Welcome to a new series, where we'll be introducing the actors and actresses behind the characters. Now, we know that there's been both a movie and a series. To cover both, we'll discuss both actors and actresses. First will be the series, the next post will be about the movie.
Katherine McNamara is probably for us most known as the person to play Clarissa Fairchild in the series, Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments. But what do we really know about this beautiful young woman?
Outside of her role as Clary, you probably haven't seen her very much. Her biggest part has probably been her roles in The Maze Runner movies, where she plays Sonya. Apart from these two roles, she got some guest appearances for large shows on her resumé, like Crime Scene Investigation, 30 Rock, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and so on.
Not only is she an excellent actress, she can also sing! She's released two singles, Ember and Chatter. If this got you curious, just google it, you will find both singles very easily
At least I did..
Katherine as a person
Kat is a young woman who got in the spotlights at a rather young age. When she was only 13 years old, she began her carreer at Broadway. She got to star with Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury. The show was called A Little Night Music. From that moment on, she got to star in several shows.
Not only did she have a rather successful career at such a young age. She also appeared to be a very bright person. At only 14 years old, she graduated with honors from high school. Only three years later, she graduated summa cum laude with a degree in business with an emphasis in finance from Drexel University's Le Bow School of Business. She is now pursuing a Master of Science in Literature at John Hopkins University as part of their advanced academics graduate degree program.
There isn't much known about Kat's personal life, as she's very private about this. We will therefore not try to investigate this any further, or spread gossip in any way.
So, this was the very first blog post about the person behind the characters! Next time we'll get into the other Clary Fray.. Lily Collins! She got to portray the lovely girl in the movie The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones!