Jessica Ann Rothenberg (born May 28, 1987), known professionally as Jessica Rothe (//), is an American actress. She is best known for her role in the 2016 Academy Award-winning film 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 Happy Death Day 2U.
Rothe in 2019
Jessica Anne Rothenberg
May 28, 1987
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Alma mater||Boston University|
|Known for||La La Land (2016) |
Mary + Jane (2016)
Happy Death Day (2017)
Forever My Girl (2017)
Happy Death Day 2U (2019)
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
Rothe was born in Denver, Colorado, the daughter of Susan and Steve Rothenberg. Her grandmother, Colleen Rothenberg, was a theatre actress for many years and her aunt Karly Rothenberg Mackay also works as an actress.
Rothe 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|
|The Last Keepers||Jessica||Credited as Jessica Rothenberg|
|The Hot Flashes||Millie Rash||Credited as Jessica Rothenberg|
|Bastards of Young||Samantha, the evil||Credited as Jessica Rothenberg|
|Jack, Jules, Esther and Me||Jules||Credited as Jessica Rothenberg|
|2015||Lily & Kat||Lily|
|The Preppie Connection||Laura|
|Trust Fund||Reese Donahue|
|La La Land||Alexis|
|Better Off Single||Mary|
|2017||Tater Tot & Patton||Andie|
|Happy Death Day||Theresa "Tree" Gelbman||Runner Up - New Mexico Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress|
|Please Stand By||Julie|
|2018||Forever My Girl||Josie|
|2019||Happy Death Day 2U||Theresa "Tree" Gelbman|||
|TBA||Valley Girl||Julie Richman|
|2010||America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back||Bojana Mitic||Episode: "The Pink Panthers"|
|2011||The Onion News Network||Katie Clements||2 episodes|
|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"|
|Futurestates||Maya||Episode: "Promised Land"|
|High Maintenance||Rachel||Episode: "Elijah"|
|Next Time on Lonny||Stephanie||6 episodes|
|2016||Chicago P.D.||Madison||Episode: "If We Were Normal"|
|Mary + Jane||Paige||Main role; 10 episodes|
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- on YouTube
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- 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.
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- "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.