Mary Lou Retton

Born: 01/23/1968 in Fairmont, West Virginia, USA

Filmography

Actor (20)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2004 (Tv Show)

Guest

Buddy Faro 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Superstar Gymnasts 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

America's Greatest Olympians 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

We're Having a Baby! 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Nadia Comaneci: Return to Romania 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult 1994 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Guiding Light: The Primetime Special 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

1988 Summer Olympic Games 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Scrooged 1988 (Movie)

Tiny Tim (Actor)

Caesar's 20th Birthday Celebration 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Kids in Sports: The Price of Glory 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

The Special Olympics Opening Ceremonies 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

ABC Fun Fit 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Liberty Weekend 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

16 Days of Glory (TV Show)

Actor

Relationships

Shannon Kelley

Husband
Married Dec. 29, 1990

Milestones

2011

Played a gymnastics coach on Disney Channel adventure series "Special Agent Oso"

2001

Executive produced and starred in PBS children's program "Flip Flop Shop"

1997

Inducted into International Gymnastics Hall of Fame

1994

Appeared as herself in "Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult"

1988

Made cameo in holiday comedy "Scrooged," starring Bill Murray

1985

Inducted into U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

1984

Became first American woman to win gymnastics all-around gold medal at Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, CA; also silver in team competition and horse vault, and bronze in floor exercise and uneven bars

1984

Named Wheaties cereal's first official spokesperson; also appeared on box cover

1983

Won American Cup competition; placed 2nd at U.S. Nationals

Moved to Houston, TX to train under Comăneci's former coaches Béla and Márta Károlyi

Inspired by watching Nadia Comăneci on television, took up gymnastics in hometown of Fairmont, WV

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