Grace Jane Gummer (born May 9, 1986) is an American actress. She received a Theatre World Award for her Broadway debut in the 2011 revival of Arcadia. Her television work includes recurring roles in The Newsroom (2012) and American Horror Story (2011): Freak Show, and regular roles in Extant and Mr. Robot. Gummer was born in New York City. The daughter of actress Meryl Streep and sculptor Don Gummer, she grew up in Los Angeles and Connecticut, with her older siblings, musician Henry Gummer and actress Mamie Gummer, and younger sister, model Louisa Gummer. 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 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. In 2014 and 2015, Gummer starred alongside Halle Berry on both seasons of the CBS show Extant. On January 29, 2016, it was announced that Gummer had joined the cast of the USA Network series Mr. Robot as a series regular in the role of FBI field agent Dominique “Dom” DiPierro. She will also co-star opposite Daniel Radcliffe and Laurence Fishburne in the action-thriller Beast of Burden.
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