Julianna Margulies

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Julianna Margulies

Julianna Margulies

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Julianna Margulies

Date of Birth

Birthday: June 8
Birthplace: Spring Valley, New York

As an Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild award winner, Julianna Margulies has achieved success in television, theatre, and film.

As an Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild award winner, Julianna Margulies has achieved success in television, theatre, and film.

On television, Margulies recently appeared on the sixth season of the CBS hit The Good Wife, in a role which has won her her second and third Emmys, as well as a Golden Globe and 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards. In it, Margulies portrays a wife and mother who must assume full responsibility for her family and re-enter the workforce as a trial lawyer after her politician husband gets caught in a very public sex scandal. The show co-stars Christine Baranski, Chris Noth, and Matt Czuchry.

In 2012 Margulies was seen on the big screen in Fisher Stevens’ Stand Up Guys, alongside Al Pacino and Christopher Walken. Before that she was seen in City Island, co-starring Andy Garcia, Alan Arkin, and Emily Mortimer. The comedy follows a family who experiences the unraveling of their shared web of lies. The film won the Audience Award at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival.

Margulies was featured in a multi-episode guest role in HBO's The Sopranos, opposite James Gandolfini. Other television credits include Fox's Canterbury's Law, in which she starred, and acted as producer alongside Denis Leary and Jim Serpico of Apostle Productions. She also starred in The Grid, a mini-series from TNT and BBC, opposite Dylan McDermott, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination, as well as TNT's original mini-series The Mists of Avalon, opposite Anjelica Huston and Joan Allen. She also starred as one of the original members of the groundbreaking show ER, for which she received both an Emmy Award and 2 SAG Awards as nurse Carol Hathaway.

Margulies' feature film credits include the dark comedy The Darwin Award, directed by Finn Taylor opposite Winona Ryder and Joe Fiennes; David R. Ellis' Snakes on a Plane opposite, Samuel L. Jackson; Jay Alaimo's Slingshot, opposite David Arquette and Balthazar Getty; Steve Beck's Ghost Ship, opposite Gabriel Byrne; and Bruce Beresford's Evelyn opposite Pierce Brosnan. Other film credits include What's Cooking, an ensemble drama directed by Gurinder Chadha, Richard Linklater's The Newton Boys; Boaz Yakin's A Price Above Rubies; Jack Green's Traveller; Bruce Beresford's Paradise Road; and George Hickenlooper's film, The Man From Elysian Fields, opposite Andy Garcia and Mick Jagger.

On stage, Margulies made her Broadway debut in 2006 starring in Festen, opposite Michael Hayden, Larry Bryggman, Ali MacGraw, and Jeremy Sisto. Margulies completed a successful run in Jon Robin Baitz's Ten Unknowns at Lincoln Center, opposite Donald Sutherland, for which she won the Lucille Lortel Award. Other theater credits include: The Vagina Monologues, both Off-Broadway and in the Los Angeles premiere; Fefu and Her Friends for the Yale Repertory Theatre, The Substance of Fire at the Aolso Theatre; Living Expenses, Dan Drift, and Book of Names at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York; and Intrigue with Faye at the NY Stage and Film Festival. She also appeared on stage in The Lover, In the Boom Boom Room, and Balm and Gilead.

Margulies was born in New York, where she currently resides.

 

