Mamie Gummer stars on Off the Map. Her mother is perhaps the greatest actress alive, Meryl Streep. Talk about big shoes to fill!
She's off to a good start in her own right. Making her New York stage debut in 2005, starring opposite Michael C. Hall in the Roundabout Theatre production of Noah Haidle's "Mr. Marmalade," directed by Michael Greif, earned her a Theater World Award.
More recently she starred with Kate Burton and Tony Goldwyn in Theresa Rebeck's "The Water's Edge," directed by Will Frears at NYC's Second Stage Theatre, for which she received a Lucille Lortel nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress, and in a revival of "The Autumn Garden" by Lillian Hellman at the Williamstown Theater Festival. In spring 2008, Gummer made her Broadway debut in "Les Liaisons Dangereuses," opposite Laura Linney. In 2009 she starred opposite Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard in the Broadway production of "Uncle Vanya."
In film, Gummer appeared on screen in "Evening" with an all star ensemble that included Claire Danes, Patrick Wilson, Meryl Streep and Vanessa Redgrave. She was also featured in Ang Lee's "Taking Woodstock"; Lasse Hallström's "The Hoax" with Richard Gere and Hope Davis; in Kimberly Peirce's "Stop Loss" with Ryan Phillippe and Joseph Gordon-Levitt; and in "Loss of a Teardrop Diamond" with Bryce Dallace Howard. Gummer will next be seen in "The Lightkeepers," opposite Richard Dreyfus and Blythe Danner, in Jeff Lipsky's "Twelve Thirty" and in John Carpenter's "The Ward," opposite Amber Heard.
On television Gummer appeared in the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning miniseries "John Adams" for HBO, with Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney.
A Native New Yorker, Gummer graduated from Northwestern University and also studied theater at the British Academy of Dramatic Arts.