Eloise Mumford

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Eloise Mumford
Eloise Mumford.jpg
Mumford in 2010
Born (1986-09-24) September 24, 1986 (age 27)
Olympia, Washington, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2008–present

Eloise Mumford (born September 24, 1986)[1] is an American actress known for her roles on the television series Lone Star and The River.

Life and career[edit]

Mumford, the middle child of parents Tom Mumford and Nancy Smith, was raised in Olympia, Washington, where she was home-schooled through fifth grade and later attended the Annie Wright School in Tacoma, Washington, and Capital High School in Olympia.[1] She has an older sister, Anna, and a younger brother, Kai. Mumford, inspired at age seven by a local production of South Pacific, performed in high-school plays and at Olympia's Capital Playhouse.[1]

She graduated in 2009 from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts,[1] She also is an alumnus of the Atlantic Acting School[2] While in college, Mumford starred with Jesse Eisenberg in director Maggie Kiley's well-received short film "Some Boys Don't Leave".[1] She understudied Elisabeth Moss in the Broadway production of Speed the Plow.[3]

Mumford starred as Lena Landry on the ABC paranormal series The River in 2012[4] and on the Fox series Lone Star in 2010, which she was cast in during her first pilot season after graduating college.[5][6] She was the female lead in the Blumhouse Productions feature Not Safe For Work for Universal Pictures.[7] and was the female lead in the indy Drones alongside Matt O'Leary, directed by Rick Rosenthal.[8]

In February 2012, Mumford was cast to play the female lead in an ABC drama pilot titled Reckless.[9] In November that year, she was cast as Anastasia Steele's roommate, Kate Kavanagh in the upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey movie.[10]



Year Title Role Notes
2009 Some Boys Don't Leave The Girl Short film
2012 So Undercover Sasha Stolezinsky/Suzy Walters Direct-to-video
Buried Treasure[citation needed] Mark's Wife Short film
2013 Drones[citation needed] Sue Lawson
2014 Not Safe for Work
In the Blood Sandy Grant April 4 release
2015 Fifty Shades of Grey Katherine "Kate" Kavanagh In post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Crash Megan Emory 4 episodes
2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Vanessa Episode: "Sugar"
Mercy Hannah Episode: "Some of Us Have Been to the Desert"
2010 Lone Star Lindsay Holloway 5 episodes
2012 The River Lena Landry 8 episodes
Christmas with Holly[11] Maggie Hallmark Channel TV movie


  1. ^ a b c d e Sailor, Craig (September 19, 2010). "Eloise Mumford: Olympia native leaps from local stages to Fox show". The Olympian (Olympia, Washington). Archived from the original on December 29, 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-29. "Mumford, 23,..." 
  2. ^ "Featured Alumni". Atlantic Acting School. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ The River: Cancelled; No Season Two on ABC
  5. ^ http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/the-river/actor-bios/eloise-mumford
  6. ^ [2]
  7. ^ [3]
  8. ^ [4]
  9. ^ Mandy Moore To Co-Star In ABC Pilot 'Pulling', Eloise Mumford In 'Reckless'
  10. ^ Kroll, Justin (November 22, 2013). "'Fifty Shades': Eloise Mumford Tapped to Play Anastasia Steele's Roommate". Variety. Retrieved 2013-12-04. 
  11. ^ "Christmas With Holly Cast / Bios > Eloise Mumford". Hallmark Channel. Archived from the original on December 29, 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 

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