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Margaret Colin

 
Date Of Birth:
May 26, 1957 (65)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bio:
Margaret Colin received a Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Play for her work in John Patrick Shanley's Defiance. She made her Broadway debut in the title role of Jackie, for which she received a Theatre World Award. She smoked her way through Roundabout's A Day in the Death ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: May 26, 1957 (65)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Bio:
Margaret Colin received a Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Play for her work in John Patrick Shanley's Defiance. She made her Broadway debut in the title role of Jackie, for which she received a Theatre World Award. She smoked her way through Roundabout's A Day in the Death ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Of-Broadway Premiere, 2020
Evy Arlen-Stahl
  [Broadway]
2018 Broadway Revival, 2018
Mrs. Mullin
  [Off-Broadway]
MTC Production & U.S. Premiere, 2013
Performer
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2012
Susan Alsop
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Lady Croom
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Queen Gertrude
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2007
Katherine Markham
  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2005
Alice
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
The Wife (Pauline)
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2003
Pam
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Faye Streber
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Sonja/Sarah
  [Broadway]
1997
Jacqueline Kennedy
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Ellie
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Patricia [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Alice

Margaret Colin Movies

Pretty in Pink
 
[1986]
English Teacher
Something Wild
 
[1986]
Irene
Three Men and a Baby
 
[1987]
Rebecca
Like Father Like Son
 
[1987]
Ginnie Armbruster
Martians Go Home
 
[1989]
Sara Brody
True Believer
 
[1989]
Kitty Greer
The Butcher's Wife
 
[1991]
Robyn Graves
Amos & Andrew
 
[1993]
Judy Gillman
Independence Day
 
[1996]
Constance Spano
Milk & Money
 
[1996]
Lorraine
The Devil's Own
 
[1997]
Sheila O Meara
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole
 
[1998]
Joan Cole
Unfaithful
 
[2002]
Sally
Blue Car
 
[2002]
Diane
First Daughter
 
[2004]
Melanie Mackenzie
A Broken Sole
 
[2006]
Nan
iMurders
 
[2008]
Carol Uberoth
Deception
 
[2008]
Ms. Pomerantz
The Missing Person
 
[2009]
Lana
Camilla Dickinson
 
[2012]
Mona Rowan
Backwards
 
[2012]
Mrs. Brooks
Kelly & Cal
 
[2014]
Janice, Calvin's Mother
Are You Joking?
 
[2014]
Linda Schwartz
Stealing Chanel
 
[2015]
Constance Borden
Tramps
 
[2016]
Evelyn
Equity
 
[2016]
Attorney Cahn
The Broken Ones
 
[2017]
Janet Kelly
Virtue
 
[2020]
Gail
The Road to Galena
 
[2022]
Margaret Kenney

Margaret Colin TV Shows

As the World Turns
 
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Margo Montgomery, Margo Hughes
Foley Square
 
[]
Asst. D.A. Alex Harrigan
Gossip Girl
 
[]
Eleanor Waldorf
Now and Again
 
[]
Lisa Wiseman
Shades of Blue
 
[]
Linda Wozniak
Sibs
 
[]
Audie Ruscio
Veep
 
[]
Jane McCabe

Margaret Colin Biography

Margaret Colin received a Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Play for her work in John Patrick Shanley's Defiance. She made her Broadway debut in the title role of Jackie, for which she received a Theatre World Award. She smoked her way through Roundabout's A Day in the Death of Joe Egg and appeared in Speaking in Tongues. Off-Broadway includes Portrayal, Triptych, Temporary Help, Psychopathia Sexualis, Sight Unseen and The Aristocrats, which garnered her a Drama Desk Award nomination. At the Williamstown Theatre Festival she appeared in Sweet Bird of Youth and On the Razzle. Her film credits include First Daughter, Unfaithful, Blue Car, The Adventures of Sebastian Cole, The Devil's Own, Independence Day, The Butcher's Wife, Something Wild, Like Father Like Son, Three Men and a Baby, True Believer and Amos & Andrew. Television audiences know her from leading roles on "Gossip Girl," "Now and Again" (Saturn Award), "Sibs," "Foley Square," "The Wright Verdicts," "Legwork," "Chicago Hope," "As the World Turns" and numerous films for Lifetime, Showtime and network TV.

