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  • Kate Mara Biography

    Born: February 27, 1983 in Bedford, New York, United States

    KATE MARA was born and raised in Bedford, New York. She began acting at age fourteen in local theater projects. At fifteen Kate made her feature film debut in “Random Hearts” for director Sydney Pollack. 

    Kate’s impressive list of film credits include “Brokeback Mountain” for director Ang Lee, in which she portrayed Heath Ledger’s daughter; “Transsiberian” with Sir Ben Kingsley and Woody Harrelson for director Brad Anderson; “We Are Marshall” with Matthew McConaughey and Matthew Fox for director McG; “Shooter” with Mark Wahlberg for director Antoine Fuqua; and “Stone of Destiny” with Charlie Cox for director Charles Martin Smith.

    Kate also appeared in the Academy Award nominated film “127 Hours” with James Franco and Amber Tamblyn for director Danny Boyle. She co-starred in “Transcendence” alongside Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, Rebecca Hall and Morgan Freeman, which marked the directorial debut of Academy Award-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister.

    Later this year, audiences will next see Kate star in three films, including FANTASTIC FOUR.  She stars in “Captive” alongside David Oyelowo. Kate plays as a single mother struggling with meth addiction in the adaptation of the best-selling book “An Unlikely Angel,” and she stars in director Ridley Scott’s “The Martian,” alongside Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain.

    Most recently, she completed filming the psychological thriller “Man Down,” in which she plays Natalie Drummer, wife of war veteran Gabriel Drummer, played by Shia LaBeouf; and the sci-fi thriller “Morgan” for director Luke Scott.

    On the small screen, Kate received an Emmy Award nomination for her role in David Fincher’s critically acclaimed television series, “House of Cards,” in which she co-starred alongside Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright. 

    Kate portrayed a mentally unstable ghost alongside Jessica Lange in season one of Ryan Murphy’s critically acclaimed series “American Horror Story” for FX.


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