April 6, 2014
Born in Milwaukee but raised in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park since age 4, Rachel Brosnahan plays Abby Isaacs in WGN America's "Manhattan" debuting 8 p.m. July 27. She also stars as Rachel Posner in Netflix's "House of Cards." According to the Chicago Tribune, she appeared in musicals at Northwood Junior High School and at 16 took a class with Carole Dibo, director of Wilmette's Actors Training Center and now her manager. She booked her first professional gig in "The Unborn" while still at Highland Park High School. Her other TV roles include guest-starring in NBC's "The Blacklist" and ABC's upcoming "The Black Box."