Winstead, Mary Elizabeth 1984–

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WINSTEAD, Mary Elizabeth 1984–


Born November 28, 1984, in Rocky Mount, NC (some sources cite birthplace as Sandy, UT). Education: Trained at Joffrey Ballet School, New York City. Avocational Interests: Singing, dancing.

Addresses: Agent—Judith Moss, Paradigm, 360 North Crescent Dr., North Building, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actress.

Awards, Honors: YoungStar Award nomination, Hollywood Reporter, 2000, and Young Artist Award nomination, 2001, both best young actress in a daytime television series, for Passions.


Television Appearances; Series:

Jessica Bennett, Passions (also known as Harmony's Passions and The Passions Storm), NBC, 1999–2000.

Sophia Donner, Wolf Lake, CBS, 2001, UPN, 2002.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Tara, Father Can't Cope, Fox, 2000.

Sophia Kohanek, Wolf Lake, CBS, 2001.

Rina, Then Came Jones, ABC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Maddy, Monster Island, MTV, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Kristy, "A Delicate Balance," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1997.

Chloe, "Recycled," Promised Land, CBS, 1998.

Chloe, "Denver, Welcome Home," Promised Land, CBS, 1998.

Bridget Elkins, "Closure," Tru Calling, Fox, 2004.

Film Appearances:

Annie Jacobs, The Long Road Home, KOAN, 1999.

Lisa Apple, Checking Out, Full Circle Productions, 2004.

Young Evelyn, The Ring Two (also known as Samara, Samara: Ring 2, and Samara: The Ring Two), DreamWorks, 2005.

Gwen Grayson, Sky High, Buena Vista, 2005.

Wendy Christensen, Final Destination 3, New Line Cinema, 2006.

Also appeared in Fire in the Field.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in the ballet The Nutcracker and in the Broadway production of the musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.



UnderGround Online,, October 20, 2005.

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