Margo Martindale



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.

Film Credits

The Kitchen (2019)
Instant Family (2018)
as Sandy Wagner
Downsizing (2017)
as Woman on Shuttle
Cars 3 (2017)
as Louise 'Barnstormer' Nash (voice)
Wilson (2017)
as Alta
Table 19 (2017)
as Freda Eckberg
The Hollars (2016)
as Sally Hollar
Mother's Day (2016)
as Flo
The Boss (2016)
as Sister Aluminata
Sophie and the Rising Sun (2016)
as Anne Morrison
Bluebird (2014)
as Crystal
Showing Up (2014)
as Herself
August: Osage County (2013)
as Mattie Fae Aiken
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
as Delphine Duchannes
Scalene (2011)
as Janice Trimble
Win Win (2011)
as Eleanor
Secretariat (2010)
as Miss Ham
Forged (2010)
as Dianne
La soga (2009)
Orphan (2009)
as Dr. Browning
Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)
as Ruby
Management (2009)
as Trish
The Winning Season (2009)
as Donna
Stop-Loss (2008)
as Senator's Secretary (voice)
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
as Ma Cox
Feast of Love (2007)
as Mrs. Maggarolian
Rocket Science (2007)
as Coach Lumbly
The Savages (2007)
as Roz
Superheroes (2007)
as Ben's Mother
Mo (2007)
as Pam
Wedding Daze (2006)
as Betsy
Out There (2006)
as Jen
Paris, je t'aime (2006)
as Carol (14ème arrondissement)
Silver Bells (2005)
as Mrs. Quinn
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
as Earline Fitzgerald
Iron Jawed Angels (2004)
as Harriot Blatch
The Best Thief In The World (2004)
as Miss Mason
The Human Stain (2003)
as Psychologist
An Unexpected Love (2003)
as Maggie
It's All About Love (2003)
as Betsy
The Hours (2002)
as Mrs. Latch
Schwaz (2002)
The Laramie Project (2002)
What Girls Learn (2001)
as Lainey
Proof of Life (2000)
as Ivy
28 Days (2000)
as Betty
Ride with the Devil (1999)
as Wilma Brown
Earthly Possessions (1999)
as Libby
In Dreams (1999)
as Nurse Floyd
Practical Magic (1998)
as Linda Bennett
Twilight (1998)
as Gloria Lamar
Critical Care (1997)
as Constance 'Connie' Potter
Marvin's Room (1996)
as Dr. Charlotte
Dead Man Walking (1995)
as Sister Colleen
Sabrina (1995)
as Nurse
Nobody's Fool (1994)
as Birdy
The Firm (1993)
as Nina Huff
The Rocketeer (1991)
as Millie
Days of Thunder (1990)
as Racetrack timer