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Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Mary Elizabeth Winstead was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, the youngest of five children of Betty Lou (Knight) and James Ronald Winstead. She grew up in Salt Lake City and North Carolina many years of her life and actually had an ambition to become a ballerina, for which she attended Joffrey Ballet School in Chicago at the age of 11 and ... See full bio »

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 2016/I Valencia (post-production)
 2016 BrainDead (TV Series) (pre-production)
- Pilot (2016) ... Laurel
 2016 Mercy Street (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
Mary Phinney
- The Dead Room (2016) ... Mary Phinney
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Mary Phinney
- The Belle Alliance ... Mary Phinney
- The Uniform ... Mary Phinney
- Episode #1.6 ... Mary Phinney
 2015 Exposed (TV Movie) (completed)
Anna Loach
 2015 The Hollars (completed)
 2015 The Returned (TV Series)
Rowan Blackshaw
- Peter (2015) ... Rowan Blackshaw
- Helen (2015) ... Rowan Blackshaw
- Claire (2015) ... Rowan Blackshaw
- Rowan (2015) ... Rowan Blackshaw
- Lucy (2015) ... Rowan Blackshaw (credit only)
 2014 Faults
 2013 A.C.O.D.
 2012 Casque (Short)
 2012 The Beauty Inside (TV Mini-Series)
- That's It for Me (2012) ... Leah
- Help Wanted (2012) ... Leah
- It Has to Be Tonight (2012) ... Leah
- Leah (2012) ... Leah
 2011 Magnificat (Short)
 2011 Cost of Living (Short)
The Computer (voice)
 2007 Gag Reel (Video short)
Lucy McClane (uncredited)
 2007 Death Proof
 2007 Grindhouse
Lee (segment "Death Proof")
 2006 Bobby
 2004 Monster Island (TV Movie)
 2004 Tru Calling (TV Series)
Bridget Elkins
- Closure (2004) ... Bridget Elkins
 2003 Then Came Jones (TV Movie)
 2001-2002 Wolf Lake (TV Series)
Sophia Donner / Sophia Kohanek
- If These Wolves Could Talk (2002) ... Sophia Donner
- Legend of Lost Lenore (2002) ... Sophia Donner
- Leader of the Pack (2002) ... Sophia Donner
- Four Feet Under (2002) ... Sophia Donner
- Unaired Pilot (2001) ... Sophia Kohanek
 2000 Father Can't Cope (TV Movie)
 1999 The Long Road Home
Annie Jacobs
 1998 Promised Land (TV Series)
- Denver, Welcome Home (1998) ... Chloe
- Recycled (1998) ... Chloe
 1997 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
- A Delicate Balance (1997) ... Kristy (uncredited)
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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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[on The Thing (2011)] Luckily, we had things to react to on set; we weren't reacting to tennis balls on sticks, which you sometimes get making special effects films. We had things to run away from - sometimes a half-finished version of what was later blended with CGI. It helped immensely. See more »


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