Margaret Colin Awards and Nominations

 
Theatre World Awards - 1998 - Performance Gold Star
Margaret Colin, Jackie
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Play
Margaret Colin, Aristocrats

Margaret Colin News

Liz Lark Brown, Kayla Davion, Morgan Siobhan Green, James Jackson Jr. & More to Star  Photo Liz Lark Brown, Kayla Davion, Morgan Siobhan Green, James Jackson Jr. & More to Star in WHITE GIRL IN DANGER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2022

Vineyard Theatre and Second Stage Theater have announced the complete cast for Michael R. Jackson’s new musical, WHITE GIRL IN DANGER.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of Mike Birbiglia: THE OLD MAN & THE POOL Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of Mike Birbiglia: THE OLD MAN & THE POOL
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 15, 2022

Check out photos from the red carpet on opening night for Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man & the Pool.

How Many Tom Stoppard Plays Have Been Performed on Broadway? Photo How Many Tom Stoppard Plays Have Been Performed on Broadway?
by BWW Features - Oct 2, 2022

Leopoldstadt marks the 19th production of a Tom Stoppard play to open on Broadway since Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead opened 55 years ago. Stoppard has won four Best Play Tony Awards, more than any other playwright in history. What are the 18 other productions of Tom Stoppard plays to open on Broadway? Let's take a look back!

Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE LUCKY STAR Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE LUCKY STAR
by Bruce Glikas - May 10, 2022

Producers Douglas Denoff & Beth Goldsmith, and 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) present the Directors Company’s production of The Lucky Star by Karen Hartman, directed by Noah Himmelstein (Rooted). The Lucky Star began previews on April 26, 2022 in Theater A and opened May 5 for a run through June 12, 2022.

Photos: BIRTHDAY CANDLES Opening Night Red Carpet Photo Photos: BIRTHDAY CANDLES Opening Night Red Carpet
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 11, 2022

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company New York premiere of Birthday Candles by Noah Haidle, starring Emmy Award winner Debra Messing, directed by Vivienne Benesch, celebrated opening night and BroadwayWorld was there to capture pictures.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE on Broadway Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 28, 2021

The new Broadway production of the Tony Award nominated and Olivier Award-winning musical Caroline, or Change opened just last night, October 27, at Studio 54. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special event and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet arrivals.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, October 16- with STICKS & STONES, Next on Stage, and M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, October 16- with STICKS & STONES, Next on Stage, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 16, 2020

Today (October 16) in live streaming: Sticks & Stones premieres, What the Constitution Means to Me arrives on Prime video, and so much more!

VIRTUE Starring Joshua Henry and Margaret Colin to Stream on Broadway on Demand Photo VIRTUE Starring Joshua Henry and Margaret Colin to Stream on Broadway on Demand
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 13, 2020

Cowboy Bear Ninja and cowboy + cougar entertainment will present VIRTUE, a film play by Emily Bohannon and directed by Valentina Fratti set to stream beginning October 16th, 2020 as a Pay-Per-View event on Broadway on Demand. 

Photo Flash: Opening Night of THE PERPLEXED at MTC Photo Photo Flash: Opening Night of THE PERPLEXED at MTC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2020

Manhattan Theatre Club presented the world premiere of The Perplexed, written by Tony Award winner Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, The Assembled Parties). The Perplexed is directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Cake, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife).

Photo Flash: First Look at MTC's THE PERPLEXED Photo Photo Flash: First Look at MTC's THE PERPLEXED
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2020

The Perplexed is now in previews ahead of a March 3rd opening night at MTC at New York City Center ‚Äď Stage I (131 West 55th Street).

Margaret Colin Videos

VIRTUE Starring Joshua Henry and Margaret Colin to Stream on Broadway on Demand Videoplay
VIRTUE Starring Joshua Henry and Margaret Colin to Stream on Broadway on Demand

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 13, 2020

Cowboy Bear Ninja and cowboy + cougar entertainment will present VIRTUE, a film play by Emily Bohannon and directed by Valentina Fratti set to stream beginning October 16th, 2020 as a Pay-Per-View event on Broadway on Demand. 

