Date of Birth : Aug 3rd 1983
Mamie Gummer is the daughter of sculptor Don Gummer and actress Meryl Streep.
She grew up in rural Connecticut with an older brother and two younger sisters. Through her mother’s profession, Mamie made her uncredited screen debut with 20 months of age as the baby of Meryl and Jack Nicholson in Mike Nichols’ “Heartburn“.
Gummer graduated from Northwestern University and then studied at the British Academy of Dramatic Arts. She subsequently made her stage debut in the Roundabout Theater Production of Noah Haidle’s “Mr. Marmalade” (2005), directed by Michael Greif. In 2006, she 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 her performance, Mamie won a Theatre World Award for “Mr. Marmalade” and received a nomination for the Lucille Lortel Award for “The Water’s Edge”.
Mamie Gummer made her motion picture debut with a minor role in Lasse Hallström’s “The Hoax“, opposite Richard Gere and had her breakthrough role in the 2007 release “Evening“, directed by Lajos Koltai and co-starring Claire Danes, Toni Collette, the late Natasha Richardson, Glenn Close and Meryl Streep.
Mamie Gummer is married to actor Benjamin Walker.