Grace Gummerwas born on 9th May 1986 in New York City. She is an American actress who is well-known for featuring in films like Frances Ha and The Homesman. She is the daughter of Meryl Streep and Don Gummer. Being Meryl Streep daughter, Gummer portrayed that she is a brilliant actress right from her childhood. She graduated from the Vassar College in 2008 and had arts and history as her major subjects.
She made her debut in the film The House of the Spirits which was released in the year 1993. In this movie, she played the role of the child version of her mother Meryl Streep. It is also important to note that she received a theatre world prize for debuting in a theatre show named Broadway in the year 2011. She also has acted in a plethora of television series in the form of The Newsroom, Mr. Robot and Extant.
It is also vital to note that Gummer has also appeared as Katie Rand on the television series named smash on the NBC Television. In this character, she depicted the role of a humanitarian who is attempting to bring serenity and calmness to her separated parents. She has also the unique prestige of joining the cast of HBO series named the Newsroom.
It is also vital to mention that in the year 2014 and 2015, Grace Gummer starred opposite to Halle Berry on both the seasons of the CBS show Extant.