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Katherine McNamara is a Actor American born on 22 november 1995

Katherine McNamara

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Birth name Katherine Grace McNamara
Nationality USA
Birth 22 november 1995 (28 years)

Katherine Grace McNamara (born November 22, 1995) is an American actress and singer. She is set to play Clary Fray in the upcoming ABC Family Series Shadowhunters and Sonya in the Maze Runner film series.

Biography

Enfance
Katherine McNamara est née à Kansas City dans le Missouri, fille unique, elle a grandi dans la ville de Lee's Summit dans le Missouri.

Surdouée dans plusieurs matières à l'école, elle a été obligée de suivre certains cours à domicile et a obtenu son diplôme d'études secondaires à l'âge de 14 ans. À l'âge de 17 ans, elle obtient un baccalauréat universitaire en sciences en administration des affaires avec summa cum laude (« avec la plus haute louange ») à l'université Drexel de Philadelphie. En 2015, elle étudiait à l'université Johns-Hopkins de Baltimore pour obtenir une maîtrise universitaire des sciences en économie appliquée.


Carrière
Katherine McNamara a commencé sa carrière en jouant des petits rôles dans des films ou dans divers séries comme New York, unité spéciale ou Drop Dead Diva. Puis en 2011, elle rejoint la distribution du spin-off en série télévisée de la trilogie High School Musical, intitulé Madison High. Malheureusement après le tournage du pilote, la chaîne décide de ne pas retenir le projet. En 2012, elle commence à se faire connaitre en jouant dans le téléfilm Skylar Lewis : Chasseuse de monstres diffusé sur Disney Channel.

En 2014, elle décroche son premier rôle principal à la télévision en interprétant Harper Munroe dans la série télévisée de MTV, Happyland. Mais après une saison de huit épisodes, la série est annulée par la chaine suite aux audiences décevantes.

En 2015, elle est à l'affiche de l'adaptation du deuxième volet de la série littéraire L'Épreuve de James Dashner, intitulée Le Labyrinthe : La Terre brûlée. Dans le film, elle interprète Sonya, l'une des leaders du groupe B. Elle fait également une brève apparition dans le troisième volet de la saga, Le Labyrinthe : Le Remède mortel. La même année, elle joue aussi dans la troisième saison de la série The Fosters.

Depuis 2016, elle joue Clary Fray dans l'adaptation en série télévisée de la série littéraire La Cité des ténèbres de Cassandra Clare, intitulée Shadowhunters, diffusée sur Freeform et sur Netflix en France.

Après avoir chanté pour les bandes-originales de certains de ces films, elle lance en 2017 sa carrière musicale solo en signant chez la maison de disque Quantum Flood. Elle sort son premier single Ember, le 4 août 2017.

Katherine rejoint ensuite le casting de la 7e saison de la série Arrow dans le rôle de Mia, la fille de Felicity et Oliver (deux des personnages principaux de la série), une combattante de rue et voleuse de Star City.

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Filmography of Katherine McNamara (13 films)

