April 17, 1985
36 years old
5 ft 3 in | 160 cm tall
33-23-34 in | 84-58.5-86 cm
52 kg | 115 pounds
7 US | 37.5 EU
Patricia Rooney Mara was born in Bedford, New York, United States, on April 17, 1985, is an American actress.
Young Rooney Mara first started performing during her years at the New York University, in student films.
She got her television debut in NBC crime drama series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2006) in episode "Fat", in role as Jessica DeLay.
She made her big screen debut in supernatural slasher film Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005) in role as Classroom girl.
Her breakthrough performance came as Lisbeth Salander in psychological crime thriller movie The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011).
She won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress and was nominated for the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Therese Belivet in romantic drama film Carol (2015).
She was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Lisbeth Salander in psychological crime thriller movie The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011).
Dream Boy (2008) drama opposite Stephan Bender, Thomas Jay Ryan and Diana Scarwid
Dare (2009) romantic drama with Emmy Rossum, Zach Gilford and Ashley Springer
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) slasher with Katie Cassidy and Jackie Earle Haley
Her (2013) science fiction romantic comedy opposite Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams and Scarlett Johansson
Side Effects (2013) psychological thriller with Channing Tatum, Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones
Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013) romantic crime drama opposite Casey Affleck and Ben Foster
Lion (2016) biographical drama with Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara and Sunny Pawar
The Secret Scripture (2016) drama romance opposite Vanessa Redgrave, Eric Bana and Theo James
Una (2016) drama with Ben Mendelsohn, Riz Ahmed and Ruby Stokes
A Ghost Story (2017) supernatural drama opposite Casey Affleck, Will Oldham and Sonia Acevedo
Song to Song (2017) romantic drama with Ryan Gosling, Michael Fassbender and Natalie Portman
The Discovery (2017) romantic science fiction opposite Jason Segel, Robert Redford and Jesse Plemons
She voiced The Sisters in stop-motion animated action fantasy film Kubo and the Two Strings (2016).
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018) comedy drama with Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill and Jack Black
Mary Magdalene (2018) drama opposite Joaquin Phoenix, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Tahar Rahim
Nightmare Alley (2021) drama thriller in role as Molly, opposite Mary Steenburgen, Cate Blanchett and Bradley Cooper
She played Megan in NBC medical drama television series ER (2009) in 2 episodes.
Graduated from the Fox Lane High School in 2003.
Studied at the George Washington University.
Graduated from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, in New York City (2010).
Has two brothers, Daniel and Conor and one sister, Kate.
Has English, Irish and Italian ancestry.
She is a vegan.
Good friends with Brie Larson.
Founded the charity, Faces of Kibera.
Lives in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States.
She dated actor and director Charlie McDowell (2010-2016).
She started dating actor Joaquin Phoenix in 2016, the couple got engaged in 2019, they have one son, River.