Katherine Grace McNamara (born November 22, 1995) is an American actress. She is known for her lead role as Clary Fray on the 2016–2019 Freeform fantasy series Shadowhunters. In 2018, McNamara joined the cast of Arrow for its seventh season, playing Mia Smoak, the daughter of Oliver Queen and Felicity Smoak.
McNamara was born in Kansas City, Missouri, the only child of Ursula and Evan McNamara, who served in the U.S. military. She was raised in Lee's Summit, Missouri, and moved to Los Angeles, California in 2011.While growing up, McNamara was an advanced student in certain subjects, resulting in her being part-homeschooled; she received her high school diploma at age 14. At age 17, McNamara graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Drexel University, completing much of her course work online. In July 2017, she said that she was enrolled in an online master's degree literature program at Johns Hopkins University.
Movies & TV shows
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Untitled Horror Movie
Set on computer screens and found footage style content, the movie follows six actors who decide to shoot their own horror movie as their hit TV show is on the verge of cancellation. A spirit with an ...
Daddario plays a newscaster in Justice, which is set in Paris and New York. The couple is faced with temptation, jealousy and a mystery when two seductive strangers enter their lives.
On the way to her college semester abroad program in a small coastal village in Ireland, a violinist named Finley meets a young movie star named Beckett. The pressures of his stardom get in the way of...
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Kappa Kappa Die
After her older sister died, Shauna joined the same sorority to find out what really happened. She discovers that there is an evil spirit out for blood and money. Can the new sisters survive the haunt...
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice motivate all of us when it comes to life choices - but more so for Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy, in the perfect story of love and negotiation in Regency England.
Acting for a Cause
A live read series of classic plays and screenplays was created, produced, directed and hosted by Brando Crawford featuring young Hollywood actors such as Florence Pugh, Margaret Qualley, and 80 other...
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Spirit Riding Free: Spirit of Christmas
On Christmas Eve, Lucky and her friends go into town to fulfill their holiday plans. They have to figure out how to get home in time for Christmas in the middle of a snowstorm.
Kevin Smith takes you into one of the greatest television events of all time.
Kate Kane, armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out...
Three friends making a web series about their town discover that their neighbors are being killed and replaced by creatures who are perfect copies of their victims.
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A thirty-something couple, tired of their mundane life, starts to reconnect with their younger, cooler selves when an emerging pop star, who is drawn to their super-normal suburban life, moves in.
Maze Runner: The Death Cure
Thomas leads a group of escaped Gladers on a dangerous mission. They need to break into the Last City to save their friends. The answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first ...
A teenage girl is babysitting at a new house when she's accosted by a vicious, possessed doll. With the babysitter in bondage, the toy subjects her to a series of terrifying tales on the television, e...
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Is That a Gun in Your Pocket?
Spurred by a gun incident at a school, the women of one Texas town lead a movement to get rid of guns by not having sex with their husbands.
A married woman's affair comes back to haunt her when her lover is in every part of her life.
A boy genius and his sister race against their friends to find a treasure hidden by an eccentric philanthropist in a charming lake town.
Tyler is a young man who is looking for direction from a world that seems to have abandoned him. Indrid seems to have it all figured out, as he searches for answers.
Clary Fray joined a group of Shadowhunters to save the world after her mother disappeared.
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Kara Zor-El, who was taken in by the Danvers family when she was 13, must learn to embrace her powers after previously hiding them. The Danvers teach her to be careful with her powers until she has to...
Dean Sanderson moved back to his hometown after his hit show "The Grinder" was canceled because he thought he could run his family's law firm.
R.L. Stine's Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls
A house of horrors show is being staged in a small town by an evil showman.
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
The Gladers face their greatest challenge yet, searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. The journey takes them to a wasteland filled with obstacles. The Glader...
A Sort of Homecoming
The story of Amy, a New York news producer, is told in A Sort of Homecoming. She returned to Louisiana at the request of her high school debate coach. Her senior year of high school was rough.
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Lucy, the cynical teenage daughter of an idealistic theme park princess mom, wants to get out and experience something real, having grown up in a world of manufactured happiness. Lucy is left wonderin...
Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn
Tom Sawyer and his friend from the streets, Huck Finn, witness a murder in the graveyard. Tom and Huck made a pact not to tell anyone about the incident. When Muff Potter is sentenced to death by hang...
Barry Allen fell into a coma after he was struck by lightning. He was given the ability to move through Central City like a guardian angel after he awoke with the power of super speed. Though initiall...
A Wife's Nightmare
Liz, who just returned home after a mental breakdown, had to welcome a woman who claimed to be her husband's daughter into her home.
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A typical suburban family has amazing powers. The 14-year-old twins, who share the same bathroom, the same school, and the same annoying little siblings, are at the center of the action. Their only di...
Stef Foster, a police officer, and her partner, a school vice principal, have built a close-knit, loving family with her biological son from a previous marriage, Brandon, and their adopted twins, Mari...
Bullied high school student Tommy is befriended by his tormentor, Matt, the school's most popular student and star athlete. Tommy was forced to accept the awkward friendship in order to enter a cookin...
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Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead after his yacht is lost at sea. A changed man returns five years later with a plan to clean up the city.
Last Ounce of Courage
The Mayor of a small town is a combat decorated veteran. He has a lot of bitterness from his past. Bob was apathetic as his grandson asked, "What are we doing with our life to make a difference?" With...
Girl vs. Monster
After she accidentally releases some monsters from a secret containment chamber, she and her friends have to save her mom and dad from monsters who are out for revenge.
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Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency
13-year-old Sam Steele. He formed his own private detective agency to follow in his father's footsteps and help track down a jewel thief.
A woman is framed for her husband's murder and has a mountain of evidence against her. She began to put the pieces of the true story together.
An idealistic teen from rural Texas embark on the adventure of a lifetime when she decides to leave behind starry nights for big city lights. She was thrilled to be on her own and determined not to be...
New Year's Eve
The lives of several couples and singles intersect in New York on New Year's Eve.
Workaholics is an American sitcom about three recent college dropouts, roommates, and co-workers at a telemarketing company, and their drug dealer.
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Drop Dead Diva
A shallow model dies in an accident and her soul comes back to her in the body of a brilliant, plus-sized attorney.
Beyond Puppy Love
Mary started using puppies to try and spark romance between adults who were lonely after she got a cute new pet.
All Roads Lead Home
The story is about a girl who lost her mother in a car accident. Her father struggles with the loss of his wife and trying to raise his young daughter who believes his father is partly responsible for...
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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
A Las Vegas team of forensic investigators are trained to solve criminal cases by combing the crime scene, collecting irrefutable evidence and finding the missing pieces that solve the mystery.