Margo Martindale

Born Jul 18, 1951

Margo Martindale is an American film, stage, and television actress. In 2011, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal as Mags Bennett on Justified.

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    These 11 Women Are Vying For Best Supporting Actress At The 2017 Oscars
    Huffington Post - Dec 16, 2016
  • In A Career Of Sinister Roles, Margo Martindale Shines As A Sweet Mom In 'the Hollars'
    LATimes - Nov 22, 2016
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    Margo Martindale Steals The Show In "The Hollars"
    Huffington Post - Sep 15, 2016
  • John Krasinski And Margo Martindale Go Way Back And It Shows
    ABC News - Sep 07, 2016


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1951 Birth Margo Martindale was born July 18, 1951 in Jacksonville, Texas, the youngest of three children and only daughter of William Everett and Margaret (Pruitt) Martindale. … Read More


1969 17 Years Old 1 More Event
Margo Martindale participated in golf, cheerleading and drama while in school and was crowned "Football Sweetheart" as well as "Miss Jacksonville High School 1969."


1987 35 Years Old …  Prior to that, Martindale had starred in several Off-Broadway stage productions, most notably as Truvy Jones in the original 1987 production of Steel Magnolias. … Read More


2004 52 Years Old Margo Martindale made her Broadway debut in 2004 as Big Mama in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
2007 55 Years Old 1 More Event
She played Mama Cox in the 2007 film Walk Hard and played Ruby, Miley Stewart's maternal grandmother, in Hannah Montana: The Movie and Miss Elizabeth Ham in the movie Secretariat, starring Diane Lane. … Read More
2011 59 Years Old In 2011, Martindale joined the cast of Justified for the second season. … Read More


2012 60 Years Old In February 2012 it was announced Martindale had been cast in the ABC comedy pilot Counter Culture, which was not picked up.
2013 62 Years Old Martindale returned to television in late January 2013 in the spy drama The Americans on FX Network. … Read More
2015 64 Years Old In 2015, she began a recurring role as Ruth Eastman, Peter Florrick's new campaign manager on The Good Wife. … Read More
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