Cara Seymour

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Cara Seymour
Seymour at the premiere of An Education in October 2009
Born 1 January 1964[citation needed]
Essex, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Actress
Years active 1997–present

Cara Seymour (born 1 January 1964) is an English actress[1] of stage and screen. She has appeared in many ensemble casts for acclaimed films such as American Psycho, Adaptation., Gangs of New York, Hotel Rwanda and The Savages.

She appeared on stage in the New York Shakespeare Festival production of Caryl Churchill's The Skriker with Jayne Atkinson, Angie Phillips and Savages co-star Philip Seymour Hoffman. Most recently, she played the part of Marjorie Miller, the mother of lead character Jenny, in the critically lauded Sundance film An Education.


Year Movie Role Notes
1998 Come To Mandy
1998 You've Got Mail Gillian Quinn
2000 American Psycho Christie
2000 Dancer in the Dark Linda Houston
2000 A Good Baby Josephine Priddy
2001 Silent Grace Margaret
2002 Adaptation. Amelia Kavan Phoenix Film Critics Society Award NomineeBest Ensemble Acting
SAG Award NomineeBest Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture
2002 Gangs of New York Hell-Cat Maggie
2004 Birth Mrs. Conte
2004 Evergreen Kate
2004 Hotel Rwanda Pat Archer
2005 Steal Me Mother
2006 The Notorious Bettie Page Maxie
2007 The Savages Kasia
2009 Beyond the Fire Katie
2009 An Education Majorie
2011 The Music Never Stopped Helen Sawyer
2012 Jack & Diane Aunt Linda
2014 I Origins Dr. Jane Simmons
2014 The Knick Sister Harriet TV series; main cast


  1. ^ Martel, Ned (10 September 2004). "A Search for a Dry Shelter in a Teenager's Dreary Life". New York Times. Retrieved 21 September 2011. 

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