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Cara Buono is known as an American actress. She is most famous for her roles in Mad Men, The Sopranos, and Stranger Things.

Childhood, Education, and Awards

Cara Buono was born on March 1, 1971, in The Bronx, New York. She comes from an Italian family and grew up with two brothers and a sister. She had her high school instruction at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in Manhattan, New York City and for college, she went to Columbia University where she obtained a degree in English and Political Science. Buono started her professional acting presentation in the Harvey Fierstein stage play Spook House. She proceeded as a stage actress a short time later both on Broadway and off-Broadway and was ready to perform a couple of guest roles on TV. Her work on the CBS series, CBS Schoolbreak Special (1991) earned her a Daytime Emmy Award nomination.

Husband and Kids

Cara Buono's significant other Peter Thum. Peter is a social entrepreneur and businessman. The pair got married on December 31, 2008, and they have one baby together, a little girl named Esme, born in 2013. Peter holds a BA degree in Government from Claremont McKenna College and furthermore received an MBA degree in Marketing and Finance from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He has established a few organizations and non-profit associations in his longrunning career as a business director and financial specialist.

Acting Career and Net Worth

The gifted actress got her big-screen debut in the drama film Gladiator (1992) trailed by roles in the motion picture Waterland (1993) and the TV film Victim of Love: The Shannon Mohr Story (1993). Buono's acting career has stayed on a great ascent from that point onward and she has recorded endless acting credits both in film and TV.

Cara Buono got her first real TV role on season 6 of the crime drama series Third Watch (2004-05), featuring as series regular Grace Foster. She similarly had a repeat role as Kelli Moltisanti in the last period of the crime mafia series The Sopranos (2005-06). The capable actress recorded a repetitive guest role in the Sci-Fi series The Dead Zone (2007) notwithstanding a few other guest appearances.

She also a popular repeating role on the period drama series Mad Men (2010) which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series. Buono additionally had a repeat role in the crime drama series Person of Interest (2014–15). In 2016, she handled the career-changing role of Karen Wheeler in the highly-acclaimed web series Stranger Things. In July 2019, Cara was delighted as the third season of Stranger Things was released on Netflix.

Date modified: Aug 9, 2020
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