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Best supporting actress for "Rachel Getting Married
Versatile young TV actress Rosemarie DeWitt is making her first major mark on the big screen as the titular bride-to-be confronted with some big sibling issues (her sister, played by Anne Hathaway, is off the wall) in the critically acclaimed Rachel Getting Married. Her heartfelt performance is generating sizzling buzz for a nominationshes already racked up a Gotham nod for breakthrough actress. She could also get an added boost from her role on Showtimes much-anticipated series The United States of Tara, written by Diablo Cody and produced by Steven Spielberg, which debuts Jan. 18.
Age on nomination day: 34
Did you know? DeWitts grandfather was James J. Braddock, who became the heavyweight boxing champion of the world during the depths of the Great Depression. In Cinderella Man (2005), the recent film that chronicled his life, DeWitt played the role of Sara Wilson, his neighbor.