Born on February 27th, 1983 in Bedford, New York, Kate Rooney Mara is an American actress with an impressive array of movies and television shows under her belt. Kate, who described herself as being extremely shy as a youngster, first found fame in the movie 'Random Hearts' in 1999, alongside Hollywood legends Harrison Ford and Kristin Scott Thomas.
In the years that followed, Kate landed roles in bigger and bigger movies, many of which have been popular across the globe – such as 'Brokeback Mountain', where she played the daughter of Ennis del Mar (played by the late Heath Ledger) and received critical acclaim for her portrayal. Several films later, and Kate is now a household name, already cast in a major role in the upcoming 'Fantastic Four' movie revival.
Alongside her big-screen successes, Kate has been a regular on American television for several years – maybe most notably in the political drama series, 'House of Cards', playing Zoe Barnes alongside Kevin Spacey. She's also made appearances in the popular thriller series, '24' where she played the role of a computer analyst.
As if all that weren't enough, Kate has also got numerous family connections to American Football and has sung at home games for the New York Giants and the Pittsburgh Steelers! Although many of us might think that Kate's flawless complexion, warm brown eyes and enviable figure are just good luck, Kate credits her vegan diet with keeping herself in shape.