Maggie Lawson Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Mar, 2019
Facts of Maggie Lawson
Date of Birth: 1980 , August-12
Age: 38 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Maggie Lawson
Birth Name Margaret Cassidy Lawson
Father Mike Lawson
Mother Judy Lawson
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Louisville, Kentucky, US
Ethnicity White-American
Profession Actress
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blond
Face Color white
Affair with James Roday (2006 - 2014)
Married Ben Koldyke (m. 2015–2017)
Education Assumption High School
Siblings Chris Lawson, Nick Lawson
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American actress, Maggie Lawson is known for portraying the character of Detective Juliet "Jules" O'Hara in American detective comedy-drama television series, Psych from 2006 to 2014. She began acting career at 8 appearing in community and dinner-theater performances. Lawson also worked as a youth journalist for a Louisville, KY, Fox news affiliate as a teenager. Previously, she was married to actor Ben Koldyke.

Early Life And Education Of Maggie Lawson

Maggie Lawson was born Margaret Cassidy Lawson on August 12, 1980, in Louisville, Kentucky, the US under the birth sign Leo. She was born to Mike Lawsona hotel manager, and Judy Lawson.  

Lawson has two brothers Nick Lawson and Chris Lawson. She played softball growing up while her brothers were into baseball.

Lawson went to the girls Catholic School, Assumption High School in Louisville. She finished her senior year's study doing a correspondence course. In 1997, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a full-time career as an actress and a model.

Maggie Lawson's Career

Maggie Lawson began her career as a theatre artist at age 8 by performing in a local community and dinner theatre productions. She was also a youth TV host on WDRB Fox 41 Kid's Club. 

Lawson debuted in television, appearing in 4 episodes of the American sitcom, Unhappily Ever as Madelyn. The following year, she appeared in American teen sitcom, Hang Time as Kim in one episode.

CAPTION: Maggie Lawson SOURCE: zimbo

In 1998, Lawson debuted in the big screen through the comedy-drama film, Pleasantville as
Lisa Anne. The same year, she also starred as Debbie Murdock in TV horror/slasher film, I've Been Waiting for You.

Lawson was a regular cast of the American sitcom, It's All Relative as Liz Stoddard-Banks from 2003 to 2004. In 2006, she appeared in the American television sitcom, Crumbs as a regular cast Andrea Malone.

Lawson portrayed the lead character of Juliet O'Hara in American detective comedy-drama television series, Psych from 2006 to 2014. She shared the screen along with James Roday, Dulé Hill, and Timothy Omundson. She was also cast in the movie adaptation of the series which premiered in 2017.

Lawson featured in a number of television series such as Rules of Engagement (2007), Back in the Game (2013), Two and a Half Men (2014-2015), and The Ranch (2017) among others. Besides she made notable appearances in movies including Killer Hair (2009), Hostile Makeover (2009), and a few more.

Lawson’s last screen appearances were in 2 episodes of American horror-comedy web television series, Santa Clarita Diet as Christa.

Maggie Lawson's Net Worth

Maggie Lawson earns an impressive amount from her appearances in TV series as well as movies. As of 2018, Lawson has an estimated net worth of $2 million, as per celebrity net worth.

Lawson sold a mid-century home in Oaks village to comedian-musician Tim Minchin for $2.2 million in 2014. The 2900 square foot house included eco- friendly features like synthetic glass and solar panels for heating up pool and spa. She purchased it in $1.775 million back in August 2011.  

Moreover, Lawson bought a 1419 square foot ranch-style house in Bronson Canyon for which she paid $1.1 million. 

Maggie Lawson's Husband, Married, And Relationship  

Maggie Lawson is possibly single at the present. Previously, she was in a marital relationship with American actor, Ben Koldyke. The couple married on 8th August 2015. Despite their loving relationship, they divorced in 2017. The couple did not have any child. 

CAPTION: Maggie Lawson with her ex-husband Benjamin Koldyke SOURCE: zimbio.com

Lawson was also in a seven-year-long relationship with her co-star, James Roday after meeting for the first time on the sets of Psych. Roday, is an American actor, director, and screenwriter. 

CAPTION: Maggie Lawson and James Roday SOURCE: Celebrity XYZ

And as of 2019, the actress probably enjoying her singlehood life. Besides, Lawson is the co-founder of an animal rescue organization named Tiger Frances Foundation located in Los Angeles, California. 

Lawson is also quite active on social media like Facebook and Instagram where she has over 93.8 K followers as of 2019. She is also a dog person who has many pet dogs named Peanut.  

Maggie Lawson's Age, Height, And Other Facts

  • Maggie Lawson's age as of 2019 is 38 years.  
  • Lawson's height: she stands at 5' 3½" (1.61 m).
  • Birth Name: Margaret Cassidy Lawson
  • Nationality: American 
  • Ethnicity: White 

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