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Marg Helgenberger Biography

Birth Name:
Mary Marg Helgenberger
Birth Place:
Freemont, Nebraska, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Worked in a meat-packing plant as a teenager
  • Was named one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People and Esquire magazine's Women We Love in 2002
  • In order to prepare for her role on CSI, visited a coroner's office to view an autopsy being performed
  • Enjoys playing hacky sack with her costars on CSI in between scenes
  • Cohosts an annual celebrity golf tournament that raises money for breast-cancer awareness
  • Her mother is a breast-cancer survivor

Awards

  • 2005People's Choice Awards-Favorite Female TV Performer: winner
  • 2004Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2003Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2003Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 2003Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2002Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2002Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 2001Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2001Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1992Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1991Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 1991Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1990Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: winner

Relationships