Cara Buono (Actress) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

Cara Buono (Actress) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Boyfriend and More

Cara Buono is an American actress and best known for her supporting roles in many films like Hulk (2003) and Let Me In (2010) and as Karen Wheeler in the horror sci-fi Netflix series Stranger Things (2016–present). She received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Mad Men in 2011.

Early Life

Cara Buono was born on March 1, 1974 in the Bronx, a blue-collar family of Italian descent. She has two brothers and a sister. She completed her schooling from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School and graduated from Columbia University where she was a double major in English and political science.


Real NameCara Buono
Date of BirthMarch 1, 1974
Age (as in 2021)47 Years
Birth PlaceBronx, New York, United States
Home TownBronx, New York, United States
FamilyMother : Rosemary Buono
Father : Antony Buono
Cara Buono with Father
Sister : Not Available
Brother : Not Available
Husband : Peter Thum (m. 2010-Present)
Daughter : Esmé Thum
Cara Buono Family
AddressCalifornia, United States
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Buono made her acting debut in Harvey Fierstein’s play Spookhouse at the age of 12 and continued stage work both on Broadway and Off Broadway, and started her film career opposite Ethan Hawke and Jeremy Irons in Waterland (1992). She has been mostly seen in indie films like Chutney Popcorn (1999), Happy Accidents (2000), Next Stop Wonderland (1998) and Two Ninas (1999). She starred in the final season of the NBC drama Third Watch (1999) as paramedic Grace Foster, and Ang Lee’s adaptation of Marvel Comics’ Hulk in 2003 as the mother of the title character’s alter ego, Bruce Banner.

Cara appeared as Dr. Faye Miller in the fourth season of the AMC drama series Mad Men. In 2016, she was casted as Karen Wheeler in Netflix’s sci-fi- horror series Stranger Things created by The Duffer Brothers. The series second and third seasons of the series were released in October 2017 and July 2019 and fourth season was halted due to pandemic and will release soon. She was last seen in movie SuperGirl as Gamemnae in 2019.

Education Details and More

SchoolFiorello H. LaGuardia High School
CollegeColumbia University
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutTelevision : Dream Street (1989)
Film : Gladiator (1992)
AwardsNot Available
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Physical Stats and More

Height5′ 5″ Feet
Weight58 Kg
Figure Measurement34-28-35
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlonde
HobbiesShopping, Travelling and Reading
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Personal Life

Cara Buono is married to Peter Thum, founder of Ethos Water, and has a daughter with him.

Marital Status and More

Marital StatusMarried
BoyfriendsPeter Thum
Cara Buono and Peter Thum
Marriage DateJuly 12, 2010
Salary (approx)Not Available
Net WorthNot Available
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Some Facts About Cara Buono

  • Cara Buono was born and brought up in New York, United States.
  • She gave a voice-over as Sarah Angelo in video game Mafia.
  • She is co-founder of Liberty United with her husband.
  • Buono got nomination for her role as Karren Wheeler in Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2016 and 2017.
  • She was part of a television film Drew Peterson: Untouchable as Kathleen Savio in 2012.
  • She co-produced Two Ninas in 1999.

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