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Betsy Brandt Saint X, Height, Age, Relatives, Spouse, Net Worth

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Betsy Brandt Biography

Betsy Ann Brandt is an American of German descent in the acting field best known for her performance as Marie Schrader in Breaking Bad and its spinoff program, Better Call Saul, and Heather Hughes in the CBS sitcom, Life in Pieces. She will star in the upcoming American psychological drama Tv series, Saint X in the role of Mia Thomas. Mia and her husband, Bill are upper-middle-class parents of two(Alison and Emily), enjoying a family vacation in a Caribbean resort until one of their daughters goes missing. The series premieres on Hulu on April 26, 2023.

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Betsy Brandt Height

Brandt stands at a rough height of 5 feet and 8½ inches.

Betsy Brandt Age

Brandt is 51 years old. She was born on 14th March 1973 in Bay City, Michigan in the United States.

Personal Life

Betsy Brandt Relatives and Family

Brandt keeps information regarding her family and relatives away from the public eye. However, we will update this information once it’s publicly available.

Betsy Brandt Spouse and Children

Brandt tied the knot with her husband, Grady Olsen in 1996. Olsen is an alumnus of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. They have two children, Josephine and Freddie. Further, they live in Los Angeles. Josephine was born in 2005 and is 19 years old.

Freddie, her second child, was born in 2008 during the production of the second season of Breaking Bad. He is 16 years old. Nonetheless, we will update this information when its details are available to the public.

Betsy Brandt Education

Brandt attended and graduated from Bay City Western High School in Auburn, Michigan, in 1991. After her high school education, she the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. In 1996, she finished her education and received a Bachelor Of Fine Arts degree in Acting. Further, she attended Harvard University’s Institute for Advanced Theater Training for her master’s.

She finished her studies and received a Master Of Fine Arts in Acting. Also, she studied abroad at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow. On 6th June 2010, she was honored as the 2010 Distinguished Alumnus at the Bay City Western High School commencement and served as a featured speaker.

Professional Life

Betsy Brandt Net Worth

Brandt has garnered a net worth ranging from $1 million to $6 million during his successful career as an actress.

Betsy Brandt Career

Brandt Stars in the upcoming American psychological drama Tv series, Saint X in the role of Mia Thomas. Mia and her husband, Bill(Michael Park) are upper-middle-class parents of two(Alison and Emily), enjoying a family vacation in a Caribbean resort until one of their daughters goes missing. The series premieres on Hulu on April 26, 2023.

She is represented by TalentWorks, Patty Woo Management, and Del Shaw Moonves. Brandt is repped by Patty Woo Management, TalentWorks, and Del Shaw Moonves. At an early age, Brandt was interested in theater particularly in directing stage musicals than starring in them. When she won the lead in a high school production of Exit the Body, she changed her concentration to acting.

After graduating college, she migrated to Seattle, Washington. While in Seattle, she served in theater while appearing in a number of short films, starting with Confidence in 1998. Eventually, she moved to Los Angeles. Brandt guest starred on the Tv shows Without a Trace, Judging Amy, ER, Boston Legal, The Practice, and NCIS.

In 2012, she starred as Sandy in Parenthood and as Annie Henry on The Michael J. Fox Show. Her performance received positive reviews. In 2014, she was cast as one of the lead characters in the ABC series Members Only. However, the series did not go forward. She was announced to play Cleo in Jefferies‘ pilot episode. To date, the pilot remains unaired.

Theater

In theater, she has acted in performances a number of performances. For instance, Much Ado About Nothing with the Arizona Theatre Company, with the San Jose Repertory Theatre, Beth Henley’s Ridiculous Fraud, Julia Cho’s The Language Archive with South Coast Repertory, and Next Fall with Geffen Playhouse.

Betsy Brandt-Saint X

Brandt stars in the upcoming American psychological drama Tv series, Saint X in the role of Mia Thomas. Mia and her husband, Bill(Michael Park) are upper-middle-class parents of two(Alison and Emily), enjoying a family vacation in a Caribbean resort until one of their daughters goes missing. The series premieres on Hulu on April 26, 2023.

Developed by Leila Gerstein, the series is based on the novel dubbed the same by Alexis Schaitkin. The series follows the mysterious death of a young woman during a utopian Caribbean vacation. Her death causes a distressing ripple effect that ultimately pulls her surviving sister into a savage pursuit of the truth.

The series is narrated through various timelines and viewpoints as it tackles the story behind the disappearance and death of the girl. Brandt will work alongside her fellow actors and actresses including; Josh Bonzie, West Duchovny, Jayden Elijah, Michael Park, Bre Francis, Betsy Brandt, and Kenlee Anaya.

Betsy Brandt Dean Norris

Brandt and Norris costarred together in Breaking Bad. They played the roles of a husband and wife(Hank and Marie Schrader ). Due to their on-screen chemistry, their relationship was very convincing. Aside from their working relationship, in reality, they are friends. In 2020, she told Collider that she and Norris are real-life friends and said that she loves him both as a person and an actor.

Betsy Brandt Beat Bobby Flay

In Beat Bobby Flay’s 23rd season episode 1, Brandt alongside Giada De Laurentiis tries to hound Bobby to lose.

Betsy Brandt-Magic Mike

In 2012, Brandt made an appearance in Magic Mike as Banker.

Betsy Brandt-Love Victor

Notable Works

Betsy Brandt-Breaking Bad

From 2008 to 2013, Brandt starred as Marie Schrader in the AMC drama series, Breaking Bad. Before playing Marie, she had auditioned for three different roles. Schrader is Hank’s wife, Walter White’s sister-in-law and Skyler White’s sister. She works as a radiologic technologist and offers advice to other people.

Her husband, Hank is a DEA agent, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Walter White is her sister’s, Skylar’s husband. Schrader regularly does not lead by example i.e. doesn’t practice what she preaches. Compulsively, she shoplifts, allegedly caused by a reflected symptom of kleptomania.

She sees a therapist for the behavior. While she seems self-centered and superficial, she really cares for her husband and her sister’s family. On a side note, nearly all of her clothes and household items are different shades of purple.

Betsy Brandt-Better Call Saul

In the 63-episode Breaking Bad spin-off series, Better Call Saul, Brandt reprised her role of Marie Schrader in its 6th season as Hank’s widowed wife.

Betsy Brandt-Life In Pieces

From 2015 to 2019, Brandt starred as Heather Short Hughes in the CBS comedy series Life in Pieces for 79 episodes. Heather is the wife of Tim Hughes. The couple has a son, Tyler, and two daughters, Samantha “Sam” and Sophia. Tyler is the eldest and only son, Sam is the middle child and eldest daughter and Sophia is the youngest child and daughter of the couple. After four seasons, the show was canceled on 5th May 2019.

Betsy Brandt Other Films and TV Shows/Betsy Brandt Movie List

Brandt has starred in a number of films and Tv shows during her career such as;

  • Without a Trace(2003)
  • The Red Boot Diaries(2001)
  • Between Us(2016)
  • We the Coyotes(2018)
  • Parenthood(2012–2015)
  • Soulmates(2020)
  • Masters of Sex(2014)
  • Side Order of Life(2007)
  • The Valet(2022)
  • Claire in Motion(2016)

Betsy Brandt Social Media

Brandt has active social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. He has a following of 24K on Facebook, a following of 101K on Instagram, and a following of 158.2K on Twitter.