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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 26 May 1958Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height 5' 9¾" (1.77 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Margaret Colin was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised on Long Island. She graduated from Baldwin Senior High School in 1976. Margaret began acting in The Edge of Night (1956) (her character was a heiress and former terrorist, with seven murder attempts), and was employed next on As the World Turns (1956), portraying character Margo Montgomery. Margaret's first film appearance were as a teacher in John Hughes's Pretty in Pink (1986), followed by a role in Jonathan Demme's Something Wild (1986), where she played Irene, girlfriend to Ray Liotta's character. The following year, she had supporting roles in Like Father Like Son (1987), and 3 Men and a Baby (1987). In film, Margaret either had minor, or supporting, roles; it's her work in television that perhaps makes her most memorable. Ms Colin continued acting with parts in Chicago Hope (1994), and The Wright Verdicts (1995). In 2000, Margaret earned a Saturn Award for Best Genre TV Actress for her role as Lisa Wiseman in the series Now and Again (1999). From 2007 to 2013, she played Eleanor Waldorf in the series Gossip Girl (2007).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: tony.r.vario@gmail.com

Spouse (1)

Justin Deas (January 1988 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (8)

Two sons with husband Justin Deas - Sam (b. 1990) and Joseph (b. 1993). She is also step-mother to Deas's daughter from his first marriage.
Graduated Baldwin High School, Baldwin, New York in 1976
Attended Hofstra University.
Portrayed Jacqueline Kennedy in the play "Jackie", which opened in New York City in November 1997.
Colin is a pro-life activist and is the honorary co-chair of Feminists for Life, an organization opposed to abortion.
Met and married husband/actor Justin Deas when he played her love interest on the daytime soap As the World Turns (1956). She played policewoman "Margo Montgomery". The couple married in January 1988 and have two sons, Sam and Joe.
Daughter of a New York City police officer, she was born in Brooklyn and raised on Long Island.
Her brother, John, is a Special Education teacher for NYC schools.

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