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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 26 October 1971Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Nickname Rose
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Rosemarie DeWitt was born on October 26, 1971 in Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. She is known for her work on Cinderella Man (2005), The Watch (2012) and Poltergeist (2015). She has been married to Ron Livingston since November 2, 2009. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Ron Livingston (2 November 2009 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (11)

Is the granddaughter of Jimmy Braddock, the fighter, by Jimmy's daughter, Rosemarie. Rosemarie DeWitt had a supporting role in the film based on Jimmy's life, Cinderella Man (2005).
Graduate of New College of Hofstra University with a degree in creative studies. Additional training at the Actors Center in New York.
Graduated from Whippany Park High School in Whippany, New Jersey, in 1989.
Won an OBIE for Small Tragedy at Playwright's Horizons.
Was a member of Alpha Phi sorority at Hofstra University.
Met husband Ron Livingston on the set of Standoff (2006).
Sister-in-law of John Livingston, Jennifer Livingston, Nick Livingston and Jenni Blong.
She has eight half-siblings from her father's previous marriage.
She has Irish, and 1/8th German, ancestry. Her German-American paternal great-grandfather was born under the surname "Witt", and the family surname later became "DeWitt".
(November 2, 2009) Married her boyfriend of 3 years Ron Livingston.
Has an adopted daughter, Gracie James Livingston (b.April 29, 2013), with her husband Ron Livingston.

Personal Quotes (10)

In real life, I don't fall in love with the guy who wines and dines me, I fall in love with the flaws and the humanity.
I like exploring both the light parts and the dark parts of a single person. And all of those shades tend to come out most acutely in stories about families.
I don't want to put a pause on the rest of my life; I'm really enjoying getting older and the wisdom that comes from that.
And I think a lot of us have fantasies of going back to where we're from, or when we do go back we're so nostalgic about it.
I feel lucky to be an actor because you always learn something from each part you play.
I think actors always have that fear of unemployment so when the opportunities are there, you just jump on them.
I kind of moved out of the town I grew up in as quick as I could. I left right after high school.
I grew up in the suburbs.
I'm always studying something or trying to learn something, keep myself creatively occupied, because I think that energy can get kind of destructive if it doesn't have somewhere to go.
I know that every actor that I know, when Daniel Day-Lewis does a film, and he doesn't work that often, but we run to the theater to see what he's up to, and with such delicious excitement. The same goes for Meryl Streep.

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