Margo Martindale

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7/18/1951 , Jacksonville, Texas

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Born in Jacksonville, Margo Martindale moved east to pursue her love of acting. The accomplished character actress has displayed her talents on and off-Broadway, in films and on television. She was nominated for the coveted Tony Award for her portrayal of Big Mama, in the Broadway production of Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Among other roles, Ms. Martindale played a fellow nun to Susan Sarandon, in the Academy Award winning film, Dead Man Walking. Her television appearances have included recurring roles on Showtime's Dexter, and the A&E drama, 100 Centre Street. She has already received much praise for her portrayal of "Mags" Bennett, matriarch of the Bennett crime family, in Justified.
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