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Mamie Gummer (Mary Willa) is an American television and film actress

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BirthdayAugust 3, 1983
NationalityAmerican
FamousFilm & Theater Personalities, Actresses
City/StateNew Yorkers
SpousesBenjamin Walker (m. 2011–2013)
SiblingsLouisa Gummer
Birth PlaceNew York City, New York, United States
Height173cm
GenderFemale
FatherDon Gummer
MotherMeryl Streep
Net Worth$15 million as of May 2017
Sun SignLeo
Born inNew York City, New York, United States
Famous asActress
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Who is Mamie Gummer?

Mary Willa "Mamie" Gummer is an American actress who has made her presence felt in television, films and theatrical productions with great élan. She is also the eldest daughter of Meryl Streep, the famous Academy Award winning American actress and heartthrob of millions across generations. Gummer first featured on-screen as a child artist in one of her mother’s films ‘Heartburn’. After attaining youth she followed her mother’s footsteps into the world of acting. Over the years, she featured in several big-screen flicks like ‘The Hoax’, ‘Evening’, ‘Ricki and the Flash’, ‘Cake’ and ‘Side Effects’. She also featured in notable theatrical productions like ‘The Laramie Project’, ‘The Autumn Garden’ and ‘Uncle Vanya’. Her brilliant stage performances earned her several nominations including winning the ‘Theatre World Award’ for ‘Mr. Marmalade’. She earned accolades featuring as Nancy Crozier in the American legal and political drama ‘The Good Wife’ and in the title role of ‘Emily Owens’ in the American medical drama ‘Emily Owens, M.D.’. Other prominent TV series featuring her includes ‘John Adams’, ‘Off The Map’, ‘The Big C’ and ‘Manhattan’.

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Childhood & Early Life

Mamie Gummer was born on August 3, 1983 in New York City, New York, US, to famous Hollywood actress, Meryl Streep, and her sculptor husband, Don Gummer.

She has an elder brother, Henry Wolfe Gummer, a musician and two younger sisters, Grace Gummer, who again followed her mother and older sister into acting, and Loiisa Gummer, a model.

She was raised in Salisbury, Connecticut, and studied in the ‘Miss Porter's School’ located in Farmington, Connecticut. Thereafter, she graduated from the ‘Kent School’ located in Kent, Connecticut.

She and her siblings stayed in Los Angeles for five years. In 2005, she completed her graduation from the ‘Northwestern University’ majoring in theatre and communications.

Career

Her initial appearance in films happened as a child artist featuring as Annie Forman in the 1986 American blockbuster comedy-drama ‘Heartburn’ starring her mother and Jack Nicholson. She was credited as Natalie Stern in it to dodge media curiosity. She received positive review from ‘New York Times’.

While attending ‘Northwestern University’, she featured in three Northwestern University Theater productions, namely ‘The Laramie Project’ (2003), ‘12 Volt Heart’ (2004) and ‘The House of Blue Leaves’ (2004). She also portrayed the role of a ‘Hostess’ in the 2003 short film ‘Reservations’.

Her off-Broadway debut happened following her graduation when she played Lucy in the premiere of Noah Haidle's ‘Mr. Marmalade’. The title character in the film was played by Michael C. Hall.

‘Mr. Marmalade’, staged at ‘Laura Pels Theatre’ in New York City from 2005 to 2006, earned her the ‘Theatre World Award’ as Best Supporting Actress in 2006. That year, she worked in two films, ‘Hoax’ and ‘The Devil Wears Prada’, although her scene in the later was finally deleted.

Her portrayal as Erica in ‘The Water's Edge’ that was staged at the ‘Second Stage Theatre’ in New York City in 2006 garnered her ‘Lucille Lortel Award’ nomination in 2007.

The Lajos Koltai directed 2007 American drama film ‘Evening’ saw Gummer playing younger version of the character Lila Wittenborn, the later version of which was played by her mother. That year she also featured in a short film called ‘All Saints Day’.

She portrayed Sophie Tuckerman in 2007 theatrical production of the Lillian Hellman play ‘The Autumn Garden’ that was staged at the ‘Williamstown Theatre Festival’. That year, she also performed in ‘Desdemona: A Play about a Handkerchief’ staged at Playwrights Horizons Mainstage Theatre.

Making her mark in both films and theatre, she forayed into TV. In 2008, she featured as Sally Smith Adams in 3 episodes of the Golden Globe and Emmy awards winning HBO TV miniseries ‘John Adams’. The series chronicled political life of US President John Adams played by actor Paul Giamatti.

