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Born: February 27, 1983 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bedford, New York, USA Profession: actress

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Though she grew up in a famous professional football household, actress Kate Mara turned to performing on stage and screen at an early age, leading her to become a professional before she had even graduated high school. Mara quickly amassed several credits on television shows like "Law & Order" (NBC, 1990-2010), and features like "Random Hearts" (1999) and "Tadpole" (2002). She graduated to recurring roles on "Everwood" (The WB, 2002-06), "Nip/Tuck" (FX, 2003-2010) and "Jack & Bobby" (The WB, 2004-05), before landing more prominent feature parts in "Brokeback Mountain" (2005), "We Are Marshall" (2006) and "Shooter" (2007). Mara went on to prominent supporting turns on "Entourage" (HBO, 2004-2011) and in "Iron Man 2" (2010) and "127 Hours" (2010), before landing her first regular series role on the acclaimed horror drama "American Horror Story" (FX, 2011- ) and following up with a strong performance on the critically acclaimed "House of Cards" (Netflix, 2013- ). After that breakthrough role, Mara became better known for her work in a string of action and science fiction films including starring roles in "Fantastic Four" (2014) and Ridley Scott's "The Martian" (2015).

Though she grew up in a famous professional football household, actress Kate Mara turned to performing on stage and screen at an early age, leading her to become a professional before she had even graduated high school. Mara quickly amassed several credits on television shows like "Law & Order" (NBC, 1990-2010), and features like "Random Hearts" (1999) and "Tadpole" (2002). She graduated to recurring roles on "Everwood" (The WB, 2002-06), "Nip/Tuck" (FX, 2003-2010) and "Jack & Bobby" (The WB, 2004-05), before landing more prominent feature parts in "Brokeback Mountain" (2005), "We Are Marshall" (2006) and "Shooter" (2007). Mara went on to prominent supporting turns on "Entourage" (HBO, 2004-2011) and in "Iron Man 2" (2010) and "127 Hours" (2010), before landing her first regular series role on the acclaimed horror drama "American Horror Story" (FX, 2011- ) and following up with a strong performance on the critically acclaimed "House of Cards" (Netflix, 2013- ). After that breakthrough role, Mara became better known for her work in a string of action and science fiction films including starring roles in "Fantastic Four" (2014) and Ridley Scott's "The Martian" (2015).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Martian, The (2015)
2.
 Man Down (2015)
3.
 Transcendence (2014)
4.
 Deadfall (2012)
5.
 Peep World (2011)
6.
 Ironclad (2011)
7.
 127 Hours (2010)
9.
 Iron Man 2 (2010)
10.
 Open Road, The (2009)
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1997:
Made television debut in an episode of "Law & Order" (NBC)
1999:
Appeared in the Sundance Film Festival award-winning "Joe the King"
2002:
Appeared alongside Sigourney Weaver in "Tadpole"
2003:
Had recurring roles on the series "Everwood" (WB) and "Nip/Tuck" (FX)
2003:
Made theatrical debut at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in "Landscape of the Body" with Lili Taylor
2005:
Had a recurring role on the WB drama series "Jack & Bobby"
2005:
Co-starred with Noah Wyle and Illeana Douglas in "The Californians"
2006:
Appeared in a five episode arc on the Fox series "24," as computer analyst Shari Rothenberg
2006:
Played cheerleader Annie Cantrell in "We Are Marshall" opposite Matthew McConaughey
2007:
Played the love interest of Mark Wahlberg's character in Antoine Fuqua¿s "Shooter"
2008:
Co-starred in Brad Anderson's "Transsiberian"
2009:
Co-starred opposite Justin Timberlake in comedy-drama "The Open Road."
2010:
Appeared in "Iron Man 2" as a U.S. Marshal.
2011:
Co-starred in historical drama "Ironclad"
2014:
Co-starred opposite Johnny Depp in science fiction drama "Transcendence"
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Education

Fox Lane High School: Bedford , New York -
New York University: New York , New York -

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