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Clara Mamet Biography

Birth Place:
Randolph, Vermont, United States
Actor, writer

Fast Facts

  • Father David Mamet gave her plays to read in middle school by authors such as Arthur Miller and Terence Rattigan, though never his own
  • Was encouraged by her parents, especially her father, to drop out of school, which she did at age 16 to pursue her career
  • Made debut as a playwright in 2012 at age 17, with two one-act plays in which she also starred, Paris and The Solvit Kids, produced at the Ruskin Group Theatre in Santa Monica, CA
  • Wrote Paris in 2011 while working in New York as a production assistant on an HBO film about music producer Phil Spector, written and directed by her father
  • Cowrote The Solvit Kids with Jack Quaid, son of Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan