|Is||Actor Television actor Film actor|
|From||United States of America|
|Type||Film, Television, Stage and Radio|
|Birth||4 April 1954, Watertown, USA|
Mary-Margaret Humes (born April 4, 1954) is an American actress best known in recent years for playing Gail Leery, the title character's mother on the WB television drama Dawson's Creek from 1998 to 2003.
Humes was born at Mercy Hospital in Watertown, New York. She attended Watertown High School ('72) and competed as Miss Thousand Islands in the 1974 Miss New York State contest. She won the Miss Florida USA pageant and was third runner up in the 1975 Miss USA pageant behind eventual winner and fellow actress Summer Bartholomew of California. Her best known movie role is as the Vestal Virgin Miriam in Mel Brooks's History of the World, Part I. Her best known television role was as Gail Leery on "Dawson's Creek". Humes has also appeared on such television series as Grey's Anatomy, The Dukes of Hazzard, Matlock, Knight Rider, Murphy Brown, The A-Team, The Fall Guy, Night Court, Hardcastle and McCormick, T.J. Hooker, Riptide, and Touched by an Angel. She was also a regular on the short-lived NBC series Eerie, Indiana in 1990. In 2000, she portrayed Hazel Show in The Stalking of Laurie Show, a made-for-television movie.