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Kate Mara

Mara at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival
Born Kate Rooney Mara
(1983-02-27) February 27, 1983 (age 33)
Bedford, New York, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1997–present
Relatives

Rooney Mara (sister)
John Mara (paternal uncle)
Wellington Mara (paternal grandfather)
Tim Mara (paternal great-grandfather)
Art Rooney, Sr. (maternal great-grandfather)
Dan Rooney (maternal great-uncle)
Tom Rooney (maternal first cousin, once removed)

In New York, you can just wake up and everything sorts itself out. I love that, not having a plan.
Kate Mara

I like traditions, and the national anthem is important.
I have a ridiculous fear of sharks but I'd jump in the water in a second for an amazing role.
Kate Mara
Whenever I dream about flying, it's the best feeling in the world.
Rooting for the offense is the safe way to go. You win either way.
Everybody has to be responsible for their own actions – and if they do something wrong, I believe in paying for it.
Kate Mara
I hate being in Los Angeles when it's football season. I want to be in New York. It just doesn't feel right if I'm away.
Kate Mara
Eventually you get bored and you want to work.
When my agents tell me how much I'm going to be paid for a film, instead of quoting a figure, they'll say: 'You're going to make ten pairs of Christian Louboutins.'
Kate Mara
Even when I was a kid, I had this insane head of flaming hair. It looked like a wig.
Kate Mara
Keeping your private life as private as possible is the smartest thing.
If 10 years ago I was told I'd be where I am now, I would've been pretty happy.
Kate Mara
I hated school.
Let's be honest: I just want a Super Bowl ring.
I wish no teams had cheerleaders. I find it more distracting than anything else.
Kate Mara
I've always wanted to do a period piece.
I was excited to get the opportunity to sing something in a movie 'cause I love musicals and I would love to be able to do more movie musicals, in the future.
Kate Mara
I feel like I'm exactly where I should be.
I have so many friends who have no idea what they want to do. They are out of college and working, but not sure they are doing what they want to do, which is normal.
Kate Mara
I want to do something crazy for a part – something I'd never even consider in real life.
Kate Mara
I've definitely become more aware and conscious of what directors I'm working with because it's so important. The director is really more than half the battle of the film. You really rely on that. That's become really, really important to me, for sure.
Kate Mara
There's nothing worse than people who want to make you feel better when you are losing. I just want to smack them.
Kate Mara
I don't ever take anything for granted.
I remember telling the agent, 'I don't want to do anything but Broadway.' She was like, 'That's not really possible because there is not that much Broadway. So I'll send you out on TV and stuff like that.'
Kate Mara
I feel so lucky.
I am so loyal.
It's really nice to be in something that you really love and want to share with people. And then, for it to actually get shown and for people to be able to see it is awesome. It's really exciting.
Kate Mara
I'm an idiot.
I like traditions, and the national anthem is important.
All the actors I respect, especially old-Hollywood actors, the reason I think so many of them have had long careers is that there is a sort of mystery about them. You don't know what they do on Friday nights when they go home from work. You have no clue. You have this sort of fantasy about them.
Kate Mara