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Margo Martindale Biography, Age, Net worth, Actress, Quotes, Awards, Family, Education

Margo Martindale is an American actress who has appeared on television, and film, onstage. In 2011, she won a Primetime Emmy Award and a Critics’ Choice Television Award for her recurring role as Mags Bennett on Justified.

Margo Martindale Biography

Margo Martindale is an American actress who has appeared on television, and film, onstage. In 2011, she won a Primetime Emmy Award and a Critics’ Choice Television Award for her recurring role as Mags Bennett on Justified.

She was nominated for an Emmy Award for four times for her recurring role as Claudia on The Americans, winning the award in 2015 and 2016. She has played supporting roles in several films, including The Hours, Million Dollar Baby, Dead Man Walking, The Firm, Lorenzo’s Oil, …First Do No Harm, Eye of God, Win Win, Marvin’s Room, Forged, Orphan, The Savages, Hannah Montana: The Movie, August: Osage County, and Paris, Je time.

Margo Martindale Age

Margo Martindale was born on July 18, 1951, in Jacksonville, Texas, U.S. She is 67 years old as of 2018.

Margo Martindale Height

Margo Martindale stands at a height of 1.66 m.

Margo Martindale Net worth

Margo Martindale has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

Margo Martindale Family

Margo Martindale was born to William Everett and Margaret (Pruitt) Martindale. Her father was known as a champion dog handler in Texas and throughout the southern United States.

Margo Martindale Brother

Margo Martindale has two brothers Billy Martindale and Bobby Tim Martindale died in 2004. Her brother Billy Martindale is a professional golfer and golf course designer

Margo Martindale Education

Margo Martindale graduated from Jacksonville High School in 1969 and she later joined Lon Morris College and then transferred to University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. While at Michigan, she did summer study at Harvard University, by appearing onstage with a future movie and TV stars Jonathan Frakes and Christopher Reeve.

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Margo Martindale Husband

Margo Martindale is married to William Boals.

Margo Martindale Actress

In the early 1980s, he worked for four years at the Actors Theatre, in Louisville, Kentucky. While there she became good friends with fellow actress Kathy Bates. She made her first Broadway debut in 2004 as Big Mama in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. She received a Tony Award nomination for the Best Featured Actress in a Play, for her work in the role. Prior to that, she had starred in several Off-Broadway stage productions, which are most notably originating the role of Truvy Jones in the first production of Steel Magnolias Off-Broadway, as well as starring in the first national tour of the play. Other Off-Broadway appearances include Always Patsy Cline and The Sugar Bean Sisters.

Her film roles include turns as Susan Sarandon’s character’s fellow nun in Dead Man Walking, and, again with Sarandon, in Lorenzo’s Oil. She appeared as Leonardo DiCaprio’s character’s doctor in Marvin’s Room; and as Hilary Swank’s character’s the selfish mother in Million Dollar Baby. Other films include The Human Stain with Anthony Hopkins and Nicole Kidman, Nobody’s Fool with Paul Newman, 28 Days with Sandra Bullock, Proof of Life with Russell Crowe and Meg Ryan, and Practical Magic, again with Nicole Kidman and Sandra Bullock. She was featured in Paris, je t’aime.

She has also played Mama Cox in the 2007 film Walk Hard, where she played the Ruby in Hannah Montana: The Movie was also played by Miss Elizabeth Ham in the movie Secretariat. She had a role in August: Osage County (2013), a film adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Tracy Letts. She played Mattie Fae Aiken, the sister of lead character Violet Weston (Meryl Streep). Filming took place in the fall and winter of 2012. She has been described as a character actress. One of her first television roles came in the miniseries, Lonesome Dove. A series of character and guest appearances followed in a wide range of TV shows. Martindale played recurring character Camilla Figg on the first three seasons of Dexter and had a recurring role in the A&E courtroom drama 100 Centre Street with Alan Arkin.

