A lot of people didn't realize how gorgeous Rooney Mara is until after her role as Lizbeth Salander in remake of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. These photos by Thomas Whiteside for Elle show her in all her glory. The simple black-and-white photo shoot means that Mara doesn't need to rely heavily on pounds makeup and styling to look amazing in these straight on portraits. Her eyes (and eyebrows) are everything in these shots and instantly pull you in and steal your soul in the best way possible.

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