon Beatty Biography, Sisters, Nationality, Relationship Life and More

Mary Shannon Beatty Biography Sisters Nationality Relationship Life And More

Mary Shannon Beatty is the sister to Molly Shannon, who is an actress and comedian that appeared on Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2001.

Profile Summary

Full Name Mary Shannon Beatty
First Name Mary
Middle Name Shannon
Last Name Beatty
Profession Celebrity Sister
Gender Identity Female
Sexual Orientation Straight
Famed Sister Molly Shannon

Mary Shannon’s Family Life

Mary’s mother, Mary Margaret “Peg” Shannon, was a teacher, and her father, James Francis Shannon, was a sales manager. Her maternal grandparents were both born in Ireland, her grandfather in Cloghmore, Achill, Mayo, and her grandmother in Ballina, Co. Mayo.

Mary Shannon Beatty Biography Sisters Nationality Relationship Life And More

Mary Shannon Beatty sister, Molly Shannon

Professional Life of Mary Shannon

Mary’s professional life is currently unknown, but her sister Molly Shannon has worked as a hostess at Sunset Boulevard’s Cravings and as a food demo girl at Gelson’s in Marina Del Rey.

She auditioned for and was cast as Meg in the horror film remake of The Phantom of the Opera, alongside Robert Englund.

Who Is Mary Shannon’s Famed Sister?

Molly Shannon is Mary’s sister who in 2017, received the Film Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress for her work in the film Other People. Molly’s birth was in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and it happened on September 16, 1964, to an Irish-American Catholic family.

Awards and Honors Bestowed To Mary’s Sister, Molly.

Below are some of the awards that Molly Shannon got nominations for and won;

  • 1998 National Board of Review Award – Best Cast
  • 2000 Online Film & Television Association – Best Host or Performer in a Variety, Musical, or Comedy Series
  • 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards– Best Supporting Female
  • 2018 Provincetown International Film Festival – Excellence in Acting Award


Molly was not the only child of her parents as she had two sisters. She was the eldest and the names of her sisters are Mary Shannon Beatty and Katie Shannon. Sadly, one of her sisters – Katie, died when she was young after she was involved in an accident that claimed her life, the life of their mother, and a cousin after their father was driving while drunk.