Jessica Rothe

Jessica Rothe

Date Of BirthMay 28, 1987
Age35 years 8 months 11 days
Day of BirthThursday
Place Of BirthDenver, Colorado, United States
Zodiac SignGemini
Professions Actress , Singer
Birth Name Jessica Rothenberg
Full Name Jessica Anne Rothenberg

Personal Information
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
ReligionJudaism (Father's side)
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Body Features & Measurements
Height163 CM
5 Feet 4 Inches
Hair colorsGreen , Blonde
Weight55 KG
121 lbs
Shoe Size5
Figure Measurements 32-24-34
Figure TypeRectangle
Body Type Athletic
Bra Size 32B
Family Information
Father Steve Rothenberg
Mother Susan Rothenberg
Sister Cate Rothenberg
Grandfathers Irwin Stuart Rothenberg (paternal)
James Alexander Henderson (Maternal)
Grandmothers Martha Brand (Maternal)
Colleen Rothenberg (theatre actress; Coleen Ann Soltz)
Aunt Karly Rothenberg (Paternal; actress)
Great Grandfathers Gus Dean Sholtz (Paternal Maternal)
Alexander A. Henderson (Maternal Paternal)
Alexander Rothenberg (Paternal Paternal)
Herbert Amery Brand (Maternal Maternal)
Great-grandmothers Sally Shucard (Paternal Paternal)
Esther H. Hoover (Maternal Maternal)
Lillian Moskowitz (Paternal Maternal)
Nina R. Henderson (Maternal Paternal)
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts (Boston University, class of 2009)
Education (High School) Cheery Creek High School (Greenwood, Colorado)
Alma MaterBoston University
Love, Romance, Marriage
Husband Eric Clem
Career Information
Debut (Movie) The Last Keepers(2013)
Years Active 2010-
Debut (TV) America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back(2010)
Debut(Short movie) Promised Land(2013)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
HobbiesReading (in nature)
Travelling
Hiking
Tap dance
Cooking (with friends)
Favorite Actor Idris Elba
Favorite Actress Julie Andrews
Favorite Foods Chicken Pot Pie
Avacado (with everything)
Ice Cream
Favorite MoviesRoom(2015)
The Princess Bride
Favorite Singer Beyonce
Favorite Car BMW
Favorite BookTo Kill a Mocking Bird
Favorite TV show Stranger Things
Favorite CuisineMexican
LikesWild Flower
Food
Water Color
Jazz Music
Skills Pottery
Favorite Movie genre Dark Comedy
Turn-Off Bullying
Social Networks, Web links
Facebook ProfileJessica Rothe Facebook Profile
Twitter ProfileJessica Rothe Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfileJessica Rothe Instagram Profile
More Information
Friends Ali Merlina
Carleigh Herbert
Kosha Patel
Matt Kane
Kimberly Boyenger
Marc Underhill
Josh Whitehouse
Inspirations Parents
Shakespeare
Instruments Violin

Biography

Jessica Rothe is an American actress known for her roles in La La Land (2016), Happy Death Day(2017), Valley Girl, Mary + Jane, Next Time on Lonny among others.

Her recent performances include playing character May in "Body Brokers", Jenn Carter in "All My Life", Julie Richman in "Valley Girl".

Childhood

Jessica Rothe was born as Jessica Rothenberg in May 28th 1987 in Denver, Colorado, United States to Susan Rothenberg(mother) and Steve Rothenberg(father).

Her father Steve Rothenberg is of Polish Russian Jewish(Ashkenazi Jewish) ancestry.  Her mother Susan is of German, English & Scottish descent. She is very appreciative of her parents' support:

I'm lucky my parents are incredibly supportive and generous people who have put so much faith in me as I jump into this crazy business. It really is so far outside their comfort zone in terms of what a profession can be. [3]

Jessica has a sister in Cate Rothenberg.

Her paternal grandmother Coleen Ann Rothenberg (1936-2017) was a renowned theatre actress.

