10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Katherine McNamara

Our on-set reporters sat down with Katherine McNamara. She's ready to play Clary Fray. She's smart as a whip. And no kidding, she is crazy delightful. Here are ten things we learned.


1. Katherine has some serious Broadway chops and has been on stage with Angela Lansbury, Elaine Stritch, Katherine Zeta- Jones, Bernadette Peters, and a wide variety of other important singy-dancey types.


2. Baking is one of her favorite pastimes.


3. She is a huge fan of Pretty Little Liars. Natch.


4. This wasn’t a surprise because she’s whip smart, but … Katherine graduated from high school at 14, and then graduated from college at 17. And now is getting an MS in Economics. We’re not saying everyone else is lazy. But what were YOU doing at 14?


5. Big fan of cookie dough ice cream.


6. A classically trained ballerina! And has been for a while now.

@kitkatsmeow you were soooooooo cute!!!!! πŸ™ŠπŸ™ŠπŸ™ŠπŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ™ˆ {pic cred: @disneyskickinit }

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7. Mulan and Pocahontas. Those are her favorite Disney princesses. We get it. The warriors. Us too. Rock on, Katherine.


8. Bonds with castmates like nobody's business.


9. An obsessed reader, Katherine counts The Mortal Instruments among her favorites.

Totally cute Kat McNamara @kitkatsmeow stops by to say hi to me (and yes her hair is red now)! and talk Clary!

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10. If you’re looking to send flowers, her favorites are peonies and freesias.


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