Fast Facts

  • Studied at the Actors Center in New York City.
  • Appeared in numerous off-Broadway plays; won an Obie award (along with her costars) in 2004 for Best Ensemble Performance for Craig Lucas' Small Tragedy.
  • Appeared in the Russell Crowe film Cinderella Man (2005), a true story based on the life of her grandfather, champion boxer James Braddock.
  • Costarred with her future husband Ron Livingston on the short-lived FOX drama Standoff (2006-7), in which the pair played two hostage negotiators who were carrying on a secret relationship.


  • 2009, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Female: Nominee
  • 2009, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
  • 2013, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Female: Nominee


  • James J. Braddock — Grandfather
  • Ron Livingston — Husband
  • Kenny DeWitt — Father
  • Rosemarie Braddock — Mother
  • Gracie James Livingston — Daughter


  • Hofstra University, New College, Hempstead, NY (BA in Creative Studies)

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  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Profession: Actor

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