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Biography #2 (for Birth)

After establishing herself on the stage in both England and the United States, British-born actress Cara Seymour was recently seen in two highly acclaimed films, GANGS OF NEW YORK and ADAPTATION, both honored with multiple Academy Award nominations. In Martin Scorsese's GANGS OF NEW YORK, Seymour portrays Hell-Cat Maggie, while she received rave reviews for her portrayal of Ameba, Nicolas Cage's love interest, in Charlie Kaufman's and Spike Jonze's ADAPTATION.

Seymour's film credits also include Nora Ephron's YOU'VE GOT MAIL, with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan; Mary Harron's AMERICAN PSYCHO, with Christian Bale; A GOOD BABY, with Seymour's GANGS co-star Henry Thomas; the Irish film SILENT GRACE, with Patrick Bergin; and Lars von Trier's DANCER IN THE DARK, alongside Bjork, Catherine Deneuve, and Peter Stormare.

Seymour's theater work includes the London production of Now And At The Hour Of Our Death, for which she received a Time Out award. At Edinburgh she won the Fringe First Award for her role in Present Continuous.

In New York, Seymour received the Obie Award for her work in Mike Leigh's Ecstasy, and a Drama Desk nomination for her role in the production of Goose Pimples. Other Broadway and Off-Broadway credits include Present Laughter, The Skriker, The Monogamist, and Essex Girls.

Cara can next be seen in Terry George's HOTEL RWANDA, with Don Cheadle, Joaquin Phoenix and Nick Nolte; the independent EVERGREEN, and reunited with director Mary Harron for THE BALLAD OF BETTIE PAGE.

Bio courtesy New Line Cinema for "Birth" (21-Nov-2004)

Biography #3

Cara Seymour, like Christian Bale, is one of the foremost up and coming young British actors working today. She will next be seen in Lars Von Trier's new film, DANCER IN THE DARK, opposite Bjork and Catherine Deneuve. Seymour has appeared in productions for both stage and screen, among them the films A GOOD BABY, YOU'VE GOT MAIL, A FURTHER GESTURE and UNDERSTANDING YOUR CHANCES OF SUCCESS. In theatre, she won an Obie Award for her work in Mike Leigh's acclaimed Ecstasy and a Drama Desk nomination for Goose Pimples, and in Britain she won a Time Out Award for Now and at the Hour of our Death as well as a Fringe First Award for Present Continuous. Other credits include Present Laughter, The Monogamist, Essex Girls, Next to You I Lie, Never Had It So Good, Othello, The Winter's Tale and The Bell Jar.

Bio courtesy Universal Pictures (01-Jan-2000)