[Jessica Rothe with Mother Susan Rothenberg & Sister Caty Rothenberg, Childhood pic]

[Jessica Rothe with Mother Susan Rothenberg & Sister Caty]

 

Education

Jessia took ballet classes at the age of 8. She is trained in class theater too. [2] She has attended summer theater camps in Kansas City. She has attended various acting workshops.  Her grandmother Colleen being a theatre actress perhaps has helped Jessica nurture her acting skills. Her mother would put movies like 'Sound of Music', 'Carousel', South Pacific', 'The King and I' on VHS for the kids to watch.

  • High School: Jessica attended "Cherry Creek High School"/ CCHS, a high school located in the Greenwood Village on East Union Avenue.
  • Graduation: She graduated from Boston University in 2009 with a degree in Fine Arts. She learned playing Violin, Tap dance and (clay and ceramic) Pottery at the university.
  • Hangar Theater: Jessica also trained at the theater located in Ithaca , New York, just before making a breakthrough into an indie film
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Marriage

Jessica got engaged to actor Eric Clem (Eric's last name has been misprinted as Flem, including even on wiki) on the Valentine's day (February 14th) of 2019. She announced her engagement to the world through an instagram post that red: 

Cat’s out of the bag! ❤️ Happy Valentine’s Day to my brilliant, amazing, wonderful, how-did-I-get-so-lucky FIANCÉ and of course, most importantly, to Otis the pup.

Jessica Rothe and Eric Clem engagement

[Jessica Rothe and Eric Clem engagement, Otis the pup was the witness]

 

After a one and half year's planning and replanning, the couple finally got married on 12th September 2020 in Morrison, Colorado, the wait was prolonged by the COVID pandemic of 2020.

Jessica Rothe and Eric Clem wedding

[Jessica Rothe and Eric Clem wedding day, with Otis the pup]

Facts & Trivia

  • Rothenberg to Rothe: In her earlier works, upto 2013, she has used her full surname Rothenberg ("Jack, Jules, Esther & Me", "Bastards of Young", "The Hot Flashes"...), she later shortened it to Rothe.
  • Awards & Nominations: She came second in the New Mexico Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress for the movie Happy Death Day(2017)
  • Save the Children: She supports the foundation, she raised money for "Save the Children" through Omaze
  • She loves Christmas music
  • She has been critical of Donald Trump
  • Boston Huntington Theater: She acted alongside veterans like Kate Burton and Dick Latessa in the theater while learning the art of acting
  • Awards: Streamy Award for Next Time on Lonny(2014) in the Web Series category, Gold Derby Award for La La Land(2016), in the "Ensemble Cast" category
  • Beauty tips : Jessica uses Acne spots for clear skin, she uses Face Mask, uses Gleam cream, applies Concealers, then applies highlighters, arches highbrows, puts on blush, then Lip stain, Eye shadows, Mascara, Brow Pencils, finally Lip Gloss and some hair styling
  • Artists she wants to work with: Patti Smith, Julia Louis Dreyfus, Beyoncee
  • Social Causes
    • Stop Asian Hate: She voiced her support to the Asian community after the unfortunate racist incident of Atlanta March 2021, she wrote in an instagram post: "The only way the world will ever change is if we all stand together and support those around us"

 

