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Husband: Jason Ralph
Age: 30 Years
Education: Major In Theatre And Minor In Psychology

Rachel Brosnahan

Bio/Wiki
Full NameRachel Elizabeth Brosnahan [1]IMDb
Profession(s)Actress & Producer
Famous Role'Miriam "Midge" Maisel' in the Prime Video comedy series 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' (2017)
Physical Stats & More
[2]IMDb Height (approx.)in centimeters- 161 cm
in meters- 1.61 m
in feet & inches- 5' 3½"
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourBlonde (dyed Brown)
Career
DebutFilm (American): The Unborn (2009) as 'Lisa'
Rachel Brosnahan in The Unborn (2009)
Theatre: Up (2009) as 'Maria' at Steppenwolf Theatre, Deerfield
TV: Mercy (2010) as 'Samantha'
Rachel Brosnahan in Mercy (2010)
Broadway: The Big Knife (2015) as 'Dixie Evans' at Roundabout Theatre Company, Manhattan
Film (Norwegian): Louder Than Bombs (2015) as ‘Erin’
Rachel Brosnahan in Louder Than Bombs (2015)
As a Producer (Short Film): Femme (2018)
Femme (2018)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Online Film & Television Association's Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series (TV) for 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' in 2018
• Television Critics Association Awards for Individual Achievement in Comedy for 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' in 2018
• Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' in 2018
Rachel Brosnahan with her Emmy Award
• Gold Derby Awards- Comedy Actress (TV) for 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' in 2018
• 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
• 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
• 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
• Women's Image Network Award for Actress Comedy Series for 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' in 2020
• IMDb STARmeter Award - Fan Favorite in 2020
Personal Life
Date of BirthJuly 12, 1990 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2020) 30 Years
BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, US
Zodiac signCancer
SignatureRachel Brosnahan's Signature
NationalityAmerican & British
HometownHighland Park, Illinois, US
School• Wayne Thomas Elementary School, Highland Park
• Northwood Junior High School, Highland Park
• Highland Park High School
College/UniversityTisch School Of The Arts, New York University (2012)
Educational QualificationMajor in Theatre and a Minor in Psychology [3]US Magazine
ReligionShe is non-religious. [4]Chicago Tribune
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian [5]Shape
Political InclinationLeft-leaning [6]The Guardian
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsJason Ralph (Actor)
Family
Husband/SpouseJason Ralph
Rachel Brosnahan with her Husband
ParentsFather- Earl Brosnahan (worked in Children's Publishing)
Mother- Carol Brosnahan (worked in Children's Publishing)
Rachel Brosnahan with her Family
SiblingsBrother- 1
Sister- Lydia Brosnahan
Favourite Things
FoodFrench Fries, Cheeto Puffs, Salmon, Chicken, Bone broth
AuthorMichelle Obama
ActressSarah Paulson
FilmTrue Chicago (1927), True Brothers (2004)
SingerAvril Lavigne
TV Show(s)Survivor (2000), Alone (2015), The Great British Baking Show (2010), Black Mirror (2011)
FilmmakerSteven Spielberg
Skincare Brand(s)Cetaphil, COOLA
Travel DestinationNew Mexico
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)$300,000 an Episode (as of 2019) [7]Page Six

Rachel Brosnahan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rachel Brosnahan

  • Rachel Brosnahan is an American actress and producer. She is famous for playing an aspiring stand-up comedian ‘Miriam “Midge” Maisel’ in the Prime Video comedy series ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ (2017).
  • She was brought up in Highland Park, Illinois from the age of four.

    Rachel Brosnahan as a Child

    Rachel Brosnahan as a Child

  • She performed in musical theatre while studying in junior high school and high school. At Highland Park High School, she was a snowboarding instructor and was also a part of the school’s wrestling team for two years.
  • Belonging to an athletic family, she played a lot of sports; she played basketball, snowboarding, wrestling, and lacrosse.

