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Elisabeth Röhm (/ /,, German: [eˈliːzabɛt ˈʁøːm]; born April 28, 1973) is a German-American television and film actress. She is best known for playing Kate Lockley in the television series Angel from 1999 to 2001 and Serena Southerlyn in the television series Law & Order from 2001 to 2005. She has also appeared in films such as American Hustle (2014), Joy (2015) and Bombshell (2019).
Röhm in 2012
|Other names||Elisabeth Rohm|
|Education||Sarah Lawrence College|
Ron Anthony Wooster
(m. 2008; div. 2014)
Röhm was born in Düsseldorf, West Germany, to Lisa Loverde and Eberhard Röhm. Her father was a German partner at the law firm of Duane Morris LLP New York, and the family moved to New York City before her first birthday. Her mother was an American scriptwriter, who once wrote for the TV soap opera Guiding Light. Röhm's parents divorced when she was 8 or 9. Her maternal grandfather was an Italian immigrant.
Röhm attended grades 11–12 at St. Andrew's-Sewanee School, a small private boarding school in Sewanee, Tennessee, and then graduated from Sarah Lawrence College, where she studied writing and European History.
Röhm received her first TV acting role in 1997, as Dorothy Hayes in the American soap opera One Life to Live. She had a starring role in the 1999 BBC Northern Ireland miniseries Eureka Street, then portrayed recurring character Detective Kate Lockley in the first two seasons (1999–2001) of the TV series Angel. While appearing in Angel, Röhm also had a regular role in the only season (2000–2001) of the Turner Network Television drama series Bull.
Röhm portrayed regular character Assistant District Attorney Serena Southerlyn through four seasons (2001–2005) in the television series Law & Order. She also portrayed deputy DA Amanda Taylor on Stalker. More recently, Röhm has received critical acclaim for her roles in two David O. Russell films, American Hustle and Joy.
Röhm was a longtime avid equestrienne, but gave up professional equestrianism after a 2005 accident that she spoke about in a 2011 episode of the Biography Channel series Celebrity Close Calls. She did have a horse-riding scene with Mark Harmon in an NCIS episode.
Röhm was engaged to director Austin Smithard in 2000. In 2005, Röhm began a relationship with Ron Anthony Wooster. Röhm and Wooster have a daughter born in 2008. Röhm and Wooster married in October 2008. They later divorced in October 2014. In January 2019, Röhm announced her engagement to judge Jonathan T. Colby. As of March 2020, Röhm's publicist revealed that she and Colby are no longer together.
Röhm has included a blog on her personal website, where she often wrote about life with her daughter and her then-fiancé. On January 6, 2011, People added Röhm's blog to the "Moms & Babies" section of its website.
Awards and nominationsEdit
Röhm, as part of the cast of the TV series Law & Order, was nominated for their 2001 performance, and again for their 2003 performance, for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. In 2014, Röhm and the rest of the cast won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for their roles in American Hustle.
|2005||Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous||Agent Janet McKaren|
|2008||The Kreutzer Sonata||Abigail|
|2009||The Whole Truth||Angela Masters|
|2009||Crimes of the Past||Josephine Sparrow|
|2013||Officer Down||Alexandra Callahan|
|2013||American Hustle||Dolly Polito|
|2014||Mega Shark Versus Mecha Shark||Rosie|
|2014||Finding Happiness||Juliet Palmer|
|2016||Love Is All You Need?||Reverend Rachel|
|2017||Once Upon a Time in Venice||Anne Phillips|
|2017||Wish Upon||Johanna Shannon|
|2017||Scales: Mermaids are Real||Tiffany|
|2017||The Tribes of Palos Verdes||Kristen|
|2018||Con Man||Lisa Minkow|
|2019||Sgt. Will Gardner||Kimmy|
|1997–1998||One Life to Live||Dorothy Hayes||Unknown episodes|
|1998||The Invisible Man||TV movie|
|1998||Fantasy Island||Beautiful Cindy||Episode: "We're Not Worthy"|
|1999||Puppet, Love and Mertz||Love||Short film|
|1999||The '60s||Amanda Stone||TV movie|
|1999||Turks||Marla||Episode: "Live, Love, Lose and Learn"|
|1999||Eureka Street||Max||TV mini-series; 4 episodes|