Filmography

Movies

Year Movie Character Notes
  Boy Kills World June 27  
2021 Body Brokers  May  
2020 Delilah Delilah TV Movie; also the executive producer
2020 All My Life  Jenn Carter  
2020 Valley Girl  Julie Also performs in tracks: "We Got the Beat", "Girls Just Want to Have Fun", "Kids in America", "Just Can't Get Enough", "Tainted Love", "Material Girl" ...
2019 Happy Death Day 2U  Tree Gelbman  
2018 Juveniles  Amber  
2018 Forever My Girl  Josie  
2017 Please Stand By  Julie  
2017 Happy Death Day  Tree Gelbman  
2017  Tater Tot & Patton  Andie  
2016 Summertime  Jules  
2016 La La Land  Alexis As performer in the song track "Someone in the Crowd"
2016 The Tribe  Jenny  
2016  Better Off Single  Mary  
2016  Wolves  Lola  
2016 Trust Fund  Reese Donahue  
2015  The Preppie Connection  Laura  
2015 Parallels  Beatrix Carver  
2015  Lily & Kat  Lily Titular role
2013 Jack, Jules, Esther & Me  Jules Titular role
2013 Bastards of Young  Samantha the Devil  
2013 The Hot Flashes  Millie Rash  
2013 The Last Keepers  Jessica  

 

TV Series

Year Series Character Notes
2021 Gaslight  Danny Also as co-executive producer
2020 Utopia Samantha 4 Episodes
2019 Whitney Avalon: This Song is Killer Theresa Gelbman Web Series
2016 Mary + Jane  Paige 10 Episodes; performs in the songtrack "420 Day"
2014 Chicago P.D.  Madison 1 Episode
2014  Next Time on Lonny Stepanie 6 Episodes
2013 Futurestates Maya 1 Episode
2013 High Maintenance Rachel 1 Episode
2013 Blue Bloods Sylvie Freeland 1 Episode
2012 Gossip Girl Young Woman 1 Episode
2011 The Onion News Network Katie Clemens 1 Episode
2011 Happy Endings Teenage Girl 1 Episode
2011 The Onion Katie Clements 1 Episode
2010 America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back Bojana Mitic 1 Episode

 

Short movies

Year Movie Character Notes
2014 Dissocia     
2013 Promised Land  Maya  

 

Theater

Year Title Character Notes
  Kevin Moriatry's Hair   Location: Hangar Theatre Company
  The Cherry Orchard Anya Location: Huntington theatre; Production: Nicholas Martin and Kate Burton 
  Romeo and Juliet Juliet  
  Beauty and the Beast Belle  

 

Quotes

  • I would love to play a Bond Girl one day. [2]
  • [When asked about her alternative career] I couldn't imagine with myself doing anything else
  • Acting was something about I always knew I would do.
  • I want to work on things that scare me, I want to work with people whose ideas and imaginations are huge and seem impossible.
  • I consider myself lucky, I got to do what I like to do and my parents support
  • If you take the mystery out of life, even if you find what you are looking for, it doesn't mean much.
  • Internet is an amazing amazing thing, we should use it to unify ourselves and not tear apart.
  • [About children] I definitely want to have kids, 100%. My mother is an amazing Mom, I would like to be like her.
  • I'm most grateful for my family and friends
  • I'm really really into 80's power ballets.
  • I was trained in classic theater, so I love me some good old crying. [2]
  • Change is hard. A lot of times, at the end of films, even if they're amazing, I look back, and I'm like, 'I don't think anyone changed,' and that's an important thing to see. [3]
  • People can change, learn, and grow, and it's better to face your demons instead of perpetually running away from them. [3]
  • Many times, people who are self-involved or bullies, it stems from a place of hurt and insecurity within oneself. [3]
  • Every person I work with, I learn something from. [3]
  • One thing that feels very important to me as an artist is to continually challenge myself and push myself to do all kinds of different things. [3]
  • I love getting to be someone else, to explore the parts of myself and other people that we may keep locked away or have no idea exist within us. [3]
  • [About movie industry] This business can be so fickle, and a lot of times, hard work isn't enough.. [3]
  • I think it's very important for young women, young people and older people as well, to know that love is important, but it's also important to find a partner who respects you and loves you the way you deserve to be treated. [3]
  • Every project I do, I learn something new.. [3]

 

Sources

  1. Jessica Rothe on Wikipedia
  2. Instyle Interview
  3. Jessica Rothe  Bio on IMDB
  4. Jessica and Eric Engagement announcement
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