Authentic Wisconsin.  Rachel Brosnahan

Rachel Brosnahan was born on December 15, 1990  in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Above: Rachel Brosnahan. Photo by By Mingle Media TV [CC BY 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons.

Rachel Brosnahan - actress; born on December 15, 1990 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.   Her father worked in children's publishing and the family moved to Highland Park, Illinois when Brosnahan was four.

Brosnahan made her film debut in the supernatural horror film The Unborn (2009). She subsequently appeared in the films Beautiful Creatures (2013), Louder Than Bombs (2015), The Finest Hours (2016), and Patriots Day (2016). Brosnahan had a starring role on the Netflix series House of Cards, for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. In 2017, she received wider recognition and acclaim for playing the titular role of an aspiring standup comic in the Amazon Video period comedy-drama series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. The following year she was awarded both the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on the series

In The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Brosnahan stars with fellow Wisconsinite, Tony Shalhoub, who plays her father on the show.

For more information on Rachel Brosnahan, visit Wikipedia.

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Above: Rachel Brosnahan in trailer for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

Above: Rachel Brosnahan wins For Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series for her performance in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – 70th Emmy Awards.

Above: Rachel Brosnahan being interviewed on Late Night with Seth Meyers.

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