Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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FEMALE LEAD: Smashed – “Kate Hannah”


MARY ELIZABETH WINSTEAD began her career in performing arts at a young age in Salt Lake City, Utah and later studied dance at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City. This summer, Mary starred in 20th Century Fox’s period vampire adventure Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter as ‘Mary Todd’ starring opposite Benjamin Walker. Timur Bekmambetov directed the film based on the book by Seth Grahame-Smith.

Previously, Mary starred in The Thing, a thriller movie about researchers at a research site in Antarctica who discover the existence of an alien craft. In the summer of 2010, Mary was seen starring opposite Michael Cera in the action-comedy-fantasy film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, based on the graphic novel by Bryan Lee O’Malley, directed by Edgar Wright, and starring Chris Evans, Jason Schwartzman, Brandon Routh and Anna Kendrick.

Mary‘s other film credits include Quentin Tarantino’s film Death Proof of the Grindhouse double-feature, where she played alongside Kurt Russell and Rosario Dawson. It was in this film that Mary sang “Baby It’s You.” She also appeared in Emilio Estevez’s Golden Globe Best Picture nominee Bobby, alongside William H. Macy, Demi Moore, Elijah Wood, Sharon Stone and Anthony Hopkins. Bobby earned Mary a SAG Award nomination for Best Ensemble Cast. She can also be seen in: Factory Girl, Black Christmas, Live Free or Die Hard, Sky High, and Final Destination 3.

Mary currently resides in Los Angeles, California.