Cara Seymour

Born: 01/06/1964 in EssexUK


Actor (25)

The Knick 2013 - 2016 (TV Show)


Follower 2014 (Movie)


I Origins 2014 (Movie)

Dr. Simmons (Actor)

Jack and Diane 2012 (Movie)

Aunt Linda (Actor)

The Music Never Stopped 2011 (Movie)

Helen Sawyer (Actor)

1974: The Red Riding Trilogy Part 1 2010 (Movie)

Mary Cole (Actor)

1983: The Red Riding Trilogy Part 3 2010 (Movie)

Mary Cole (Actor)

An Education 2009 (Movie)

Marjorie (Actor)

Beyond the Fire 2009 (Movie)

Katie (Actor)

For One More Day 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)


Even Scarier Movie Moments 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)


The Auteur 2007 (Movie)

Doris (Actor)

The Savages 2007 (Movie)

Kasia (Actor)

The Notorious Bettie Page 2006 (Movie)

Maxie (Actor)

Steal Me 2005 (Movie)

Mother (Actor)

Birth 2004 (Movie)

Mrs Conte (Actor)

Evergreen 2004 (Movie)

Kate (Actor)

Hotel Rwanda 2004 (Movie)

Pat Archer (Actor)

Adaptation 2002 (Movie)

Amelia (Actor)

Gangs of New York 2002 (Movie)

Hell-Cat Maggie (Actor)

A Good Baby 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)


American Psycho 2000 (Movie)

Christie (Actor)

Dancer in the Dark 2000 (Movie)

Linda (Actor)

The Break 1998 (Movie)

Junkie (Actor)

You've Got Mail 1998 (Movie)

Gillian--Nelson's Fiancee (Actor)
Producer (1)

Beyond the Fire 2009 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)


University of Cambridge



Took on the role of Sister Harriet on the period series "The Knick."


Played Lily in a production of Brian Friel's "Freedom of the City" at The Irish Repertory Theater.


Appeared in the acclaimed film "An Education."


Appeared in the landmark period film "Gangs of New York."


Gave an acclaimed performance in the Southern Gothic film "A Good Baby."


Played a prostitute in the film "American Psycho," a role she defended when the MPAA gave the film an NC-17 rating. Seymour argued publicly that the organization should recognize satire and treat depictions of sex with the same permissiveness it did viole


Landed her first film role as a drug addict in the film "The Break."


Appeared in a production of Mike Leigh's "Ecstasy," winning a Village Voice Obie Award for Best Ensemble Acting.


Won a Time Out award for Best New Play for "Now and at the Hour of Our Death."

Bonus Trivia


Toured Europe for seven years with a theater troupe she founded with friends from Cambridge University called Trouble & Strife.


Was cast by Katherine Dieckmann in "A Good Baby" after Dieckmann saw her act in a production of Mike Leigh's "Ecstasy" in New York.


Personally approached the MPAA with Lions Gate copresident Mark Urman to appeal the NC-17 rating that the organization had given the film she appeared in, "American Psycho."


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