Betsy Brandt is an American actress. She is widely known for playing the character as Marie Schrader in Breaking Bad. At presently, she is co-starring in HBO sitcom known as Life in Pieces. She is the native of Bay City, Michigan, United States of America. She came into this world on 14th March of the year 1973 which has now made her reach at the age of 43. Betsy has been active in the acting field since 1998 and from that time onward, she has been so successful and garnered a large number of fans following. Although she is known by the name Betsy Brandt, as a child, she was named as Betsy Ann Brandt.
Betsy is of German descent and she belongs to an American nationality. She is the daughter of Gary and Janet Brandt. Her father is an electrician whereas her mother is a teacher. She went to get her education from the Bay City Western High School located in Auburn, Michigan and from there, she got graduated in 1991. After that, Betsy got enrolled at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and then she received a BFA in acting from there in 1996. In addition to that, she also attended and studies theater at the Harvard University’s Institute for Advanced Theater Training and Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama located in Glasgow.
A beautiful actress is a married woman. She is married to her husband named Grady Olsen who is her fellow UIUC graduate. The couple exchanged their vows with each other in 1996 and since then they are living their happy and blissful life. In addition to that, she also has two children together with her husband. Their first child is a daughter named Josephine Olsen and then she gave birth to their second child, a son named Freddie Olsen in 2008 during the 2nd season of Breaking Bad was in production. At present, she is residing in Los Angeles, California with her family.
In theater, Betsy has acted in the performances of Much Ado about Nothing with Arizona Theatre Company, Beth Henley’s Ridiculous Fraud, Control+Alt+Delete with San Jose Repertory Theatre, Next Fall with Geffen Playhouse and Julia Cho’s The Language Archive with the South Coast Repertory. Additionally, she has also made her appearances as a guest on TV shows such as ER, Boston Legal, NCIS, Without a Trace, The Practice, and Judging Amy. From 2008 till 2013, she played as Marie Schrader in AMC drama series called Breaking Bad. She also auditioned for three different characters before she was offered a part of Marie.
Her other TV and movie credits include Magic Mike, Shelf Life, The Professor, The Whole Truth, NCIS, Miami Medical, Parenthood, Members Only and much more. Betsy stands tall at the height of five feet and nine inches that are 1.75 m. She belongs to American nationality and is of White ethnicity. Despite her having reached in her mid-forties, she has maintained her body figure and looks younger than her age. Prior to that, she has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Besides that, to know more information regarding her bio and other activities, you can get connected to her through Twitter and Instagram.