March 14, 1973
48 years old
5 ft 9 in | 175 cm tall
34-25-32 in | 86.5-63.5-82 cm
62 kg | 136.5 lbs
9 US | 39.5 EU
Betsy Ann Brandt was born in Auburn, Michigan, United States, on March 14, 1973, is an American actress.
Young Betsy Brandt first started performing in high school theater productions.
She made her big screen debut in comedy movie Memphis Bound...and Gagged (2001) in role as The Director.
She got her television debut in CBS legal drama series Judging Amy (2001) in episode "Imbroglio", in role as Elizabeth Granson.
Her breakthrough performance came as Marie Schrader in AMC neo-Western crime drama television series Breaking Bad (2008-2013).
Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life (2011) family opposite Maxwell, Mira Sorvino Beer and Joe Pantoliano
Magic Mike (2012) comedy drama with Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello and Matthew McConaughey
Between Us (2016) drama opposite Olivia Thirlby, Ben Feldman and Adam Goldberg
Claire in Motion (2016) drama with Chris Beetem and Sakina Jaffrey
Straight Up (2019) romance opposite James Sweeney, Katie Findlay and James Scully
Run Sweetheart Run (2020) horror thriller with Ella Balinska, Pilou Asbæk and Clark Gregg
Killing Eleanor (2020) comedy drama opposite Annika Marks and Jenny O'Hara
She won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for her role as Marie Schrader in AMC neo-Western crime drama television series Breaking Bad (2008-2013).
She was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Movie / Miniseries for her role as Caitlen in AMC anthology series Soulmates (2020).
Without a Trace (2003) CBS police procedural drama series in role as Libby Coulter
Private Practice (2011-2012) ABC medical drama series in role as Joanna Gibbs
Parenthood (2012-2015) NBC comedy drama series in role as Sandy
The Michael J. Fox Show (2013-2014) NBC sitcom in role as Annie Henry
Masters of S*x (2014) Showtime drama series in role as Barbara
Life in Pieces (2015-2019) CBS sitcom in role as Heather Hughes
Pearson (2019) USA Network political drama series in role as Stephanie Novak
The Unicorn (2019-2021) CBS sitcom in role as Caroline
Love, Victor (2021) Hulu teen comedy drama series in role as Dawn Westen
Attended the Bay City Western High School in Auburn, Michigan.
Graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (1996), with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in acting.
Studied at Harvard University's Institute for Advanced Theater Training.
Studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, in Glasgow, Scotland.
Has German ancestry.
Supports nonprofit organization, Feeding America.
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She married Grady Olsen in 1996, they have a daughter, Josephine and a son, Freddie.