Mary Elizabeth Winstead is an American actress and singer. Her first significant role came as Jessica Bennett on the NBC soap opera Passions and she went on to appear in TV series such as Tru Calling and films including the superhero comedy Sky High. She came to wider attention as a scream queen for her roles in the horror series Wolf Lake, the giant monster film Monster Island, the supernatural horror film Final Destination 3, the slasher film Black Christmas and the exploitation horror film Death Proof.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
French Pop, Hip-Hop, Trip-Hop, Indie Pop, Jazz
Elizabeth has released her music through Bulk Recordings
Birthday / Date of Birth
Mary Elizabeth Winstead was born on November 28, 1984, in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States.
She’s currently 34 years old.
She is of English descent.
She is a Southern Baptist.
She attended Peruvian Park Elementary, where she took advanced classes. A talented dancer and singer, Winstead studied dance in a Joffrey Ballet summer program in Chicago, Illinois and sang in the International Children’s Choir. Elizabeth was home schooled so that she could focus more on her acting career.
- Father – James Ronald Winstead
- Mother – Betty Lou (née Knight)
- Siblings – Mary has 3 older sisters and an older brother.
Boyfriend / Spouse
Mary Elizabeth Winstead has dated –
- Michael Angarano (2005) – It was speculated that she had a fling with actor, director, and producer, Michael Angarano, in 2005.
- Riley Stearns (2010-2017)– Winstead and film director and television writer, Riley Stearns, met when she was 18. The couple got married in 2010. However, in 2017, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Riley Stearns got divorced.
- Ewan McGregor (2017-Present) – After splitting from her husband in 2017, Winstead started dating actor Ewan McGregor. They had met during the shooting of the 3rd season of the TV series, Fargo.
- In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
- In centimeters – 173 cm
- In meters – 1.73 m
- In Kilograms – 55 kg
- In Pounds – 121 lbs
- Measurements – 34-25-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 25 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
She wears a size 9.5 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 4 (US).
Playing Sophia Donner / Sophia Kohanek in the TV horror series, Wolf Lake (2001-2002). Having been cast as Wendy Christensen in the 2006 supernatural horror film, Final Destination 3
Mary Elizabeth released her first studio album, I Love You but I Must Drive Off This Cliff Now, as a part of the music duo Got a Girl, which had music producer Dan the Automator as its other half, on July 22, 2014, via Bulk Recordings.
In 2005, Mary made her first theatrical film appearance as Young Evelyn in the supernatural psychological horror film, The Ring Two.
In 1997, Elizabeth made her first TV show appearance as Kristy Cordis in the supernatural drama series, Touched by an Angel.
Mary has not endorsed any brand yet.
Awards & Nominations
|2000||Young Artist Award||Best Young Actress in a Daytime TV Series||Passions||Nominated|
|2001||Young Artist Award||Best Young Actress in a Daytime TV Series||Passions||Nominated|
|2006||Hollywood Film Festival||Best Ensemble Cast||Bobby||Won|
|2006||Broadcast Film Critics Association Award||Best Cast||Bobby||Nominated|
|2006||Screen Actors Guild Award||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||Bobby||Nominated|
|2006||Scream Award||Scream Queen||Black Christmas||Nominated|
|2010||IGN Movie Award||Best Ensemble Cast||Scott Pilgrim vs. the World||Nominated|
|2010||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Actress Action||Scott Pilgrim vs. the World||Nominated|
|2012||Independent Spirit Award||Best Female Lead||Smashed||Nominated|
|2012||Phoenix Film Critics Society Award||Best Actress||Smashed||Nominated|
|2013||Dallas International Film Festival||Shining Star Award for Best Actress||Smashed||Won|
|2013||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Digital Daytime Drama Series||The Beauty Inside||Won|
|2014||BloodGuts UK Horror Awards||Best Actress||Faults||Nominated|
|2016||BloodGuts UK Horror Awards||Best Actress||10 Cloverfield Lane||Nominated|
|2016||Fright Meter Awards||Best Actress in a Leading Role||10 Cloverfield Lane||Nominated|
|2016||Golden Schmoes Awards||Best Actress of the Year||10 Cloverfield Lane||Nominated|
|2017||Saturn Awards||Best Actress||10 Cloverfield Lane||Won|
|2018||Awards Circuit Community Awards||Best Supporting Actress (TV Movie or Miniseries)||Fargo||Nominated|
|2018||Critics’ Choice Television Awards||Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Miniseries||Fargo||Nominated|
|2018||Gold Derby Awards||Best Miniseries/TV Movie Supporting Actress||Fargo||Nominated|
|2018||Online Film & Television Association||Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Limited Series||Fargo||Nominated|
|2018||Saturn Awards||Best Actress on Television||Fargo||Nominated|
|2019||Alliance of Women Film Journalists||Bravest Performance||All About Nina||Nominated|
Mary Elizabeth Winstead Favorites
- Favorite Movies – Sunset Boulevard (1950), Fargo (1996), Rosemary’s Baby (1968), The Shining (1980), Alien (1979)
- Favorite Color – Blue
- Favorite Song – Kiss Me (By Ed Sheeran)
Mary Elizabeth Winstead Net worth
Mary Elizabeth Winstead has a estimated net worth of $6 million dollars as of 2019.
Social Media Profiles
Mary Elizabeth Winstead doesn’t have any verified social media account.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Mary Elizabeth Winstead
- At the age of 5, Mary shifted to Sandy, Utah with her family.
- She is a former ballet dancer. However, Mary had to quit ballet as apparently, she grew too tall for the art form.
- Mary was a member of the International Children’s Choir.
- Before stepping into acting, Elizabeth wanted to become a ballerina and had also performed in local ballet productions.
- Winstead started her singing career in 2007 by singing a cappella cover of The Shirelles famous hit, Baby It’s You.
- In 2007, She co-wrote a song, Warmth of Him with music producer Thai Long Ly.
- In 2007, Empire magazine ranked Mary as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in Film History.
- She was once placed at the 10th place on Maxim‘s Hottest Women of Horror Movies list.
- At FHM‘s 100 Sexiest Women of 2009, Mary was ranked at the #88th spot.
- In 2009, Empire magazine selected Winstead as one of the 20 young, talented and happening right now.
- In 2010, Mary was titled as one of the Hottest Girls of Comic-Con.
- Winstead was ranked at the 17th spot out of a total of 101 for Men’s Health Hottest Women of 2011 list.
- In February 2019, it is revealed that Winstead is also voice starring in the Netflix adult-oriented animated anthology series Love, Death & Robots. The series saw her reuniting with The Beauty Inside co-star Topher Grace and was released on March 15.