|Wrenn Schmidt Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||February 18, 1983|
Wrenn Schmidt is an American actor and theatre artist known for playing Julia Sagorsky Harrow in the period crime drama series Boardwalk Empire, Diane Marsh in the television miniseries The Looming Tower, Margo Madison in the science fiction drama series For All Mankind, Megan Holter in the horror drama series Outcast, Wit Neary in the horror-thriller film Preservation, Kate in the period spy drama series The Americans, Bobbie Jett in the biographical drama film I Saw the Light, Dr. Iris Campbell in the sci-fi crime drama series Person of Interest, Becky Silva in the action thriller film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, Jane in the romantic comedy film The Good Catholic, and Jenna Olson in the political drama series Tyrant. Moreover, Wrenn has also been cast in many other on-screen projects including How to Follow Strangers, Our Idiot Brother, Elementary, Blue Bloods, Law & Order, Mercy, Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer, Body of Proof, 3 lbs, Unforgettable, Mary and Louise, and The Necklace.
Melinda Wrenn Schmidt
Lexington, Lexington County, South Carolina, United States
Wrenn Schmidt studied at the residential high school South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities in Greenville and graduated from their inaugural drama class in 2001.
Then, she got enrolled at Southern Methodist University‘s Meadows School of the Arts in University Park, Texas, graduating summa cum laude in 2005 with a B.F.A. in theatre studies and history.
Actor, Theatre Artist
- Father – Roger Schmidt (Biology Professor)
- Mother – Linda L. (McCord) (Former Dietician)
- Others – John Thomas McCord, Sr. (Maternal Grandfather), Dorothy Florence Aumick/Anmick (Maternal Grandmother)
Wrenn Schmidt has been signed with Imprint PR, Public Relations Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States.
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
52 kg or 114.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Wrenn Schmidt has dated –
- Tom Hiddleston – It was RUMORed that she had a fling with English actor Tom Hiddleston in the past. The duo co-starred in the 2015 biographical drama film I Saw the Light.
Race / Ethnicity
Wrenn Schmidt is of German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Austrian, Polish, and Dutch descent.
Wrenn Schmidt Facts
- In 2003, she was cast in the George F. Walker play, Heaven, at Dallas’ Kitchen Dog Theater.
- She shifted to New York City to intern with an off-Broadway theatre company.
- Wrenn Schmidt made her first theatrical film appearance as Beth in the 2011 comedy-drama film Our Idiot Brother, starring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Emily Mortimer, Hugh Dancy, Kathryn Hahn, Rashida Jones, Adam Scott, and others.
- From 2012 to 2013, she was cast in the recurring role of Julia Sagorsky, Richard Harrow’s girlfriend (and later wife) and Tommy Darmody’s guardian, in the HBO period crime drama series Boardwalk Empire, set chiefly in Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition era of the 1920s.
- Wrenn played Becky Silva, wife of Jack Silva, in the 2016 action thriller film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (also known simply as 13 Hours), based on Mitchell Zuckoff’s 2014 book of the same name.
- She co-starred as Jane in the romantic comedy film The Good Catholic in 2017.
- In 2019, Wrenn Schmidt started appearing as NASA engineer Margo Madison in the science fiction drama streaming television series For All Mankind, which explores an alternate history where the Soviet Union reaches the moon before the United States.
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