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Katherine McNamara

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Katherine McNamara
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McNamara in November 2014
Born Katherine Grace McNamara[1]
(1995-11-22) November 22, 1995 (age 21)
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Other names Kat McNamara
Alma mater Drexel University (B.Sc.)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2007–present

Katherine “Kat” Grace McNamara (born November 22, 1995[1][2]) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Harper Munroe on the MTV comedy series Happyland, and for her lead role as Clary Fray on the Freeform fantasy series Shadowhunters.

Early life and education[edit]

McNamara was born in Kansas City, Missouri, the only child of Ursula and Evan McNamara.[3] She was raised in Lee’s Summit.[4]

While growing up, McNamara was an advanced student in certain subjects, resulting in her being part-homeschooled; she received her high school diploma at age 14.[5] At age 17, McNamara graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Drexel University, completing much of her course work online.[4] As of November 2015, she is studying for a Master of Science degree in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University.[6]

Career[edit]

McNamara began her acting career on Broadway, appearing in A Little Night Music with Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury.[7] She began guest starring on television series including Drop Dead Diva and 30 Rock. McNamara has appeared in theatrical movies such as New Year’s Eve, and appeared in the Disney Channel original movie Girl vs. Monster playing the role of Myra Santelli. She co-starred in the film remake of Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn, playing the role of Tom’s girlfriend Becky Thatcher.[8] McNamara also appeared in the independent films Contest[9] and A Sort of Homecoming.[10]

She appeared on three episodes of the Disney XD series Kickin’ It, in which she had a recurring role as Claire, Kim’s rival, and in two episodes of the Disney Channel series Jessie, playing Bryn Brietbart, a rival to Emma Ross. She also appeared in an episode of the Nickelodeon series The Thundermans. McNamara was cast in the MTV series Happyland as Harper Munroe, a resident of the park who pursues a boy despite the fact that she already has a boyfriend.[11] It was announced that McNamara would playing the recurring role of Kat on the third season of The Fosters in 2015.[12]

McNamara appeared in The Maze Runner film sequel, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, as Sonya, a co-leader of Group B.[13] It was announced on May 6, 2015 that McNamara would be playing the lead character Clary Fray in Shadowhunters, the Freeform television adaptation of Cassandra Clare‘s best-selling book series The Mortal Instruments.[14][15]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Bride & the Groom Wedding Guest Short film
2008 Lone Elm Lucy Short film
2008 Matchmaker Mary Mary Carver
2009 Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency Emma Marsh
2010 The Nuclear Standard Penny Short film
2010 Get Off My Porch Mary Short film
2011 Sam Steele and the Crystal Chalice Emma Marsh
2011 New Year’s Eve Lily Bowman Segment: “Mother & Daughter Story”
2012 Last Ounce of Courage Caroler
2013 Contest Sarah O’Malley
2013 Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn Becky Thatcher
2015 A Sort of Homecoming Rose
2015 Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Sonya
2016 Little Savages Tiffany
2016 Natural Selection Paige Thomas
2016 Is That a Gun in Your Pocket? Sandy Keely

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Suite Life of Zack and Cody Brian McNamara‘s daughter Cameo
2010 R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour Jodanna Episode: “Worry Dolls”
2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jasmine Episode: “Flight”
2011 30 Rock Meagan Episode: “TGS Hates Women“; uncredited[citation needed]
2011 Drop Dead Diva Ann Logan Episode: “Ah, Men”
2012 Glee Bunhead #1 Episode: “Makeover”
2012 Sketchy Iris Episode: “This Is 14”
2012 Madison High Cherri O’Keefe Unsold television pilot[16]
2012 Girl vs. Monster Myra Santelli Television movie (Disney Channel)
2012–2013 Kickin’ It Claire 3 episodes
2013 Touch Evie Woods Episode: “Reunions”
2013 Jessie Bryn Breitbart 2 episodes
2013 The Thundermans Tara Campbell Episode: “Dinner Party”
2013 The Surgeon General Lily Sherman Unsold television pilot[17]
2014 Happyland Harper Munroe Main role, 8 episodes
2014 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Angela Ward/Tangerine Episode: “Long Road Home”
2014 Unforgettable Young Carrie Wells Episode: “Reunion”
2014 A Wife’s Nightmare Jackie Television movie (Lifetime)
2014 Workaholics Haley Episode: “Beer Heist”
2014–2016 Transformers: Rescue Bots Priscilla Pynch Voice role; 6 episodes
2015 R.L. Stine’s Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls Lilith Television movie
2015 The Fosters Ekaterina 3 episodes
2016–present Shadowhunters Clary Fray Lead role
2016 The Grinder Ginger Episode: “From the Ashes”; uncredited[citation needed]
2016 Indiscretion Lizzy Television movie (Lifetime)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref
2016 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Breakout Star Shadowhunters Nominated [18]

