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Margaret Colin

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

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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.

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Margaret Colin 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
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 Awards and Nominations


winner
Theatre World Awards - 1998 - Performance

Margaret Colin, Jackie

Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Play

Margaret Colin, Aristocrats

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Check out photos from the opening night red carpet of Home on Broadway!
Photos: Eddie Redmayne, Gayle Rankin, and More Arrive at Opening Night of DOUBT

See photos of Eddie Redmayne, Gayle Rankin, Rupert Friend, Nathan Lane, and more arriving on the red carpet of the opening night celebration of Doubt here!
Photos: Inside the 2023 Manhattan Theatre Club Fall Benefit With Christine Baranski, Nathan Lane, Sarah Jessica Parker, and More!

Manhattan Theatre Club hosted its 2023 Fall Benefit on Monday, November 13. The evening began at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) with an advance screening of the new film ALL ARTS Docs: Manhattan Theatre Club, a Home for Artists ahead of its November 21 premiere on ALL ARTS.
Photos: Rhea Perlman, Mark Ruffalo And More Turn Out As I NEED THAT Opens On Broadway!

The best of Broadway was on hand at the American Airlines Theatre last night, where Roundabout Theatre Company celebrated opening night of I Need That by Theresa Rebeck, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel. See the photos!
Photos: Inside Opening Night of SUMMER, 1976

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Summer, 1976, opened last night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the big night here!
Liz Lark Brown, Kayla Davion, Morgan Siobhan Green, James Jackson Jr. & More to Star in WHITE GIRL IN DANGER

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

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?

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

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

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

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 More!

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

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

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

The Perplexed is now in previews ahead of a March 3rd opening night at MTC at New York City Center – Stage I (131 West 55th Street).
Photo Flash: First Look at Artwork for MTC's THE PERPLEXED

MTC will soon present the world premiere of The Perplexed, written by Tony Award winner Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, The Assembled Parties) and directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Cake, The Assembled Parties, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife). The play will begin previews Tuesday, February 11 prior to a Tuesday, March 3 opening night at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street).
Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet of MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON

My Name is Lucy Barton opened just last night, Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Check out photos from the star-studded red carpet!
Gregg Edelman and Eric William Morris to Join Company of THE PERPLEXED

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce the full company for the world premiere of The Perplexed, written by Tony Award winner Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, The Assembled Parties) and directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Cake, The Assembled Parties, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife).
Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Casting for the World Premiere of THE PERPLEXED

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced casting for the world premiere of The Perplexed, written by Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, The Assembled Parties) and directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Cake, The Assembled Parties, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife).
Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet of THE ROSE TATTOO

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo officially opened last night, October 15, 2019, at the American Airlines Theatre. 

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?

Margaret Colin has been nominated for a Theatre World Award for her performance in "Jackie" and a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for "Aristocrats."

What awards has Margaret Colin won?

Margaret Colin has won the Theatre World Awards for her performance in Jackie.

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