Her Broadway debut happened in 2008 with Tony Award nominated revival of ‘Les liaisons dangereuses’ produced by ‘Roundabout Theatre Company’ and premiered on May 1 at the ‘American Airlines Theatre’. She played Cécile de Volanges in it featuring with Laura Linney and Ben Daniels among others.

In 2008, she appeared as Bess in the play ‘Hunting and Gathering’ at the Primary Stages, in New York City; as Jeanie Burgess in the war drama flick ‘Stop-Loss’; and as Julie Corleone in the independent flick ‘The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond’.

In 2009, she featured as Tisha in the comedy-drama flick ‘Taking Woodstock’ and in the starring role of Ruth in romantic comedy film ‘The Lightkeepers’. That year she also played Sonya in the play ‘Uncle Vanya’ that was staged at the Classic Stage Company in New York City.

Her brilliant performance in ‘Uncle Vanya’ earned her a nomination for ‘Lucille Lortel Award’ in the category of ‘Outstanding Featured Actress’.

On February 2, 2010, she guest appeared as Nancy Crozier in the first season of the American legal and political drama ‘The Good Wife’ in its 13th episode titled ‘Bad’. Her role recurred in the second season of the series in two of its episodes namely ‘Cleaning House’ and ‘Getting Off’.

The 2010 released American psychological horror film ‘The Ward’ saw her playing the starring role of Emily. She then went on to feature in other films like ‘The Lifeguard’ (2013), ‘Side Effects’ (2013), ‘Cake’ (2014) and ‘The End of the Tour’ (2015).

She remained one of the main cast members playing Dr. Mina Minard in the ABC medical drama series ‘Off the Map’ that aired from January 12, 2011 to April 6, 2011. In April 2011, she featured in the Off-Broadway production of ‘The School For Lies’ along with Alison Fraser and Hamish Linklater.

One of her notable TV series is the American medical drama ‘Emily Owens, M.D’ that premiered on CW on October 16, 2012. Gummer played the title role of Emily Owens in all the 13 episodes of the series that earned her much appreciation.

She also featured in other TV series such as ‘A Gifted Man’ (2011), ‘The Big C’ (2012), ‘Elementary’ (2014) and ‘Manhattan’ (2015). She played Helen Sabine on the Franco-British web-TV drama series ‘The Collection’ that premiered on September 2, 2016.

She also played reel-life daughter of her mother in the American comedy-drama film ‘Ricki and the Flash’ where the two portrayed the characters of Julie Brummel and Linda Brummel / Ricki Rendazzo respectively. The film that released on August 7, 2015 did well at the box-office.

She was nominated for ‘Drama Desk Award’ for ‘Outstanding Actress in a Play’ for portraying the role of Jess from October to December 2015 in the play ‘Ugly Lies the Bone’ that was staged at the Roundabout Theatre in New York City.

Personal Life & Legacy

She met actor Benjamin Walker after the two were cast in the Broadway production of ‘Les Liasions Dangereuses’ in 2008. The two dated for a while and got engaged in October 2009. They then tied the knot in July 2011 at Gummer’s parents' home in Connecticut.

The couple stayed in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York City. It was announced in March 2013 that the two have mutually separated and are planning for a divorce.

She is associated with different charities like the ‘Nomi Network’ and the ‘Women’s Refugee Commission’.

As of May 2017, her estimated net worth is around $15 million.

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Mamie Gummer biography timelines