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Alexander Gemignani Record the CAROUSEL Cast Album! Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Alexander Gemignani Record the CAROUSEL Cast Album!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2018

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the cast recording for the critically acclaimed revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel (currently available digitally), will be released in stores tomorrow, July 13. Below, BroadwayWorld is excite dto bring you an exclusive clip of Tony nominee Alexander Gemignani as he records 'Mister Snow (reprise)'.

BWW TV: Watch Justin Peck's Tony-Nominated Choreography from CAROUSEL! Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Justin Peck's Tony-Nominated Choreography from CAROUSEL!

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 4, 2018

The company of Carousel had reason to celebrate this week, as the show picked up eleven Tony nominations. One of them went to the outstanding choreography of Justin Peck, who makes his Broadway debut with this piece. Watch as the company brings his vision to life on the Imperial stage below!

VIDEO: Justin Peck Talks CAROUSEL and His Career in Dance on SUNDAY MORNING Videoplay
VIDEO: Justin Peck Talks CAROUSEL and His Career in Dance on SUNDAY MORNING

by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2018

Justin Peck is a '21-century sensation' when it comes to the dance world. His most recent project was choreographing the current revival of Carousel on Broadway. Rita Braver interviewed Peck for CBS Sunday Morning, where he talked about his career and why it's fun being him. Watch the full video below!

BWW TV: CAROUSEL Is Busting Out All Over! Go Inside Opening Night with Jessie Mueller Videoplay
BWW TV: CAROUSEL Is Busting Out All Over! Go Inside Opening Night with Jessie Mueller, Joshua Henry & More

by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 13, 2018

Broadway was busting out all over last night at the Imperial Theatre! That's because Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical Carousel, under the direction of three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien and choreography by Justin Peck, opened officially, bringing the beloved show back to Broadway for the first time in over 20 years. 

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Selena Opens a Presidential Library on Next VEEP on HBO
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 17, 2017

On the next episode of VEEP titled 'The Library', Selina (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) attends the opening of President Hughes' library.

VIDEO: New Trailer for Jake Wilson's ARE YOU JOKING? Film, Starring Slew of Broadway Vets
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Jake Wilson's ARE YOU JOKING? (formerly titled YOU MUST BE JOKING) is headed to iTunes on September 18, 2015, featuring a slew of Broadway vets. Click below to watch a brand-new trailer for the movie!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Long Wharf's THE SECOND MRS. WILSON Premiere
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, concludes its 50th anniversary season with the world premiere of The Second Mrs. Wilson by Joe DiPietro. The show runs now through May 31, 2015 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Mainstage. The press opening was last night, May 13. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 20, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Taking Care of Baby by Tony Award winner Dennis Kelly opened last night, Tuesday, November 19. Directed by Erica Schmidt (Humor Abuse), the cast features Francois Battiste (Magic/ Bird), Reed Birney (Blasted, Our Leading Lady), Kristen Bush (Kin, The Common Pursuit), Tony nominee Amelia Campbell (A Streetcar Named Desire, Our Country's Good), Margaret Colin (The Columnist, 'Gossip Girl'), Michael Crane (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jacksonoff-Broadway), Ethan Phillips (Golden Age) and Zach Shaffer ('Smash'). This five week limited engagement of Taking Care of Baby is presented as part of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). Previews began Tuesday, November 5. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below!

VIDEO: Producer's Preview of GOSSIP GIRL's 'Where The Vile Things Are'
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 19, 2012

A preview of GOSSIP GIRL's 'Where the Vile Things Are,' featuring a chat with producer Sara Goodman, has just been released. Check it out below!


Margaret Colin Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Margaret Colin been in?
Margaret Colin has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Margaret Colin been in?
Margaret Colin has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Margaret Colin been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Jackie and Outstanding Featured Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Aristocrats .

What awards has Margaret Colin won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Jackie.