She starred in the Netflix political drama House of Cards as Zoe Barnes and appeared in the Fox TV series 24 as computer analyst Shari Rothenberg.
Kate Rooney Mara was born and raised in Bedford, New York.
She is the daughter of Timothy Christopher Mara, an NFL scout and vice president of the New York Giants for player evaluation, and Kathleen Mc Nulty Mara (née Rooney).
She is the second of four siblings, with one older brother, Daniel; one younger sister, Patricia (known professionally as Rooney Mara, also an actress); and one younger brother, Conor.
actress showed off a sparkly diamond stunner at Sundance this week which is sparking rumors that the ring was given to her by boyfriend Charlie Mc Dowell!
Miz Mara was in Park City to support 30-year-old Mc Dowell at the premiere of his latest film , which he directed.
The first reports that Rooney and Charlie were dating came over two years ago.So that’s plenty of time to wait before getting engaged!Before his current romance with Mara, Mc Dowell was linked to Kristen Chenoweth and Haylie Duff.Ch-ch-check out some close up shots of Rooney bling bling diamond ring below!Rooney Mara links arms with her beau Charles Mc Dowell as they leave Crossroads restaurant on Thursday evening (February 27) in Los Angeles.The 28-year-old actress carried her leftovers in a container as she hopped into the front seat of her car.