Rachel Brosnahan is an American actress and star of the Amazon show, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

She portrays the titular character of Midge Maisel, a woman in her late 20s who following a separation from her husband, stumbles onto a career in stand-up comedy.


Rachel was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on December 15, 1990. She later attended New York University and joined the Netflix hit political drama, House Of Cards in a recurring capacity as Rachel Posner.



Year Title Role Notes
2009 The Unborn Lisa
2009 The Truth About Average Guys Molly
2011 Coming Up Rose Alice
2012 Nor'Easter Abby Green
2013 Beautiful Creatures Genevieve Duchannes
2013 A New York Heartbeat Tamara
2014 I'm Obsessed with You (But You've Got to Leave Me Alone) Neil Fitzpatrick
2015 James White Woman (Ellen)
2015 Louder than Bombs Erin
2016 The Finest Hours Bea Hansen
2016 Burn Country Sandra
2016 Patriots Day Jessica Kensky
2017 Boomtown Jamie
2018 Change in the Air Wren
2019 Ironbark Emily Donavan


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Mercy Samantha Episode : "We're All Adults" (NBC)
2010 Gossip Girl Girl Episode : "It's a Dad, Dad, Dad, Dad World" (The CW)
2010 The Good Wife Caitlin Fenton Episode : "Poisoned Pill" (CBS)
2010 In Treatment Eating Disorder Girl Episode : "Jesse Week Six" (HBO)
2011 CSI:Miami Melanie Garland Episode : "Countermeasures" (CBS)
2013 Grey's Anatomy Brian Weston Episode : "The Face of Change" (ABC)
2013 Orange is the New Black Little Allie Episode : "Bora, Bora, Bora" (Netflix)
2013-15 House of Cards Rachel Posner Recurring Role, 19 episodes (Netflix)

Nominated : Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series

2014 Olive Kitteridge Patty Howe Episode : "Incoming Tide" (HBO, Miniseries)
2014 The Blacklist Jolene Parker/Lucy Brooks 6 Episodes (NBC)
2014 Black Box Delilah 5 Episodes (ABC)
2014-15 Manhattan Abby Isaacs Main Role (WGN America)
2015 The Dovekeepers Yael Miniseries (CBS)
2016 Crisis in Six Scenes Ellie 4 Episodes (Amazon)
2017–present The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Midge Maisel Lead Role (Amazon)
2019 Saturday Night Live Herself Guest Host, Episode : "Rachel Brosnahan/Greta Van Fleet" (NBC)
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