Katherine McNamara

Katherine McNamara

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Katherine McNamara
Katherine McNamara - November 2014 (cropped).jpg    

McNamara in November 2014
Born Katherine Grace McNamara[1]
(1995-11-22) November 22, 1995 (age 20)
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Other names Kat McNamara
Alma mater Drexel University (B.Sc.)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2007–present

Katherine “Kat” Grace McNamara (born November 22, 1995)[1][2] is an American actress. She is known for her role as Harper Munroe on the MTV comedy series Happyland, and for her lead role as Clary Fray on the Freeform fantasy series Shadowhunters.

Early life and education[edit]

McNamara was born in Kansas City, Missouri, the only child of Ursula and Evan McNamara.[3] She was raised in Lee’s Summit.[4]

While growing up, McNamara was an advanced student in certain subjects, resulting in her being part-homeschooled; she received her high school diploma at age 14.[5] At age 17, McNamara graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Drexel University.[4] As of November 2015, she is studying for a Master of Science degree in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University.[6]

Career[edit]

McNamara began her acting career on Broadway, appearing in A Little Night Music with Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury.[7] She began guest starring on television series including Drop Dead Diva and 30 Rock. McNamara has appeared in theatrical movies such as New Year’s Eve, and appeared in the Disney Channel original movie Girl vs. Monster playing the role of Myra Santelli. She co-starred in the film remake of Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn, playing the role of Tom’s girlfriend Becky Thatcher.[8] McNamara also appeared in the independent films Contest[9] and A Sort of Homecoming.[10]

She appeared on three episodes of the Disney XD series Kickin’ It, in which she had a recurring role as Claire, Kim’s rival, and in two episodes of the Disney Channel series Jessie, playing Bryn Brietbart, a rival to Emma Ross. She also appeared in an episode of the Nickelodeon series The Thundermans. McNamara was cast in the MTV series Happyland as Harper Munroe, a resident of the park who pursues a boy despite the fact that she already has a boyfriend.[11] It was announced that McNamara would playing the recurring role of Kat on the third season of The Fosters in 2015.[12]

McNamara appeared in The Maze Runner film sequel, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, as Sonya, a co-leader of Group B.[13] It was announced on May 6, 2015 that McNamara would be playing the lead character Clary Fray in Shadowhunters, the Freeform television adaptation of Cassandra Clare‘s best-selling book series The Mortal Instruments.[14][15]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Bride & the Groom Wedding Guest Short film
2008 All Roads Lead Home Fair Goer Uncredited[citation needed]
2008 Matchmaker Mary Mary Carver
2009 Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency Emma Marsh
2010 The Nuclear Standard Penny Short film
2010 Get Off My Porch Mary Short film
2011 Last Will Wedding Guest Uncredited[citation needed]
2011 Sam Steele and the Crystal Chalice Emma Marsh
2011 New Year’s Eve Lily Bowman Segment: “Mother & Daughter Story”
2012 Last Ounce of Courage Caroler
2013 Contest Sarah O’Malley
2013 Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn Becky Thatcher
2014 Natural Selection Paige Thomas
2015 A Sort of Homecoming Rose
2015 Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Sonya
2016 Little Savages Tiffany
2016 Is That a Gun in Your Pocket? Sandy Keely
2016 Indiscretion Lizzy

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Suite Life of Zack and Cody Brian McNamara‘s daughter Cameo
2010 R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour Jodanna Episode: “Worry Dolls”
2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jasmine Episode: “Flight”
2011 30 Rock Meagan (uncredited)[citation needed] Episode: “TGS Hates Women
2011 Drop Dead Diva Ann Logan Episode: “Ah, Men”
2012 Glee Bunhead #1 Episode: “Makeover”
2012 Sketchy Iris Episode: “This Is 14”
2012 Madison High Cherri O’Keefe Unsold television pilot
2012 Girl vs. Monster Myra Santelli Television movie (Disney Channel)
2012–13 Kickin’ It Claire 3 episodes
2013 Touch Evie Woods Episode: “Reunions”
2013 Jessie Bryn Breitbart 2 episodes
2013 The Thundermans Tara Campbell Episode: “Dinner Party”
2013 The Surgeon General Lily Sherman Television movie
2014 Happyland Harper Munroe Main role, 8 episodes
2014 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Angela Ward/Tangerine Episode: “Long Road Home”
2014 Workaholics Haley Episode: “Beer Heist”
2014 Transformers: Rescue Bots Priscilla Pynch (voice) 3 episodes
2014 Unforgettable Young Carrie Wells Episode: “Reunion”
2014 A Wife’s Nightmare Jackie Television movie (Lifetime)
2015 R.L. Stine’s Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls Lilith Television movie
2015 The Fosters Ekaterina 3 episodes
2016 Shadowhunters Clary Fray Lead role