  • // 3rd Aug 1983
    Mamie Gummer was born on August 3, 1983 in New York City, New York, US, to famous Hollywood actress, Meryl Streep, and her sculptor husband, Don Gummer.
  • // 1986
    Her initial appearance in films happened as a child artist featuring as Annie Forman in the 1986 American blockbuster comedy-drama ‘Heartburn’ starring her mother and Jack Nicholson. She was credited as Natalie Stern in it to dodge media curiosity. She received positive review from ‘New York Times’.
  • // 2003 To 2004
    While attending ‘Northwestern University’, she featured in three Northwestern University Theater productions, namely ‘The Laramie Project’ (2003), ‘12 Volt Heart’ (2004) and ‘The House of Blue Leaves’ (2004). She also portrayed the role of a ‘Hostess’ in the 2003 short film ‘Reservations’.
  • // 2005 To 2006
    ‘Mr. Marmalade’, staged at ‘Laura Pels Theatre’ in New York City from 2005 to 2006, earned her the ‘Theatre World Award’ as Best Supporting Actress in 2006. That year, she worked in two films, ‘Hoax’ and ‘The Devil Wears Prada’, although her scene in the later was finally deleted.
  • // 2006 To 2007
    Her portrayal as Erica in ‘The Water's Edge’ that was staged at the ‘Second Stage Theatre’ in New York City in 2006 garnered her ‘Lucille Lortel Award’ nomination in 2007.
  • // 2007
    She portrayed Sophie Tuckerman in 2007 theatrical production of the Lillian Hellman play ‘The Autumn Garden’ that was staged at the ‘Williamstown Theatre Festival’. That year, she also performed in ‘Desdemona: A Play about a Handkerchief’ staged at Playwrights Horizons Mainstage Theatre.
  • // 2008
    Making her mark in both films and theatre, she forayed into TV. In 2008, she featured as Sally Smith Adams in 3 episodes of the Golden Globe and Emmy awards winning HBO TV miniseries ‘John Adams’. The series chronicled political life of US President John Adams played by actor Paul Giamatti.
  • // 2008
    Her Broadway debut happened in 2008 with Tony Award nominated revival of ‘Les liaisons dangereuses’ produced by ‘Roundabout Theatre Company’ and premiered on May 1 at the ‘American Airlines Theatre’. She played Cécile de Volanges in it featuring with Laura Linney and Ben Daniels among others.
  • // 2009
    In 2009, she featured as Tisha in the comedy-drama flick ‘Taking Woodstock’ and in the starring role of Ruth in romantic comedy film ‘The Lightkeepers’. That year she also played Sonya in the play ‘Uncle Vanya’ that was staged at the Classic Stage Company in New York City.
  • // 2009
    She met actor Benjamin Walker after the two were cast in the Broadway production of ‘Les Liasions Dangereuses’ in 2008. The two dated for a while and got engaged in October 2009. They then tied the knot in July 2011 at Gummer’s parents' home in Connecticut.
  • // 2010 To 2015
    The 2010 released American psychological horror film ‘The Ward’ saw her playing the starring role of Emily. She then went on to feature in other films like ‘The Lifeguard’ (2013), ‘Side Effects’ (2013), ‘Cake’ (2014) and ‘The End of the Tour’ (2015).
  • // Feb 2010
    On February 2, 2010, she guest appeared as Nancy Crozier in the first season of the American legal and political drama ‘The Good Wife’ in its 13th episode titled ‘Bad’. Her role recurred in the second season of the series in two of its episodes namely ‘Cleaning House’ and ‘Getting Off’.
  • // 2011
    She remained one of the main cast members playing Dr. Mina Minard in the ABC medical drama series ‘Off the Map’ that aired from January 12, 2011 to April 6, 2011. In April 2011, she featured in the Off-Broadway production of ‘The School For Lies’ along with Alison Fraser and Hamish Linklater.
  • // 2011
    She also featured in other TV series such as ‘A Gifted Man’ (2011), ‘The Big C’ (2012), ‘Elementary’ (2014) and ‘Manhattan’ (2015). She played Helen Sabine on the Franco-British web-TV drama series ‘The Collection’ that premiered on September 2, 2016.
  • // 2012
    One of her notable TV series is the American medical drama ‘Emily Owens, M.D’ that premiered on CW on October 16, 2012. Gummer played the title role of Emily Owens in all the 13 episodes of the series that earned her much appreciation.
  • // 2013
    The couple stayed in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York City. It was announced in March 2013 that the two have mutually separated and are planning for a divorce.
  • // 2015
    She was nominated for ‘Drama Desk Award’ for ‘Outstanding Actress in a Play’ for portraying the role of Jess from October to December 2015 in the play ‘Ugly Lies the Bone’ that was staged at the Roundabout Theatre in New York City.
  • // 7th Aug 2015
    She also played reel-life daughter of her mother in the American comedy-drama film ‘Ricki and the Flash’ where the two portrayed the characters of Julie Brummel and Linda Brummel / Ricki Rendazzo respectively. The film that released on August 7, 2015 did well at the box-office.
  • // 2017
    As of May 2017, her estimated net worth is around $15 million.

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Mamie Gummer's FAQ

  • What is Mamie Gummer birthday?

    Mamie Gummer was born at 1983-08-03

  • Where is Mamie Gummer's birth place?

    Mamie Gummer was born in New York City, New York, United States

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    Mamie Gummer's nationalities is American

  • Who is Mamie Gummer spouses?

    Mamie Gummer's spouses is Benjamin Walker (m. 2011–2013)

  • Who is Mamie Gummer siblings?

    Mamie Gummer's siblings is Louisa Gummer

  • How tall is Mamie Gummer?

    Mamie Gummer's height is 173

  • Who is Mamie Gummer's father?

    Mamie Gummer's father is Don Gummer

  • Who is Mamie Gummer's mother?

    Mamie Gummer's mother is Meryl Streep

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    Mamie Gummer is Leo

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