Originally from NH, Rosemary Rodriguez graduated Cum Laude from Brandeis University. She moved to NYC where she wrote and directed her first feature Acts of Worship. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, was nominated for 2 Independent Spirit Awards, including the John Cassavetes Award for Best Feature, and received a glowing review from The New York Times. After that, Rosemary was accepted into the John Wells Women and Minority Fellowship, where she began directing television. Her episodic TV work includes Jessica Jones for Marvel/Netflix, Empire, The Good Wife, where she is a regular director (17 episodes, including the 100th), Manhattan, Outsiders, Rake, Elementary, Vegas, Low Winter Sun, Hell on Wheels, and Rescue Me (where she was first woman director in five seasons).
Upcoming shows include Bryan Cranston’s Sneaky Pete and Denis Leary’s Sex, Drugs Rock & Roll. Rosemary wrote, directed and produced her second feature, Silver Skies, with George Hamilton, Jack McGee, Valerie Perrine, Alex Rocco, Barbara Bain, Mariette Hartley, Heather McComb, Micah Hauptman; executive produced by Fred Roos (St. Vincent, Lost in Translation, The Godfather movies) and Arthur Sarkissian (the Rush Hour franchise). She’s developing a Showtime series Florent, with Alan Cumming. Her next feature is Loose Girl, based on the best-selling memoir by Kerry Cohen. Rosemary is the 4th Vice President of The Directors Guild of America. She lives in New York and Los Angeles with her comedian husband and producing partner Nestor Rodriguez.