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Riley Mapel

Riley Mapel

The celebrity kid, Riley Mapel was the son of famous American actress Mare Winningham and her ex-husband William Mapel.

The American celebrity kid, Riley Mapel was born on 7th November 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA. If he was alive then his age will be 38 years old with his birth sign Scorpio. He had an American nationality belonging to the white ethical background. He had a pair of eyes with black color and black hair color.

Regarding his education, he studied acting at the LACC’s Acting Academy. Also, he was a grandson of Marilyn Jean Maloney and Sam Neal Winningham. Riley was the Siblings of Patrick Mapel, Jack Mapel, Happy Atticus Mapel, and Calla Louise Mapel. He was also a nephew of Patrick Winningham.

What is Cause of Riley Mapel’s Death?

Riley Mapel was never married nor known to be in any kind of relationships. He passed away on 14th August 2005 at the age of 23 in Los Angeles, the United States after he reportedly committed suicide. Riley was studying acting at the LACC’s Acting Academy at the time. Riley was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills).

However, the details of his death were not published as it was not in the best interests of the family. His parents chose to grieve in privacy.

Was Riley Mapel in a Relationship or Married Previously?

Riley Mapel was never married nor known to be in any kind of relationships. He did not have any children who can follow his footsteps. However, he never became part of controversies when he was single. That’s why he is always remembered by his parents because he was a decent person.

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Caption: Riley Mapel’s Grave

The Short Career of Riley’ Mother

Mare Winningham first started to sing and write songs from 1976 to 1977. After that, she had a chance to sing on The Gong Show. Soon she bagged an acting contract with Meyer Mishkin and told to say three lines in James at 15. Later on, she starred in the short-lived drama called The Young Pioneers in 1978. Also, she got the exposure and started getting more acting roles on TV and her career took off.

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Caption: Riley Mapel mother Mare Winningham

In the year 1985, she acted in St Elmo’s fire that she started to get noticed. Again she took roles on TV and starred in the Hallmark Hall of Fame movie called Love is Never Silent. Also, she was cast in God Bless the Child as a young homeless mother.

Likewise, she got filmed roles in the 1990s and appeared in the family drama called The War also in Wyatt Earp. Her role in George Wallace got her an Emmy award.

Mare Winningham continued to do TV roles such as in ER and Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. After that, she played Susan in Grey’s Anatomy. She got voice roles and also appeared as Beth in Off-Broadway drama Tribes. She is set to star in the film Dry Run. As regards her music, Winningham has released 4 albums and also done some singing roles in movies. Also, she has some songs to her credit.

Riley Mapel’s Mother holds Millions of Net Worth

His mother is an American actress Mare Winningham, who has an estimated net worth of around 1.5 million, which are earned from her acting career as well as her singing career.

Also, she has been nominated for a Drama Desk Award for her Off-Broadway role in 10 Million Miles. Then she starred on Broadway in Picnic in 2013 and was nominated for a Tony in 2014 for Caesar Valentina.

Facts of Riley Mapel

Full NameRiley Mapel
Date Of Birth27th November 1981
Age38 years 6 months
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California
EducationLACC's Acting Academy
ParentsFather William Mapel Mother Mare Winningham
SiblingsPatrick Mapel, Jack Mapel, Happy Atticus Mapel, and Calla Louise Mapel


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