Margo Martindale Unplugged and Totally Uncut
Award-winning actress Margo Martindale’s impressive career includes work in film, television and theater.
Martindale has been seen in countless major films directed by some of the finest directors of the past few decades including MILLION DOLLAR BABY, DEAD MAN WALKING, TWILIGHT, NOBODY’S FOOL, LORENZO’S OIL, THE HOURS, PRACTICAL MAGIC, WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY, SECRETARIAT, PARIS JE T’AIME, BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, WIN-WIN, and AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, for which she received a Screen Actors Guild Award Nomination for “Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.” Martindale can also be seen in the upcoming feature film SOPHIE & THE RISING SUN (alongside Julianne Nicholson & Lorraine Toussaint), which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.
Martindale’s work as “Claudia” on the acclaimed FX series “The Americans” garnered two Emmy Nominations and a win for “Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.” Martindale also received an Emmy Award for “Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series” as well as a Critics Choice TV Award for her intense role as the diabolical yet maternal family crime boss, “Mags Bennett” in the FX series “Justified.” She was also awarded a Critics’ Choice TV Award for Best Guest Actor/Actress in a Drama series for her portrayal of “Ruth Eastman” CBS show “The Good Wife.”
Her past television work includes stand-out performances on series such as “The Millers”, “Bojack Horseman”, “A Gifted Man”, “Suits”, “Persons of Interest”, “Smash”, “New Girl”, “Medium”, “Dexter”, and “Hung.” Her new television show for Amazon – “Sneaky Pete” – begins shooting its first season in February of 2016.
Tony nominated for “Best Featured Actress in a Play” for her portrayal of “Big Mama” in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Martindale began her career on the New York stage. She originated the iconic role of “Truvy” in Steel Magnolias and has appeared in other such notable shows as Always…Patsy Cline and The Sugar Bean Sisters.
THE HOLLARS – SYNOPSIS
John Hollar, a struggling NYC artist is forced to navigate the small middle-American town he left behind when news of his mother’s illness brings him home. Back in the house he grew up in, John is immediately swept up in the problems of his dysfunctional family, high school rival, and an over-eager ex-girlfriend as he faces impending fatherhood with his girlfriend in New York. From a script by Jim Strouse that is at turns hilarious and heartbreaking, John Krasiniski’s second feature is a poignant look at the bonds of family and friendship.