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Grace Gummer

Grace Gummer was born on May 9, 1986 in New York City, New York, USA as Grace Jane Gummer. She is an actress, known for The Homesman (2014), Frances Ha (2012) and Margin Call (2011).

Daughter of actress Meryl Streep and sculptor Don Gummer.

Graduated from Vassar College in 2008, majoring in Italian and art history.

Was the swimmer-captain of her swim team in high school.

Worked as a design intern at Zac Posen.

Her mother Meryl Streep was pregnant with her while filming Se acabó el pastel (1986).

She has 3 siblings: Henry Gummer (b. 1979), Mamie Gummer (b. 1983) and Louisa Gummer (b. 1991).

Niece of Harry StreepDana Streep and Maeve Kinkead.

Her film debut was in La casa de los espíritus (1993) where she played the child version of Meryl Streep, her mother in real life.

Gummer (billed as Jane Grey) appeared with Streep in the 1993 film The House of the Spirits, as the younger version of her mother's character, Clara del Valle. After graduating from her mother's alma mater Vassar College with a degree in Art History and Italian, she made her stage debut in 2008 in Lukas Bärfuss's The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents. From 2010-11, she starred as Anna Moore on the TeenNick show Gigantic, which premiered October 8, 2010.

Gummer appeared in the 2010 film Meskada, in which she played the role of Nat Collins, before playing Abby in Bashert(2010) with Paulo Costanzo. She also had a small role as a student in Julia Roberts' class in Larry Crowne (2011), which was directed by Tom Hanks.

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.

Gummer had a recurring role on the 2013 television series Zero Hour and joined the cast of the HBO series The Newsroom beginning in its second season, which premiered on July 14, 2013.