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Rosemarie Braddock DeWitt[1][2] (born October 26, 1971)[3] is an American actress. DeWitt played Emily Lehman in the Fox television series Standoff (2006–07), co-starring with her future husband Ron Livingston, as well as Charmaine Craine on United States of Tara. She also was the title character in 2008's Rachel Getting Married, garnering several awards and nominations for best supporting actress. She starred in the horror/thriller Poltergeist (2015), a remake of the 1982 film of the same name.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Theatre 2.2 TV 2.3 Film

3 Personal life 4 Filmography 5 References 6 External links

Early life[edit] DeWitt was born in Flushing, Queens, New York, the daughter of Rosemarie (Braddock) and Kenny DeWitt. She is a granddaughter of boxer James J. Braddock,[4] and played the role of neighbor Sara Wilson in the movie Cinderella Man, which depicted James J. Braddock's life. DeWitt lived in Hanover Township, New Jersey, and is a graduate of Whippany Park High School.[5] She performed in several high school productions.[6][7] She attended the New College at Hofstra University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in creative studies.[8] While at Hofstra University, she also joined Alpha Phi. She had additional training at The Actors Center in New York.[6] Career[edit] Theatre[edit] DeWitt performed in numerous off Broadway plays.[9] Most notably, she starred in John Patrick Shanley's Danny and the Deep Blue Sea at the Second Stage Theatre;[6] George S. Kaufman's The Butter and Egg Man
The Butter and Egg Man
at the Atlantic Theater Company;[6] and Craig Lucas' Small Tragedy, for which the entire cast won an Obie Award.[6] From May 4–23, 2010, DeWitt appeared in MCC Theater's Off Broadway play Family Week, written by Beth Henley and directed by Jonathan Demme. In its review of the play, the New York Times
New York Times
stated that DeWitt's lead performance "has many affecting moments as the beleaguered Claire."[10] TV[edit]

DeWitt at the 2009 Independent Spirit Awards

DeWitt appeared in Showtime's series United States of Tara
United States of Tara
as Tara's sister, Charmaine. She appeared in Season 1 of the AMC series, Mad Men, as Midge Daniels, lead character Don Draper's bohemian mistress, and returned for one episode in Season 4. She co-starred with Ron Livingston in the 2006–2007 Fox series Standoff. She played FBI hostage negotiator Emily Lehman. DeWitt has also appeared on television in Law & Order: Special
Special
Victims Unit, Sex and the City, Rescue Me, and Love Monkey. Film[edit] DeWitt is featured in the film Margaret, opposite Anna Paquin
Anna Paquin
and Mark Ruffalo. Additional film credits include Purple Violets, Off the Black, Shut Up and Sing, The Great New Wonderful, Blackbird and How I Got Lost.[11] She plays the role of Rachel in the Jonathan Demme-directed movie Rachel Getting Married
Rachel Getting Married
(2008) alongside Anne Hathaway, for which she won several critics' awards and a Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress.[12] DeWitt played Ben Affleck's character's wife in the corporate drama The Company Men.[13] In 2011 she played Hannah, one of the three lead characters in the critically acclaimed Your Sister's Sister, opposite Emily Blunt
Emily Blunt
and Mark Duplass. In 2011, she played Renee Blair in the film A Little Bit of Heaven starring Kate Hudson.[14] In 2012, she played Alice in Gus Van Sant's film Promised Land, released on December 28, 2012.[15] In 2016 she appeared in the multi award-winning La La Land as Laura, the sister of Ryan Gosling's character Sebastian. Personal life[edit] She was married to actor Chris Messina
Chris Messina
from 1995 to 2006. She married actor Ron Livingston, her co-star in Standoff, on November 2, 2009, in San Francisco.[16] In May 2013, they announced that they had adopted a daughter. Gracie James Livingston was born on April 29, 2013.[17] In December 2016, the couple announced they adopted another daughter, Esperanza Mae Livingston, the previous year.[18][19] Filmography[edit]

Film

Year Title Role Notes

2004 Fresh Cut Grass Actor

2005 The Great New Wonderful Debbie

Cinderella Man Sara Wilson

Buy It Now Mom

2006 The Wedding Weekend Dana

Doris Doris

Off the Black Debra

2007 Purple Violets Murph's Hamptons fling

2008 Afterschool Teacher

Rachel Getting Married Rachel Santa Barbara International Film Festival: Virtuoso Award[20] Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Utah Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated – Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast Nominated – Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated – Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress[21] Nominated – Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated – Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Newcomer Nominated – Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Cast Nominated – Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Actor Nominated – Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female Nominated – International Cinephile Society Award for Best Supporting Actress[22] Nominated – New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress (3rd place)

2009 Tenure Beth

How I Got Lost Leslie

2010 The Company Men Maggie Walker

2011 A Little Bit of Heaven Renee Blair

Your Sister's Sister Hannah Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance Nominated – Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female Nominated – International Cinephile Society Award for Best Supporting Actress[23]

