Mary Elizabeth Winstead is an American actress and singer. Her first significant role came as Jessica Bennett on the NBC soap opera Passions and she went on to appear in TV series such as Tru Calling and films including the superhero film Sky High. She came to wider attention as a Scream Queen for her roles in the horror series Wolf Lake, the giant monster film Monster Island, the supernatural horror film Final Destination 3, the slasher film Black Christmas and the exploitation horror film Death Proof. Further success came with her roles as John McClane's daughter Lucy Gennero-McClane in Live Free or Die Hard and Ramona Flowers in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. Her critically acclaimed-performance as an alcoholic struggling with sobriety in the Sundance drama Smashed was followed by a series of roles in other well-received independent films, including The Beauty Inside, The Spectacular Now, Faults, Alex of Venice and Swiss Army Man.
|Born:||November 28, 1984, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, U.S.|
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About Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Actress who became known as a scream queen for her role in such horror films as Final Destination 3, The Thing: The Beginning and Black Christmas. She also played the daughter of Bruce Willis' character John McClane in Live Free or Die Hard and A Good Day to Die Hard. In 2019, she was cast in the Suicide Squad spin-off Birds of Prey.
She grew up striving to become a ballerina, but her height limited her in that career and so she turned to acting.
In 2013, she formed the music duo Got a Girl with hip-hop producer Dan the Automator.
She was married to filmmaker and TV writer Riley Stearns from 2010 until 2017. Subsequently, she began dating actor Ewan McGregor in November of 2017.
She co-starred with Michael Cera in the 2010 film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.
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