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Martha Plimpton Biography

Birth Name:
Martha Campbell Plimpton
Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Landed a Calvin Klein commercial when she was 11 years old
  • Best remembered for her role as Stef in The Goonies
  • Is a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company Ensemble
  • Cofounded the Everything Is Horrible production company, which produces short films for the Internet
  • Has narrated audiobooks for Chuck Palahniuk's Diary and Jennifer Haigh's Mrs
  • Kimble


  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2011Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 1988Independent Spirit Awards-Best Supporting Female: nominated