Jessica Ann Rothenberg (born  better known as Jessica Rothe (//), is an American actress. She is known for her role in the MTV comedy series Mary + Jane (2016) and her lead role as Tree Gelbman in the comedy slasher film Happy Death Day (2017) and its 2019 sequel. She has also appeared in La La Land (2016), Forever My Girl (2018), and Valley Girl (2020). In 2020, Rothe began appearing in the Prime Video science fiction drama series Utopia.May 28, 1987),
Jessica Ann Rothenberg
May 28, 1987
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
|Alma mater||Boston University|
|Known for||Happy Death Day|
Rothe was born in Denver, Colorado, the daughter of Susan and Steve Rothenberg. Rothe's father is Jewish. Her paternal grandmother Colleen Rothenberg was a theatre actress who belonged to the Congregation Shomrei Torah synagogue in Santa Rosa, California.
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|
|Bastards of Young||Samantha the Devil|
|Jack, Jules, Esther and Me||Jules|
|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|
|2020||Valley Girl||Julie Richman|
|All My Life||Jenn Carter|
|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|
|Delilah||Delilah||Main role; unsold HBO Max pilot|
|2019||Whitney Avalon: This Song is Killer||Theresa "Tree" Gelbman|||
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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.
- on YouTube
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- "Happy Death Day 2U Star Jessica Rothe Is Engaged: 'How Did I Get So Lucky'". 16 February 2019. Retrieved 9 November 2020 – via People.com.
- "2017 New Mexico Film Critics Awards Winners". 11 December 2017. Archived from the original on 2017-12-13. Retrieved 3 May 2018.