Cara Buono (born March 01, 1971) is an American Actress, Writer, Co-Founder, Producer, and Instagram Personality from The Bronx, New York. She initially gained success with her appearance in the show “Mad Men” Season 4.
Furthermore, the 48-year-old actress played one of the recurring roles named “Dr. Faye Miller” in the fourth season of the AMC drama series. Later, her performance as Kelli Moltisanti in the sixth season of “The Sopranos” also praised by fans a lot.
Moreover, in 2016, Cara played one of the starring roles in the superhit Netflix series “Stranger Things“. Her character name was Karen Wheeler. She was the mother of teenaged Nancy, middle schooler Mike and toddler Holly.
Recently, the third season of the series aired on July 04, 2019. Buono reprising her character in the new season of a web show. The creators of the “Stranger Things” are Matt and Ross Duffer (professionally known as Duffer Brothers).
The other main casts of the Stranger Things Netflix Show are:
- Maya Hawke as Robin.
- Finn Wolfhard as Michael “Mike” Wheeler.
- Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven / Jane Hopper.
- Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers.
- Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson.
- Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair.
- Sadie Sink as Maxine “Max” Mayfield.
- Noah Schnapp as Will Byers.
- Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler.
- Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers.
- Joe Keery as Steve Harrington etc.
Profile, Career & Net worth
The actress started her career with a minor role of Joann in TV series “Dream Street” in 1989. Later, in 1991, Cara got a nomination for Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Special for her appearance in the show “CBS Schoolbreak Special”.
In addition, she played the role of Abby Morris in the episode “Abby, My Love”. Buono made her debut on the silver screen with the film “Gladiator” as Dawn in 1992. The same year, she received appreciation for her performance as Judy Dobson in the movie “Waterland”.
Then, the actress acted in projects like “I’ll Fly Away”, “Tribeca”, “Victim of Love: The Shannon Mohr Story” (TV film), Kicking and Screaming, Killer: A Journal of Murder, The Cowboy Way, etc.
In 1999, she starred and co-produced the movie “Two Ninas”. However, the movie didn’t receive much attention. Then, Buono acted for a small role as a young Gerry Cummins in the TV movie “Deep in My Heart”.
Moreover, Cara Buono’s Net worth is around $4 Million US Dollars, as per the 2019 financial year.
The actress started to gain success with her performances in TV shows like Mad Men, Lange’s Beer League, The Sopranos, and Stranger Things. In fact, she played “Linda Salvo” in the Lange’s Beer League (2006 comedy Artie).
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Cara Buono.|
|Profession||Actress, Writer, Co-Founder, Producer, and Instagram Personality.|
|Famous for||her shows like Mad Men, Lange’s Beer League, The Sopranos, and Stranger Things.|
|Age (As of 2019)||48 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||March 01, 1971.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||The Bronx, New York, United States.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Pisces.|
|Current Residence||New York, USA.|
|Social Media Account Stats|| Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carabuono/|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5′ 5″. |
Centimeters: 165 cm.
Meters: 1.65 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 55 Kg.|
Pounds: 121 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||36-25-36.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Parents|| Father: Name not Known.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Married since 2008.|
|Dating History?||Love Affair with her boyfriend Adam.|
|Boyfriend||Adam Douglas Driver.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Peter Thum.|
|Highest Qualification||Graduate with a Bachelors degree.|
|School||Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School.|
|Alma Mater.||Columbia University.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Cruise.|
Actress: Scarlett Johansson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Reading, Theatre Play & Artwork.|
|Favorite Food||Pizza, Fries & Ice Cream.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$4 million US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||—|
|Mobile or Phone Number||—|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Cara Buono
- Biography: Actress Cara Buono was born on the 1st of March 1971 (age 48 years old, as of 2019) in The Bronx, New York, United States.
- We have no information about her father and mother but they had blue-collar jobs.
- Furthermore, she also has three siblings i.e. two brothers and a sister. But there is no information about them available on the internet.
- The actress completed her school education from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School.
- Later, Cara graduated from Columbia University in 1995.
- She received a double major in English and Political Science degree. In fact, Buono completed her course in just 3 years.
- At the age of 12, she began to participate in various theatre plays. Her first play was Harvey Fierstein’s “Spookhouse”.
- In the initial days of her career, the actress continued stage work both on Broadway and Off-Broadway.
- Moreover, she also starred in the final season of the “Third Watch” as paramedic Grace Foster in 1999.
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- Cara also acted in the Marvel Comics’ “Hulk” as the mother of the title character Bruce Banner in 2003.
- Cara Buono’s height is 5 Feet 5 Inches (165 centimeters tall).
- She also possesses a slim, sexy, and beautiful figure with a body weight of 55 kilograms (121 pounds).
- As of relationship, Cara is a married woman. She tied the knot with her husband “Peter Thum” in 2008.
- He is a founder of Ethos Water Company. In fact, the couple also shares a child, a daughter (name not available).
- On Instagram, the actress has a decent fan-following with 275+ k followers.
- She also co-founded a “Liberty United” which is an organization to fight against gun violence.