Cara Buono is an American who is a popular actress. She is best known for her work in the horror Science Fiction series ‘Stranger Things’ as Karen Wheeler. She has also appeared in films like ‘Let Me In’ in 2010 and ‘Hulk’ in 2003.
She is also famous for her work in the 4th season of ‘Mad Men’ as Dr. Faye Miller which is an AMC Drama series, 6th season of ‘The Sopranos’ as Kelli Moltisanti, and ‘’Artie Lange’s Beer League’ as Linda salvo in a 2006 comedy.
Cara Buono Wiki/Biography
Born on 01 March 1974, Cara’s age is 47 years as of January 2021. She was born in a middle-class family from The Bronx, New York, United States. She completed her schooling at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. From the very childhood, she was interested in acting.
She pursued her further education from Columbia University and graduated with a double degree in both English and Political Science in 3 years. At the mere age of 12, she made her acting debut with a play titled ‘Spookhouse’ by Harvey Fierstein.
Date of Birth
01 March 1974
The Bronx, New York, United States
Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School, New York, United States
College / University
Columbia University, New York, United States
English and Political Science
Family, Boyfriend & Relationships
Cara Buono belongs to a middle-class family from Bronx, New York, United States. Cara is known to hold an American nationality and has her belief in the Catholic religion. She is always seen thanking god after she receives an award.
Her mother’s name is Rosemary Buono and her father’s name is Antony Buono. Since they are from a blue-collar family who both worked as laborers. At present they both run their own construction company.
She has 3 siblings. Her brother’s names are Noah and Michael Buono while her sister’s name is Lisa Buono.
Buono’s marital status is married. She is married to Peter Thum, an American entrepreneur, and businessman. They have a 3-year-old daughter together.
Noah and Michael Buono
Cara is a beautiful and gorgeous actress in the American film and television industry. She is very famous for her cute looks and smart personality. She looks adorable and owns nice and impressive body measurements.
She owns a hot figure with her figure measurements measuring 34-25-35 inches approximately. She is 5 feet and 5 inches in height and her body weight is around 52 Kg. She has shiny and long dark brown hair and also very attractive honey eyes.
Cara started her career as an actress in American TV Series. In 1989, she appeared in 2 episodes of a TV series titled ‘Dream Street’ as Joann. In 1991, she starred in an episode of the series ‘CBS Schoolbreak Special’ as Abby Morris. For this, she got nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Special.
In 1992 she starred as Diane in the series ‘’I’ll Fly Away’’. The same year she did her first film titled ‘Waterland’ starring Judy Dobson. In 1993 she starred in an episode of a series ‘Tribeca’ as Rose Polito. The same year she also starred in a TV film ‘Victim of Love: The Shannon Mohr Story’ as Tracey Lien.
In 1994 she starred in the film ‘The Cowboy Way’ as Teresa Salazar. Later in 1995, she was part of 2 films titled ‘Killer: A Journal of Murder’ as Esther Lesser and ‘Kicking and Screaming’ as Kate. The same year she also starred in an episode of ‘The Single Guy as Christie.
In 1996, she starred in 1 episode each of 2 series titled ‘New York Undercover as Connie and ‘Law & Order’ as Shelly Taggert. In 1997, she worked in the film ‘Made Men’ as Toni-Ann Antonelli. The same year she directed ‘Baggage’ a short film which premiered at the Edinburgh International Film festival. This film starred Minnie Driver and Live Schreiber.
In 1998 she did 2 films titled ‘Next Stop Wonderland’ as Julie and ‘River red’ as Rachel. The same year she also starred in an episode of ‘Law & Order’ as Alice Simonelli.
In 1999, she starred in 3 films which were ‘Man of the Century’ as Virginia Clemens, ‘Two Ninas’ as Nina Cohen, and ‘Chutney Popcorn’ as Janis. This same year she also did the TV film ‘Deep in my Heart’ as Young Gerry Cummins. In the year 2000, she again starred in 3 movies titled ‘Happy Accidents’ as Betty, ‘Attention Shoppers’ as Claire Suarez, and ‘Takedown’ as Christina Painter.
In 2001, she starred in an episode of the series ‘Family Law’ as Carly Hanson. In 2002, she starred in an episode of 2 series each titled ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Charlotte Fielding and ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ as Tracy Logan. This year she also voiced in a video game titled ‘Mafia’ as Sarah Angelo.
In 2003, she worked in the famous movie ‘Hulk’ as Edith Banner and also in an episode of the series ‘Miss match’ as Michelle Schiff. In 2004, she starred as Joanne Schwartzbaum In the film ‘From other Worlds’ and also as Alice in an episode of the series ‘Six Months to Live. Apart from this from 2004 to 2005 she worked in 22 episodes of the series ‘Third Watch’ as Grace Foster.
In 2006, she starred in the movie ‘’Artie Lange’s Beer League’’ as Linda Salvo. Also, she featured as Kelli Montesanti in 7 episodes of the series ‘The Sopranos’ from 2006 to 2007. In 2007, she worked in the film ‘Cthulhu’ as Dannie Marsh. This year she also appeared in an episode of each of the series ‘Law & Order’ as Attorney Shannon and ‘Queens Supreme’ as ‘Bettina Martinelli’. The same year she worked in 6 episodes of the series ‘The Dead Zone’ as Sherrif Anna Turner.
In 2008 she worked in an episode of ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Rachel Zelinsky and a TV film ‘The Unquiet’ as Julie Bishop. In 2009, she worked in 2 episodes each of the series titled ‘ER’ as Lisa Salamunovich and ‘NCIS’ as Navy Cdr. Sarah Resnik.