Jessica Rothe (//; born Jessica Rothenberg, May 28, 1987) is an American actress known for La La Land, her lead role in the 2016 MTV television series Mary + Jane, and her starring role as Tree Gelbman in the 2017 slasher film Happy Death Day as well as its 2019 sequel.
May 28, 1987
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
|Alma mater||Boston University|
Rothe was born in Denver, Colorado, the daughter of Susan and Steve Rothenberg. Rothe's father is Jewish. Her grandmother, Colleen Rothenberg, was a theatre actress who belonged to the Congregation Shomrei Torah synagogue in Santa Rosa, California. She took ballet classes when she was age 8. As a youth she attended summer theater camps in Kansas City. Rothe graduated from Boston University in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts, and during that time she learned to play the violin, tap dance and make pottery.
|2013||Promised Land||Maya||Short film|
|2013||The Last Keepers||Jessica||Credited as Jessica Rothenberg|
|2013||The Hot Flashes||Millie Rash||Credited as Jessica Rothenberg|
|2013||Bastards of Young||Samantha, the evil||Credited as Jessica Rothenberg|
|2013||Jack, Jules, Esther and Me||Jules||Credited as Jessica Rothenberg|
|2015||Lily & Kat||Lily|
|2015||The Preppie Connection||Laura|
|2016||Trust Fund||Reese Donahue|
|2016||La La Land||Alexis|
|2016||Better Off Single||Mary|
|2017||Tater Tot & Patton||Andie|
|2017||Happy Death Day||Tree Gelbman||Runner Up - New Mexico Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress|
|2017||Please Stand By||Julie|
|2018||Forever My Girl||Josie|
|2019||Happy Death Day 2U||Tree Gelbman|||
|TBA||Valley Girl||Julie Richman||Completed|
|2010||America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back||Bojana Mitic||Episode: "The Pink Panthers"|
|2011||The Onion News Network||Katie Clements||2 episodes|
|2011||Happy Endings||Teenage Girl||Episode: "Baby Steps"|
|2012||Gossip Girl||Young Woman||Episode: "The Backup Dan"|
|2013||Blue Bloods||Sylvie Freeland||Episode: "Protest Too Much"|
|2013||Futurestates||Maya||Episode: "Promised Land"|
|2013||High Maintenance||Rachel||Episode: "Elijah"|
|2014||Next Time on Lonny||Stephanie||6 episodes|
|2016||Chicago P.D.||Madison||Episode: "If We Were Normal"|
|2016||Mary + Jane||Paige||Main role; 10 episodes|
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- McCarthy, Lauren (30 October 2017). "Happy Death Day's Jessica Rothe On What It Means To Be A Scream Queen in 2017". W Magazine. Condé Nast. Archived from the original on 2018-06-22. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
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- Philip, Tom (October 18, 2017). "Happy Death Day Star Jessica Rothe Explains What It's Like to Die a Dozen Times in the Same Movie". GQ. Condé Nast. Archived from the original on 2017-10-19. Retrieved October 19, 2017.
- Kennedy, Lisa (10 July 2013). "Interview: "Hot Flashes' film producer Nina Henderson Moore and actress Jessica Rothenberg celebrate team effort". Denver Post. Digital First Media. Archived from the original on 2017-10-08. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
- O'Sullivan, Charlotte (20 October 2017). "Happy Death Day review: Scream queen Jessica Rothe kicks cliché's butt". Evening Standard. Archived from the original on 2018-06-12. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
- "Celebrity Jews : Hollywood, Movies and more". Detroit Jewish News. 25 October 2017. Archived from the original on 2018-06-12. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
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- Nordstrom, Leigh (9 December 2016). "Jessica Rothe Talks 'La La Land' and Empowerment". Wwd.com. Penske Media Corporation. Archived from the original on 2017-08-01. Retrieved 4 July 2017.
- "2017 New Mexico Film Critics Awards Winners". 11 December 2017. Archived from the original on 2017-12-13. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
- "First 'Happy Death Day 2' Casting Announced; Jessica Rothe Returns as Tree! - Bloody Disgusting". bloody-disgusting.com. Archived from the original on 2018-05-02. Retrieved 2018-05-01.