Rooney Mara Biography

Updated On Feb 23, 2019 Published On Sep 09, 2015
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Date of Birth: 1985 , April-17
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
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Rooney Mara's full name is Patricia Rooney Mara. She is a renowned actress from The USA. She is popular in the world for being the actress of the massive hit movies like A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Social Network and so on.

Rooney Mara's early life

Rooney Mara is from an upper-class family, born as Patricia Rooney Mara on 17th April 1985 in Bedford, New York, the United States of America to Kathleen McNulty Rooney and Timothy Christopher Mara. She also grew up in Bedford, New York.

Both of her parents are businessmen. She also has three siblings and they are Kate Mara, Daniel Mara, and Conor Mara. Rooney Mara received her formal education from Fox Lane High School.

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She is of diverse descent and it is of Irish, German, French, Canadian and Italian.

Rooney Mara dreamed of acting after watching movies like Gone with the Wind, Rebecca Hall and so on. She was also inspired by the musical background. These things allured her to pursue her interest in acting.

Rooney Mara's career

With an aim to be a famous America actress, she played her role in the horror movie named Urban Legends: Bloody Mary in 2005, alongside Kate Mara. That was the start of her acting career.

She has also appeared in the television shows like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, featuring Mariska Hargitay and rapper Ice-T. Rooney Mara is best known for her role as Lisabeth Salander in the movie The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, starring Daniel Craig, and many others.

Rooney Mara's married life

Rooney Mara has been a dream girl for many young guys. But it was Charlie McDowell who won her heart. They started dating each other from 2010. He is a movie director.

She has also revealed that she is about to get married to her boyfriend and make him her loving spouse. Besides this, Rooney Mara is not linked with any other love affairs.

Rooney Mara's net worth

Rooney Mara also desired to make her role in the tanner hall whose net worth was $3-million. These days she is earning a huge salary as an actress.

Her salary from the movie The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was $200,000. Rooney Mara's net worth as of 2019 is estimated to be $12 million.

 

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Born in Bedford, New York

April 17 , 1985

Rooney Mara is from an upper-class family, born as Patricia Rooney Mara in Bedford, New York, United States of America to Kathleen McNulty Rooney and Timothy Christopher Mara. She also grew up in Bedford, New York. She also has three siblings and they are Kate Mara, Daniel Mara and Conor Mara.

Graduated from Fox Lane High School

2003

Rooney Mara received her formal education from Fox Lane High School. While she was there she got interested in acting by watching movies like Gone with the Wind, Rebecca and so on. She graduated from school in 2003.

Graduated from New York University

2010

After completing her high school education from Fox Lane High School, Rooney Mara then enrolled at George Washington University with an aim to receive her higher education. But after studying there for a year, she lost her interest there and she finally joined New York University.

Won Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2011

Rooney Mara has been nominated in Alliance of Women Film Journalists for three times in her life and that was in 2011. That year she was nominated in this award for Kick Ass Award for Best Female Action Star, Best Breakthrough Performance and so on. She received this award from her first category.

Won Golden Schmoes Awards

2011

Rooney Mara has also been honored by the Golden Schmoes Awards. She was first nominated in this award in 2011 from three categories like Best Actress of the Year, Breakthrough Performance of the Year and one more. She won this from the previous one. 

Won IGN Summer Movie Awards

2011

2011 gave her lots of honors, awards and as well fame. That year, Rooney Mara also won IGN Summer Movie Awards for Best Movie Actress. She was nominated in this award twice that year from her role in The Girl with Dragon Tattoo. 

Nominated in Academy Awards, USA

2012

Though, Rooney Mara has been nominated in three different awards in 2012, she didn’t claim any that year. She was nominated in Academy Awards, USA, Golden Globes of USA and as well Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA.

Won LA Femme International Film Festival

2013

2013 also brought several successes in her life. That year Rooney Mara won LA Femme International Film Festival. She won this award from Best Feature Director category and also shared this award with some others too. 

Won National Board of Review, USA

2011

For her role in The girl with Tatoo, Rooney Mara received almost everything that she has dreamed of. Her role there was also fabulous. She won National Board of Review, USA for Best Breakthrough Performer that year.

Won Palm Springs International Film Festival

2011

Rooney Mara also won several awards from her role in the movie the social network. From her role in that movie, she was nominated in Palm Springs International Film Festival. She won this award, however, she shared this award along with her co-stars. 

Won Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2010

Rooney Mara was also honored with the Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards. She won this award for Best Ensemble Acting from her role in The social network. That year she was also nominated in San Diego Film Critics Society Awards.

Won Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2012

Rooney Mara has also been awarded with the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in 2012. A year before she has also won St. Louis Film Critics Association, US for being the best actress. In 2011, she was also nominated in Utah Film Critics Association Awards.

Began her acting career

2005

Rooney Mara actually dreamed of acting after watching movies like Gone with the Wind, Rebecca and so on. With an aim to be a famous American actress in the future, she played her role in a horror movie named Urban Legends: Bloody Mary in 2005. That was the start of her acting career

Her major acting role

2006

Though it was 2005, when Rooney Mara actually started her acting career. But that was not her major role as she was just an extra in that movie. However, her major professional role was in 2006 and that was in television series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Listed in Ask Men's top 99

2012

Rooney Mara has won every major award in her life and has also been honored with several prestigious trophies. She has also been listed in some prestigious listings by some renowned magazines. In 2012, she was listed in Ask Men's top 99 as most desirable women of 2012 and she was ranked third in that listings.