Julianna Margulies

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  • Birth Name: Julianna Luisa Margulies
  • Birth Place: Spring Valley, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/08/1966, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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Julianna Margulies Fast Facts:
  • Lived in Paris and London as a child.
  • Father wrote the classic Alka Seltzer jingle "Plop, plop, fizz, fizz, oh what a relief it is."
  • Majored in Art History but became interested in acting in college and was hooked when she landed her first part in a school production of David Rabe's In the Boom Boom Room as a go-go dancer.
  • Made film debut as a prostitute in the 1991 Steven Seagal flick Out for Justice.
  • Cast in 1994 as Nurse Carol Hathaway on ER; her character was supposed to die in the pilot episode from a suicide attempt, but she was so popular with viewers the producers decided to let her live.
  • Won an Emmy for the first season of ER and was nominated every year she was on as a regular.
  • Famously turned down $27 million to continue on ER for two more seasons when she left in 2000.
  • Made her Broadway debut in 2006 in Festen.
  • Starred in and produced the short-lived legal drama Canterbury's Law.
  • In 2010, received her first Emmy nomination since ER for playing the title role on The Good Wife.
  • Julianna Margulies Relationships:
  • Rachel Margulies - Sister
  • Ron Eldard - Ex-significant Other
  • Paul Margulies - Father
  • Alexandra Margulies - Sister
  • Francesca Margulies - Mother
  • Keith Lieberthal - Husband
  • Kieran Lindsay Lieberthal - Son
  • Julianna Margulies Awards:
  • 1999 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2000 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2000 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1999 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1998 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 2002 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2005 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1996 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1998 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2011 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1996 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2014 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1995 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1997 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1996 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress for a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1994 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2014 Critics' Choice Television Awards: Best Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, United States (BA in Art History, 1989)

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