Patricia Rooney Mara (Bedford, New York; April 17, 1985) is an American actress. She began her career playing supporting roles in several independent films, including the drama film Tanner Hall (2009), before playing Nancy Thompson in the 2010 adaptation of A Nightmare on Elm Street and as Erica Albright in the biographical drama film The Social Network (2010).
In 2011, Mara was widely recognized in her career when she played Lisbeth Salander in David Fincher’s film The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, based on the literary saga by Stieg Larsson Millennium. She received critical acclaim for her performance and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe for Best Actress – Drama.
In 2013, she starred in the films Side Effects, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, and the acclaimed sci-fi romance drama Her. The following year, she acted in the adventure drama film Trash (2014). In 2015, she garnered further critical acclaim for her performance in the Todd Haynes romance drama Carol, for which she won the Best Actress Award at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, and received Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress – Drama, SAG Awards, BAFTA Awards and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Early Life of Rooney Mara:
Mara was born and raised in Bedford, New York, a city in Westchester County, about 40 miles north of New York City. Her mother’s family (the Rooneys) founded the Pittsburgh Steelers and her father’s family. (the Mara) the New York Giants. His father, Timothy Christopher Mara, is the vice president of player evaluation for the New York Giants, and his mother, Kathleen McNulty (previously Rooney), a part-time real estate agent. Mara is the third of four children: she has an older brother, Daniel; an older sister, Kate, who is also an actress; and a younger brother, Conor.
Mara’s father is of Irish, German and French-Canadian descent, while her mother is of Irish and Italian descent.
Personal Life of Rooney Mara:
Mara moved to Los Angeles in early 2007 and lived temporarily with her sister. Even though they no longer live together, Mara feels the experience brought them closer together, so in 2010 they regularly discussed the movie business and film scripts. In January 2012, Mara lived in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles. Actresses who inspire her include Gena Rowlands, especially for her performances in A Woman Under the Influence (1974) and Opening Night (1977).
Mara is vegan. From 2010 to the end of 2016, she was in a relationship with American director Charlie McDowell.
Since late 2016, she has been dating actor Joaquin Phoenix. In May 2020, it was confirmed that the couple was expecting their first child. In September 2020, their son, River, was born, named after the deceased. actor River Phoenix, brother of Joaquin.
Personal Information of Rooney Mara:
Complete Name: Patricia Rooney Mara
Nicknames: Tricia Mara
Date of Birth: April 17, 1985
Birthplace: Bedford, New York, U.S.
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Father: Timothy Christopher Mara
Mother: Kathleen McNulty
Siblings: Daniel Mara (Older Brother), Conor Mara (Younger Brother), Kate Mara (Older Sister)
Spouse Name: Unmarried
Children Name: None
First Film: Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)
First TV Show: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2006)
Height: 5’ 3” (160 cm)
Weight: 52 kg (115 pounds)
Bra Size: 32A
Cup Size: A
Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Body Measurements: 33-23-34
Active from: 2005-present
Net Worth: $16 Million
Professional Life of Rooney Mara:
Mara first appeared as an extra in films her sister was involved in, including a small role in the 2005 horror film Urban Legends: Bloody Mary. She found work on television, making her professional debut on a 2006 episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, as a girl who bullies overweight children.
She was a guest star on the legal drama Women’s Murder Club and played a drug addict. in an episode of The Cleaner. She made her film debut in the feature film Dream Boy (2008) and acted as Megan in two episodes of the NBC series ER.
In 2017, Mara appeared in The Discovery, directed by Charlie McDowell, and A Ghost Story, with Casey Affleck, directed by David Lowery. Both had their world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2017. Mara acted alongside Ryan Gosling, Natalie Portman, Cate Blanchett, and Val Kilmer in Terrence Malick’s Song to Song, which had a limited release on March 17, 2017.
In 2018, Mara appeared in Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot, directed by Gus Van Sant, alongside her then-partner Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, and Jack Black. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 19, 2018, and was released on July 13, 2018, by Amazon Studios. That same year, Mara starred, again alongside Phoenix, in Maria Magdalena, directed by Garth Davis. The film was released in the UK on March 16, 2018, by Focus Features, receiving negative reviews. That same year, Mara and Phoenix narrated the Australian vegan documentary Dominion, directed by Chris Delforce.
Mara teams up to co-produce and play Amanda Lindhout in the film adaptation of the memoir A House in the Sky, 26 a project that Mara has long hoped to begin in 2018.