Elisabeth Rohm is an American-German actress who became famous for her role in the Oscar-nominated movie ‘American Hustle’. Rohm started her career as a professional equestrian, but fate had different plans for her. She ended up carving a solid name for herself as an actress within a year of her debut in the TV series ‘Fantasy Island’. She is most remembered for her role as agent Serena in the adventure series ‘Law & Order’. She went on to play similar roles in different movies and TV series. Her career continued to soar as the years passed, and she was seen in hits such as in ‘Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous’, ‘The Whole Truth’, ‘American Hustle’, and ‘Joy.’ She has also played leading and recurring roles in popular TV series such as ‘The Last Ship’, ‘Stalker’, and ‘The Client List.’ Elisabeth Rohm has successfully balanced a TV and film career and continues to be an active part of both industries. She was recently seen in the movie ‘Blood on Her Name’ and has several other releases lined up in the coming years.
Elisabeth Rohm made her debut on TV in 1998 with an appearance in the TV series ‘Fantasy Island’. In the same year, she also appeared in the TV movie ‘The Invisible Man’. In 1999, she appeared in guest roles for the TV series ‘The ‘60s’ and ‘Turks.’ She was also cast in a recurring role in the miniseries ‘Eureka Street’; later, she played the role of Detective Kate Lockley in the action drama ‘Angel’ from 1999 to 2001. In the meantime, she also starred in the TV drama ‘Bull’ and appeared in its 20 episodes from 2000 to 2001. In 2001, she received her breakthrough after being cast as Serena Southerlyn in the popular adventure series ‘Law & Order’. Elisabeth Rohm played this role for 85 episodes from 2001 to 2005. When her role with ‘Law & Order’ ended, Rohm was offered a string of movies. She subsequently appeared in ‘Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous’ (2005), ‘FBI: Negotiator’ (2005), ‘Briar & Graves’ (2005), ‘Amber’s Story’ (2006), and ‘Ghost Image’ (2007).
In 2007, she appeared in the TV series ‘Masters of Science Fiction’ and in ‘Big Shots’. Several other movies followed, including ‘San Saba’ (2008), ‘The Kreutzer Sonata’ (2008), ‘The Whole Truth’ (2010), and ‘Crimes of the Past’ (2009). She received another recurring billing in 2009 with ‘Heroes’, where she essayed the role of Lauren Gilmore in eight episodes from 2009 to 2010. She also appeared as a guest in the TV series ‘90210.’ In 2011, she was seen in the TV movie ‘A Christmas Kiss’.
In 2012, she appeared in the movies ‘Transit’, television film ‘Lake Placid: The Final Chapter’ and TV series ‘CSI: Miami’. She also played the recurring character of Taylor Berkhalter in the drama ‘The Client List’ from 2012 to 2013 in 14 episodes. Her other releases in 2013 included ‘Officer Down’, ‘In the Dark’, ‘Chlorine’, ‘Aftermath’, and ‘Hidden Away.’ Her biggest hit came toward the end of 2013 with the release of the David O. Russell crime drama ‘American Hustle’. Rohm played the role of Dolly Polito and appeared alongside Christian Bale, Amy Adams, and Bradley Cooper in this award-winning film.
In 2014, she was first seen in the TV movie ‘Forget and Forgive’ and later appeared in the recurring role of FBI Special Agent Dana London in the TV series ‘Beauty and the Beast.’ Other releases from the year included ‘Finding Happiness’, ‘Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark’, and ‘A Christmas Kiss II.’ At the end of the year, she was cast as Amanda Taylor in the series ‘Stalker’, a role she played for 20 episodes from 2014 to 2015.
In 2015, she was seen in the TV movies ‘Reluctant Nanny’ and ‘‘Guilt by Association’ and the feature film ‘Rivers 9’. A similar trend continued for Rohm in 2016. She began the year with a recurring role in the drama sci-fi ‘The Last Ship’ for 13 episodes and later featured in TV movies ‘Revenge Porn’ and ‘Seduced’, drama film ‘Love is All You Need’ and TV series ‘Hawaii Five-0’. In 2017, she starred in TV series ‘NCIS’ and ‘Flaked’ and action comedy film ‘Once Upon a Time in Venice’.
She was recently seen in the TV series ‘The Oath’ and ‘Jane the Virgin’, where she played recurring characters. Her movie releases in 2018 and 2019 include ‘Con Man’, ‘Adolescence’, ‘Sanitatum’, ‘SGT. Will Gardner’, ‘Family Pictures’, and Blood on Her Name.’ Her upcoming projects in 2019 include the movies ‘Starbright’ and ‘Bombshell’. She is also busy working with three other projects—‘Notorious Nick’, ‘Here I Am’, and ‘Tale of the Wet Dog’—which are scheduled for release in 2020.
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Family & Personal Life
Elisabeth Röhm was born on April 28, 1973 in Dusseldorf, Germany to Eberhard Rohm and Lisa Loverde. Her father was a German entrepreneur in New York, while her mother was an American scriptwriter. She was raised in New York. She studied at St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School in Tennessee and later graduated with a degree in writing and European history from Sarah Lawrence College. She trained and competed as a professional equestrian until an accident stopped her career in 2005.
Rohm was engaged to the director Austin Smithard during early 2000s. However, the couple split up. She was next associated with the MSNBC reporter Dan Abrams from 2003 to 2005 and rumors suggested they were engaged. However, their relationship ended in early 2005. She started dating Ron Anthony Wooster, an entrepreneur, in 2005 and they eventually married in 2008. The couple has a daughter: Easton August Anthony. After six years of marriage, the couple ended their relationship with a divorce in October 2014. Currently, Rohm is in a relationship with Jonathan Colby, a judge. The duo announced their engagement in January 2019.