July 12, 1990
30 years old
5 ft 3½ in | 161 cm
36-25-36 in | 91.5-63.5-91.5 cm
52 kg | 114.5 lbs
6 US | 36.5 EU
Rachel Elizabeth Brosnahan was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, on July 12, 1990, is an American actress.
Young Rachel Brosnahan first started performing during her years in junior high school in musical theater.
She made her big screen debut in supernatural horror film The Unborn (2009) in role as Samantha.
She got her television debut in NBC medical drama series Mercy (2010) in episode "We're All Adults", in role as Holly.
Her breakthrough performance came as Rachel Posner in Netflix political thriller television series House of Cards (2013-2015).
She made her stage debut in a play "Up" (2009) in role as Maria, at the Steppenwolf Theater.
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "The Big Knife" (2013) in role as Dixie Evans, with the Roundabout Theater Company.
I'm Your Woman (2020) neo-noir crime in role as Jean, opposite Marsha Stephanie Blake and Arinzé Kene
The Courier (2020) historical drama thriller in role as Emily Donovan, with Benedict Cumberbatch and Merab Ninidze
Coming Up Roses (2011) drama opposite Bernadette Peters and Peter Friedman
Beautiful Creatures (2013) romantic gothic fantasy with Alden Ehrenreich, Alice Englert and Jeremy Irons
I'm Obsessed with You (2014) comedy drama opposite Manish Dayal, Thomas McDonell and Jason Ralph
James White (2015) drama with Christopher Abbott, Cynthia Nixon and Scott Mescudi
Louder Than Bombs (2015) drama opposite Jesse Eisenberg, Gabriel Byrne and Isabelle Huppert
The Finest Hours (2016) action thriller with Chris Pine, Casey Affleck and Ben Foster
Patriots Day (2016) action thriller opposite Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Bacon and John Goodman
Burn Country (2016) drama with James Franco, Melissa Leo and Dominic Rains
Change in the Air (2018) drama opposite Mary Beth Hurt, Aidan Quinn and Peter Gerety
She voiced Wendy Beckett in animated spy comedy film Spies in Disguise (2019).
She won two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Miriam "Midge" Maisel in Prime Video period comedy drama television series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017- ).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Rachel Posner in Netflix political thriller television series House of Cards (2013-2015).
The Blacklist (2014) NBC crime thriller series in role as Jolene Parker / Lucy Brooks
Black Box (2014) ABC psychological medical drama series in role as Delilah Buchanan
Manhattan (2014-2015) drama series in role as Abby Isaacs
The Dovekeepers (2015) CBS historical drama miniseries in role as Yael
Crisis in Six Scenes (2016) Amazon Video miniseries in role as Ellie
She voiced Princess Chloe in Disney Channel animated adventure television series Elena of Avalor (2019-2020).
50 States of Fright (2020) Quibi horror anthology series in role as Heather
She starred in television special Saturday Night Seder (2020).
Attended the Wayne Thomas Elementary School and Northwood Junior High School in Illinois.
Studied at the Highland Park High School, in Illinois.
Graduated from the Wilmette’s Actors Training Center in Illinois, in 2008.
Graduated from the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, in 2012.
Has a younger brother and a sister.
Has British and Irish ancestry.
She played Desdemona in a play "Othello" (2016), at New York Theatre Workshop.
Good friends with Jasmine Pierce.
Founded the production company, Scrap Paper Productions in 2020.
Lives in New York City, New York, United States.
She dated actor Michael Zegen (2017).
She married actor Jason Ralph in 2018.