Margo Martindale


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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 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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August: Osage County Mattie Fae Aiken
(2013)
Paris, je t'aime Carol (segment "14e Arrondissement")
(2006)
The Hollars Sally Hollar
(2016)

Filmography

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 2021 American Crime Story (TV Series)
Lucianne Goldberg
- The Wilderness (2021) ... Lucianne Goldberg
- The Grand Jury (2021) ... Lucianne Goldberg
- Stand by Your Man (2021) ... Lucianne Goldberg (credit only)
- The Assassination of Monica Lewinsky (2021) ... Lucianne Goldberg (credit only)
- Man Handled (2021) ... Lucianne Goldberg (credit only)
 2021 Ada Twist, Scientist (TV Series)
Great Aunt Rose
- Movie Night/The Banana Peel Problem (2021) ... Great Aunt Rose
 2018-2021 The Good Fight (TV Series)
Ruth Eastman
- Previously On... (2021) ... Ruth Eastman
- Day 492 (2018) ... Ruth Eastman
- Day 464 (2018) ... Ruth Eastman
- Day 450 (2018) ... Ruth Eastman
 2021 This Duckburg Life (Podcast Series)
Ma Beagle
- Beagle Day (2021) ... Ma Beagle (voice)
 2021 Infinity Train (TV Series)
Judge Morpho / Caterpillar
- The Train to Nowhere (2021) ... Judge Morpho (voice)
- The Mega Maze Car (2021) ... Judge Morpho (voice)
- The Old West Car (2021) ... Caterpillar / Judge Morpho (voice)
- The Iceberg Car (2021) ... Caterpillar (voice)
 2017-2021 DuckTales (TV Series)
Ma Beagle
- The Last Adventure! (2021) ... Ma Beagle (voice)
- The Life and Crimes of Scrooge McDuck! (2021) ... Ma Beagle (voice)
- GlomTales! (2019) ... Ma Beagle (voice)
- The Golden Armory of Cornelius Coot! (2019) ... Ma Beagle (voice)
- Treasure of the Found Lamp! (2019) ... Ma Beagle (voice)
 2020-2021 Your Honor (TV Series)
Elizabeth
- Part Ten (2021) ... Elizabeth
- Part Nine (2021) ... Elizabeth
- Part Eight (2021) ... Elizabeth
- Part Seven (2021) ... Elizabeth
- Part Four (2020) ... Elizabeth
 2020 Day by Day (Podcast Series)
Rita
- Ghost Light (2020) ... Rita
 2020 Mrs. America (TV Mini Series)
Bella Abzug
- Reagan (2020) ... Bella Abzug
- Houston (2020) ... Bella Abzug
- Bella (2020) ... Bella Abzug
- Jill (2020) ... Bella Abzug
- Phyllis & Fred & Brenda & Marc (2020) ... Bella Abzug
 2020 Lazy Susan
Mary
 2014-2020 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Character Actress Margo Martindale
- Angela (2020) ... Character Actress Margo Martindale (voice)
- A Quick One, While He's Away (2019) ... Character Actress Margo Martindale (voice)
- Head in the Clouds (2018) ... Character Actress Margo Martindale (voice)
- That Went Well (2016) ... Character Actress Margo Martindale (voice)
- Stop the Presses (2016) ... Character Actress Margo Martindale (voice)
 2020 Uncle Frank
Mammaw
 2019 The Kitchen
Helen O'Carroll
 2015-2019 Sneaky Pete (TV Series)
Audrey Bernhardt
- The Mask Drop (2019) ... Audrey Bernhardt
- The Sunshine Switcheroo (2019) ... Audrey Bernhardt
- The Little Sister (2019) ... Audrey Bernhardt
- The California Split (2019) ... Audrey Bernhardt
- The Invisible Man (2019) ... Audrey Bernhardt
 2019 Blow the Man Down
Enid Nora Devlin
 2019 The Act (TV Mini Series)
Dee Dee's Mother
- A Whole New World (2019) ... Dee Dee's Mother
 2018 Instant Family
Grandma Sandy
 2013-2018 The Americans (TV Series)
Claudia
- START (2018) ... Claudia (credit only)
- Jennings, Elizabeth (2018) ... Claudia
- The Summit (2018) ... Claudia
- Harvest (2018) ... Claudia (credit only)
- Rififi (2018) ... Claudia
 2017 The Guest Book (TV Series)
Alice
- Story Ten (2017) ... Alice
- Story Nine (2017) ... Alice
- Story Six (2017) ... Alice (voice)
 2017 Downsizing
Woman on Shuttle
 2017 Cars 3
Louise Nash (voice)
 2017 Table 19
Freda Eckberg
 2017/I Wilson
Alta
 2016 My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea
Mrs. Brinson (voice)
 2016/I 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 The Hollars
Sally Hollar
 2016 Sophie and the Rising Sun
Anne Morrison
 2015 Mike & Molly (TV Series)
Rosemary
- Mother from Another Mudlick (2015) ... Rosemary
- Mudlick or Bust (2015) ... Rosemary
 2015/I The Emissary (Short)
Natalie Ray
 2013-2015 The Millers (TV Series)
Carol Miller
- Hero (2015) ... Carol Miller
- Louise Louise (2015) ... Carol Miller
- When the Pope Comes Marching In (2015) ... Carol Miller
