Mary Elizabeth Winstead (born November 28, 1984) is an American actress, singer, and model known for her roles in such films as Sky High, Death Proof, Bobby,
Black Christmas, Final Destination 3, Live Free or Die Hard, and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, and for her starring role in the series The Returned. She was nominated for the Young Artist Award for her performance in Passions.
Personal Information of Mary Elizabeth Winstead:
Full Name: Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Nick Name: Mary, Mew
Date of Birth: November 28, 1984
Age: 35 Years, 2020
Birth Place: Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States
Famous: Actresses, Pop Singers
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Born Country: United States
Famous As: Actress
Height: 5’8″ (173 cm),
Weight: 95 KG 130 Pounds
Bra Size: 34B
Body Measurements: 36-26-37
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Spouse/Ex-: Riley Stearns (M. 2010 – Sep. 2017)
Father: James Ronald Winstead
Mother: Betty Lou Knight
U.S. State: North Carolina
Occupation: Actress, singer
Early Life of Mary Elizabeth Winstead:
Mary Elizabeth is the daughter of Betty Lou and James Ronald Winstead. When she was five years old, her family moved to Sandy, Utah. Interested in art, ballet, and acting, Winstead had the opportunity to study dance in a summer program at the prestigious Joffrey Ballet School in New York City. Once there, she decided to study acting.
Professional Life of Mary Elizabeth Winstead:
Winstead began her career in the late 1990s, when she starred as Kristy in an episode of the drama series Touched by an Angel. In 1997, she played Jessica Bannett on the soap opera Passions.
The following year she participated in two episodes of the series Promised Land as Chloe. She later had appearances in the television films The Long Road Home, Father Can’t Cope and Then Came Jones, and in series such as Wolf Lake and Tru Calling. In 2004 she was part of the cast of the television film Monster Island.
In 2005, Winstead acted as Lisa Apple in the comedy film Checking Out. That same year she played Gwen Grayson in the youth comedy film Sky High, sharing credits with Michael Angarano, Kurt Russell, and Kelly Preston. She had a supporting role as Evelyn in the horror film The Ring Two, a sequel to the film The Ring, starring Naomi Watts.
In 2006 she acted in two horror films: Final Destination 3, playing the main role of Wendy Christensen; and Black Christmas, as a co-star in the role of Heather Lee-Fitzgerald. That same year she participated in the drama film Bobby whose cast includes Laurence Fishburne, Anthony Hopkins, Ashton Kutcher, Lindsay Lohan, Demi Moore, Sharon Stone, Shia LaBeouf and Brian Geraghty.
Her performance earned her a nomination, along with the other co-stars, for the Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of “Best Cast in a Motion Picture.” She also participated in the movie Factory Girl.
For 2007, Winstead acted in two action films: Death Proof (Grindhouse segment), directed by Quentin Tarantino and playing the role of Lee Montgomery; and Live Free or Die Hard portraying Lucy MacClane, the daughter of Detective John MacClane (Bruce Willis). The film grossed more than $ 130 million domestically and had rave reviews, making it the film for which Winstead is best known.
In 2008, Winstead starred in Make It Happen playing Lauryn Cooper and sharing scenes with Riley Smith and Tessa Thompson. And two years later she was in the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, where she plays Ramona Flowers and forms a leading couple with Michael Cera.
Around 2011, he starred in the film The Thing, a sequel to the 1982 film of the same name, giving life to Dr. Kate Lloyd, and in that same year he appeared in the short films Magnificat and Cost of Living.
A year later, she starred in director James Ponsoldt’s drama film Smashed, garnering rave reviews for her performance opposite Aaron Paul, and was the winner of the American Dramatic Jury Special Award.
Also, takes the main role in the horror movie Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, playing Mary Todd Lincoln; and in the series The Beauty Inside with Topher Grace and that was winner of a Daytime Emmy Award in the category “Featured New Approach to a Daily Show or Series.
She also participated in the feature film A Glimpse Inside the Mind ofCharles Swan III, playing Kate; and in the movie A.C.O.D, impersonating the F.B.I. Lauren Stinger.
During 2013, he participated in the dramatic comedy film The Spectacular Now, along with Shailene Woodley, Miles Teller and Brie Larson, which won “Best Film” at the Dead Center Film Festival, the Prism Awards and the Phoenix Film. Critics Society Awards. She also makes a cameo in the movie A Good Day to Die Hard, as Lucy Gennaro McClane.
In 2014 he starred in the film Alex of Venice, directed by Chris Messina, along with Derek Luke and Beth Grant. Later she is the protagonist of the film Faults, which has received positive reviews, having an 88% passing score on Rotten Tomatoes. Later, she acted in the film Kill the Messenger, along with Paz Vega,Jeremy Renner and Rosemarie DeWitt, released on October 10 of the same year.
In 2015, he starred in the horror and mystery series The Returned, an adaptation of the French series Les Revenants. The series has been successful in the United States and part of Latin America and has had good reviews according to Rotten Tomatoes.
A year later, he stars in the thriller 10 Cloverfield Lane, directed by Dan Trachtenberg. The film was released on March 11, 2016 and has received positive reviews from audiences and professional critics.
That same year she played Gwen Hollar in the dramatic film The Hollars, with Anna Kendrick; Mary Phinney von Olnhausen in a leading role in the series Mercy Street, created by Lisa Wolfinger and David Zabel and in which she shares credits with AnnaSophia Robb, Gary Cole, and Tara Summers. She then stars alongside Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe, 1 in the film Swiss Army Man, while starring in the CBS American series BrainDead.
In 2017 the third season of Fargo opens, in which she has one of the leading roles as Nikki Swango.
In September 2018, she was cast as Huntress (a Gotham City superhero whose real name is Helena Berttinelli) in the Harley Quinn solo film Birds of Prey, where she stars alongside Margot Robbie. Recordings of the tape began in January 2019. Birds of prey was released in theaters on February 7, 2020.