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Rooney Mara

American actress

Patricia Rooney Mara (born April 17, 1985)[1] is an American actress. She has acted in movies, including A Nightmare on Elm Street (the remake of the 1984 horror movie) and The Social Network. Mara played Lisbeth Salander, the title character for the 2011 remake movie The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. She was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance. In 2013, she starred in the movie Side Effects.

Rooney Mara
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Mara at the Paris premiere of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo in 2012
Born
Patricia Rooney Mara

(1985-04-17) April 17, 1985 (age 34)[1]
Other namesPatricia Mara
Tricia Mara
Alma materNew York University
OccupationActress
Years active2005–present
RelativesTim Mara
(great-grandfather)
Art Rooney, Sr.
(great-grandfather)
Wellington Mara (grandfather)
Ann Mara (grandmother)
Dan Rooney (great-uncle)
John Mara (uncle)
Kate Mara (sister)

Mara is also known for her charity work. She oversees the charity Uweza Foundation,[2] which supports programs for children and families in the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Her sister is Kate Mara.

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Urban Legends: Bloody Mary Classroom girl #1
2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jessica DeLay TV series (1 episode: "Fat"); credited as Tricia Mara
2007 Women's Murder Club Alexis Sherman TV series (1 episode: "Blind Dates and Bleeding Hearts")
2008 Dream Boy Evelyn
2008 The Cleaner Rebecca Smith TV series (1 episode: "Rebecca")
2009 Dare Courtney
2009 The Winning Season Wendy
2009 ER Megan TV series (2 episodes)
2009 Friends (With Benefits) Tara
2009 Youth in Revolt Taggarty
2009 Tanner Hall Fernanda
2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street Nancy Holbrook
2010 The Social Network Erica Albright
2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Lisbeth Salander
2013 Ain't Them Bodies Saints Amber Hanson
2013 Side Effects Emily Taylor
2013 Her Molly
2017 Song to Song Faye

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Mead, Rebecca (January 2012). "Into the Deep". Allure. pp. 103–106.
  2. "Our Team". Uweza Foundation. Retrieved 25 February 2013.