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Native New Yorker Mamie Gummer graduated from Northwestern University, and also studied theater at the British Academy of Dramatic Arts.
She subsequently made her New York stage debut in 2005, starring opposite Michael C. Hall in the Roundabout Theatre production of Noah Haidle’s Mr. Marmalade, directed by Michael Greif, for which she earned a Theatre World Award. She next starred with Kate Burton and Tony Goldwyn in Theresa Rebeck’s The Water’s Edge, directed by Will Frears at NYC’s Second Stage Theatre, for which Ms. Gummer received a Lucille Lortel Award nomination; the Williamstown Theatre Festival revival of Lillian Hellman’s The Autumn Garden, directed by David Jones; and, in her Broadway debut, Christopher Hampton’s Les Liaisons Dangereuses, directed by Rufus Norris, with Laura Linney and Ben Daniels. More recently, she appeared in the Classic Stage Company’s Uncle Vanya, directed by Austin Pendleton, for which she was again a Lucille Lortel Award nominee.
Ms. Gummer has previously appeared on-screen in Lasse Hallström’s The Hoax, with Richard Gere and Hope Davis; in Lajos Koltai’s Evening, opposite Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy, also for Focus Features; in Kimberly Peirce’s Stop Loss; in Jodie Markell’s Loss of a Teardrop Diamond, from a screenplay by Tennessee Williams; in Will Frears’ upcoming independent feature Coach, also with Hugh Dancy; and in Tom Hooper’s Emmy Award-winning miniseries John Adams, with Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney.