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Mary Elizabeth Winstead is an actress known for her versatile work in a variety of film and television projects. Possibly most known for her role as Ramona Flowers in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), she has also starred in critically acclaimed independent films such as Smashed (2012), for which she received an Independent Spirit Award nomination, as well as genre fare like Final Destination 3 (2006) and Quentin Tarantino’s Death Proof (2007).
Interesting Facts about Mary Elizabeth Winstead
- Youngest of five children of James Ronald Winstead and wife Betty Lou Knight.
- Paternal granddaughter of Ambler William “Jack” Winstead (b. North Carolina) (son of George William Alford Winstead and wife Rosa Berdie Wells, paternal grandson of George Washington Winstead and wife Rilda Annie or Anna Olive Gardner and maternal grandson of John Bernet Wells and wife Martha Williamanne Roberson) and wife Oveda Rochelle Proctor (b. North Carolina) (daughter of Walter Young Proctor and wife Eva Gertrude Bowden, paternal granddaughter of John F. Proctor and wife Lucy Jane Batchelor and maternal granddaughter of Benjamin Franklin Bowden and wife Sarah Elizabeth Batten).
- In July 2010 she announced her engagement to writer Riley Stearns in an interview on Spin.com and said she will be getting married in her fiancé’s hometown of Austin, TX, in October 2010.
- She was considered for the role of Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012). The role eventually went to Emma Stone.
- In 2007 she was chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#100).
- She is completely of English heritage, which explains her ancestors’ surnames.
- Was separated from her husband of nearly 7 years Riley Stearns and later divorced. [May 2017]
- In 2009 she was chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 20 “young, talented, and really happening right now”.
- Is a Southern Baptist.
- Was featured in “The Women of GQ”.
- Drove a Volkswagen Jetta in 2 films Final Destination 3 and 10 Cloverfield Lane.
- Ranked #75 in FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women of 2008.
Personal Quotes by Mary Elizabeth Winstead
You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman.- Mary Elizabeth Winstead
My first paying job was guest starring in ‘Touched By An Angel’ when I was 12. It was very exciting. I couldn’t believe you got free food all day and people were so nice to you.- Mary Elizabeth Winstead
I think a lot of fans immediately go, ‘ugggh’ when they hear that someone is doing a prequel or a remake, they sort of assume the worst sometimes.- Mary Elizabeth Winstead
I have a lot of different traits to my personality, depending on who I’m around, and what the dynamic in the situation is.- Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Usually a lot of moviemaking is boring.- Mary Elizabeth Winstead