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Rooney Mara

Patricia Rooney Mara was born in 1985 in Bedford, New York. She is one of four children of Kathleen McNulty (née Rooney) and NFL football team New York Giants executive Timothy Christopher Mara. Her grandfathers were Wellington Mara, co-owner of the Giants, and Timothy Rooney, owner of Yonkers Raceway, and her grand-uncle is Steelers Chairman Dan ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Lion (post-production)
 2016 Una (post-production)
 2015 Pan
Tiger Lily
 2014/I Trash
 2013 Her
 2011 Touch of Evil (Short)
Rooney Mara
 2009 Youth in Revolt
 2009 Dare
 2009 ER (TV Series)
- I Feel Good (2009) ... Megan
- Old Times (2009) ... Megan
 2008 The Cleaner (TV Series)
Rebecca Smith
- Rebecca (2008) ... Rebecca Smith
 2008 Dream Boy
Evelyn (as Tricia Mara)
 2007 Women's Murder Club (TV Series)
Alexis Sherman
- Blind Dates and Bleeding Hearts (2007) ... Alexis Sherman (as Tricia Mara)
 2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Jessica DeLay
- Fat (2006) ... Jessica DeLay (as Tricia Mara)
 2005 Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (Video)
Classroom Girl #1 (as Patricia Mara)
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Alternate Names:

Patricia Mara | Tricia Mara


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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[on her The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) character] She's unlike any character I've read before, and I think there's a reason the whole world has fallen in love with her. It's hard not to. I felt like I really understood her. I went in for Erica Albright never thinking I'd get it because I couldn't really relate to her. Playing that character was actually much more foreign to me than ... See more »


Great-grandfather Tim Mara founded the New York Giants. Great-grandfather Art Rooney founded the Pittsburgh Steelers. See more »


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