Margo Martindale

 

Date Of Birth

July 18, 1951
 

Biography

Margo Martindale trained at Lon Morris College and, later, at the University of Michigan. She began her acting career in local theater, working with the Actors Theatre of Louisville in the 1980s. She made her film debut in the 1990 release Days of Thunder.

Martindale has since appeared in films such as 28 Days, The Hours, Million Dollar Baby, Secretariat and Hannah Montana: The Movie. She also dabbled in television, taking recurring roles in 100 Centre Street and Dexter, as well as a regular role in The Riches.

Martindale's most acclaimed performance to date is in the FX series Justified, where her portrayal of crime head Mags Bennett earned her an Emmy and a Critics' Choice Television Award. Earlier she also received a Tony nomination for her Broadway debut in 2004's Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

She is married to musician Bill Boals, with whom she has a daughter.
 

Place of Birth

Jacksonville, TX
 

Birth Name

Margo Martindale
 

Gender

Female
 

Fun Facts

None
 

Awards

- Emmy Award, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, 2011 (for Justified)
- Critics' Choice Television Award, Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, 2011 (for Justified)
 

Filmography

FILM:
- Days of Thunder (1990)
- The Rocketeer (1991)
- Lorenzo's Oil (1992)
- Emma and Elvis (1993)
- The Firm (1993)
- Nobody's Fool (1994)
- Sabrina (1995)
- Dead Man Walking (1995)
- Marvin's Room (1996)
- Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
- Critical Care (1997)
- Eye of God (1997)
- Twilight (1998)
- Practical Magic (1998)
- In Dreams (1999)
- Ride with the Devil (1999)
- 28 Days (2000)
- Proof of Life (2000)
- The Hours (2002)
- It's All About Love (2003)
- The Human Stain (2003)
- The Best Thief In The World (2003)
- Million Dollar Baby (2004)
- Out There (2006)
- Wedding Daze (2006)
- Rocket Science (2007)
- The Savages (2007)
- Mo (2007)
- The Death and Life of Bobby Z (2007)
- Rails & Times (2007)
- Feast of Love (2007)
- Superheroes (2007)
- Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2008)
- Stop-Loss (voice, 2008)
- Management (2008)
- The Winning Season (2009)
- Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)
- Orphan (2009)
- La soga (2009)
- Forged (2010)
- Secretariat (2010)
- Main Street (2010)
- Win Win (2011)
- Scalene (2011)

TELEVISION:
- 100 Centre Street (regular, 2001-2002)
- Medium (recurring, 2005-2006)
- Dexter (recurring, 2006-2008)
- The Riches (regular, 2007-2008)
- Justified (regular, 2011)
- A Gifted Man (regular, 2011-present)
 

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