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Mary Elizabeth Winstead

1984-11-28 Rocky Mount, North Carolina, USA

Image of Mary Elizabeth Winstead


Mary Elizabeth Winstead (born November 28, 1984) is an American actress and singer. Her first significant role came as Jessica Bennett on the NBC soap opera Passions (1999–2000) and she went on to appear in series such as Tru Calling (2004) and films including the superhero film Sky High (2005). She came to wider attention as a scream queen for her roles in the horror series Wolf Lake (2001–2002), the giant monster film Monster Island (2004), the supernatural horror film Final Destination 3 (2006), the slasher film Black Christmas (2006), and the exploitation horror film Death Proof (2007). Further success came with her roles as John McClane's daughter Lucy Gennero-McClane in Live Free or Die Hard (2007) and Ramona Flowers in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010). Her critically acclaimed performance as an alcoholic struggling with sobriety in the Sundance drama Smashed (2012) was followed by a series of roles in other well-received independent films, including The Beauty Inside (2012), The Spectacular Now (2013), Faults (2014), Alex of Venice (2014), and, Swiss Army Man (2016). Winstead continued her Scream Queen roles in the sci-fi horror film The Thing (2011), as Mary Todd Lincoln in the fantasy horror film Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012), and in the psychological horror thriller film 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016). She reprised her role as Lucy Gennero-McClane in A Good Day to Die Hard (2013) and returned to television with roles in the supernatural drama series The Returned (2015), the political satire science fiction comedy series BrainDead (2016), the period medical drama series Mercy Street (2016–17) and the black comedy crime drama anthology series Fargo (2017). Other roles include the comedy drama All About Nina (2018), the action thriller Gemini Man (2019), and as the Huntress in Birds of Prey (2020).


Kate Kate 2021-09-10
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Water Crisis Self / Ramona Flowers 2020-07-20
Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) Helena Bertinelli / Huntress 2020-02-05
The Parts You Lose Gail 2019-03-14
Gemini Man Danny Zakarweski 2019-10-02
All About Nina Nina Geld 2018-09-28
So It Goes Samantha 2017-04-30
Swiss Army Man Sarah 2016-06-24
10 Cloverfield Lane Michelle 2016-03-10
The Hollars Gwen 2016-08-25
Alex of Venice Alex 2015-04-17
Kill the Messenger Anna Simons 2014-10-09
Got A Girl: products for a luxurious lifestyle Woman 2014-06-29
Showing Up Self 2014-02-25
Faults Claire 2014-03-06
The Spectacular Now Holly Keely 2013-08-02
A Good Day to Die Hard Lucy McClane (uncredited) 2013-02-06
A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III Kate 2013-02-08
A.C.O.D. Lauren Stinger 2013-10-03
Casque Girl 2012-01-01
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Mary Todd Lincoln 2012-06-20
Smashed Kate Hannah 2012-01-22
Cost of Living The Computer (voice) 2011-09-22
The Thing Kate Lloyd 2011-10-12
L'Echarpe Woman 2011-11-09
Magnificat Lynn 2011-12-31
The Making of 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' Herself 2010-11-09
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Ramona Flowers 2010-08-12
Make It Happen Lauryn Kirk 2008-08-08
Live Free or Die Hard Lucy McClane 2007-06-20
May All Your Christmases Be Black herself 2007-04-03
Death Proof Lee Montgomery 2007-05-22
Grindhouse Lee Montgomery (segment "Death Proof") 2007-04-06
Dead Teenager Movie 2006-07-25
Bobby Susan Taylor 2006-09-05
Black Christmas Heather Fitzgerald 2006-12-15
Final Destination 3 Wendy Christensen 2006-02-09
Kill Shot: The Making of 'FD3' 2006-07-25
Factory Girl Ingrid Superstar 2006-12-29
Checking Out Lisa Apple 2005-04-10
The Ring Two Young Evelyn 2005-03-17
Sky High Gwen Grayson / Royal Pain 2005-07-29
Monster Island Maddy 2004-03-07
The Long Road Home Annie Jacobs 1999-01-01
Ursa Major Charlie