Rooney Mara

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  • Name: Rooney Mara ( Patricia Rooney Mara )
  • Date of birth: 17 April 1985
  • Age: 31 years
  • Place of birth: Bedford, new York, USA
  • Height: 160
  • Activity: American actress
  • Marital status: not married

    Rooney Mara: biography

    For many fans of Hollywood movies actress Rooney Mara is associated primarily with the hit «the girl with the dragon tattoo.» After the release of this movie, Rooney woke up a star. But not everyone knows that she never dreamed of becoming an artist. Moreover, I was afraid to go on stage.

    Patricia Rooney Mara was born in Bedford. It is a suburb of new York. The girl grew up in a large and happy family. She has two brothers, Daniel and Connor, and older sister Kate. Family Rooney Mara is quite well known in the sports world. Her parents came from Ireland. Their ancestors were of aristocratic origin and were descended from the ancient Ducal families Down.

    Rooney Mara
    Rooney Mara | CPE-tv-forum

    Grandpa Rooney’s father was co-owner of the famous football club «new York giants». Later, his son, father Rooney, Timothy Christopher Mara – became Vice-President of the team with the same name.

    In school Rooney Mara was not interested in the acting: it was the passion of her older sister. After receiving a high school diploma, she went to travel around Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador. It was not an easy journey, and research in the framework of the special programme for the study of the environment.

    After returning home, Mara went to school and individual learning at the University of new York. Here she focused on the study of international law and psychology. At that time, her sister Kate Mara was already a registered actress. She drew Patricia Rooney on the scene. In the school years Kate, it was not possible to do: the younger sister was afraid to go on stage, considering this occupation is incredibly challenging for yourself.


    Not to say that Rooney Mara didn’t love the movie. Her incredibly liked the movie «gone with the wind» and «Rebecca». She enjoyed watching musicals. When the girl first came on the scene herself, she was entrusted to play Juliet in an Amateur performance – it was like an Epiphany. The game is so seized Rooney Mara, for her sisters was not difficult to bring her to the filming of the horror film «Urban legends 3: Bloody Mary».

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    Rooney Mara, «a Nightmare on elm street» | Club-Creek

    Soon came the offer to star in the popular TV series «Law and order. Special housing». Rooney brilliantly reincarnated into a girl, whose problems with the law. In the same year, she played a drug addict in the film «Cleaner». The world of cinema more and more deeply involved Rooney Mara.

    In 2009, the young actress first played one of the leading roles in the movie «Tanner Hall», which involved well-known Hollywood actors Amy Sedaris and Tom Everett Scott. In the credits of this picture, the actress first appeared as Rooney Mara, asking to remove his first name Patricia.

    Popularity came to Rooney Mara in 2010 after the release of the big screen remake of the horror film «a Nightmare on elm street», where the actor got the role of Nancy. Another project, after which the name Rooney is firmly established in the world of cinema is called «the Social network». Mara played the girlfriend of Mark Zuckerberg, who, after parting with him, led to the creation of the most popular social networks.

    Rooney Mara in FLM
    Rooney Mara in «the Girl with the dragon tattoo» | tatler

    The world’s glory descended on Rooney Mara in 2011, when he released the famous film by David Fincher «the girl with the dragon tattoo.» It is noteworthy that the main role in this film auditioned stars such as Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Lawrence and Natalie Portman. But won Rooney Mara. This role brought her a nomination for the main world film award «Oscar» and «Golden globe».

    In 2015 Mara has secured the status of a Hollywood star of the movie «Carol», in which she played Therese of Blivet. This work earned her a second nomination for «Oscar» and «Golden globe». And in the reward Fund Rooney appeared nomination for «BAFTA» award and screen actors Guild USA».

    Personal life

    Rooney Mara is not only a wonderful actress, but not indifferent people. She is actively involved in charity work that takes her a lot of time. But to give it up to give more strength to the movie, she’s not going. Mara is the curator of the Foundation, which helps to survive orphaned children in Kenyan slums.

    Rooney Mara sister Kate |

    Personal life Rooney Mara is a closed page. It is known that in 2007 she moved to Los Angeles and a long time lived together with her older sister. They had bonded and now are not just sisters by blood but best friends.


    • «Urban legends 3: Bloody Mary»
    • «Law and order»
    • The «cleaner»
    • «Tanner Hall»
    • «Call»
    • «A nightmare on elm street»
    • «The social network»
    • «The girl with the dragon tattoo»


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