Julianna Margulies

(Julianna Luisa Margulies)

Julianna Margulies
Julianna Margulies
  • Born: June 8, 1966
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress, Producer

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Julianna Luisa Margulies is an American actress and producer. After several small television roles, Margulies achieved wide recognition for her role as Carol Hathaway on NBC's long-running medical drama ER, for which she won an Emmy Award. She also voiced Neera in Dinosaur (2000) and appeared in the miniseries The Mists of Avalon (2001). In 2009, she took on the lead role of Alicia Florrick in the American legal drama The Good Wife on CBS. Her performance on that show has garnered acclaim: she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series twice, a Golden Globe, and a Television Critics Association Award. In 2018, Margulies had a co-starring role as Kitty Montgomery in the AMC dark comedy series Dietland.

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A good wife is someone who thinks she has done everything right: raising the kids, being there for the husband, being home, trying to do it all.
Do what you love doing. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I am a big believer in women's lib, but I love when a man holds a door for me. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Women
I am such a scaredy-cat.
I can tend to over-think things.
I don't have a lot of stomach for people who don't show up to a set knowing their lines because you're keeping 150 people waiting.
I don't see scary movies. I've never seen 'The Exorcist' or 'Jaws'. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I don't understand executives that pit women against each other, the fact that they brought in 'Body of Proof,' Dana Delaney is a friend of mine, and the two of us were just rolling our eyes, it's like, of course, you finally have two great female leads and you're going to put us on against each other. Women
I drink too much coffee.
I feel a tremendous responsibility to my crew, to my cast, to every guest star that comes on.
I feel responsible that everyone has a really wonderful experience and to do the best work possible, and to always know my lines and to always be on time and to bring a level to the show in terms of quality that other people will follow. Time ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I got pregnant at 40 by surprise. It's funny, because when we found out we were pregnant, I said, 'Okay, let's experience that.' You just have to just go with it because it's rare. Humor
I know this is going to sound corny, but I love my life. I love my baby, so I love getting to wake up with him. And I have the most amazing job, with writing that any actor would love and costars who I can't wait to see on Monday mornings. And I love coming home to my husband. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I love being my husband's wife. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I love being one half of a romantic couple. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Romantic
I love making money, but you can't live your life waiting to get rich in a job that no longer feeds you artistically. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Money, Coins & Minting
I think that power comes in numbers, and we're in an industry where the actors need to have a bigger voice. Power
I think the whole under-eye-bag thing is hereditary, and I just got lucky.
I think the whole world should try not talking for a day.
I think you're much more approachable when you're on a small screen.
I was never much of a kid person. I mean, I thought they were cute to look at, but I didn't want them in my house.
I would have gone to law school, or gotten a psychology degree. I wasn't interested in sleeping on a futon forever. And what happened is I walked into auditions, and I had nothing to lose, because I had a backup plan.
I'd rather go back to waitressing than play a character that I hate.
If you walk down the street and smile at someone, that will get passed on to the next person. That has the power to change someone's day. Power
I'm a believer in 'Ignorance is bliss.'
I'm one of those strange people: I really love going to the gym. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I'm the kind of person who always has to be on time and I'm incredibly professional. Time
Isn't there a danger with Tweeting, like drunk dialing? Isn't there a drunk Tweeting danger?
It might be scary because you're taking a risk, but at the end of the day you can say you tried.
It's one thing in this business to actually work. 5 percent of the Screen Actors' Guild works. It's another thing to do work that's satisfying and that people are loving. Business, Commerce & Finance ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I've always had a tomboy quality to me that I embrace and don't run away from. At the same time I'm a real girlie-girl. Time
I've done so many independent movies I'm sure no one will ever see, but I've loved the work. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Small gestures can have a big impact.
That's what I love about acting, you get to find little pieces of yourself in every character you play. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
The reason I met my husband was because I remembered a friend's birthday. The moral of the story is: Remember people's birthdays.
The red carpet is really the only thing that makes me nervous.
The room is full of such talent. It's a beautiful thing about the SAG Awards. It's the most rewarding room to be in as an actor.