    Rachel Brosnahan Snowboarding with her Friends

    Rachel Brosnahan Snowboarding with her Friends

  • She trained under Carole Dibo, director of Wilmette’s Actors Training Center when she was sixteen years old. Carole Dibo is now her manager.
  • Rachel grew up closer to Highland Park’s Jewish community, which highly influenced her. She has also 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.
  • While growing up, she once wished to become a surgeon because she used to watch documentaries about medical mysteries.
  • When she was four years old, she got curious one day and wanted to know whether a stove remains hot after it is turned off. Because of the stunt, she has a key-shaped scar on her middle finger.
  • In 2018, news about her marriage to the actor Jason Ralph started circulating. Later in January 2019, she confessed that before the news about her relationship went public, she had already been married to Jason for years.
  • The late American fashion designer Kate Spade (née Brosnahan) is her aunt as Kate is her father’s sister.

    Rachel Brosnahan with her Aunt

    Rachel Brosnahan with her Aunt

  • At the time of her film debut with the American horror/thriller ‘The Unborn,’ she was a high school student.
  • In 2011, she played the lead role of ‘Alice’ in the film ‘Coming Up Roses.’ She later appeared 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 2016, she was seen as ‘Desdemona’ in ‘Othello’ at the New York Theatre Workshop.
  • She has also acted in short films Adrift (2012), Care (2013), Munchausen (2013), Basically (2014), The Smut Locker (2014), and Fifteen Years Later (2018).
  • She played minor roles in television series like Gossip Girl (2010), In Treatment (2010), CSI: Miami (2011), Grey’s Anatomy (2013), and Orange Is the New Black (2013) and later played recurring roles in television series House of Cards (2013-15), The Blacklist (2014) and Black Box (2014).
  • In 2014, she played the lead role of ‘Abby Issacs’ in the television series ‘Manhattan’ and went on to star in the television series Dovekeepers (2015), Crisis in Six Scenes (2016), The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017), and 50 States of Fright (2020).

    Rachel Brosnahan in Manhattan (2014)

    Rachel Brosnahan in Manhattan (2014)

  • Talking about her role as Miriam “Midge” Maisel in the series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in an interview, she said,

    I spent a lot of time trying to ramp up my internal metronome to the speed of Midge and trying to channel her confidence, which remains one of the most challenging things about playing this part.”

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017)

  • She lost two of her family members, her aunt and grandfather, in June 2018 within fifteen days. Her aunt, Kate Spade, died on June 5, and her grandfather, Earl Francis Brosnahan, died on June 20.
  • Whenever she has free time, she likes to sing, play cribbage, and play board games with her friends.
  • She loves animals and is often seen with animals on her social media accounts. In childhood, she had a rabbit named Lacey, who was originally a male but was assigned a female name because Rachel misunderstood him to be female. When she came to know about the rabbit’s gender, she renamed him ‘Larry David.’ She also owns two dogs; a pit bull named Nikki and a Shiba Inu named Winston.

    Rachel Brosnahan with her Husband and Pets

    Rachel Brosnahan with her Husband and Pets

  • Times when she needs inspiration, she switches on YouTube and watches videos of all the Elphabas (from Wicked) singing “Defying Gravity.”
  • She is on the board of directors at a largely private-funded organization called ‘Covenant House International,’ which works to provide shelter, food, immediate crisis care, and other services to homeless and runaway youth. As a part of the Covenant House, she is associated with its ‘Sleep Out’ initiative.

    Rachel Brosnahan Supporting Sleep Out Initiative of Covenant House

    Rachel Brosnahan Supporting Sleep Out Initiative of Covenant House

  • Brosnahan has twice finished the ‘Live Below the Line’ challenge, an anti-poverty campaign in which contestants are challenged to feed themselves on the equivalent of the extreme poverty line for five days to gain an insight into some of the hardships faced by such people living in extreme poverty.
  • In 2019, she was listed in Forbes 30 Under 30 Hollywood & Entertainment.
  • In 2020, she produced the feature film ‘I’m Your Woman’ (2020) and television special ‘Yearly Departed.’