But the beloved actress first began winning over audiences with the first staging of Steel Magnolias in 1987 when she originated the role of Truvy. Now, she's returning to The Lucille Lortel Theater for a 25th Anniversary reading of Robert Harling classic play (benefiting The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) on December 3 -- although this time, she's tackling the role of Ouiser!
ETonline caught up with Martindale to talk about the 25th Anniversary, what it means to be re-staging this play and what happened when Steel the play met Steel the film and she met Julia Roberts!
ETonline: Is it crazy to you that it's the 25th Anniversary of Steel Magnolias?
Margo Martindale: Well, I must say, I didn't think much of it when they first asked me to do it since I'm not »
Similar News ItemsJulia Roberts (I)
- All Hail the Scream Queen! Look Back on Emma Roberts's Hollywood Evolution (From Popsugar. 9 February 2016, 5:10 PM, PST)
- The Best Wisdom From Best Actress Oscar Speeches (From Popsugar. 8 February 2016, 4:20 PM, PST)
- What's New on Netflix, TV, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: February 8-14 (From Moviefone. 8 February 2016, 9:00 AM, PST)
Chris Cooper (I)
- Trailer: Demolition (From Pure Movies. 5 February 2016, 5:59 AM, PST)
- New trailer for Demolition starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts (From Flickeringmyth. 5 February 2016, 5:30 AM, PST)
- New Demolition Trailer Has Jake Gyllenhaal Experience A Modern-Day Epiphany (From We Got This Covered. 4 February 2016, 12:11 PM, PST)
- Alicia Witt joins the cast of The Walking Dead (From Flickeringmyth. 7 February 2016, 8:50 AM, PST)
- Alicia Witt Joins "Walking Dead," "Fear" Promo (From Dark Horizons. 5 February 2016, 9:00 AM, PST)
- Patton Oswalt to Host Writers Guild Awards (From Variety - Film News. 4 February 2016, 1:19 PM, PST)