Mary Riley was born in Portsmouth, Virginia and began her theatrical and musical career at the wee age of 6 as Mary in the church Christmas pageant. Her love of singing led her to receive her Bachelor of Music from East Carolina University, and her Master of Arts from Radford University. She taught private and class voice for a year at Bluefield College, before deciding she needed to explore the country as a performer and took off for sunny California on a theater contract. Mary has appeared as a professional actress, singer, and model across the US, internationally, and in her current home of NYC. Film & Web: Three from the Block, The Otherworld and Poker Night. Theater: Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing, Helena & Titania in a A Midsummer Night's Dream with the Spontaneous Shakespeare Players, title role in the world premiere of Anna Nicole: Blonde Glory with Xoregos Performing Company, Lady Macbeth in Voodoo Macbeth with Mercia Entertainment, Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire with Thunder Bay Theatre, Hermione in The Winter's Tale with Southwest Shakespeare Company, Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet, and Claire in Proof with Winni Playhouse. She is the Founder & Producing Artistic Director of Mercia Entertainment, and is also currently one half of The Unstuffy Divas along with Jennifer Gelber. As always, she thanks her family & friends for their love and support! Mary is a proud member of Actor's Equity and SAG-AFTRA.