Rachel Brosnahan Wiki, Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Rachel Brosnahan is an American actress and producer who is known for her portrayal as an aspiring stand-up comedian ‘Miriam “Midge” Maisel’ in the critically acclaimed Prime Video comedy series ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ (2017).

Wiki/Biography

Rachel Elizabeth Brosnahan was born on Thursday, July 12, 1990 (age 30 years; as of 2020), in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Childhood Picture of Rachel Brosnahan with her Father

Childhood Picture of Rachel Brosnahan with her Father

At the age of four, her family moved to Highland Park, Illinois, where she grew up. She did her schooling at Wayne Thomas Elementary School, Northwood Junior High School, and then Highland Park High School. While studying in junior high and high school, she performed in musical theatre. At Highland Park High School, she was on the wrestling team for two years and was a snowboarding instructor at the school. When she was sixteen years old, she trained under Carole Dibo, director of Wilmette’s Actors Training Center; Dibo is now her manager. Brosnahan graduated with a Major in Theatre and a Minor in Psychology from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2012.

Physical Appearance

Height : 5′ 3½”

Eye Color: Blue

Hair Color: Blonde (dyed Brown)

Rachel Brosnahan

Family & Ethnicity

She is of British, Irish-American descent. She is not religious. Although she is not Jewish, while growing, she was happily immersed in the Jewish Culture because of Highland Park’s Jewish community and attended many Passover Seders (a Jewish ritual feast), Bar and Bat Mitzvahs (Jewish coming of age ritual for boys and girls), and Hanukkah (a Jewish festival) observances in Chicago’s North Shore. She holds dual citizenship of the US and UK.

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Parents & Siblings

She was born to Carol and Earl Brosnahan, who worked in children’s publishing. She has one younger brother, and a sister named Lydia.

Rachel Brosnahan with her Family

Rachel Brosnahan with her Family

Relationships & Husband

In 2018, it was reported that she had been secretly married to her longtime boyfriend actor since the beginning of the year. In January 2019, she revealed that she had been married to Jason for years before their relationship was made public.

Rachel Brosnahan with her Husband

Rachel Brosnahan with her Husband

Other Relatives

Brosnahan is the niece of the late American fashion designer Kate Spade (née Brosnahan), her father’s sister.

Rachel Brosnahan with her Aunt

Rachel Brosnahan with her Aunt

Career

Films & Theatre

In 2009, she made her film debut as ‘Lisa’ in the American horror/thriller ‘The Unborn;’ at that time, she was in high school.

Rachel Brosnahan in The Unborn (2009)

Rachel Brosnahan in The Unborn (2009)

In the same year, she made her stage debut at Steppenwolf Theatre in Deerfield in ‘Up’ as ‘Maria.’ In 2011, she starred in ‘Coming Up Roses’ as ‘Alice’ and went on to act in the films Nor’easter (2012), A New York Heartbeat (2013), James White (2015), The Finest Hours (2016), and I’m Your Woman (2020).

Coming Up Roses (2011)

In 2013, she made her Broadway debut in ‘The Big Knife’ as ‘Dixie Evans’ with Roundabout Theatre Company, Manhattan. In 2016, she played ‘Desdemona’ in ‘Othello’ at the New York Theatre Workshop. She has acted in the short films: Adrift (2012), Care (2013), Munchausen (2013), Basically (2014), The Smut Locker (2014), and Fifteen Years Later (2018). In 2015, she made her Norwegian film debut with ‘Louder Than Bombs’ (2015) as ‘Erin.’

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Rachel Brosnahan in Louder Than Bombs (2015)

Rachel Brosnahan in Louder Than Bombs (2015)

Television & Production

In 2010, she made her television debut with the American series ‘Mercy’ as ‘Samantha.’

Rachel Brosnahan in Mercy (2010)

Rachel Brosnahan in Mercy (2010)

She then acted in the television series: Gossip Girl (2010), In Treatment (2010), CSI: Miami (2011), Grey’s Anatomy (2013), and Orange Is the New Black (2013),  and later, she appeared in recurring roles in the television series: House of Cards (2013-15), The Blacklist (2014), and Black Box (2014). She was cast as a lead character in the television series ‘Manhattan’ (2014-15) as ‘Abby Issacs.’

Manhattan (2014)

She has appeared in memorable roles in the TV series Dovekeepers (2015), Crisis in Six Scenes (2016), The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017), and 50 States of Fright (2020). Rachel made her debut as a producer with the short film ‘Femme’ (2018).

Femme (2018)

She has also produced the feature film ‘I’m Your Woman’ (2020) and television special ‘Yearly Departed’ (2020).

Awards & Achievements

  • Golden Globes Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ in 2018 & 2019
    Rachel Brosnahan with her Golden Globes Award

    Rachel Brosnahan with her Golden Globes Award

  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ in 2018
    Rachel Brosnahan with her Emmy Award

    Rachel Brosnahan with her Emmy Award

  • Gold Derby Awards- Comedy Actress (TV) for ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ in 2018
  • Television Critics Association Awards for Individual Achievement in Comedy for ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ in 2018
  • Online Film & Television Association’s Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series (TV) for ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ in 2018
  • Critics Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ in 2018 & 2019
    Rachel Brosnahan with her Critics Choice Award

    Rachel Brosnahan with her Critics Choice Award

  • IMDb STARmeter Award – Fan Favorite in 2020
  • Screen Actors Guild Awards – Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ in 2019 & 2020
    Rachel Brosnahan and her co-stars with their Screen Actors Guild Awards

    Rachel Brosnahan and her co-stars with their Screen Actors Guild Awards

  • Women’s Image Network Award for Actress Comedy Series for ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ in 2020
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Signature

Rachel Brosnahan's Signature

Rachel Brosnahan’s Signature

Favorite Things

  • Food: French Fries, Cheeto Puffs, Salmon, Chicken, Bone Broth
  • TV Series: Survivor (2000), Alone (2015), The Great British Baking Show (2010), Black Mirror (2011)
  • Travel Destination: New Mexico
  • Film(s): True Chicago (1927), True Brothers (2004)
  • Filmmaker: Steven Spielberg
  • Skincare Brand(s): Cetaphil, COOLA

Salary

She received about $300,000 an episode in the third season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

Facts/Trivia

  • She likes singing and playing cribbage and board games with her friends.
  • She belongs to an athletic

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