Katherine McNamara

Katherine McNamara

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Katherine McNamara
Katherine McNamara - November 2014 (cropped).jpg  

McNamara in November 2014
Born Katherine Grace McNamara[1]
(1995-11-22) November 22, 1995 (age 20)
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Nationality American
Other names Kat McNamara
Occupation Actress
Years active 2007–present

Katherine “Kat” Grace McNamara (born November 22, 1995)[2][3][4] is an American actress. She is known for her role as Harper Munroe on the MTV comedy series Happyland, and for her role on the Freeform fantasy series Shadowhunters where she plays the lead character, Clary Fray.

Life[edit]

McNamara was born in Kansas City, Missouri. She graduated from high school at age 14, and went on to graduate college with a bachelor’s degree by age 17.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

McNamara began her acting career on Broadway, appearing in “A Little Night Music” with Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury.[5] She began guest starring on television shows including Drop Dead Diva and 30 Rock.

McNamara has appeared in theatrical movies such as New Year’s Eve, and appeared in the Disney Channel original movie Girl vs. Monster playing the role of Myra Santelli. She co-starred in the film remake of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, playing the role of Tom’s girlfriend Becky Thatcher.[6] McNamara also appeared in the independent movies Contest[7] and A Sort of Homecoming.[8]

She appeared on three episodes of the Disney XD series Kickin’ It, in which she had a recurring role as Claire, Kim’s rival, and in two episodes of the Disney Channel series Jessie, playing Bryn Brietbart a rival to Emma Ross. She also appeared in an episode of the Nickelodeon series The Thundermans.

McNamara was cast in the MTV series Happyland as Harper, a resident of the park who pursues a boy despite the fact that she already has a boyfriend.[9] It was announced that McNamara would playing the recurring role of Kat on the third season of The Fosters in 2015.[10]

McNamara appeared in the film sequel to The Maze Runner, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, as Sonya, a co-leader of Group B.[11]

It was announced on May 6, 2015 that McNamara would be playing Clary Fray, the lead character in Shadowhunters, the Freeform television adaptation of Cassandra Clare‘s best-selling book series The Mortal Instruments.[12][13]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Bride & the Groom Wedding guest Short
2008 All Roads Lead Home Fair Goer Uncredited[citation needed]
2008 Matchmaker Mary Mary Carver Main role
2009 Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency Emma Marsh Main role
2010 The Nuclear Standard Penny Short
2010 Get Off My Porch Mary Short
2011 Last Will Wedding Guest Uncredited[citation needed]
2011 Sam Steele and the Crystal Chalice Emma Marsh
2011 New Year’s Eve Lily Bowman segment: “Mother & Daughter Story”
2012 Last Ounce of Courage Caroler
2013 Contest Sarah O’Malley
2013 Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn Becky Thatcher
2014 Little Savages Tiffany Pre-production[citation needed]
2014 Natural Selection Paige Thomas
2015 A Sort of Homecoming Rose Independent film
2015 Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Sonya
2016 Is That a Gun in Your Pocket? Sandy Keely
2016 Indiscretion Lizzy
2017 Maze Runner: The Death Cure Sonya Pre-production[citation needed]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Suite Life of Zack and Cody Brian McNamara‘s daughter Cameo
2010 R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour Jodanna Episode: “Worry Dolls”
2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jasmine Episode: “Flight”
2011 30 Rock Meagan (uncredited)[citation needed] Episode: “TGS Hates Women
2011 Drop Dead Diva Ann Logan Episode: “Ah, Men”
2012 Glee Bunhead #1 Episode: “Makeover”
2012 Sketchy Iris Episode: “This Is 14”
2012 Madison High Cherri O’Keefe Unsold TV pilot
2012 Austin & Ally Uncredited[citation needed] Episode: “Zaliens & Cloud Watchers”
2012 Girl vs. Monster Myra Santelli TV movie (Disney Channel)
2012–13 Kickin’ It Claire 3 episodes
2013 Touch Evie Woods Episode: “Reunions”
2013 Jessie Bryn Breitbart 2 episodes
2013 The Thundermans Tara Campbell Episode: “Dinner Party”
2013 The Surgeon General Lily Sherman TV movie
2014 Happyland Harper Munroe Main role, 8 episodes
2014 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Angela Ward/Tangerine Episode: “Long Road Home”
2014 Workaholics Haley Episode: “Beer Heist”
2014 Transformers: Rescue Bots Priscilla Pynch (voice) 3 episodes
2014 Unforgettable Young Carrie Wells Episode: “Reunion”
2014 A Wife’s Nightmare Jackie TV movie (Lifetime)
2015 R.L. Stine’s Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls Lilith TV movie
2015 The Fosters Ekaterina 3 episodes
2016 Shadowhunters Clary Fray Lead role

