Rooney Mara

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Patricia Rooney Mara
  • Birth Place: Bedford, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/17/1985, Aries
  • Profession: Actor
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Rooney Mara Fast Facts:
  • Two of her great-grandfathers are NFL team founders. Art Rooney, founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers, is her mother's grandfather, and Tim Mara, founder of the New York Giants, is her father's grandfather.
  • Made her professional acting debut in a bit part in the 2005 slasher flick Urban Legends: Bloody Mary, which starred her older sister, Kate.
  • Studied psychology and international social policy at New York University.
  • Founder of Faces of Kibera, a nonprofit organization that provides aid to orphans living in an overpopulated village outside of Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Rooney Mara Relationships:
  • Daniel Mara - Brother
  • Kathleen Rooney - Mother
  • Wellington Mara - Grandfather
  • Conor Mara - Brother
  • Charles McDowell - Significant Other
  • John Mara - Uncle
  • Tim Rooney - Grandfather
  • Doug Brown - Uncle
  • Kate Mara - Sister
  • Chris Mara - Father
  • Rooney Mara Awards:
  • 2012 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 2011 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended New York University, New York, NY

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