Grace Gummer

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Grace Gummer
BornGrace Jane Gummer
(1986-05-09) May 9, 1986 (age 26)
OccupationActress
Years active2008–present
ParentsDon Gummer
Meryl Streep
RelativesMamie Gummer (sister)
 
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Grace Gummer
BornGrace Jane Gummer
(1986-05-09) May 9, 1986 (age 26)
OccupationActress
Years active2008–present
ParentsDon Gummer
Meryl Streep
RelativesMamie Gummer (sister)

Grace Jane Gummer (born May 9, 1986) is an American actress.

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Early life

The daughter of actress Meryl Streep and sculptor Don Gummer, Gummer grew up in Los Angeles and Connecticut with older brother Henry Wolfe Gummer, older sister Mamie Gummer and younger sister Louisa.

Career

After graduating from Vassar College with a degree in Art History and Italian, Gummer made her stage debut in 2008 in Lukas Bärfuss's The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents.[1][2] She starred as Anna Moore on the TeenNick show Gigantic,[3] which premiered October 8, 2010.

Gummer made her feature film debut in the 2010 film Meskada, in which she played the role of Nat Collins, before playing Abby in Bashert with Paulo Costanzo. Grace Gummer also had a small role as a student in Julia Roberts' class in Larry Crowne, which was directed by Tom Hanks.[4]

In the spring of 2011 she performed the role of Chloe Coverly in the revival of Arcadia by Tom Stoppard at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in New York.

Gummer appeared as Katie Rand on the hit NBC television series Smash on March 26, 2012, in the episode entitled "The Coup". The character Katie Rand is a humanitarian attempting to bring peace to her divorcing parents, including mother played by Anjelica Huston. It is not known at this time if this will become a recurring role for Gummer.

Gummer appeared as a special guest on the 2013 television series Zero Hour.

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