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Margo Martindale

Margo Martindale

Birthday: 1951-07-18 | Place of Birth: Jacksonville, Texas, USA

Margo Martindale (born July 18, 1951) is an American film, stage, and television actress. In 2011, she won an Emmy Award for her role as Mags Bennett on Justified. She has played supporting roles in several films, including The Hours, Million Dollar Baby as Hilary Swank's character's mother, The Firm, Lorenzo's Oil, Marvin's Room, The Savages, and Paris, je t'aime. She was also nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in 2004. Margo Martindale was born July 18, 1951, in Jacksonville, Texas, to parents 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. Margo was the youngest of three children and only daughter. Her oldest brother is professional golfer and golf course designer Billy Martindale. Middle child, brother Bobby Tim, died in 2004. Margo Martindale participated in golf, cheerleading and drama while in school and was crowned "Football Sweetheart" as well as "Miss Jacksonville High School 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 also did summer study at Harvard University, appearing onstage with future movie and TV stars Jonathan Frakes and Christopher Reeve. Description above from the Wikipedia article Margo Martindale, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Known For

Acting

Year
Title

Role

2020
Uncle Frank

as    Mama Bledsoe

2019
Sneaky Pete

as    Audrey Bernhardt

2019
Blow the Man Down

as    Enid Nora Devlin

2018
The Americans

as    Claudia

2017
Wilson

as    Alta

2017
Table 19

as    Freda Eckberg

2017
Cars 3

as    Louise 'Barnstormer' Nash (voice)

2017
Downsizing

as    Woman on Shuttle

2016
Mother's Day

as    Flo

2016
The Hollars

as    Sally Hollar

2016
The Boss

as    Sister Aluminata

2015
The Millers

as    Carol Miller

2013
Beautiful Creatures

as    Delphine Duchannes

2013
August: Osage County

as    Mattie Fae Aiken

2012
A Gifted Man

as    Rita Perkins-Hall

2010
Forged

as    Dianne

2010
Secretariat

as    Miss Ham

2009
Management

as    Trish