Entertainer who played Zoe Barnes on the Netflix arrangement House of Cards. She has additionally assumed noticeable jobs in the movies Fantastic Four, Brokeback Mountain, Shooter, The Open Road, Transcendence, and The Martian. In 2018, she started featuring in FX’s Pose.
Prior to Fame
She was acknowledged into the first-class New York University Tisch School of the Arts, yet needed to defer beginning for a long time since she was at that point so occupied with acting.
She showed up as Shari Rothenberg in five scenes of the FOX arrangement 24 out of 2006 and furthermore played the character Brittany in four scenes of HBO’s Entourage in 2009.
Her more youthful sister is entertainer Rooney Mara. She started dating Max Minghella in 2010, however, the couple split up in 2014. She wedded entertainer Jamie Bell in 2017. They respected a little girl together in May 2019. Her granddad is Art Rooney, establishing proprietor of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
In 2010, she assumed a supporting job close by James Franco in the dramatization include 127 Hours.
Two of her extraordinary granddads are NFL group originators. Workmanship Rooney, the author of the Pittsburgh Steelers, is her mom’s granddad, and Tim Mara, organizer of the New York Giants, is her dad’s granddad.
Experienced passionate feelings for theatre and acting in the wake of going to an exhibition of Les Miserables at age 9.
Was acknowledged to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts however conceded going to because of her acting vocation.
Got her huge break with a supporting job in the 2005 Oscar-winning film Brokeback Mountain, in which she played Heath Ledger’s little girl—in spite of being just four years more youthful than Ledger.
Has sung the national song of devotion at New York Giants games, including the 2005 game regarding her late granddad, previous proprietor Wellington Mara; and 2006 broadly broadcast season opener against the Indianapolis Colts.
Missed going to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ success in Super Bowl XL because of work in Los Angeles on a scene of 24. She has since incorporated a proviso in her agreement enabling her to go to any Super Bowl games including the Giants or Steelers.
Is gifted as an artist, principally in jazz, tap and artful dance.
Since getting a start in television in the late ’90s, actress Kate Mara has elevated her career to one of Hollywood’s better-known faces. Get to know more about Mara and her family links to the NFL in our latest celeb fun facts slideshow.
15 facts about Kate Mara
With a number of blockbusters such as ‘The Martian’ and ‘Brokeback Mountain’ under her belt, actress Kate Mara is firmly entrenched in the upper echelons of Hollywood.
Check out our slideshow to learn more about Mara’s past, including her family link to two NFL franchises.
By Mike Rose, cleveland.com
Photo: Associated Press
Where was Kate Mara born?
Kate Rooney Mara was born February 27, 1983, in Bedford, NY. The town is located in Westchester County and has been in existence since the late 1600s.
- Who is Kate Mara’s sister
Kate’s younger sister (Patricia) ‘Rooney’ Mara is also an actress. Rooney is best known for her work on ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’.
- Kate Mara’s House of Cards
Mara is probably best known for her time on the Netflix hit ‘House of Cards’ where she played reporter Zoe Barnes. The character was killed off in season two but later appeared in a dream sequence in season 4.
- Kate Mara’s NFL connections
Mara was born into not one, but two NFL franchises. She is the great-granddaughter of NY Giants founder Tim Mara and Steelers founder Art Rooney, Sr.
- Kate Mara the singer
In addition, to provide vocals on-screen, Mara has had the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at multiple NFL games.
- Kate Mara’s unique contract clause
Mara is a big NFL fan, no surprise given her family connections. If either the Giants or Steelers appear in a Super Bowl, Mara has a contract clause that allows her to attend the game. She had the clause added after she missed the Steelers in Super Bowl XL due to her work on ’24’
- Kate Mara’s TV beginnings
Mara’s career started out on television where she had guest appearances on numerous shows including ‘Law & Order,’ ‘Nip/Tuck’ and ‘Entourage’
- Kate Mara takes on Hollywood
Mara has starred in numerous films over her career including ‘Brokeback Mountain, ‘ ‘Transcendence’ and ’The Martian’ as well as the flop ‘Fantastic Four’
- Kate Mara’s stage work
Mara has appeared in several plays during her career, working with actors like Lili Taylor and Harriet Harris.
- Kate Mara’s Awards, nominations
While nominated for an Emmy for her work on ‘House of Cards,’ Kate has yet to bring home the gold. She does, however, have a handful of minor awards.
- Kate Mara’s love life
Mara has dated actor Max Minghella and is currently engaged to actor Jamie Bell.
- Kate Mara, comic book star?
Mara was in the running for roles of Catwoman and Lois Lane, eventually losing out to Anne Hathaway and Amy Adams respectively.
- Does Kate Mara share a birthday with?
- Meatless Mara
Kate Mara is a spokesperson for the Humane Society and participated in their 2015 Meatless Monday campaign.
- Kate Mara loves french fries
In a 2013 interview with E!, health nut and vegan Mara also discusses her love of french fries as a guilty pleasure.