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Margo Martindale


Margo Martindale was born July 18, 1951 in Jacksonville, Texas, to Margaret (Pruitt) and William Everett Martindale, a lumber company owner and dog handler. She is the youngest of three children, and the only daughter. Margo attended Lon Marris College, and later transferred to University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and did a summer study at Harvard... See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Million Dollar Baby
Million Dollar Baby Earline Fitzgerald
(2004)
Orphan
Orphan Dr. Browning
(2009)
August: Osage County
August: Osage County Mattie Fae Aiken
(2013)
The Hours
The Hours Mrs. Latch
(2002)

Filmography

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 2014-2016 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Character Actress Margo Martindale
- That Went Well (2016) ... Character Actress Margo Martindale (voice)
- Stop the Presses (2016) ... Character Actress Margo Martindale (voice)
- The Shot (2015) ... Character Actress Margo Martindale (voice)
- Zoës and Zeldas (2014) ... Character Actress Margo Martindale (voice)
- Horse Majeure (2014) ... Character Actress Margo Martindale (voice)
 2016 Mother's Day
Flo
 2016 The Boss
Sister Aluminata
 2015-2016 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Ruth Eastman
- Hearing (2016) ... Ruth Eastman
- Monday (2016) ... Ruth Eastman
- Tracks (2016) ... Ruth Eastman
- Iowa (2016) ... Ruth Eastman
- KSR (2015) ... Ruth Eastman
 2016 Sophie and the Rising Sun
Anne Morrison
 2015 Sneaky Pete (TV Series)
Audrey
- Pilot (2015) ... Audrey
 2015 Mike & Molly (TV Series)
Rosemary
- Mother from Another Mudlick (2015) ... Rosemary
- Mudlick or Bust (2015) ... Rosemary
 2015/I The Emissary (Short)
Natalie Ray
 2013 Masters of Sex (TV Series)
Miss Horchow
- Pilot (2013) ... Miss Horchow
 2013/I Bluebird
Crystal
 2013 New Girl (TV Series)
Bonnie
- Chicago (2013) ... Bonnie
 2013 Smash (TV Series)
Miriam Abramson
- The Fallout (2013) ... Miriam Abramson
 2012 Suits (TV Series)
Nell Sawyer
- Meet the New Boss (2012) ... Nell Sawyer
 2012 Counter Culture (TV Movie)
Billie
 2011 Chaos (TV Series)
Doris Blashik
- Proof of Life (2011) ... Doris Blashik
- Pilot (2011) ... Doris Blashik
 2011 Scalene
Janice Trimble
 2011 Harry's Law (TV Series)
Gina Powell
- Innocent Man (2011) ... Gina Powell
 2011 Win Win
Eleanor
 2010 Forged
Dianne
 2009 La soga
Flannigan
 2009 Hung (TV Series)
Molly
- The Pickle Jar (2009) ... Molly
 2009 The Winning Season
Donna
 2006-2008 Dexter (TV Series)
Camilla
- Easy as Pie (2008) ... Camilla
- Sí se puede (2008) ... Camilla
- Truth Be Told (2006) ... Camilla
- Dexter (2006) ... Camilla
 2008 Management
Trish
 2008 Stop-Loss
Senator's Secretary (voice)
 2007 Superheroes
Ben's Mother
 2007 Feast of Love
Mrs. Maggarolian
 2007 Mo
Pam
 2007 Rocket Science
Coach Lumbly
 2007 The Savages
Roz
 2005-2006 Medium (TV Series)
Catherine
- Blood Relation (2006) ... Catherine
- In Sickness and Adultery (2005) ... Catherine
- Pilot (2005) ... Catherine
 2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Rita Gabler
- Cage (2006) ... Rita Gabler
 2006 Paris, je t'aime
Carol (segment "14e Arrondissement")
 2006 Out There
Jeri
 2005 Silver Bells (TV Movie)
Mrs. Quinn
 2004 Plainsong (TV Movie)
Mrs. Beckman
 2004 Iron Jawed Angels (TV Movie)
Harriot Blatch
 2004 The Best Thief in the World
Miss Mason
 2003 The Human Stain
Psychologist
 2003 An Unexpected Love (TV Movie)
Maggie
 2003 Ed (TV Series)
Amanda Myers
- Partners (2003) ... Amanda Myers
 2003 It's All About Love
Betsy
 2002 The Hours
Mrs. Latch
 2001-2002 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
Michelle Grande
- It's About Love (2002) ... Michelle Grande
- Hurricane Paul (2002) ... Michelle Grande
- Zero Tolerance (2002) ... Michelle Grande
- Babies (2002) ... Michelle Grande
- Andromeda and the Monster (2001) ... Michelle Grande
 2002 The Laramie Project (TV Movie)
Trish Steger
 2001 What Girls Learn (TV Movie)
Lainey
 2001 A Girl Thing (TV Movie)
May
 2001 Welcome to New York (TV Series)
Rose
- Dusting Diva (2001) ... Rose
 2000 Proof of Life
Ivy
 2000 Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder (TV Movie)
Linda Hoffmann-Pugh (Ramsey Housekeeper)
 2000 28 Days
Betty
 1999 Snoops (TV Series)
Hannah Larson
- Pilot (1999) ... Hannah Larson
 1999/I Ride with the Devil
Wilma Brown
 1999 Earthly Possessions (TV Movie)
Libby
 1999 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Verna Henderson
- The Same Coin (1999) ... Verna Henderson
 1999 In Dreams
Nurse Floyd
 1998 Twilight
Gloria Lamar
 1997 Eye of God
Dorothy
 1997 ...First Do No Harm (TV Movie)
Marjean
 1996 Ghosts of Mississippi
Clara Mayfield
 1996 Marvin's Room
Dr. Charlotte
 1996 Ruby Jean and Joe (TV Movie)
Frankie
 1996 Law & Order (TV Series)
Ms. Best
- Atonement (1996) ... Ms. Best
 1995 Dead Man Walking
Sister Colleen
 1995 Sabrina
Nurse
 1994 Nobody's Fool
Birdy
 1994 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Nurse Warner
- Tasha (1994) ... Nurse Warner
 1993 Emma and Elvis
Jenny
 1992 Lorenzo's Oil
Wendy Gimble
 1991 Golden Years (TV Series)
Thelma
- Third Time Lucky? (1991) ... Thelma
 1991 The Rocketeer
Millie
 1990 Days of Thunder
Donna
 1989 Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series)
Buffalo Heiffer
- The Plains (1989) ... Buffalo Heiffer (as Margo Matindale)
 1988 The Child Saver (TV Movie)
Alma
 1987 Once Again (TV Movie)
Debbie Lupino
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Other Works:

She acted in Robert Harling's play, "Steel Magnolias," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Anita Gillette, Marilyn Cooper and Patti MacLeod in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

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Personal Quote:

I'm from East Texas, yes. See more »

Trivia:

She was the original "Truvy the hairdresser" in the very first off-Broadway production of "Steel Magnolias", The role was later played by Dolly Parton in the movie version, Steel Magnolias (1989). See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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