Rosemarie DeWitt

Biography: Actress Rosemarie Dewitt, who lives in Los Angeles, was born in Queens, NY in the 1970s and took to acting quickly, becoming a regular in school plays. She graduated from New College of Hostra University with a degree in Creative Studies, and trained at the Actors Center in New York, beginning her career local theatre.

DeWitt is highly respected in the off-Broadway theatre circuit, having appeared in plays such as Danny and the Deep Blue Sea at Second Stage, The Butter and Eggman at the Atlantic Theater, and possibly most notably Craig Lucas' Small Tragedy, for which she and the rest of the cast won an Obie Award.

In 2001 she made the jump from stage to screen acting, earning a role in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, the first of many high profile films and TV shows, including Sex and the City, Rescue Me, Shut Up And Sing, Love Monkey, Doris, Shut Up and Sing, Purple Violets and Off the Black. In 2006 DeWitt won the role of Emily Lehman in FOX's new hit, Standoff,
despite only coming to Hollywood in 2001.

DeWitt is also the granddaughter of legendary fighter Jimmy Braddock; born of his daughter, Rosemarie. Because of her relationship to Braddock, she was very interested in appearing in Ron Howard's feature Cinderella Man, which was based on his life. Howard agreed to hear her read for a part, not intending to give her a role, but was stunned by her talent and gave her the part of Sara Wilson. In a recent interview about Cinderella Man, Rosemarie said "It was the best ever – such a thrill to help tell that story." She has also stated it was one of her favourite experiences as an actor.

In 2007, DeWitt was cast in the AMC drama Mad Men, a depiction of the advertising world in the '60s.

Rosemarie DeWitt's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 54
Highest Metascore: 82 Rachel Getting Married
Lowest Metascore: 14 A Little Bit of Heaven
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 16
  2. Negative: 4 out of 16
16 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Poltergeist Jul 24, 2015 Amy Bowen tbd
60 Kill the Messenger Oct 10, 2014 Sue Webb / Susan Webb 7.9
37 Men, Women & Children Oct 1, 2014 Rachel Truby / Helen Truby / Rachel Truby 5.3
53 Touchy Feely Sep 6, 2013 Abby 5.2
55 Promised Land Dec 28, 2012 Alice 5.9
51 Nobody Walks Oct 19, 2012 Julie 5.0
48 The Odd Life of Timothy Green Aug 15, 2012 Brenda Best 6.2
36 The Watch Jul 27, 2012 Cast / Abby 5.6
72 Your Sister's Sister Jun 15, 2012 Hannah 6.3
14 A Little Bit of Heaven May 4, 2012 Renee Blair 4.2
61 Margaret Sep 30, 2011 Mrs. Marretti 7.7
69 The Company Men Jan 21, 2011 Maggie Walker 6.4
66 Afterschool Oct 2, 2009 Teacher 7.1
82 Rachel Getting Married Oct 3, 2008 Rachel 5.6
39 The Wedding Weekend Apr 27, 2007 Dana 5.0
62 Off the Black Dec 8, 2006 Debra 8.6
69 Cinderella Man Jun 3, 2005 Sara Wilson 8.0