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McNamara in November 2014
Born Katherine Grace McNamara[1]
(1995-11-22) November 22, 1995 (age 20)
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Nationality American
Other names Kat McNamara
Occupation Actress, singer, songwriter, model, dancer
Years active 2007–present

Katherine “Kat” Grace McNamara (born November 22, 1995)[2][3][4] is an American actress, singer, songwriter, model and dancer. She is set to play Clary Fray in the upcoming ABC Family Series Shadowhunters and Sonya in the Maze Runner film series.

Life and career[edit]

McNamara was born in Kansas City, Missouri. She graduated at age 14 from high school, and went on to graduate college with a bachelor’s degree by age 17. She guest starred on shows including Drop Dead Diva and 30 Rock. She was also in movies such as New Year’s Eve. She is also set to star in the Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn film remake as Tom’s girlfriend.[5]

She appeared on the Disney XD show Kickin’ It, in which she had a recurring role as Claire, Kim’s rival, as well as appearing as Myra Santelli in the Disney Channel movie Girl vs. Monster.

She also appeared in two episodes of Jessie, playing Bryn Brietbart, as well as an episode of the new Nickelodeon series The Thundermans. She also appeared in the independent movie Contest.

McNamara was cast in the MTV series Happyland as Harper, a resident of the park who goes after Ian despite the fact that she has a boyfriend, Will (Moulene), a character performer at the park.[6]

McNamara appeared in Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, the sequel to The Maze Runner, as Sonya, a co-leader of Group B.[7] It was announced that McNamara will be playing Kat on the upcoming season of The Fosters.[8]

It was announced on May 6, 2015 that McNamara will be playing Clary Fray in Shadowhunters, the television adaptation of Cassandra Clare‘s best-selling book series The Mortal Instruments.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Bride & the Groom Wedding guest Short
2008 All Roads Lead Home Fair Goer Uncredited[citation needed]
2008 Matchmaker Mary Mary Carver Main role
2009 Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency Emma Marsh Main role
2010 The Nuclear Standard Penny Short
2010 Get Off My Porch Mary Short
2011 Last Will Wedding Guest Uncredited[citation needed]
2011 Sam Steele and the Crystal Chalice Emma Marsh
2011 New Year’s Eve Lily Bowman Mother & Daughter Story
2012 Last Ounce of Courage Caroler
2013 Contest Sarah O’Malley
2013 Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn Becky Thatcher
2014 Little Savages Tiffany Pre-production[citation needed]
2015 A Sort of Homecoming Rose Independent film
2015 Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Sonya
2017 Maze Runner: The Death Cure Sonya
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Suite Life of Zack and Cody Brian McNamara‘s daughter Cameo
2010 R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour Jodanna Episode: “Worry Dolls”
2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jasmine Episode: “Flight”
2011 30 Rock Meagan (uncredited)[citation needed] Episode: “TGS Hates Women
2011 Drop Dead Diva Ann Logan Episode: “Ah, Men”
2012 Glee Bunhead #1 Episode: “Makeover”
2012 Sketchy Iris Episode: “This Is 14”
2012 Madison High Cherri O’Keefe Unsold TV pilot
2012 Austin & Ally Uncredited[citation needed] Episode: “Zaliens & Cloud Watchers”
2012 Girl vs. Monster Myra Santelli TV movie
2012–13 Kickin’ It Claire 3 episodes
2013 Touch Evie Woods Episode: “Reunions”
2013 Jessie Bryn Breitbart 2 episodes
2013 The Thundermans Tara Campbell Episode: “Dinner Party”
2013 The Surgeon General Lily Sherman TV movie
2014 Happyland Harper Munroe Main role
2014 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Angela Ward/Tangerine Episode: “Long Road Home”
2014 Workaholics Haley Episode: “Beer Heist”
2014 Transformers: Rescue Bots Priscilla Pynch (voice) 3 episodes
2014 Unforgettable Young Carrie Wells Episode: “Reunion”
2014 A Wife’s Nightmare Jackie Lifetime TV movie
2015 R.L. Stine’s Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls Lilith TV movie
2015 The Fosters Ekaterina 3 episodes
2016 Shadowhunters Clary Fray Lead role; Filming/In production