From 2007 to 2008, she had a recurring role as Nina Burns, a neighbor of the Malloy/”Rich” family in The Riches with Minnie Driver and Eddie Izzard. In 2011, she joined the cast of Justified for the second season. She played the role of Mags Bennett, matriarch of the Bennett crime family which controlled much of the drug activity in the fictional version of Harlan County, Kentucky. She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama  Series for her performance. After learning of the nomination, Martindale told CNN she hoped that it would open up more doors for older women in Hollywood. “People really identify with this character [Mags Bennett] and I think it’s because it is a character that is powerful and older and extremely mean”, she said.

She won Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at the Critics’ Choice Television Awards for her role as Mags Bennett. In February 2012 it was announced Martindale had been cast in the ABC comedy pilot Counter Culture, which was not picked up. She returned to television in late January 2013 in the spy drama The Americans on FX Network. She plays Claudia, the KGB “handler” of two Soviet spies living in 1980s Cold War America. She co-starred in the sitcom The Millers on CBS. In 2015, she began a recurring role as Ruth Eastman, Peter Florrick’s new campaign manager on The Good Wife. Martindale took up the role of Ruth again in 2018 in season two of The Good Fight, the sequel to The Good Wife.

She appears as a fictionalized version of herself on the Netflix animated comedy BoJack Horseman. Her fictional version is easily angered and temperamentally violent, moonlighting as a bank robber and going on frequent criminal heists. BoJack consistently refers to her as “Esteemed Character Actress Margo Martindale”, while most other characters begin addressing her with “Beloved.” She played Audrey Bernhardt, matriarch of the family on the Amazon series Sneaky Pete starring Giovanni Ribisi, for the 2015 pilot the first season which aired in January 2017, and the second season as well.

Margo Martindale Awards

  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series 2011 · Justified
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series 2016, 2015 · The Americans
  • Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series 2011 · Justified
  • Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series 2016 · The Good Wife

Margo Martindale Quotes

  • ‘The Good Wife’ was so unbelievably luxurious to step into
  • Wine has class. I love wine. The drier, the better. But beer? I just can’t do it.
  • I played Big Mama in ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ when I was 20 years old at the University of Michigan.
  • I’m from East Texas, yes.
  • Texas people are very open, because it’s open.
  • And I love having the job to go to every week. With movies, there’s a lot of downtime. I like working, and television really does that.
  • I love Kentucky people, but you have to get on the inside before they accept you.
  • In order for me to have fun, I have to be able to not be buttoned down.
  • I played an old woman in a wheelchair at 18.
  • If you need things, you work harder to get them.
  • I’m delighted with how my career unfolded.
  • I had done plays all my life. Many, many, many plays, off-Broadway plays.
  • I am just so grateful for every single day, and if I could just not think past today, I would be living the life that I think God meant me to live.
  • I love television because it’s the most alive, because you don’t know how it’s going to end. It’s a living thing. Sometimes the writers are watching you to see how things will unfold. Sometimes the writers have written it, and you come to it, and they have to change their way of going because of what you’ve done.
  • When you’re with a bunch of loud 20-year-olds, if you’re on a movie and everybody is a lot younger than you and they want you to go to a club, I’m not very comfortable in that situation. I’ve been on movies when everybody goes out to some loud place. I don’t know; I’m not comfortable.
  • I’ve been blessed to play these great parts that just open another door and another door, is I guess how it’s worked.
  • TV is the only thing that’s really alive, because it’s happening as you go. You don’t know the end, so another day brings a new life to it. Unlike a play, unlike a movie, where you know the beginning, middle, and end.
  • I love just being at Lincoln Center – it’s so New York! Those fountains!
  • My favorite thing to do is just sit outside on the stoop and talk with all my neighbors. I can go out with curlers in my hair, and nobody blinks twice. It’s just sad when people want to take a picture!
  • I did a lot of commercials starting in about ’75, yeah. Well, not ‘a lot’; I never was a big old commercial gal, but I made a good living. I didn’t immediately make ‘a living’ at commercials; the first year I made maybe a living was about ’80. I had a great year in ’85. I had a nice little supplement.
  • I am very musical. Am I a great singer? No. But I’m extremely musical.

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