Julianna Margulies is an American actress best known for her role as Nurse Carol Hathaway on the television medical drama ER, from 1994-2000.
She currently stars as Alicia Florrick in the television drama series The Good Wife, since 2009. She won the 2010 Golden Globe award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series — Drama for her role.
Margulies' feature film credits include Snakes on a Plane, opposite Samuel L. Jackson; the dark comedy The Darwin Awards, opposite Winona Ryder and Joseph Fiennes; Slingshot, opposite David Arquette and Balthazar Getty; Ghost Ship, opposite Gabriel Byrne; and Evelyn, opposite Pierce Brosnan.
Other film credits include What's Cooking?, an ensemble drama directed by Gurinder Chadha; Richard Linklater's The Newton Boys; A Price Above Rubies; Traveller; Paradise Road; and George Hickenlooper's The Man From Elysian Fields, opposite Andy Garcia and Mick Jagger.
From 2006-2007 she appeared in a critically acclaimed multi-episode guest role on The Sopranos.
Other television credits include the mini-series The Grid, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination, and the original mini-series The Mists of Avalon opposite Anjelica Huston and Joan Allen.
She starred as one of the original members of the groundbreaking show ER, receiving both Emmy and SAG Awards for her portrayal of nurse Carole Hathaway.
On the stage, Margulies made her Broadway debut in 2006 starring in Festen opposite Michael Hayden, Larry Bryggman, Ali MacGraw and Jeremy Sisto. Margulies also completed a successful run in Jon Robin Baitz's Ten Unknowns at Lincoln Center opposite Donald Sutherland, for which she won the Lucille Lortel Award.
Other theatre credits include The Vagina Monologues, both off-Broadway and in the Los Angeles premiere; Fefu and Her Friends for the Yale Repertory Theatre; The Substance of Fire at the Aolso Theatre; Living Expenses, Dan Drift and Book of Names at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York; and Intrigue with Faye at the New York Stage and Film Festival.
She also appeared on stage in The Lover, In the Boom Boom Room and Balm and Gilead.
Margulies is from Spring Valley, NY, and now lives in Manhattan.