Margo Martindale

About Margo Martindale

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: July 18, 1951
Birth Place:  Jacksonville, Texas, United States
Birth Sign: Leo
Alma mater: University of Michigan
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1987–present
Spouse(s): Bill Boals (m. 1986)
Children: 1

Margo Martindale Net Worth

Margo Martindale was bornon July 18, 1951 in  Jacksonville, Texas, United States, is Actress. 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 University. She made her film debut appearance in Days of Thunder (1990), she played the minor role of Donna. Notable roles include: Sister Colleen, Susan Sarandon's fellow nun in Dead Man Walking (1995). She played a brief but memorable role as the selfish mother to Hilary Swank's character in Million Dollar Baby (2004).
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💰 Net worth: $10 Million

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Biography/Timeline

1951

Martindale was born July 18, 1951 in Jacksonville, Texas, the youngest of three children and only daughter of william Everett and Margaret (Pruitt) Martindale. In addition to owning and operating a lumber company in Jacksonville, her father was known as a champion dog handler in Texas and throughout the southern United States.

1969

Following graduation from Jacksonville High School in 1969, Martindale attended Lon Morris College, then transferred to the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. While at Michigan, she did summer study at Harvard University, appearing onstage with Future movie and TV stars Jonathan Frakes and Christopher Reeve.

1980

In the early 1980s, Martindale worked for four years at the Actors Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky. While there she became good friends with fellow Actress Kathy Bates.

1986

Margo Martindale has been married to musician Bill Boals since 1986. They have a daughter, Margaret.

2004

Martindale made her Broadway debut in 2004 as Big Mama in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. She received a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Play, for her work in the role.

2007

From 2007-08, she had a recurring role as Nina Burns, a neighbor of the Malloy/"Rich" family in The Riches with Minnie Driver and Eddie Izzard.

2011

In 2011, Martindale joined the cast of Justified for the second season. She played the role of Mags Bennett, matriarch of the Bennett crime family which controlled much of the drug activity in the fictional version of Harlan County, Kentucky. She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her performance. After learning of the nomination, Martindale told CNN she hoped that it would open up more doors for older women in Hollywood. "People really identify with this character [Mags Bennett] and I think it's because it is a character that is powerful and older and extremely mean", she said.

2012

In February 2012 it was announced Martindale had been cast in the ABC comedy pilot Counter Culture, which was not picked up.

2013

Martindale returned to television in late January 2013 in the spy drama The Americans on FX Network. She plays Claudia, the KGB "handler" of two Soviet spies living in 1980s Cold War America.

2015

Martindale played Audrey Bernhardt, matriarch of the family on the Amazon series Sneaky Pete starring Giovanni Ribisi, for the 2015 pilot the first season which aired in January 2017, and the second season as well.