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Awards & Nominations

10 Nominations | 3 Emmys
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2014
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2012
  • Nominee
  • Julianna Margulies, as Alicia Florrick
  • The Good Wife
  • CBS
  • CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2011
  • Winner
  • Julianna Margulies, as Alicia Florrick
  • The Good Wife
  • CBS
  • CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2010
  • Nominee
  • Julianna Margulies, as Alicia Florrick
  • The Good Wife
  • CBS
  • CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2000
  • Nominee
  • Julianna Margulies, as Head Nurse Carol Hathaway
  • ER
  • NBC
  • Constant c Productions, Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Television
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 1999
  • Nominee
  • Julianna Margulies, as Carol Hathaway
  • ER
  • NBC
  • Constant c Productions, Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Television
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 1998
  • Nominee
  • Julianna Margulies, as Carol Hathaway
  • ER
  • NBC
  • Constant c Productions, Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Television
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 1997
  • Nominee
  • Julianna Margulies, as Carol Hathaway
  • ER
  • NBC
  • Constant c Productions, Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Television
OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS FOR A DRAMA SERIES - 1996
  • Nominee
  • Julianna Margulies, as Carole Hathaway
  • ER
  • NBC
  • Constant c Productions, Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Television
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 1995
  • Winner
  • Julianna Margulies, as Carole Hathaway
  • ER
  • NBC
  • Constant c Productions, Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Television
Keith Lieberthal, Julianna Margulies
Julianna Margulies of The Good Wife accepts an award at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Julianna Margulies (l) of The Good Wife accepts an award from Viola Davis at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Julianna Margulies of The Good Wife celebrates at the 66th Emmys.
Julianna Margulies of The Good Wife arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Dylan McDermott and Julianna Margulies on stage at the 65th Emmys
Julianna Margulies on the Red Carpet at the 65th Emmys
Julianna Margulies onstage at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
Julianna Margulies backstage at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Julianna Margulies (L) and Mark Burnett backstage during the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
(L-R) Julianna Margulies presenting Ty Burrell with the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Julianna Margulies arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Julianna Margulies arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Brooke Kennedy and Julianna Margulies at An Evening With The Good Wife
Archie Panjabi and Julianna Margulies at An Evening With The Good Wife
Matt Czuchry, Archie Panjabi and Julianna Margulies at An Evening With The Good Wife
Julianna Margulies at An Evening With The Good Wife
The panel at An Evening With The Good Wife
Robert King, Julianna Margulies and Matt Czuchry at An Evening With The Good Wife
Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry and Archie Panjabi at An Evening With The Good Wife
Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry and Archie Panjabi at An Evening With The Good Wife
Julianna Margulies and Matt Czuchry at An Evening With The Good Wife
Julianna Margulies at An Evening With The Good Wife
Juliana Margulies at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
Julianna Margulies at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
Julianna Margulies on the red carpet at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
Christine Baranski, Archie Panjabi and Julianna Margulies at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
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Keith Lieberthal and Julianna Margulies of The Good Wife celebrate her win at the 66th Emmys Governors Ball.

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Julianna Margulies of The Good Wife accepts an award at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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Julianna Margulies of The Good Wife accepts an award at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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Julianna Margulies (l) of The Good Wife accepts an award from Viola Davis at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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Julianna Margulies (l) of The Good Wife accepts an award from Viola Davis at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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Julianna Margulies of The Good Wife celebrates at the 66th Emmys.
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Julianna Margulies of The Good Wife celebrates at the 66th Emmys.

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Julianna Margulies of The Good Wife arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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Julianna Margulies of The Good Wife arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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Dylan McDermott and Julianna Margulies on stage at the 65th Emmys
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Julianna Margulies on the Red Carpet at the 65th Emmys
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Julianna Margulies onstage at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
Julianna Margulies backstage at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
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Julianna Margulies (L) and Mark Burnett backstage during the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
(L-R) Julianna Margulies presenting Ty Burrell with the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Julianna Margulies arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Julianna Margulies arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Brooke Kennedy and Julianna Margulies at An Evening With The Good Wife
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Archie Panjabi and Julianna Margulies at An Evening With The Good Wife
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Matt Czuchry, Archie Panjabi and Julianna Margulies at An Evening With The Good Wife
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Julianna Margulies at An Evening With The Good Wife
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The panel at An Evening With The Good Wife
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Robert King, Julianna Margulies and Matt Czuchry at An Evening With The Good Wife
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Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry and Archie Panjabi at An Evening With The Good Wife
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Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry and Archie Panjabi at An Evening With The Good Wife
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Julianna Margulies and Matt Czuchry at An Evening With The Good Wife
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Julianna Margulies at An Evening With The Good Wife
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Juliana Margulies at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
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Julianna Margulies at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
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Julianna Margulies on the red carpet at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
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Christine Baranski, Archie Panjabi and Julianna Margulies at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
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