Mary Elizabeth Winstead was born on November 28, 1984. She is an American actress.
Biography and Career
Mary Winstead was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. She is a daughter of Betty Lou and James Ronald Winstead. For the very first time in her childhood Winstead appeared in the Mountain West Ballet's version of The Nutcracker. She studied dance in summer program of the prestigious Joffrey Ballet School in New York City.
There, she studied ballet and jazz dance, and also studied acting. Finally Winstead appeared on Broadway during Donny Osmond's successful run of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
At the age of thirteen Winstead began with her acting career and made a guest appearance in episodes of the CBS dramas Touched by an Angel and Promised Land. Lat
er she was casted as Jessica Bennett in the NBC soap opera Passions. From 2001 to 2002, she appeared in the short-lived CBS drama series Wolf Lake.
Trying her hand at comedy, she went the independent film route as the Jewish daughter of a large, zany family in the indie feature Checking Out, but her screen time fared better in the more mainstream Walt Disney Pictures confection Sky High, which was both financially and critically successful.
Mary was also featured in Make It Happen, a dance film. In 2007, Winstead appeared in a pair of high-profile event films. Quentin Tarantino cast her as a well-intentioned but vapid and naÃ¯ve actress in his high-speed segment of Grindhouse called Death Proof, his half of a double-billed feature.
In 2010, Winstead got a lead role in the prequel to The Thing, which is directed by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.
Mary Winstead has been called a scream queen because of her roles in the horror films Monster Island, The Ring Two, Final Destination 3, Black Christmas, Death Proof, and The Thing.
Throughout her career, she was nominated for a Young Artist Award for her work in Passions, and she was part of the cast of Bobby, where she was also nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Birth Name: Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Birth: November 28, 1984
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