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Actress

Fool's Paradise
Directed by Charlie Day
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about disabilities, Personne sourde ou muette
Actors Kate Beckinsale, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, John Malkovich, Adrien Brody, Ray Liotta
Roles Terry
Rating47% 2.3517552.3517552.3517552.3517552.351755
Voici l'histoire d'un homme, simple d'esprit et muet, qui suite à un acte héroïque à la sortie d'un bus, devient malgré lui une star hollywoodienne.
Indiscretion, 1h49
Directed by John Stewart Muller
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance
Actors Mira Sorvino, Cary Elwes, Katherine McNamara, Melora Walters, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Christopher Backus
Roles Lizzy Simon
Rating48% 2.4060652.4060652.4060652.4060652.406065
Veronica, une psychiatre, est mariée à Jake, un homme politique en campagne pour l'élection sénatoriale de Louisiane. Lors d'un gala, Veronica fait la connaissance de Victor, un artiste à qui elle achète une sculpture. Victor et Veronica se revoient, décident de dîner ensemble, puis passent le week-end tous les deux. Veronica, qui ne souhaite pas aller plus loin, tente de faire comprendre à Victor qu'ils n'ont vécu qu'une aventure sans lendemain. Refusant de l'accepter, Victor s'arrange pour se rapprocher de Jake et devenir un de ses amis du club de tir. Puis il séduit Lizzy, la fille de Veronica et Jake…
R.L. Stine's Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls, 1h25
Directed by Peter DeLuise
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Horror
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Dove Cameron, Braeden Lemasters, Katherine McNamara, Ryan McCartan, Laine MacNeil, Tiffany Espensen
Roles Lilith
Rating56% 2.8297452.8297452.8297452.8297452.829745
Lorsqu'un spectacle d'épouvante se produit à Danville, Beth, Kellen et Lilith sont impatients d'y assister. La mise en scène est extrêmement réaliste. L'infâme forain, Dr Hysteria, et son assistante Lilith, ont réussi a créer une ambiance terrifiante. A l'issue de la représentation, Beth découvre une armoire mystérieuse dans laquelle sont enfermées les âmes d'adolescents. Nos amis devront tout mettre en œuvre pour arrêter le chaos.
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, 2h13
Directed by Wes Ball
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Medical-themed films, Post-apocalyptic films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Dystopian films, Children's films
Actors Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Ki Hong Lee, Patricia Clarkson, Rosa Bianca Salazar
Roles Sonya
Rating63% 3.1575853.1575853.1575853.1575853.157585
The film begins with a young boy, Thomas, taken in by Ava Paige (Patricia Clarkson) and troops from the organization WCKD, alongside other children, after being dropped off by his mother for his own safety. Years later, shortly after being rescued from the maze, Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) and the remaining Gladers - Newt (Thomas Brodie-Sangster), Minho (Ki Hong Lee), Teresa Agnes (Kaya Scodelario), Frypan (Dexter Darden) and Winston (Alexander Flores) - are taken to a facility run by Mr. Janson (Aidan Gillen). He explains that the facility is a safe haven, protecting them from WCKD, the Flare virus and the Cranks, and provides them clothes, food, and sanitation, where there are other survivors of multiple mazes are also present. Thomas becomes curious about their activities and manages to find out what is really happening behind the closed doors. With help from Aris Jones (Jacob Lofland), the first maze survivor to end up in the facility, it is revealed that WCKD's leader, Ava, is still alive and that Mr. Janson is working for WCKD, as they discuss about the experiment on the Immunes and that Janson has yet to find The Right Arm, a resistance group located at the mountains. The group, including Aris, escapes the facility, as Janson orders his WCKD troops to track them down, where they find themselves in the deserted outside world - the Scorch.
A Sort of Homecoming
Directed by Maria Burton
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Michelle Clunie, Laura Marano, Katherine McNamara, Kathleen Wilhoite, Lara Grice, Jaqueline Fleming
Roles Rosa Conti
Rating57% 2.863982.863982.863982.863982.86398
The protagonist, Amy Hartington returns to her home town in Louisiana from her career in New York City upon request of her high school debate coach. In flashbacks, she recalls her senior year, the politics surrounding debate competitions and her relationship with Nick (Parker Mack), her debate partner.
Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about children
Actors Joel Courtney, Jake Toranzo Austin, Val Kilmer, Katherine McNamara, Sonja Kirchberger, Dan van Husen
Roles Becky Thatcher
Rating51% 2.5602052.5602052.5602052.5602052.560205
The adventure unfolds as Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn - Tom's friend from the streets - witness a murder in the graveyard. Tom and Huck flee to Jackson Island and make a pact never to tell anyone about the incident. However, when the good-natured Muff Potter, who has been blamed for the murder is sentenced to death by hanging, Tom breaks his promise and returns to exonerate Muff Potter. Injun Joe, the actual murderer, makes a hasty exit from the courtroom during the trial. A short time later, Tom and Huck find references to a treasure and have to face Injun Joe again.
Contest
Contest (2013)
, 1h43
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, L'enfance marginalisée, Films about school violence
Actors Kenton Duty, Ricky Ullman, Mary Beth Peil, Daniel Flaherty, Chris Riggi, Katherine McNamara
Roles Sarah O'Malley
Rating53% 2.66212.66212.66212.66212.6621
A bullied teen chef wants to save his grandmother's business by entering a TV cooking contest to win the prize money, only to find his worst bully whose name is Matt Prylek suddenly pushing to become his new friend—and contest teammate. Meanwhile, Matt's brother Kyle wants him to do some villainous stuff.
Last Ounce of Courage, 1h41
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Marshall R. Teague, Jennifer O'Neill, Fred Williamson, Rusty Joiner, Jenna Boyd, Katherine McNamara
Roles Caroler
Rating35% 1.758831.758831.758831.758831.75883
After the death of his son Thomas, Mayor Bob Revere (Teague) has to deal with politicians removing Christmas and starts a controversial protest.
Girl vs. Monster, 1h29
Directed by Stuart Gillard
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy
Themes Comedy horror films, Children's films
Actors Olivia Holt, Brendan Meyers, Kerris Dorsey, Luke Benward, Jennifer Aspen, Katherine McNamara
Roles Myra
Rating53% 2.6848052.6848052.6848052.6848052.684805
The adventure begins on Halloween with Skylar (Olivia Holt), a teenage monster hunter who's not scared of anything with a powerful singing voice, prepares for the ultimate Halloween bash with her best friends, Henry and Sadie. The plan for Skylar to sing at the party, with rock band member Ryan Dean. Skylar was crushed when her parents make her stay home and even put on an alarm system to keep her in. She attempts to sneak out of the house by cutting the power so the alarm system won't work. That unfortunately unleashes a monster named Deimata (that was contained in her parents hunting unit) who is determined to feed the fear on Skylar and her family forever. As Skylar’s world is turned upside down, she learns that her parents have been keeping a big secret – that she comes from a long line of monster hunters. She is the 5th generation. Now, it’s up to Skylar and her friends to channel their inner strength and conquer more than just this monster. Every person has their own personal monster, which feeds on their fear.
New Year's Eve, 1h57
Directed by Garry Marshall
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes L'action se déroule en une journée, Nouvel an
Actors Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Jon Bon Jovi, Abigail Breslin, Jeff Bridges, Robert De Niro
Roles Lily Bowman
Rating56% 2.8034252.8034252.8034252.8034252.803425
On New Year's Eve, Vice-President of the Times Square Alliance Claire Morgan (Hilary Swank) is making the final arrangements for the ball drop with the help of her friend Police Officer Brendan (Chris "Ludacris" Bridges). Meanwhile, after being nearly run over by a car and denied a vacation, Ahern Records secretary Ingrid Withers (Michelle Pfeiffer) quits her job and offers the deliveryman Paul Doyle (Zac Efron) tickets for the Ahern Records Masquerade Ball if Paul helps her complete a series of New Year's resolutions before midnight, which he accepts.
Last Will
Last Will (2011)

