39 Facts About Kate Mara

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Kate Mara's has since appeared in Brokeback Mountain, We Are Marshall, Shooter, Transsiberian, Stone of Destiny, The Open Road, Transcendence, The Martian, Fantastic Four, Morgan, Megan Leavey, My Days of Mercy, and Chappaquiddick .

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Kate Mara's is the second of four siblings, with one older brother, Daniel; one younger sister, the actress Patricia "Rooney"; and one younger brother, Conor.

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Kate Mara's is a great-granddaughter of both New York Giants founder Tim Mara and Pittsburgh Steelers founder Art Rooney, Sr.

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Kate Mara began acting at the age of nine in a school musical.

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Kate Mara's attended several youth theater-arts schools and appeared in community theater and in school plays.

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Kate Mara's did not get the role, but knew from then on she wanted to act.

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Kate Mara graduated from Fox Lane High School a year early, and was accepted into the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University to study musical theater, but deferred her slot to work as an actress.

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Kate Mara appeared on Cold Case, Boston Public, CSI: Miami and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation that same year.

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Kate Mara was cast as the lead in the 2004 The WB pilot Prodigy, about a teenage child prodigy.

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Kate Mara joined the cast of the HBO comedy-drama Entourage for the series' sixth season in 2009.

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In 2012, Mara joined the cast of House of Cards, playing the part of Zoe Barnes, an intrepid reporter from Washington, D C who becomes a major ally to Frank Underwood by leaking stories that undermine his rivals.

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Kate Mara starred in The Alice Complex, a play by Peter Barr Nickowitz, at Dixon Place in New York City in 2005, and at the Blank Theatre in Los Angeles in 2006.

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Kate Mara made her film debut in Random Hearts, with Harrison Ford in 1999, directed by Sydney Pollack.

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Kate Mara's played Jessica Chandler, the daughter of a congresswoman .

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Kate Mara's next appeared in the Sundance Film Festival award-winning films Joe the King and Tadpole, alongside Sigourney Weaver.

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Kate Mara co-starred in Peoples, a drama and coming of age story filmed in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Kate Mara's starred in the direct-to-video horror film Urban Legends: Bloody Mary and appeared with Noah Wyle and Illeana Douglas in the 2005 film The Californians.

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Kate Mara signed with the William Morris Agency, and was included on the New York Daily News list of "10 young actors who have a shot at making it big" at the start of 2006.

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Kate Mara's appeared in Zoom that year as Summer Jones, a 16-year-old girl with telekinetic and empathic abilities.

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Kate Mara's next appeared in We Are Marshall, starring Matthew McConaughey, which recalled the aftermath of the 1970 Marshall University plane crash that took the lives of most of the football team.

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Kate Mara played a Kentucky widow, Sarah Fenn, adopting a southern accent for the role.

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Kate Mara's spent three months shooting the thriller in Vilnius, Lithuania, starting in December 2006.

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Kate Mara starred in the 2008 film Stone of Destiny, written and directed by Charles Martin Smith, about the theft of the Stone of Scone on Christmas Day, 1950.

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Kate Mara played Kay Matheson, one of four students that removed the stone in a Scottish nationalist plot.

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Kate Mara felt lucky and proud to play a role that was important to people's heritage.

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In December 2008, Kate Mara appeared in T Takes: Brooklyn 09, a series of 6 improvised short films directed by Brody Baker.

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In 2009, Mara filmed the independent comedy Peep World, starring Michael C Hall, Sarah Silverman and Rainn Wilson, and joined the cast of Marvel's Iron Man 2, making a cameo appearance as a U S Marshal who serves Tony Stark a subpoena.

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Kate Mara's plays a waitress and aspiring singer named Mississippi, in a story about six single New Yorkers in their 20s.

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In 2010, Kate Mara played hiker Kristi Moore in the survival drama 127 Hours, a true story directed by Danny Boyle about Aron Ralston, a climber trapped while mountaineering in Utah.

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Kate Mara appeared in Ironclad, which tells the story of the siege of Rochester Castle by King John in the year 1215.

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Kate Mara appeared in the short film Ten Year, produced by Channing Tatum to attract financing for a feature film.

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The full-length feature went into production in Albuquerque in January 2010, with Kate Mara starring in a large ensemble cast film about a 10-year high school reunion.

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In 2012, Kate Mara starred in Stefan Ruzowitzky's thriller Deadfall with Eric Bana and Olivia Wilde.

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In 2013, Kate Mara starred in Broken Bells video for the song Holding On For Life.

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Kate Mara appeared in Transcendence, starring Johnny Depp and directed by Wally Pfister.

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In 2017, Mara starred in Megan Leavey, playing Megan Leavey, a real-life U S marine who bonded with her military working dog.

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Kate Mara's starred alongside Elliot Page in My Days of Mercy, which she co-produced.

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Kate Mara has sung at both teams' games, and after missing the Steelers' 2006 victory at Super Bowl XL due to work, her contracts state she can attend if either team goes to the Super Bowl.

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Kate Mara's was in attendance for the Giants' victory in Super Bowl XLII, the Steelers' victory the next year in Super Bowl XLIII, and the Giants' victory in Super Bowl XLVI.

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