An American actress Katherine McNamara is widely known for portraying her role on the MTV comedy series called Happyland as Harper Munroe and for her leading character on Freeform fantasy series called Shadowhunters as Clary Fray. He is the native of Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America. He came into this world on 22nd November of the year 1995 which has now made her reach at the age of 20. Although she is known by the name Katherine McNamara, as a child, she was named as Katherine Grace McNamara. She has been active in the acting field since 2007 and from that time onward, she has been very popular and she has also garnered a large numbre of fans following.
Katherine is the only child born to her parents Ursula and Evan McNamara. She was raised up in Lee’s Summit. While growing up, Katherine was advanced student in certain subjects which resulted her in being the part homeschooled. She then received the high school diploma when she was 14 years old. She then got enrolled at the Drexel University from where she got graduated summa cum laude with Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration when she was at the age of 17. As of November 2015, McNamara is attending Johns Hopkins University where she is studying for Master of Science Degree in Applied Economics.
At the beginning of her acting career, she started on Broadway making her appearance in A Little Night Music along with Angela Lansbury and Catherine Zeta-Jones. She then started to make her guest role on TV series including 30 Rock and Drop Dead Diva. She has also made her appearance in the theatrical movies which also include New Year’s Eve. She also appeared in Disney Channel original movie called Girl vs. Monster in which she played as Myra Santelli. Additionally, she also starred in a movie remake of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Film playing the character as the girlfriend of Tom.
Prior to that, Katherine also made her appearance on three episodes of Disney XD series known as Kickin’ It in which she had recurring role as Claire and in two episodes of Disney Channel series called Jessie in which she played as Bryn Brietbart. She has also starred in an episode of Nickelodeon series the Thundermans. She was cast as Harper Munroe in MTV series Happyland. The role Harper is a resident of park who pursue a boy despite a fact that she has already got a boyfriend.
His other movies and TV credits include Last Will, Natural Selection, Contest, Get Off My Porch, Matchmaker Mary, The Bride & The Groom, The Nuclear Standard, A Sort of Homecoming, Little Savages, Indiscretion, 30 Rock, Jessie, Madison High, Drop Dead Diva, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Girl vs. Monster, Sketchy, The Surgeon General, The Fosters and many more. She stands at the height of five feet and four and half inches that is 1.64 m. Previously, she was in relationship with her then boyfriend Joel Courtney. The pair started dating in 2012 and they remained together for a couple of months. Besides that, to get more details about her bio, she can get connected through Twitter and Instagram.