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Overview (2)

Born in Brooklyn, 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 (23 January 1988 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (8)

Two sons with her husband Justin Deas - Sam (b. 1990) and Joseph (b. 1993). She is also the stepmother of his daughter from his first marriage.
Graduated from the Baldwin High School in 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 her husband/actor Justin Deas when he played her love interest on the daytime soap opera As the World Turns (1956). She played the policewoman "Margo Montgomery". The couple was married in January 1988 and they have two sons, Sam and Joe.
The daughter of a New York City police officer, she was born in Brooklyn and raised farther out on Long Island.
Her brother, John, is a special education teacher for the New York City schools.

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