Fox Lane High School, Gallatin School of Individualized Study
Timothy Christopher Mara
Kathleen McNulty Rooney
Daniel Rooney Mara, Conor Rooney Mara
Kate Rooney Mara
Patricia Rooney Mara better known as Rooney Mara is an American actress. She was born on April 17, 1985 in Bedford, New York, United States. She is the daughter of Kathleen McNulty Rooney and Timothy Christopher Mara. She has an older brother Daniel, an older sister, Kate and a younger brother Conor. She started her career in 2005 when she made her appearance in the film Urban Legends: Bloody Mary in which she did a minor role of a classroom girl. She made her next debut in the television series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in which she portrayed the role of Jessica DeLay. She made her next appearance in the television series Women’s Murder Club in which she played the role of Alexis Sherman. In 2008 she made her appearance in the film Dream Boy in which she played the role of Evelyn. In 2009 she made her debut in the film The Winning Season in which she played the role of Wendy. She made her next debut in the same year in the film Tanner Hall in which she portrayed the role of Fernanda. In 2011 she did the role of Lisbeth Salander in the film The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo for which she earned several awards and nominations including: Internet Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress, St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress and several other. In 2013 she made her debut in the film Side Effects in which she played the role of Emily Taylor.
She has been dating film-maker Charlie McDowell since 2010.