Katherine McNamara

Katherine McNamara Biography

Katherine Grace McNamara 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.

McNamara was born in Kansas City, Missouri, the only child of Ursula and Evan McNamara, who served in the U.S. military. She was raised in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and moved to Los Angeles, California in 2011. she received her high school diploma at age 14.  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. In July 2017, she said that she was enrolled in an online master’s degree literature program at Johns Hopkins University.

McNamara began her acting career on Broadway, appearing in A Little Night Music with Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury. 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. McNamara also appeared in the independent films Contest and A Sort of Homecoming.

Is Katherine McNamara single or married? Who is Katherine McNamara dating?

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Katherine Mcnamara with Pierson Fode

Katherine McNamara is currently dating Pierson Fode. The couple started dating since 2016. She has been in relationships with Joel Courtney (2011). 

Personal Information

  • Full name : Katherine Grace McNamara
  • Birth place : Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
  • Date of birth : January 1, 1970
  • Age in 2020 : 50
  • Zodiac : Scorpio
  • Ethnicity / ethnic background : White
  • Nationality : America
  • Religion : Not available
  • School/college : Drexel University (B.Sc.), Johns Hopkins University
  • Net worth 2020 : $5 Million
  • First film :  The Bride & the Groom 
  • Job : Actress, singer-songwriter, dancer
  • Brand Endorsement : Sun Trust Commercial, Belfonte Yogurt Commercial
  • Favorite People : William Shakespeare (author), Cassandra Clare (author)

Katherine McNamara Body Measurement

  • Weight : 52 kg
  • Height : 5′ 2½” (159 cm)
  • Body measurement : 35-25-33 in
  • Bra size / breast size : 32C
  • Waist size : 25
  • Hip size : 33
  • Hair color : Dyed Red
  • Eye color : Red hair
  • Shoe size / feet size : 5.5 US
  • Dress size : 6
  • Body type / build : slim

Family

  • Spouse/husband : N/A
  • Boyfriend/affairs/dating : Pierson Fode (2016), Joel Courtney (2011)
  • Children/kids : N/A
  • Father : Evan McNamara
  • Mother : Ursula McNamara
  • Sister : N/A
  • Brother : N/A

Katherine McNamara website

Katherine McNamara facts /trivia

  •  McNamara is a member of Actors Equity Young Performers Committee.
  • On the occasion of Father’s Day (in June 2014), she sent an autographed picture of herself to her fans, who answered correctly to a question asked on Twitter.
  • When McNamara was 13, she started her acting career via the Broadway production of A Little Night Music.
  • As a dancer, she takes interest in variety of dance forms such as ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, hula, hip hop, and waltz. She is a trained ballet dancer.
  • On a rainy day, she likes to have a cup of coffee while reading a good book.
  • She also loves classical music.
  • If she were given a chance to be any animal / bird, she would like to be a bluebird.
  • She loves poetry.
  • Needles was her childhood fear.
  • Being in the kitchen with her grandparents is her favorite childhood memory.