Fitzgerald in 2013
|Alma mater||University of Pennsylvania|
|Occupation||Actress, Nonprofit Administrator|
|Spouse(s)||Noah Emmerich (m. 1998–2003)|
Early life and education
Fitzgerald’s father is prominent Pennsylvania judge James Fitzgerald; her mother, Carole, is involved in politics and volunteer work in Philadelphia.
Fitzgerald graduated from Springside School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and earned a B.A. in Drama and Literature from the University of Pennsylvania. Fitzgerald studied acting at The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City.
Fitzgerald is the founder of Voices in Harmony, a non-profit community theater in Los Angeles. From 1999 to 2005, she played Carol Fitzpatrick, assistant to C. J. Cregg, on The West Wing.
In November 2013, Fitzgerald joined Justice For Vets as its Senior Director. The organization advocates for Veterans Treatment Courts.
In 1990, Fitzgerald met actor Noah Emmerich, who acted in The Truman Show, Beautiful Girls, and Miracle. Fitzgerald appears as an extra in The Truman Show and can be seen in the dance scene. The two were married on November 28, 1998; they divorced in 2003.