ROONEY MARA as Lucy
In 2015 Rooney Mara won the Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Award for her role
as Therese in Carol, a performance that would also receive a nomination for an
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Rooney Mara mesmerized audiences and
critics alike in the David Fincher directed U.S. adaptation of the popular Stieg
Larsson book The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. In a threepicture deal, to include
The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, Mara
portrays the female lead Lisbeth Salander opposite Daniel Craig and Robin
Wright. For this role, Rooney was recognized by the National Board of Review for
Breakthrough Performance as well as earned a Golden Globe and Academy Award
nomination for Best Actress, Drama.
In 2013, Rooney starred in the 2013 Sundance Film Festival Competitive entry
Ain't Them Bodies Saints for writer/ director David Lowery with Casey Affleck
and Ben Foster. Also in 2013, Mara starred in Side Effects directed by Steven
Soderbergh and opposite Channing Tatum and Jude Law. Rooney appeared in the
Academy & Golden Globe Best Picture nominated film Her, directed by Spike
Jonze and also starring Joaquin Phoenix and Amy Adams, and will next be seen
starring alongside Ryan Gosling, Michael Fassbender and Natalie Portman in the
Untitled Terrence Malick film. She will work again with director Garth Davis in
See-Saw Film's Mary Magdalene, currently in production.
In addition, Rooney will star in Stephen Daldry's film Trash, set in the slums
of Brazil with a script written by Richard Curtis, in Pan, directed by Joe
Wright (with Hugh Jackman and Amanda Seyfried) and also in Jim Sheridan's The
Secret Scripture along with Vanessa Redgrave and Jeremy Irons. Additional film
credits include Tanner Hall, directed by Francesca Gregorini and Tatiana von
Furstenberg; David Fincher's The Social Network; The Weinstein Company's Youth
in Revolt and The Winning Season opposite Sam Rockwell.
On the small screen, Rooney's credits include memorable guest starring roles on
ER, The Cleaner, Women's Murder Club, and Law & Order: SVU.
Mara is the Founder of the non-profit organization Uweze, which provides
critical care and assistance to poverty-stricken orphans in Africa's largest
slum in Kibera, Kenya.
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