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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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Patricia Mara | Tricia Mara


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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When I was at college, my nickname was Keds, because I wore Keds. I guess it wasn't really a nickname, because nicknames are usually given to you by people who are your friends and who know you. But I didn't know the people who called me Keds. I think that they didn't like me because I didn't want to join a sorority. I left that school. See more »


Rooney Mara founded the non-profit organization Faces of Kibera. It provides housing, food, and medical care for orphans in Kibera, a slum in Nairobi, Kenya. The charity's goal is to build an orphanage in the region, for which 6 acres of land have been purchased. The charity auctions memorabilia from the Steelers and Giants, as well as training camp events on eBay to raise money. See more »


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