Directed by Brent Huff
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Tatum O'Neal, Peter Coyote, Patrick Muldoon, James Brolin, Tom Berenger, William Shockley
Roles Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Rating45% 2.2722252.2722252.2722252.2722252.272225
A woman named Hayden is framed for the murder of her wealthy husband Frank. With all the evidence stacked against her, Detective Sloan arrests her and Hayden finds herself in the fight of her life as she tries to uncover the truth. Set against the backdrop of a wealthy Midwestern city, Last Will tells a story of deception, corruption and misguided family loyalties.
All Roads Lead Home
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about animals, Films about horses
Actors Vivien Cardone, Peter Coyote, Jason London, Vanessa Branch, Patton Oswalt, Peter Boyle
Roles Fair Goer
Rating58% 2.902442.902442.902442.902442.90244
The story is about a 12-year-old girl, Belle, who loses her mother in a car accident. She is sent to her grandfather's for releasing all of the kennel dogs where her father works. When all the animals start to get sick and die in Belle's hometown, her father's veterinarian girlfriend struggles to find out what is killing the healthy animals. When Belle's father and his girlfriend visit, Belle's dog attacks the grandfather's farmhand Basham. Because Belle is now running the farm, she decides the dog should be put to death because that is what she learned on the farm. She learns this after running away with one of her grandpa's horses, two puppies, and the dog she will later decide to euthanize. She almost dies while running away in the middle of a torrential downpour when she slips and falls and goes unconscious on a pair of railroad tracks while a train approaches. Luckily, Basham saves her. When the dog is about to die, It is discovered that the food Basham was carrying contained a lethal mold that was killing the animals. The vet goes to the factory where the food was made and fixes the problem, ending the dog epidemic. Then, Belle's rich grandpa has an inn turned into a no-kill animal shelter. And they all lived happily ever after.