Mary Crosby Biography: Net Worth, Movies, Age, Husband, Children, Parents, Siblings, TV Shows

May 2, 2024 0 Posted By Lorenza Nicholas


Mary Frances Crosby (born 14 September 1959) is an accomplished American actress best known for her role as Kristin Shepard in the popular television series Dallas

She comes from a family of entertainers: Mary Crosby‘s father was the legendary actor and singer Bing Crosby, and her mother was actress Kathryn Grant. Despite her famous background, Crosby has made a name for herself in the industry with her talent and hard work.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Mary Frances Crosby
Stage Name: Mary Crosby
Born: 14 September 1959 (age 64 years old)
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality: American
Education: The University of Texas at Austin
Height: 1.65 m
Parents: Bing Crosby, Kathryn Crosby
Siblings: Nathaniel Crosby, Gary Crosby, Dennis Crosby, Harry Crosby, Lindsay Crosby, Phillip Crosby
Spouse: Mark Brodka (m. 1998), Ed Lottimer (m. 1978–1989)
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Christopher Brodka, Brent Brodka
Occupation: Actress • TV Personality
Net Worth: $5 million (USD)

Early Life & Education

Mary Crosby, the daughter of the legendary crooner Bing Crosby and actress Kathryn Crosby, was born on September 14, 1959, in Los Angeles, California. 

As the seventh child in a family of six siblings—Nathaniel CrosbyGary CrosbyDennis CrosbyHarry CrosbyLindsay Crosby, and Phillip Crosby—it’s no wonder Mary was destined for the limelight.

From a tender age, Mary Crosby was fascinated by the acting world, and her passion for performing arts was nurtured within her family. Despite graduating from high school at 15, she continued her journey of learning at the University of Texas at Austin


Mary Crosby embarked on her acting journey during her teenage years, honing her skills through various TV movies and miniseries. Notably, she shared the screen with her family in the 1970 musical film Goldilocks. 1978, she showcased her talent in two notable TV movies, With This Ring and Pearl.

However, her portrayal of Kristin Shepard in the popular soap opera Dallas from 1978 to 1981 propelled her to stardom. Mary‘s performance garnered widespread acclaim as the conniving and manipulative Kristin Shepard, establishing her as a standout actress in the entertainment realm. Her portrayal of Kristin remains an enduring highlight of her career.

Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Mary Crosby continued to shine in various film roles, including The Ice Pirates (1984), Tapeheads (1988), and The Legend of Zorro (2005). Additionally, she graced the small screen with guest appearances on beloved television shows like Starsky & Hutch, Murder, She Wrote, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Notably, she reunited with her Dallas co-star Larry Hagman on OrleansMary‘s dedication to her craft and versatility ensured her enduring presence as a prominent figure in the entertainment industry.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle:@maryacrosbie

Personal Life

Mary Crosby, 64,  has been married twice in her lifetime. Her first marriage was to singer-songwriter Eb Lottimer in 1978 at the young age of 19. However, after 11 years of marriage, they divorced in 1989. 

In 1998, Mary Crosby married California attorney Mark Brodka, specializing in real estate and personal injury law. Together, they have two sons named Brent Brodka and Christopher Brodka.



  • Goldilocks (1970) as Goldilocks
  • With This Ring (1978) as Lisa Harris
  • A Guide for the Married Woman (1978) as Eloise
  • Midnight Lace (1981) as Cathy Preston
  • Golden Gate (1981) as Natalie Kingsley
  • Confessions of a Married Man (1983) as Ellen
  • Last Plane Out (1983) as Elizabeth Rush
  • The Ice Pirates (1984) as Princess Karina
  • Final Jeopardy (1985) as Susan Campbell
  • Crazy Dan (1986) as Bonnie
  • Stagecoach (1986) as Mrs Lucy Mallory
  • Johann Strauß – Der König Ohne Krone (1987) as Adele
  • Tapeheads (1988) as Samantha Gregory
  • Deadly Innocents (1989) as Beth/Cathy
  • Body Chemistry (1990) as Marlee Redding
  • Eating (1990) as Herself
  • The Berlin Conspiracy (1992) as Irina
  • The Night Caller (1998) as Nikki Rogers
  • The Legend of Zorro (2005) as Governor’s Wife
  • Sharing the Secret (2005) as Irene (TV Movie)
  • Queen of the Lot (2010) as Frances Lambert Sapir (TV Movie)
  • Just 45 Minutes from Broadway (2012) as Sharon Cooper
  • The M Word (2014) as Aunt Rita Stephenson

TV Shows

  • Dallas (1978–1981) as Kristin Shepard
  • North and South, Book II (1981) as Isabel Truscott Hazard (Miniseries)
  • Hollywood Wives (1985) (Miniseries)
  • Stagecoach (1986) (TV Movie)
  • In the Heat of the Night (1988)
  • Freddy’s Nightmares (1988)
  • Murder, She Wrote (1989)
  • Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1994)

Net Worth

Mary Crosby has built a successful career and is estimated to be worth around $5 million. She has earned this impressive wealth through her various professional endeavors, such as acting, producing, and voiceover work. 

Despite being the daughter of famous actor Bing CrosbyMary has carved out her own path and established herself as a talented and successful individual.

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