Rooney Mara

Mara in 2024 Rooney Mara ( ; born April 17, 1985) is an American actress. She has received various accolades, including nominations for two Academy Awards, a British Academy Film Award, and two Golden Globe Awards.

Born into the Rooney and Mara families, Mara began her career acting in television and independent films, such as the coming-of-age drama ''Tanner Hall'' (2009). She first gained recognition for her supporting role in David Fincher's drama film ''The Social Network'' (2010).

Mara had a career breakthrough when she starred as Lisbeth Salander in Fincher's thriller ''The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'' (2011), which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Her career progressed with leading roles in the thriller ''Side Effects'' (2013), the science fiction romance ''Her'' (2013), and the romantic drama ''Carol'' (2015), all of which were critical and commercial successes. For the latter, she won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has since appeared in the biographical drama ''Lion'' (2016), the supernatural drama ''A Ghost Story'' (2017), and portrayed Mary Magdalene in the biblical drama ''Mary Magdalene'' (2018). Following a brief hiatus, Mara starred in the psychological thriller ''Nightmare Alley'' (2021) and the drama ''Women Talking'' (2022).

Mara is known for her charity work and oversees the Uweza Foundation, which supports empowerment programs for children and families in the Kibera slum of Nairobi. She is also the founder of the vegan clothing line Hiraeth Collective. Mara is in a relationship with actor Joaquin Phoenix, with whom she has a son. Provided by Wikipedia
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