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As an Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild award winner, Julianna Margulies has achieved success in television, theatre, and film. Margulies just completed a seven-year run on the CBS hit show The Good Wife as Alicia Florrick, a role that has… Read more
- A Conversation with Julianna Margulies
Best known for her iconic roles on The Good Wife and ER, Julianna Margulies also has an impressive personal history of strong leadership. Starting with her grandmother (who was among the first women to graduate NYU Law School), Julianna has stepped up to give voice to many social issues affecting women and children.
Her involvement with such groups as Project ALS, Erin’s Law, CARE and other worthwhile causes exemplifies the difference one person can make when they see the world (and the people in it) as part of something bigger than themselves and what can be achieve when you follow your passion.
As an Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild award winner, Julianna Margulies has achieved success in television, theatre, and film. Margulies just completed a seven-year run on the CBS hit show The Good Wife as Alicia Florrick, a role that has won her two Emmys, as well as a Golden Globe and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Margulies also acted as a producer on the show.
Other TV credits include her multi-episode guest role in HBO's The Sopranos, The Grid, a mini-series from TNT and the BBC, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination, and TNT's original mini-series The Mists of Avalon, opposite Anjelica Huston and Joan Allen, which earned her another Golden Globe nomination. Margulies also starred as one of the original members of the groundbreaking show ER, for which she received both an Emmy Award and two SAG Awards as nurse Carol Hathaway.
In 2012 Margulies was seen on the big screen in Fisher Stevens’ Stand Up Guys alongside Al Pacino and Christopher Walken. Margulies also starred in City Island, opposite Andy Garcia. The film won the Audience Award at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. Margulies’ other film credits include the dark comedy The Darwin Awards, 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; Bruce Beresford's Evelyn, opposite Pierce Brosnan; 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 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, and the Off-Broadway play Intrigue with Faye at the Acorn theater opposite Benjamin Bratt.
Aside from her career, she has personally been involved in Project ALS since its inception and Erin’s Law, which requires all public schools to implement a prevention-oriented child sexual abuse program, and is active in efforts to prevent gun violence. She is passionate about literacy and children’s education and refugee causes. She was recently named an Ambassador to CARE, which works in 95 countries around the world to support poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects.
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