Rooney Mara - a popular actress living and working in the United States. She started acting because of his sister-actress. For Rooney came in popularity after appearing in the title role in the movie "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo." Despite her youth, she manages to create complex characters on the screen, to play characters with a difficult fate. In front of her, in all likelihood even more interesting Movie parts.

Mara was born in a large family in the suburbs of New York. Besides her parents brought her sister and two brothers. The father was vice president of New York Giants - known football team. Rooney's father and mother come from Ireland. My grandfather on the father was co-owner of one of the team's New York Giants, and the great-uncle led the Irish Embassy in America.

In 2003 and it was, after graduating from school, the girl went on tour in Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru, which lasted for about four months. This long journey has been provided by the program "School of Travel". Mara studied the device non-profit organizations, international policy and social psychology at the Gallatin School organized at New York University.

First film with Rooney Mara
Since childhood favorite movies the girls were "Rebecca" and "Gone With the Wind." Enthusiastically she watched musical performances. Despite the fact that the older sister was the actress, Rooney categorically refused to go to the drama club. She thought that being on stage quite difficult. She first appeared on the scene as early as his student years. She played Juliet in Shakespeare's world famous setting. Her sister Kate had already filmed. However, it started acting and Rooney. Her debut appearance on screen was in the movie "Urban Legends - 3: Bloody Mary." Soon the aspiring actress was invited to work on television, where she starred in the movie "Law & Order." Her heroine is there - it's a girl, contemptuously referring to others. Around the same period, Rooney played a cameo role in the film "The Cleaner" - the audience saw her as a drug addict with the experience.

"Tanner Hall" - the name of the movie, in which she played her first leading role. Along with it there was filmed Tom Everett Scott and Amy Sedaris. Rooney played a teenage girl named Fernando, who worked in a boarding school of New England. In the story, the heroine had an affair with a married man adult. Almost at the same time began shooting another picture featuring Mary - a comedy "Protest of youth." She was supposed to play a major role, but did not pass the tests and lost the role of Portia Doubleday, she also appeared before the audience in a supporting role. Schoolgirl teenager named Courtney Rooney played in the project "Call." After the release of pictures of the actress was followed by the inclusion in the list of the new faces of independent film, which was made the magazine «Filmmaker». In 2010, the year of the audience saw a remake of the well-known horror film "Nightmare on Elm Street." There she played Nancy. Her character was very different from the image of Nancy in the old version. Rooney was able to convey the deep loneliness of Nancy. In the film "The Social Network" tells the story of Facebook founder Michael Tskerberga, character actress, according to the story, she had to break up with Michael, inspired him to create this world-famous social network.

Rooney Mara became a par with the famous Hollywood actress, starring in the first movie "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" in the title role. The name of the heroine - Lisbeth Salander. In this role she auditioned such famous actresses like Natalie Portman, Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson, Katie Jarvis.

Actress order to create a punk, gothic heroine was forced short haircut and dye your hair jet-black paint. She had to make a temporary tattoo depicting a dragon, as well as to pierce in several places to get pierced ears, nose, eyebrows, lips and chest. The eyebrows and the face of the actress bleached. This challenging role bisexual girl closed Rooney brought a nomination for such significant award as the "Golden Globe" and "Oscar".

The actress lives in Los Angeles with the 2007 year. The first time after arriving, she lived with her older sister. According to Rooney, during which time they have become closer to each other. As time passed, they now live separately, but kept the relationship of trust and often get together to discuss any problems or advice. «Faces of Kibera» - the name of the charity fund, which is headed by Mara. The purpose of the fund - to help the poorest Kenyans living in slums on the outskirts of Nairobi. The fund built a large shelter, the area of ​​which - about six acres. Sports family business can not be inherited actress, as women do not play football, which means that they can not and controlled. Life Rooney - closed to all theme she never talks about this in an interview. On the secular parties - the actress is a rare visitor.

Rooney Mara


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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo began shooting in Sweden in September 2010. [45] Mara did not consider the film to be a remake, but another interpretation of the novel. "I plan on giving my interpretation of the character," she stated to Variety. [46] Mara's long brown hair was cut short and dyed black, in a style reminiscent of 1970s punk and 1980s goth fashions. She also had each of her ears pierced four times, and had her brow and right nipple pierced for the role. Her nose and lip piercings were fake. She kept the nipple piercing so that it would not need to be re-pierced for a sequel. Mara's eyebrows were bleached, and she wore a temporary dragon tattoo. [47] She began preparing for the role by starting to skateboard and kickbox, and underwent dialect and computer training. She also visited Stockholm, the setting of the novel. [48] The film was released on December 20, 2011. [49] Mara received universal critical acclaim and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for her performance. [50] On January 24, 2012, Mara received her first Academy Award nomination in the category of Best Actress for this role. [51]