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Mary Meinel Newport

Mary Meinel Newport (born 1955) is a former Star Trek actress. She is Jerry Newport's wife and like him she has Asperger's Syndrome and was featured in the movie Mozart and the Whale. They wrote two books together, Autism-Asperger's & Sexuality: Puberty and Beyond (2002) and Mozart and the Whale: an Asperger's Love Story (2007). Mary is also an accomplished artist and musician. She was interviewed twice on 60 Minutes (in 1996 and in 2004). She is also included on this list of Great Women of Our Time. Read more about her remarkable life here.