Rosemarie Braddock DeWitt (born October 26, 1971) is an American actress. DeWitt played Emily Lehman in the Fox television series Standoff (2006–07), co-starring with her future husband Ron Livingston, as well as Charmaine Craine on United States of Tara. She also was the title character in 2008's Rachel Getting Married, garnering several awards and nominations for best supporting actress. She starred in the horror/thriller Poltergeist (2015), a remake of the 1982 film of the same name.
DeWitt at the 2009 Independent Spirit Awards
Rosemarie Braddock DeWitt
October 26, 1971
|Alma mater||Hofstra University|
(m. 1995; div. 2006)
Ron Livingston (m. 2009)
DeWitt was born in Flushing, Queens, New York, the daughter of Dorothy (Braddock) and Kenny DeWitt. She is a great granddaughter of former World Heavyweight Champion James J. Braddock, and played the role of neighbor Sara Wilson in the movie Cinderella Man, which depicted James J. Braddock's life.
DeWitt lived in Hanover Township, New Jersey, and is a graduate of Whippany Park High School. She performed in several high school productions. She attended the New College at Hofstra University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in creative studies. While at Hofstra University, she also joined Alpha Phi. She had additional training at The Actors Center in New York.
In 2016, DeWitt appeared in Damien Chazelle’s musical romance La La Land opposite Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. Other film credits include Jason Reitman’s Men, Women, & Children, Michael Cuesta’s Kill the Messenger opposite Jeremy Renner, Gus Van Sant’s Promised Land opposite Matt Damon, Lynn Shelton’s Your Sister's Sister, opposite Emily Blunt and Mark Duplass, and Jonathan Demme’s Rachel Gettting Married.
DeWitt appeared in the indie-thriller Sweet Virginia, directed by Jamie Dagg, which premiered 2017 at the Tribeca Film Festival. In 2018, DeWitt starred opposite Danny McBride in Arizona as well as the season three premiere episode of the acclaimed British series, “Black Mirror” for director Jodie Foster.
On the small screen, DeWitt was seen in the third season of the Showtime comedy series, United States of Tara alongside Toni Collette. In addition to her role on United States of Tara, DeWitt also recurred on the critically acclaimed AMC series, Mad Men, playing Midge Daniels, Don Draper’s (Jon Hamm) bohemian mistress in the show’s first season.
|2001||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Gloria Palmera||1 episode|
|2003||Sex and the City||Fern||1 episode|
|Rescue Me||Heather||2 episodes|
|2006||Love Monkey||Abby Powell||1 episode|
|2006–2007||Standoff||Emily Lehman||18 episodes|
|2007, 2010||Mad Men||Midge Daniels||7 episodes|
|2009||Wainy Days||June||1 episode|
|2009–2011||United States of Tara||Charmaine Craine||36 episodes|
|2014||Olive Kitteridge||Rachel Coulson||Miniseries; 2 episodes|
|2016–2017||The Last Tycoon||Rose Brady||9 episodes|
|2017||Black Mirror||Marie||Episode: "Arkangel"|
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