10 Things You Don’t Know About ‘Dragon Tattoo’ Star Rooney Mara (PHOTOS)

/ December 21, 2011

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Even though she starred in 2010’s The Social Network and A Nightmare on Elm Street, you probably know very little about 26-year-old actress Rooney Mara. Soon, she’ll be known as Lisbeth Salander, the title character of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo from the film(s) based on Stieg Larsson’s extremely popular Millenium book series.

To prepare readers for The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and familiarize you with a celebrity who will soon become a household name and potentially even an Oscar nominee, we’ve compiled a list of 10 facts you may not know about Rooney.

Sure, by now you’ve probably heard that she’s a member of the massively successful and wealthy Mara family, who owns the New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers, but you probably don’t know what she majored in or what tiny country she’s helping out with lots of charity work. Also, can you name her first movie debut that hit theaters in 2005? No? Well, after going through our gallery, you’ll have it all down.

Are you excited to see her star in the first of the Millenium films when it hits theaters on December 20? Be sure to check out the gallery and let us know in the comments below!