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Margo Martindale

Margo Martindale (born July 18, 1951) is an American film, stage, and television actress. In 2011, she won an Emmy Award for her role as Mags Bennett on Justified. She has played supporting roles in several films, including The Hours, Million Dollar Baby as Hilary Swank's character's mother, The Firm, Lorenzo's Oil, Marvin's Room, The Savages, and Paris, je t'aime. She was also nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in 2004. Margo Martindale was born July 18, 1951, in Jacksonville, Texas, to parents William Everett and Margaret (Pruitt) Martindale. In addition to owning and operating a lumber company in Jacksonville, her father was known as a champion dog handler in Texas and throughout the southern United States. Margo was the youngest of three children and only daughter. Her oldest brother is professional golfer and golf course designer Billy Martindale. Middle child, brother Bobby Tim, died in 2004. Margo Martindale participated in golf, cheerleading and drama while in school and was crowned "Football Sweetheart" as well as "Miss Jacksonville High School 1969."  Following graduation from Jacksonville High School in 1969, Martindale attended Lon Morris College, then transferred to the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. While at Michigan, she also did summer study at Harvard University, appearing onstage with future movie and TV stars Jonathan Frakes and Christopher Reeve. Description above from the Wikipedia article Margo Martindale, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 18, 1951 In Jacksonville, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Uncle Frank 2020-11-25
Known For
Poster of Lazy Susan
Poster of Forged
Movie Uncle Frank Mammaw Bledsoe 2020-11-25
Movie Lazy Susan Mary 2020-04-03
Series Mrs. America Bella Abzug 2020-04-15
Series The Act Dee Dee's Mother 2019-03-20
Movie Blow the Man Down Enid Nora Devlin 2019-04-26
Movie The Kitchen Helen O'Carroll 2019-08-08
Movie Instant Family Sandy Wagner 2018-11-13
Movie Table 19 Freda Eckberg 2017-03-03
Movie Wilson Alta 2017-03-24
Series The Good Fight Ruth Eastman 2017-02-19
Movie Cars 3 Louise 'Barnstormer' Nash (voice) 2017-06-15
Movie Downsizing Woman on Shuttle 2017-12-22
Series DuckTales Ma Beagle (voice) 2017-08-12
Movie Sophie and the Rising Sun Anne Morrison 2016-01-27
Movie The Boss Sister Aluminata 2016-04-07
Series American Crime Story Lucianne Goldberg 2016-02-02
Movie Mother's Day Flo 2016-04-28
Movie The Hollars Sally Hollar 2016-08-25
Series BrainDead Dr. Joanne Alaimo 2016-06-13
Series Sneaky Pete Audrey Bernhardt 2015-08-07
Movie Showing Up Herself 2014-02-25
Movie Bluebird Crystal 2014-02-27
Series BoJack Horseman Character Actress Margo Martindale (voice) 2014-08-22
Movie Heaven Is for Real Nancy Rawling 2014-04-16
Series The Americans Claudia 2013-01-30
Movie Beautiful Creatures Delphine Duchannes 2013-02-13
Movie August: Osage County Mattie Fae Aiken 2013-12-26
Series The Millers Carol Miller 2013-10-03
Series Smash Miriam Abramson 2012-02-06
Movie Scalene Janice Trimble 2011-06-04
Series Suits Nell Sawyer 2011-06-23
Movie Win Win Eleanor 2011-03-18
Series Person of Interest Barbara Russell 2011-09-22
Series A Gifted Man Rita Perkins-Hall 2011-09-23
Series Justified Mags Bennett 2010-03-16
Movie Forged Dianne 2010-07-31
Movie Secretariat Miss Ham 2010-08-20
Movie Management Trish 2009-02-08
Movie Hannah Montana: The Movie Ruby 2009-04-10
Movie The Winning Season Donna 2009-01-19
Series Mercy Unknown 2009-09-23
Movie La soga 2009-09-12
Movie Orphan Dr. Browning 2009-07-24
Series Hung Unknown 2009-06-28
Movie Stop-Loss Senator's Secretary (voice) 2008-03-28
Movie Rocket Science Coach Lumbly 2007-01-19
Movie The Savages Roz 2007-01-19
Series The Riches Nina Burns 2007-03-12
Movie Mo Pam 2007-01-01
Movie Superheroes Ben's Mother 2007-10-12
Movie Rails & Ties Judy Neasy 2007-09-01
Movie Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Ma Cox 2007-12-21
Movie Feast of Love Mrs. Maggarolian 2007-09-28
Movie Out There Jen 2006-06-10
Movie Paris, Je T'Aime Carol (14ème arrondissement) 2006-06-21
Movie Wedding Daze Betsy 2006-09-09
Series Dexter Camilla 2006-10-01
Series Rachael Ray Unknown 2006-09-18
Series Medium Unknown 2005-01-03
Movie Silver Bells Mrs. Quinn 2005-11-27
Movie The Best Thief In The World Miss Mason 2004-01-01
Movie Iron Jawed Angels Harriot Blatch 2004-01-16
Movie Million Dollar Baby Earline Fitzgerald 2004-12-15
Movie Plainsong Mrs. Beckman 2004-04-25
Movie An Unexpected Love Maggie 2003-03-24
Movie It's All About Love Betsy 2003-01-10
Movie The Human Stain Psychologist 2003-10-29
Movie The Laramie Project Trish Steger 2002-01-10
Movie The Hours Mrs. Latch 2002-12-27
Movie What Girls Learn Lainey 2001-10-14
Movie 28 Days Betty 2000-04-06
Series Ed Unknown 2000-10-08
Movie Proof of Life Ivy 2000-12-08
Movie Earthly Possessions Libby 1999-03-20
Movie In Dreams Nurse Floyd 1999-01-15
Movie Ride with the Devil Wilma Brown 1999-11-24
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie Twilight Gloria Lamar 1998-03-06
Movie Practical Magic Linda Bennett 1998-10-16
Movie ...First Do No Harm Marjean 1997-02-16
Movie Critical Care Constance 'Connie' Potter 1997-10-31
Movie Eye of God Dorothy 1997-10-17
Movie Marvin's Room Charlotte Samit 1996-12-18
Movie Sabrina Nurse 1995-12-15
Movie Dead Man Walking Sister Colleen 1995-12-29
Movie Nobody's Fool Birdy 1994-12-23
Series Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown 1993-01-31
Movie The Firm Nina Huff 1993-06-30
Movie Lorenzo's Oil Wendy Gimble 1992-12-30
Movie Golden Years Thelma 1991-07-16
Movie The Rocketeer Millie 1991-06-21
Movie Days of Thunder Donna 1990-06-27
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24