January 3, 2012

Famous Phis: Rosemarie B. DeWitt

Alumna Rosemarie B. DeWitt (Theta Mu-Hofstra) is a popular American actress appearing in both films and television shows. She is known for her starring roles as FBI hostage negotiator Emily Lehman in the hit television show “Standoff,” and as Charmaine Craine on the original series “United States of Tara.” She has also appeared in “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Queens Supreme,” “Sex and the City,” “Rescue Me” and “Mad Men.” She played Rachel in the movie Rachel Getting Married, for which she received 10 award nominations and won several critics’ awards, as well as a Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress. She also appeared in Purple Violets, Off the Black, Shut Up and Sing, The Great New Wonderful, Blackbird, and most recently, as Ben Affleck’s wife in The Company Men (2010). She also appeared as Sara Wilson in Cinderella Man, which told the story of her real life grandfather, James J. Braddock. In addition to her studies at Hofstra University, she also studied at the Actors Center in New York. 

Annie Williams is a collegiate member at CSU/Long Beach (Gamma Kappa).

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