Maura Tierney Biography, Age, Family, The Affair, Siblings, Net worth

Maura Tierney

Maura Tierney Biography and Wiki

Maura Tierney is an American actress widely known for her roles as Lisa Miller on medical drama ER and Helen Solloway television drama The Affair for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film in 2016. She also took the role on the CBS legal drama The Good Wife, playing Maddie Hayward.

Maura Tierney Age| Nationality

She was born on  February 3, 1965 and is therefore currently 57 years as of 2022. Maura celebrates her birthday in February 3rd every year. Being born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, she is of the American nationality and of white ethnicity.

Maura Tierney Height| Weight

She has an estimated height of  5 feet 3 inches (1.6 meters). Her average weight is 55 kilograms (122 Pounds). More details about her physical appearance and other body measurements are currently not known and will be updated soon.

Maura Tierney Family| Parents| Siblings

She has tried as much as possible to keep her family life away from the spotlight. We only know that she was born and brought up with her siblings in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, to a Catholic family. Her mother, Pat is a real estate broker and her late father, Joseph Tierney was a famous politician in Boston. Also, Tierney is the eldest in a family of three. Further details about her parents whereabouts and siblings or not are currently not known and will be updated as soon as we find out.

Maura Tierney Husband| Married| Divorced| Kids

Tierney is currently divorced. She was married to Billy Morrisette who is an actor and director. The couple tied knots on February 1, 1993, but divorced in 2006 citing some unreconcilable reasons. They had no children before they broke up.

Maura Tierney Education

Not so much is known about her educational background. It is only known that Tierney went to Mount Alvernia Academy Elementary School and Notre Dame Academy in Hingham, Massachusetts and studied drama. After her graduation, she went to New York University for further studies in drama and dance. More about this will be updated as soon as possible.

Maura Tierney
Maura Tierney

Maura Tierney Awards

  • Nominee Critics’ Choice TV Award
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series The Affair

Maura Tierney Career| The Affair

In 2016, she joined the showtime cast, “The Affair” playing Hellen Solloway which she won the Golden Globe Award. Parenthood Tierney underwent breast surgery in 2009 which made her miss the parenthood cast and was replaced by Lauren Graham. Tierney returned to play in 2010 after full recovery.

Maura Tierney Beautiful Boy

She joined the cast of Beautiful boy in 2018 on the memoir name David Sheff. The beautiful boy is a dark family drama with Steve Carell and Timothee Chalamet.

Maura Tierney Newsradio

Maura first received public exposure by taking a lead role in sitcom NewsRadio from 1995 to 1999. While still on NewsRadio cast, she also appeared in several films such as Primal Fear, Liar Liar, Primary Colors, Forces of Nature and Welcome to Mooseport. After NewsRadio was canceled, Tierney decided not to star in another sitcom.

Maura Tierney The Good Wife

She took the role on the CBS legal drama The Good Wife, playing Maddie Hayward.

Maura Tierney Movies| TV Shows

  • Rescue Me (TV Show)
  • The Affair (TV Show)
  • The Whole Truth (TV Show)
  • The Meredith Vieira Show (TV Show)
  • The Talk (TV Show)


  • Late Night With Seth Meyers (TV Show)
  • The Social (TV Show)
  • The Marilyn Denis Show (TV Show)
  • The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Show)
  • The Martha Stewart Show (TV Show)
  • In the Loop With iVillage (TV Show)


  • Today (TV Show)
  • Showbiz Tonight (TV Show)
  • Tavis Smiley (TV Show)
  • The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (TV Show)
  • Late Night with Conan O’Brien (TV Show)
  • Celebrity Poker Showdown (TV Show)
  • Last Call with Carson Daly (TV Show)
  • Good Morning America (TV Show)

Maura Tierney Breast Cancer

Tierney was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer. She opted to have a skin-sparing mastectomy; and because the cancer was found to be more aggressive than her doctors had originally believed, the surgery was followed by three months of chemotherapy.

Maura Tierney Accident

She had a real-life ER experience last year after being struck by a car as she rode her bike near the ocean. The former ER star and current star of The Affair was biking in Marina del Rey at around noon when a car clipped her back tire, sending her tumbling to the ground.

Maura Tierney Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of  $10 million US dollars. Her primary source of income is from her acting career. More details about her wealth, assets, properties, houses, cars she owns, private jets and villas and so much more are currently not known and will be updated soon.

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