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Also Known As: Rosemarie De Witt Died:
Born: October 26, 1974 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA Profession: actress

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A dyed-in-the-wool New Yorker, actress Rosemarie DeWitt made a steady transition from dreaming about acting to making a name for herself in the city's vibrant theater industry. Following years of increasingly larger roles on the stage and on the small screen, it was an unusual family connection that provided her first major break into feature films. As the great granddaughter of the film's subject, boxer James J. Braddock, DeWitt landed a plum role in Ron Howard's Depression-era bio, "Cinderella Man" (2005). Taking her Hollywood shot, DeWitt went on to demonstrate her mix of comedic and dramatic chops in a variety of big and small screen projects, standing out as the face-to-watch with her take on the romantically-inclined hostage negotiator Emily Lehman on the Fox series "Standoff" (2006-07), starring opposite future husband, Ron Livingston. After earning wider attention for her recurring role as Don Draper's bohemian lover on "Mad Men" (AMC, 2007- ), DeWitt earned widespread award attention for her supporting turn in "Rachel Getting Married" (2008). From there, she delivered a capable turn in "The Company Men" (2010) and spent three seasons as Toni Collette's self-absorbed sister on the critically...

A dyed-in-the-wool New Yorker, actress Rosemarie DeWitt made a steady transition from dreaming about acting to making a name for herself in the city's vibrant theater industry. Following years of increasingly larger roles on the stage and on the small screen, it was an unusual family connection that provided her first major break into feature films. As the great granddaughter of the film's subject, boxer James J. Braddock, DeWitt landed a plum role in Ron Howard's Depression-era bio, "Cinderella Man" (2005). Taking her Hollywood shot, DeWitt went on to demonstrate her mix of comedic and dramatic chops in a variety of big and small screen projects, standing out as the face-to-watch with her take on the romantically-inclined hostage negotiator Emily Lehman on the Fox series "Standoff" (2006-07), starring opposite future husband, Ron Livingston. After earning wider attention for her recurring role as Don Draper's bohemian lover on "Mad Men" (AMC, 2007- ), DeWitt earned widespread award attention for her supporting turn in "Rachel Getting Married" (2008). From there, she delivered a capable turn in "The Company Men" (2010) and spent three seasons as Toni Collette's self-absorbed sister on the critically acclaimed comedy "The United States of Tara" (Showtime, 2009-2011). By the time she garnered more praise for the indie film "Your Sister's Sister" (2012), DeWitt was well-established as a skilled actress capable of turning in quality performances in any role she chose.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Poltergeist (2015)
2.
 Digging for Fire (2015)
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 Touchy Feely (2013)
6.
 Promised Land (2012)
7.
 Nobody Walks (2012)
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 Margaret (2011)
10.
 Company Men, The (2010)
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2000:
First stage performance in Glenn Meizer¿s off-Broadway play "Anonymous"
2001:
First TV appearance, an episode of NBC¿s "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
2002:
Cast in George S. Kaufman¿s play "The Butter and Egg Man" as the fetching assistant Jane Weston
2004:
Feature film debut, Matthew Coppola¿s drama "Fresh Cut Grass"
2004:
Played Fanny in Craig Lucas¿ off-Broadway play "Small Tragedies"
2005:
Cast as Renee Zellweger¿s neighbor Sara Wilson in Ron Howard¿s "Cinderella Man" (film depicted the life of her grandfather, boxer James J. Braddock)
2005:
Played the hardened, but vulnerable Roberta in John Patrick Shanley¿s "Danny and the Deep Blue Sea" at the Second Stage Theatre
2006:
Co-starred with Ron Livingston on the short-lived Fox series "Standoff"
2007:
Landed recurring role on the first season of "Mad Men" (AMC) as lead character Don Draper's mistress Midge Daniels
2008:
Played title character opposite Anne Hathaway in Jonathan Demme's "Rachel Getting Married"; earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Female
2009:
Cast as the title character's sister on the Showtime series "The United States of Tara"
2010:
Played Ben Affleck's wife in the recession drama "The Company Men," directed by John Wells
2012:
Co-starred in the romantic drama "A Little Bit of Heaven"
2012:
Cast opposite Emily Blunt and Mark Duplass in the acclaimed indie "Your Sister's Sister"
2012:
Played a teacher opposite Matt Damon and John Krasinski in "Promised Land," directed by Gus Van Sant
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Education

Whippany Park High School: Hanover Township , New Jersey -
Hofstra University: Hempstead , New York -
The Actor¿s Center: New York , New York -

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