- Diggin' Up Bones (2015) ... Carol Miller
- Highway to the Manger Zone (2015) ... Carol Miller
 2014 Fade in (Short)
Tallulah (voice)
 2014 Heaven Is for Real
Nancy Rawling
 2013 Masters of Sex (TV Series)
Miss Horchow
- Pilot (2013) ... Miss Horchow
 2013 August: Osage County
Mattie Fae Aiken
 2013/I Bluebird
Crystal
 2013 New Girl (TV Series)
Bonnie
- Chicago (2013) ... Bonnie
 2013 Smash (TV Series)
Miriam Abramson
- The Fallout (2013) ... Miriam Abramson
 2013 Beautiful Creatures
Aunt Del
 2012 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Barbara Russell
- Bad Code (2012) ... Barbara Russell
 2012 Suits (TV Series)
Nell Sawyer
- Meet the New Boss (2012) ... Nell Sawyer
 2012 Counter Culture (TV Movie)
Billie
 2011-2012 A Gifted Man (TV Series)
Rita Perkins-Hall
- In Case of Heart Failure (2012) ... Rita Perkins-Hall
- In Case of Letting Go (2012) ... Rita Perkins-Hall
- In Case of Co-Dependants (2012) ... Rita Perkins-Hall
- In Case of Complications (2012) ... Rita Perkins-Hall
- In Case of Blind Spots (2012) ... Rita Perkins-Hall
 2011 Chaos (TV Series)
Doris Blashik
- Proof of Life (2011) ... Doris Blashik
- Pilot (2011) ... Doris Blashik
 2011 Scalene
Janice Trimble
 2011 Justified (TV Series)
Mags Bennett
- Bloody Harlan (2011) ... Mags Bennett
- Reckoning (2011) ... Mags Bennett
- Full Commitment (2011) ... Mags Bennett
- Debts and Accounts (2011) ... Mags Bennett
- Brother's Keeper (2011) ... Mags Bennett
 2011 Harry's Law (TV Series)
Gina Powell
- Innocent Man (2011) ... Gina Powell
 2011 Win Win
Eleanor
 2010 Main Street
Myrtle Parker
 2010 Secretariat
Miss Ham
 2010 Forged
Dianne
 2009-2010 Mercy (TV Series)
Nurse Klowden
- There Is No Superwoman (2010) ... Nurse Klowden
- There Is No Room for You on My Ass (2010) ... Nurse Klowden
- I'm Fine (2010) ... Nurse Klowden
- We're All Adults (2010) ... Nurse Klowden
 2009 La soga
Flannigan
 2009 Hung (TV Series)
Molly
- The Pickle Jar (2009) ... Molly
 2009 Orphan
Dr. Browning
 2009 The Winning Season
Donna
 2006-2008 Dexter (TV Series)
Camilla
- Easy As Pie (2008) ... Camilla
- Sí Se Puede (2008) ... Camilla
- That Night, a Forest Grew (2007) ... Camilla
- Truth Be Told (2006) ... Camilla
- Dexter (2006) ... Camilla
 2008 Management
Trish
 2007-2008 The Riches (TV Series)
Nina Burns
- The Lying King (2008) ... Nina Burns
- Dead Calm (2008) ... Nina Burns
- Trust Never Sleeps (2008) ... Nina Burns
- Slums of Bayou Hills (2008) ... Nina Burns
- Field of Dreams (2008) ... Nina Burns
 2008 Stop-Loss
Senator's Secretary (voice)
 2007 Superheroes
Ben's Mother
 2007 Feast of Love
Mrs. Maggarolian
 2007 Rails & Ties
Judy Neasy
 2007 Bobby Z
Macy
 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 Wedding Daze
Betsy
 2006 Paris, je t'aime
Carol (segment "14e Arrondissement")
 2006 Out There
Jeri
 2005 Silver Bells (TV Movie)
Mrs. Quinn
 2005 Honda: Cupid (Short)
Mary
 2004 Million Dollar Baby
Earline Fitzgerald
 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 Welcome to New York (TV Series)
Rose
- Dusting Diva (2001) ... Rose
 2001 What Girls Learn (TV Movie)
Lainey
 2001 A Girl Thing (TV Movie)
May
 2000 Proof of Life
Ivy
 2000 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Sybilla
- Episode #1.7167 (2000) ... Sybilla
 2000 Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder (TV Mini Series)
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 Practical Magic
Linda Bennett
 1998 Twilight
Gloria Lamar
 1997 Critical Care
Connie Potter
 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 The Firm
Nina Huff
 1992 Lorenzo's Oil
Wendy Gimble
 1992 Emma and Elvis
Jenny
 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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Personal Details

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 | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Margo Matindale

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)

Spouse:

William Boals  (1 child)

Children:

Boals, Margaret

Parents:

Pruitt, Margaret | Martindale, William Everett

Relatives:

Martindale, Billy (sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm from East Texas, yes. See more »

Trivia:

Miss Jacksonville High School 1969, Football Sweetheart 1969. Also, a High School Cheerleader. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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