This is Mary Steenburgen.
You know her from Stepbrothers.
From Back To The Future.
And also maybe from this post that I literally just wrote about her and Ted Danson being the greatest couple in the entire world. (Yah, I'm obsessed, not sorry!)
But somehow I did not know until just this week that Mary is not just an actress and 1/2 of the world's best couple...but also a writer du songs. Aka a songwriter.
She has written over 100 songs!!!!!!
But the craziest thing is she wasn't always a songwriter. She literally became a songwriter after having surgery in 2007!!!!
In 2007 she had surgery on her forearm. She was under anesthesia. Soon after, music started playing in her head day and night. “I couldn’t turn it off,” she said. She took music lessons. “I figured I’d better do something.” She likened it to what Dr. Oliver Sacks described in a recent book as “Musicophilia.” It just came pouring out of her.