Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Mary Elizabeth Winstead is a singer and actress and she is of American nationality. She played in the roles of screen queens in the Final Destination, Death Proof, and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, The Thing and Black Christmas. In Die hard franchise, she appeared as the daughter of John McClane in the fourth and in fifth film. The singing career started in the year 2013 and she was one of a music duo known as Got a Girl and her partner was Dan The Automator.

Mary Elizabeth Winstead was born in the city of Rocky Mount, in North Carolina. The father is James Ronald and the mother was Betty Lou. The family had five children and she was the youngest. She passed her early life at Sandy, Utah in Salt Lake in City Suburb. She did attend Peruvian Park elementary and there she was taking advanced classes. She is a talented singer and a dancer.

She attended dancing classed at Joffrey Ballet summer program based in Chicago, in Illinois. She was singing in International children’s choir. While growing up, she wanted to pursue a career like a ballerina and was appearing at local ballet production. When she became a teenager, she has to stop dancing because of the height since she was tall. When she found out that it is not possible to pursue a dancing career, she started acting.

From her biography, the first appearance she had, was in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The star was Donny Osmond. After this, she continued to make appearance in other television series and she earned the guest roles in Promised Land and Touched by an Angel. The first major role she had was a Jessica Bennett for Passions, an NBC Soap Opera of 1999 until 2000.

Another significant role she had was in Wolf Lake where she was a daughter of the character of Tim Matheson. These series got canceled when it was on the 10th episode. In the year 2004, Winstead was playing in a supporting role of Monster Island; an MTV’s made for television film. When she was given a role in A Cinderella Story, she refused because she wanted to graduate and wanted to go cruising with friends. This is when she met Riley Steams who become her husband.

When it comes to her personal life, Mary Elizabeth Winstead got married in the year 2010 to Riley Steams. He is a film television writer and a director born in Austin in Texas. They met when she was 18 years old. She was the star in the debut feature film of Steam called Faults in the year 2014 but in the year 2017, she announced they are separating. She is among the victims of a celebrity pictures hack that took place in the year 2014. She won different awards like Hollywood Film Festival, Dallas International film Festival and Saturn Awards. Her fans can follow her on her social media.

Last Modified: Mar 8, 2020

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