American actress (I Saw the Light (2015) and The Americans (2013)) Wrenn Schmidt Nude from Outcast (2016) s01e09
Wrenn Schmidt is an American actress. She is most known for her roles in the television series Boardwalk Empire as Julia Sagorsky (2012–2013) and had a small recurring role on The Americans as Kate (2014), and on season 4 of Person of Interest as Dr Iris Campbell. She most recently starred in the 2016 indie film The Good Catholic, and she also starred in the 2014 horror film Preservation.
Melinda Wrenn Schmidt was born in Lexington, South Carolina. Her father is a biology professor, and her mother is a former dietician. She comes from mixed European heritage; German from her father, but also English, Scotch-Irish, Polish, and Austrian, among others. She attended the Greenville residential high school, South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities, graduating from their inaugural drama class in 2001. She then attended the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University in University Park, Texas, graduating summa cum laude in 2005 with a B.F.A. in theatre studies and history. She had a part in the George F. Walker play, Heaven, at Dallas’ Kitchen Dog Theater in 2003. Schmidt moved to New York City to intern with an off-Broadway theatre company, and worked three jobs as she began auditioning for acting roles.