Betsy Brandt (Marie Schrader)
Marie Schrader Betsy Brandt portrays Marie Schrader, Skyler’s sister and Hank’s wife, on “Breaking Bad.” Her previous television work includes starring with Blythe Danner in the film “Back When We Were Grownups” and guest-starring roles on TV shows, including “Boston Legal,” “CSI,” “NCIS,” “ER” and “JAG.” She was also a recurring guest star on CBS’ “Without a Trace.”
Brandt has extensive theatre credits which include Ridiculous Fraud, a new work by the playwright Beth Henley at the South Coast Repertory; Much Ado About Nothing for the Arizona Theatre Company; Control + Alt + Delete for the San Jose Repertory; and Truth and Beauty for South Coast Repertory.
Her film credits include Shelf Life, Memphis Bound and Gagged and Confidence.
Brandt studied theatre with the Moscow Art School at Harvard and the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. In addition, she earned her BFA in Acting at Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Brandt is married and has two children. A native of Bay City, MI, Brandt and her family are based in Los Angeles.