Mary Elizabeth Winstead

American actress and singer

Mary Elizabeth Winstead (born November 28, 1984) is an American motion picture and television actress. She is known for roles in many feature films, with horror movies and sequels to Die Hard. Her recent TV roles include the comedy series BrainDead (2016), medical drama Mercy Street (2016-17), and black comedy Fargo (2017).

Mary Elizabeth Winstead
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Winstead at the 2010 Comic Con in San Diego
Born (1984-11-28) 28 November 1984 (age 36)
  • Actress
  • singer
Years active1997–present
Riley Stearns
(m. 2010; sep. 2017)
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She played Jessica in the soap opera Passions (1999-2000). She played Lucy McClane in Live Free or Die Hard (2007). She also played the scream queen in many horror pictures, including Black Christmas and Final Destination 3.

In 2020, she will star as Huntress in Birds of Prey.

Winstead was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. She was raised in Utah.