Margo Martindale

Margo Martindale

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    • July 18th, 1951
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.


Acting (65 Credits)

2020Lazy Susan as Mary
2020Uncle Frank as Mammaw Bledsoe
2020Mrs. America as Bella Abzug
2019Blow the Man Down as Enid Nora Devlin
2019The Kitchen as Helen O'Carroll
2018Instant Family as Sandy Wagner
2017Wilson as Alta
2017Downsizing as Woman on Shuttle
2017Table 19 as Freda Eckberg
2017Cars 3 as Louise 'Barnstormer' Nash (voice)
2016The Hollars as Sally Hollar
2016Sophie and the Rising Sun as Anne Morrison
2016Mother's Day as Flo
2016The Boss as Sister Aluminata
2015Sneaky Pete as Audrey Bernhardt
2014Heaven Is for Real as Nancy Rawling
2013Bluebird as Crystal
2013August: Osage County as Mattie Fae Aiken
2013Beautiful Creatures as Delphine Duchannes
2013The Millers as Carol Miller
2013The Americans (2013) as Claudia
2011Scalene as Janice Trimble
2011Win Win as Eleanor
2011A Gifted Man as Rita Perkins-Hall
2010Secretariat as Miss Ham
2009Orphan as Dr. Browning
2009La soga
2009Hannah Montana: The Movie as Ruby
2009The Winning Season as Donna
2008Management as Trish
2008Stop-Loss as Senator's Secretary (voice)
2007Rocket Science as Coach Lumbly
2007Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story as Ma Cox
2007Rails & Ties as Judy Neasy
2007Feast of Love as Mrs. Maggarolian
2007The Savages as Roz
2007The Riches as Nina Burns
2006Wedding Daze as Betsy
2006Paris, je t'aime as Carol (14ème arrondissement)
2005Silver Bells as Mrs. Quinn
2004Iron Jawed Angels as Harriot Blatch
2004Million Dollar Baby as Earline Fitzgerald
2003An Unexpected Love as Maggie
2003It's All About Love as Betsy
2003The Human Stain as Psychologist
2002The Laramie Project as Trish Steger
2002The Hours as Mrs. Latch
2000Proof of Life as Ivy
200028 Days as Betty
1999Earthly Possessions as Libby
1999In Dreams as Nurse Floyd
1999Ride with the Devil as Wilma Brown
1998Twilight as Gloria Lamar
1998Practical Magic as Linda Bennett
1997...First Do No Harm as Marjean
1997Eye of God as Dorothy
1997Critical Care as Constance 'Connie' Potter
1996Marvin's Room as Charlotte Samit
1995Dead Man Walking as Sister Colleen
1995Sabrina as Nurse
1994Nobody's Fool as Birdy
1993The Firm as Nina Huff
1992Lorenzo's Oil as Wendy Gimble
1991The Rocketeer as Millie
1990Days of Thunder as Racetrack timer


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