Margaret Mrs. Marretti

2012 The Odd Life of Timothy Green Brenda Best

Nobody Walks Julie

The Watch Abby Trautwig

Promised Land Alice

2013 Touchy Feely Abby

2014 Men, Women & Children Helen Truby

Kill the Messenger Susan Webb

2015 Digging for Fire Lee

Poltergeist Amy Bowen

2016 La La Land Laura Wilder

2017 Sweet Virginia Bernadette

2018 Richard Says Goodbye

Filming

Television

Year Title Role Notes

2001 Law & Order: Special
Special
Victims Unit Gloria Palmera 1 episode

2003 Sex and the City Fern 1 episode

2005 The Commuters Trisha TV-Film

Rescue Me Heather 2 episodes

2006 Love Monkey Abby Powell 1 episode

2006–2007 Standoff Emily Lehman 18 episodes

2007, 2010 Mad Men Midge Daniels 7 episodes

2009 Wainy Days June 1 episode

2009–2011 United States of Tara Charmaine Craine 36 episodes

2014 Olive Kitteridge Rachel Coulson Miniseries; 2 episodes

2016–2017 The Last Tycoon Rose Brady 9 episodes

2017 Black Mirror Marie Episode: "Arkangel"

References[edit]

^ "2006 Fall". Issuu.com. 2010-06-01. Retrieved 2012-10-05.  ^ Phi, Alpha (2012-01-03). " Alpha Phi
Alpha Phi
International: Famous Phis: Rosemarie B. DeWitt". Alphaphi.blogspot.ca. Retrieved 2012-10-05.  ^ "Good Morning!". Kwtx.com. 1980-01-01. Retrieved 2012-10-05.  ^ "Cast Archive - Rosemarie DeWitt". M.cineplex.com. 1974-10-26. Retrieved 2012-10-05.  ^ "The Star Next Door", June 15, 2010, New Jersey Monthly. Accessed May 8, 2011 ^ a b c d e "Rosemarie DeWitt- Biography". Yahoo! Movies. Retrieved 16 June 2013.  ^ "Rosemarie DeWitt". Buddy TV. Retrieved 16 June 2013.  ^ Bio TvGuide.com ^ List of Broadway Plays Yahoo Movies ^ "Speed Bumps and Potholes on the Road to Recovery" May 5, 2010, New York Times ^ "How I Got Lost". Amazon. Retrieved June 16, 2013.  ^ Rachel Getting Married, LA Times, accessed June 6, 2010 ^ "Revisiting the Psyches of Troubled Women" May 18, 2010, New York Times ^ Kassell, Nicole (2012-05-04), A Little Bit of Heaven, retrieved 2016-08-27  ^ Gerhardt, Tina (31 December 2012). "Matt Damon Exposes Fracking in Promised Land". The Progressive.  ^ "'Office Space' star Ron Livingston
Ron Livingston
weds" November 11, 2009, The Associated Press, MSN.com ^ " Ron Livingston
Ron Livingston
and Rosemarie DeWitt
Rosemarie DeWitt
Welcome Daughter Gracie James" May 23, 2013, People Magazine Online ^ Juneau, Jen (December 15, 2016). " Rosemarie DeWitt
Rosemarie DeWitt
Reveals She Welcomed a Daughter Through Adoption: 'She's a Little Sweetheart'". People. Retrieved January 10, 2017.  ^ Johnson, Zach (December 15, 2016). " Rosemarie DeWitt
Rosemarie DeWitt
and Ron Livingston Adopt Daughter Esperanza Mae". E! News. Retrieved January 10, 2017.  ^ "SBIFF '09: Rosemarie DeWitt
Rosemarie DeWitt
Named Virtuoso". Santa Barbara Independent. 2009-01-28. Retrieved 2012-10-26.  ^ "Dallas critics love 'Slumdog'". Variety. 2008-12-17. Retrieved 2012-10-26.  ^ "6th Annual ICS Award Nominees". AwardsDaily. 2009-01-17. Retrieved 2012-10-26.  ^ "The Master, Holy Motors Dominate ICS Award Nominees". icsfilm.org. 2013-01-19. Retrieved 2013-01-22. 

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Awards for Rosemarie DeWitt

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Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

Musical or Comedy (1996–2005, retired)

Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynolds
(1996) Joan Cusack
Joan Cusack
(1997) Joan Allen
Joan Allen
(1998) Catherine Keener
Catherine Keener
(1999) Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson
(2000) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2001) Tovah Feldshuh
Tovah Feldshuh
(2002) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(2003) Regina King
Regina King
(2004) Rosario Dawson
Rosario Dawson
(2005)

Motion Picture Drama (1996–2005, retired)

Courtney Love
Courtney Love
(1996) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(1997) Kimberly Elise
Kimberly Elise
(1998) Chloë Sevigny
Chloë Sevigny
(1999) Jennifer Ehle
Jennifer Ehle
/ Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(2000) Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer Connelly
(2001) Edie Falco
Edie Falco
(2002) Maria Bello
Maria Bello
(2003) Gena Rowlands
Gena Rowlands
(2004) Laura Linney
Laura Linney
(2005)

Motion Picture (2006–present)

Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
(2006) Amy Ryan
Amy Ryan
(2007) Rosemarie DeWitt
Rosemarie DeWitt
(2008) Mo'Nique
Mo'Nique
(2009) Jacki Weaver
Jacki Weaver
(2010) Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain
(2011) Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
(2012) June Squibb (2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Alicia Vikander
Alicia Vikander
(2015) Naomie Harris
Naomie Harris
(2016) Lois Smith
Lois Smith
(2017)

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Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress

Toni Collette
Toni Collette
(2002) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(2003) Virginia Madsen
Virginia Madsen
(2004) Amy Adams
Amy Adams
(2005) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2006) Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton
(2007) Rosemarie DeWitt
Rosemarie DeWitt
(2008) Vera Farmiga
Vera Farmiga
(2009) Hailee Steinfeld
Hailee Steinfeld
(2010) Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain
(2011) Amy Adams
Amy Adams
(2012) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Alicia Vikander
Alicia Vikander
(2015) Michelle Williams (2016) Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf
(2017)

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