Mumford in 2010
September 24, 1986 |
Olympia, Washington, U.S.
Life and career
Mumford, the middle child of parents Tom Mumford and Nancy Smith, was born and raised in Olympia, Washington, where she was home-schooled through fifth grade. She later attended the Annie Wright School in Tacoma, Washington, and Capital High School in Olympia. 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.
She graduated in 2009 from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, She also is an alumnus of the Atlantic Acting School While in college, Mumford starred with Jesse Eisenberg in director Maggie Kiley's well-received short film "Some Boys Don't Leave". She understudied Elisabeth Moss in the Broadway production of Speed the Plow.
Mumford starred as Lena Landry on the ABC paranormal series The River in 2012 and on the Fox series Lone Star in 2010, which she was cast in during her first pilot season after graduating college. She was the female lead in the Blumhouse Productions feature Not Safe For Work for Universal Pictures. and was the female lead in the indy Drones alongside Matt O'Leary, directed by Rick Rosenthal.
In February 2012, Mumford was cast to play the female lead in an ABC drama pilot titled Reckless. She played Anastasia Steele's roommate, Kate Kavanagh, in the Fifty Shades of Grey film (2015), and reprised the role in the sequels Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed.
|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||Maggie||Television film (Hallmark Hall of Fame)|
|2015||Just in Time for Christmas||Lindsay||Television film (Hallmark Hall of Fame)|
|2017‒present||Chicago Fire||Hope Jacquinot||Recurring role|
|2009||Some Boys Don't Leave||The Girl||Short film|
|2012||So Undercover||Sasha Stolezinsky/ Suzy Walters||Direct-to-video|
|2014||Not Safe for Work||Anna|
|In the Blood||Sandy Grant|
|2015||The Night Is Young||Sid|
|Fifty Shades of Grey||Katherine "Kate" Kavanagh|
|2017||Fifty Shades Darker||Katherine "Kate" Kavanagh|
|2018||Fifty Shades Freed||Katherine "Kate" Kavanagh|
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- "Featured Alumni". Atlantic Acting School. Retrieved 2013-12-29.
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- Trumbore, Dave. "NOT SAFE FOR WORK Hires Max Minghella and Eloise Mumford; Rafe Spall in I GIVE IT A YEAR". Collider. Retrieved 2017-10-10.
- "Matt O'Leary, Eloise Mumford Set For 'Drones'". Killermovies.com. Retrieved 2017-10-10.
- Andreeva, Nellie (2013-02-19). "Mandy Moore To Co-Star In ABC Pilot 'Pulling', Eloise Mumford In 'Reckless'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2017-10-10.
- Kroll, Justin (November 22, 2013). "'Fifty Shades': Eloise Mumford Tapped to Play Anastasia Steele's Roommate". Variety. Retrieved 2013-12-04.
- "Christmas With Holly Cast / Bios > Eloise Mumford". Hallmark Channel. Archived from the original on December 30, 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-29.