Cara Buono is an American actress who is best known for playing Dr. Faye Miller in the fourth season of the AMC drama series, Mad Men (2010). She also played the role of Heather McCalister in the film, She Came From The Woods (2022).
In this article, we will be discussing Cara Buono Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Career, Movies, Awards, Parents, Siblings, Husband, Children, Instagram, and Net Worth. Before we continue, let’s look at her profile summary below.
Cara Buono Profile Summary
Date of Birth
March 1, 1971
Place of birth
The Bronx, New York City, USA
50 years old
5ft 5in (1.65m)
$1 – $5million
Cara Buono Biography
Cara was born on March 1, 1971, in The Bronx in a blue-collar family of Italian descent. She was born to Antony Buono and Rosemary Buono. She has two brothers and a sister.
Cara went to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School and she also graduated from Columbia University, where she studied a double major in English and Political Science. She earned her degree in three years. She made her acting debut in Harvey Fierstein’s play, Spookhouse, at the age of 12.
Cara Buono Age
Cara was born on March 1, 1971. She is currently 51 years old and she celebrates her birthday every 1st March of each year. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.
Cara Buono Height/Weight
Cara stands at the height of 5feet 5inches (1.65m) and she has a bodyweight of 56kg.
Cara Buono Career
Cara started her film career opposite Ethan Hawke and Jeremy Irons in Water land (1992). She starred in numerous Indie films such as Chutney Popcorn (1999), Happy Accidents (2000), Next Stop Wonderland (1998), and Two Nina’s (1999), which she co-produced. She also 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 played the role of Kelli, the wife of Christopher Moltisanti (Michael Imperioli), in the two-part final season of the HBO drama series, The Sopranos, which was aired in 2006 and 2007. She also played the role of Dr. Faye Miller in the fourth season of the AMC drama series, Mad Men, for which she received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series in 2011.
Her recent film credits include She Came From The Wood (2022), where she played the role of Heather McCalister, and The Girl From Plainville (2022), where she played the role of Gail Carter.
Cara Buono Movies/TV Shows
2022: She Came from the Woods (post-production)
2022: The Girl from Plainville (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
2016-2022: Stranger Things (TV Series)
2019-2021: Supergirl (TV Series)
2019: God Friended Me (TV Series)
2018: The Romanoffs (TV Series)
2018: The Bad Seed (TV Movie)
2018: Monsters and Men
2017: Bull (TV Series)
2017: All Saints
2017: The Blacklist: Redemption (TV Series)
2016: Half the Perfect World
2015: The Mysteries of Laura (TV Series)
2015: Emily & Tim
2015: Paper Towns
2014-2015: Person of Interest (TV Series)
2014: A Good Marriage
2014: Elementary (TV Series)
2014: The Carrie Diaries (TV Series)
2013: The Good Wife (TV Series)
2013: Castle (TV Series)
2012: Modern Love (TV Movie)
2012: The Discoverers
2012: Drew Peterson: Untouchable (TV Movie)
2011: A Gifted Man (TV Series)
2011: Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
2011: Brothers & Sisters (TV Series)
2010/I: Stuff (Short)
2010: Mad Men (TV Series)
2010/I: Let Me In
2010/II: Betrayed (Short)
2009: NCIS (TV Series)
2009: ER (TV Series)
2008: The Unquiet (TV Movie)
2008: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Cara Buono Awards/Nominations
2020: Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series; Stranger Things (2016) (Nominated)
2018: Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series; Stranger Things (2016)
2017: Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series; Stranger Things (2016) (Won)
2011: Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series; Mad Men (2007) (Nominated)
2011: OFTA Television Award for Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series; Mad Men (2007) (Nominated)
2011: Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series; Mad Men (2007) (Nominated)
1992: Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Special; CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984) (Nominated)
Cara Buono Parents/Siblings
Cara is the daughter of Anthony Buono and Rosemary Buono. She has two brothers and a sister but their identities are yet to be disclosed.
Cara Buono Husband/Children
Cara is married to Peter Thum, the founder of Ethos Water. They live in New York City’s Greenwich Village with their daughter, Esmé.
Cara Buono Instagram Account
Cara has a verified and active Instagram account with 1m followers and 656 posts. She is currently following 770 people.
Cara Buono Net Worth
Cara’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 – $5 million.