|1999–2001||Angel||Kate Lockley||15 episodes|
|2000–2001||Bull||Alison Jeffers||20 episodes|
|2001–2005||Law & Order||ADA Serena Southerlyn||85 episodes|
|2005||Briar & Graves||Dr. Laurie Graves||TV movie|
|2005||FBI: Negotiator||Laura Martin||TV movie|
|2006||Amber's Story||Donna Whitson||TV movie|
|2007||Masters of Science Fiction||Lt. Granger||Episode: "The Awakening"|
|2007||Big Shots||Alex Mason||3 episodes|
|2008–2013||The Mentalist||Dr. Sophie Miller||2 episodes|
|2009||90210||Bitsy Epstein||Episode: "To New Beginnings!"|
|2009–2010||Heroes||Lauren Gilmore||8 episodes|
|2009||Desperate Escape||Brooke Harris||TV movie|
|2011||A Christmas Kiss||Priscilla Hall||TV movie|
|2012||CSI: Miami||Jill Ferris||Episode: "Terminal Velocity"|
|2012–2013||The Client List||Taylor Berkhalter||Recurring role, 14 episodes|
|2012||Lake Placid: The Final Chapter||Sheriff Theresa Giovi||TV movie|
|2013||In the Dark||Ali||TV movie|
|2014||A Christmas Kiss II||Miss Hall||TV movie|
|2014||Beauty & the Beast||FBI Special Agent Dana Landon||4 episodes|
|2014||Forget and Forgive||Det. Anne Walker||TV movie|
|2014–2015||Stalker||Amanda Taylor||11 episodes|
|2014||Hell's Kitchen||Herself||Episode: "16 Chefs Compete"|
|2016||Revenge Porn||Elaine Harris||TV movie; AKA My Daughter's Disgrace|
|2016||The Last Ship||Allison Shaw||13 episodes|
|2016–2017||Hawaii Five-0||Dr. Madison Gray||3 episodes|
|2017||NCIS||May Dawson||Episode: "Beastmaster"|
|2017–2019||Jane the Virgin||Eileen||6 episodes|
|2018–2019||The Oath||Aria Price||Recurring role (13 episodes)|
|2018||Magnum P.I.||Brooke Mason||Episode: "Sudden Death"|
|2019||Family Pictures||Maggie||TV movie|
|2019||Tales||Mrs. Sinclair||Episode: "My Life"|
|2002||Law & Order: Dead on the Money||ADA Serena Southerlyn (voice)||Video game|
|2003||Law & Order: Double or Nothing||ADA Serena Southerlyn (voice)||Video game|
|2004||Law & Order: Justice is Served||ADA Serena Southerlyn (voice)||Video game|
- Rohm, Elisabeth; Adamson, Eve (2013). Baby Steps: Having the Child I Always Wanted (Just Not as I Expected). Da Capo Press. p. 26. ISBN 978-0-7382-1663-8.
- Spear, Linda (March 1, 1998). "Film Set in Yonkers Native's Locale". The New York Times.
- Andreeva, Nellie (July 22, 2014). "Elisabeth Rohm Joins New CBS Drama 'Stalker' As New Regular". Deadline Hollywood.
- "Elisabeth Rohm: Does 'Stalker' Glorify Stalking?". Access Hollywood. Retrieved October 18, 2014.
- "Elisabeth Röhm—Martha MacCallum from Bombshell Stars Compared to Their Real-Life Counterparts". E! Online. Retrieved February 24, 2020.
- "Jermaine Jackson, Angie Everhart, Elisabeth Rohm, Jose Canseco." Dir. Seth Jarrett, Timothy F. Smith, and Erich Storm. Celebrity Close Calls, The Biography Channel, 16 July 2011.
- Mascia, Kristen (April 11, 2008). "Elisabeth Röhm Welcomes a Baby Girl". People. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
- Röhm, Elisabeth (March 10, 2011). "Sharing My IVF Secret". Elisabeth Röhm's Blog. People. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
- Nome, Valerie (August 9, 2008). "Elisabeth Rohm Makes Room For Dog, Baby in Wedding". OK Magazine. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
- Schott, Heather Morgan (December 2015). "20 Questions: Elisabeth Rohm Fills Us In". Momtastic. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
- Rohm, Elisabeth (August 21, 2018). "Elisabeth Röhm's Blog: I'm Back — and Ready to Talk Parenting Post-Split". People. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
- Hearon, Sarah (January 30, 2019). "'Law & Order' Alum Elisabeth Rohm Is Engaged to Judge Jonathan T. Colby". US Weekly. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
- Us Weekly Staff (March 19, 2020). "Celebrity Splits of 2020". Us Weekly. Retrieved March 20, 2020.
- Röhm, Elisabeth (April 14, 2011). "Easton Turns Three!". Elisabeth Röhm's Blog. elisabeth-rohm.com. Archived from the original on April 3, 2012. Retrieved October 7, 2011.
- Röhm, Elisabeth (January 6, 2011). "Elisabeth Röhm's Blog: Embracing Change In the New Year". People. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
- "2002 HOT 100 LIST". Maxim. May 1, 2002. Retrieved June 9, 2018.
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