Meet Kate Mara


Kate Mara plays Sue Storm in “Fantastic Four,” which opens in theaters this week. Before you see the movie, learn more about Kate here.

Mara was born in Bedford, NY.Her father is Timothy Christopher Mara, executive for the NFL Football team the New York Giants.Her grandfathers were Wellington Mara, co-owner of the Giants, and Timothy Rooney, owner of Yonkers Raceway. Her grand-uncle is Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney, the former Ambassador to Ireland. She is the great-granddaughter of Art Rooney, Sr., the founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers football franchise. Her younger sister Rooney Mara is also an actress.In 2003, Mara appeared on several episodes of "Nip/Tuck."She appeared in "Brokeback Mountain" in 2005Mara was the main female character in 2007's "Shooter" with Mark Wahlberg.She has a small role in "Iron Man 2" in 2010.In 2010 as well, Mara co-starred in Oscar-nominated "127 Hours."Kate and her sister Rooney Mara both appeared in Best Picture Oscar nominated films in 2011. Rooney was in The Social Network (2010), Kate in 127 Hours (2010).Kate Mara was in the first season of "American Horror Story" in 2011.

Mara appeared in "House of Cards" in 2013-2014.