Kate Mara: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation : actress
  • Sign: Fish
  • Date of birth: Sunday, February 27, 1983 (age: 37)

Kate Mara was born on February 27, 1983 in Bedford, New York. Daughter of Timothy Christopher Mara, vice-president of the New York Giants team and Kathleen McNulty, her childhood was marked by American soccer. But the little girl is less attracted to the sport than her two brothers, Daniel and Conor, and her sister, Rooney. Soon, she distinguishes herself from the rest of the family and tells her parents of her wish to become an actress at the age of 9. As a teenager, she managed to convince them to find her an artistic agent.

At the age of 16, Kate Mara made her first film appearance in Sydney Pollack’s The Shadow of a Suspicion, playing the daughter of Kristin Scott Thomas. The actress then landed numerous television roles in the early 2000s. She appears in many series; Everwood (2002), Nip/Tuck (2003), Cold Case : Closed Cases (2004), CSI : Miami (2004)…In 2005, she gets a role in The Secret of Brokeback Mountain directed by Ang Lee and gets noticed. She receives more role propositions and joins the castings of action films (Shooter, Shooter, 127 Hours, Transcendance…). In 2013, the small screen reveals her to the general public with the House of Cards series, in which she plays a pugnacious journalist. She resumes her role in season 2 (2014) and season 4 (2016). Propelled to the front of the stage, Kate Mara gets roles in blockbusters; Josh Trank’s The Fantastic Four (2015) and Ridley Scott’s Alone on March (2015).

On the private side, in January 2017, Kate Mara and actor Jamie Bell announced their engagement. They get married in July 2017. They met on the set of the film The Fantastic Four in 2015. Kate Mara was the companion of the actor Max Minghella between 2010 and 2014. In January 2019, Kate Mara and Jamie Bell are expecting their first child. On May 27, 2019, the actress announces the birth of her daughter without revealing the date of birth.