Cara Buono, Age, Height, Family, Career, Bio

Cara Buono is an Actress. She has done movies and TV shows like Stranger Things, Gladiator, The Girl Who Escaped: The Kara Robinson Story, She Came from the Woods, Beer League, A Good Marriage, Drew Peterson: Untouchable, All Saints, Let Me In, Waterland, Hulk, The Sopranos, The Girl from Plainville, Chutney Popcorn, Monsters and Men, The Bad Seed, Third Watch, Kicking and Screaming, Mad Men, The Cowboy Way, Two Ninas, Killer: A Journal of Murder, Paper Towns, Next Stop Wonderland, Drew Peterson, Happy Accidents, From Other Worlds, Emily and Tim, Person of Interest, Man of the Century, River Red, Deep in My Heart, The Discoverers, Takedown, Elementary, and God Friended Me. Apart from these, Cara Buono has done many more TV shows and movies.

Early life

Cara Buono was born on 1st of March 1971 and her place of birth is The Bronx, New York, United States. The current age of Cara is 52 years and her zodiac sign is Pisces. The names of her parents are Antony Buono and Rosemary Buono. Cara has one sister and 2 brothers. The name of her sister is Lisa Buono and the names of her brothers are Michael Buono and Noah Buono. Cara Buono has been raised in a blue-collar family and she has very strong work ethics.

Cara always wanted to explore the acting world but had no experience in this segment. She didn’t have any family members, mentors or friends in this field. Once she saw an ad on paper and it was a casting call. She gave the audition and grabbed the role in a play named Spook House despite her lack of experience in the acting field. Cara was just around 12 years old at that time. From this point, she gained the confidence and her journey began in the entertainment sector.

Cara is an Italian descendant and she has attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. Cara has studied at Columbia University. She has a double major degree in Political Science and English and she finished her degree in just 3 years.

Cara Buono married Peter Thum (American businessman and philanthropist) in the year 2008 and she has one child named Esme Thum.

Careers and success

Some of the famous roles of Cara Buono can be seen in Person of Interest, The Sopranos, Mad Men, and Stranger Things. Some of her upcoming projects are Queen of the Ring, Things Like This and In Fidelity.

Apart from being an actress, Cara Buono is a producer and a writer. She is the writer of Baggage, producer of She Came from the Woods, and associate producer of Two Ninas.

In the past, Cara Buono has worked for Broadway, different kinds of theatrical productions and also for commercial ad campaigns.

In the year 2017, Cara Buono won the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Award for Stranger Things. She was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Primetime Emmy Award) for Mad Men in the year 2011. Apart from this, she has around 5 other nominations to her credit.

Cara is also a really good voice over actress.

Interesting facts

Cara Buono’s height is 5 “5” and she is active on Instagram and Twitter. She has 1.3 million followers on Instagram and around 158K followers on Twitter.

Her Instagram account states that she is an actress, mom and the co-founder of Liberty United. The platform Liberty United is meant to fund the education for at-risk kids, so that they can prevent gun violence. Its website can be accessed via

Cara Buono ran in 3 NYC Marathons. She didn’t participate in the 4th one because of an injury. A popular misconception is that she is related to Victor Buono, but there is no truth in it.

Cara Buono loves cooking and socializing around dinner table. She is a certified yoga teacher and is very fond of cycling and swimming.

As per the media reports, Cara Buono lives in Greenwich Village in New York City with her husband and daughter. Her husband Peter Thum is the founder of Ethos Water.

Cara Buono has dark brown eyes and blonde hair.

Cara Buono, Age, Height, Family, Career, Bio

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