Katherine McNamara is an accomplished actor, singer, dancer, and songwriter who can currently be seen starring as ‘Clary Fray’ in Freeform series “Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments”; a book-to-screen adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s bestselling book series.
McNamara began her career on Broadway, at the age of 13, as “Fredrika Armfeldt” in “A Little Night Music”, starring opposite Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury. She was fortunate to continue as “Fredrika” with the second Broadway cast of Bernadette Peters and Elaine Stritch, as well. Her other theater roles include “Esther Jane” in the pre-Broadway world premiere of “A Christmas Story, the Musical!”, as well as “To Kill a Mockingbird”, “The Crucible”, “Inherit the Wind”, “Annie”, “The Secret Garden” and “Galileo”.
McNamara made her big screen debut in Warner Brothers Picture, New Year’s Eve(2011). Additional film credits include another fierce female role as ‘Sonya’ in the second installment of Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) trilogy, as well as the third installment Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) alongside Dylan O’Brien and Kaya Scodelario; Disney Channel Original Movie “Girl Vs. Monster” opposite Olivia Holt: Contest (2013) with Kenton Duty; “Becky Thatcher” in the re-make of “Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (2015); and Universal’s film by R.L. Stine, MONSTERVILLE: Cabinet of Souls (2015) opposite Dove Cameron.
Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments
Transformers: Rescue Bots
Mazerunner:The Scorch Trials
R. L Stine’s Monsterville:The Cabinet of Souls