Martha Plimpton Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 11 Mar, 2021
Facts of Martha Plimpton
Date of Birth: 1970 , November-16
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Martha Plimpton
Birth Name Martha Campbell Plimpton
Father Keith Carradine
Mother Shelley Plimpton
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City, New York, USA
Profession Actress, Model, Singer
Net Worth $5 Million
Education Professional Children's School
Awards Primetime Emmy Award, Satellite Award
Online Presence Instagram
Movies The River Rat, The Goonies, The Mosquito Coast, Shy People, Running on Empty, Another Woman, Parenthood, Josh and S.A.M., Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, Last Summer in the Hamptons, I Shot Andy Warhol, Beautiful Girls. I'm Not Rappaport, Eye of God, The Sleepy Time Gal, Dante's Inferno, Small Town Murder Songs, Remember Me, Hello Again, Frozen II, Mass
TV Show Family Ties, ER, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Surface, Medium, Grey's Anatomy, The Good Wife, Fringe, Raising Hope, Younger, The Real O'Neals, The Blacklist, Brockmire, Vampirina, Flack, Generation
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Martha Plimpton is an American former model turned actress and singer most known as Patti Nyholm in the CBS legal/political drama series The Good Wife, Virginia Chance in the Fox sitcom Raising Hope, and Eileen O'Neal in the ABC sitcom The Real O'Neals

How Old Is Martha Plimpton? What Is Her Height? 

Martha Plimpton was born Martha Campbell Plimpton on November 16, 1970, to actor-singer Keith Carradine and actress Shelley Plimpton. She is 50 years old at the time of this writing and stands at 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters).  

Plimpton is of the eminent Carradine acting family that dates back to the 19th century. Born and raised in New York City, New York, Plimpton attended Manhattan's Professional Children's School.

What is Martha Plimpton Known For?

Marth Plimpton began her professional career as a fashion model, most notably appearing in a 1980s ad campaign for Calvin Klein.   

Following in her parents' footsteps, Plimpton began acting at the age of 8. She made her feature film debut at the age of eleven in the 1981 mystery drama film Rollover. Her first prominent film role was Jonsy in the 1984 independent drama movie The River Rat starring Tommy Lee Jones.

Since then, Plimpton has starred in several dozen movies including The Goonies, Shy People, Running on Empty, Another Woman, Parenthood, Last Summer in the Hamptons, I Shot Andy Warhol, Beautiful Girls. I'm Not Rappaport, Eye of God, Dante's Inferno, Small Town Murder Songs, Remember Me, Hello Again, Frozen II, and Mass.    

Martha Plimpton in The Good Wife SOURCE: Pinterest

On television, she is most known for playing Patti Nyholm in the CBS legal/political drama series The Good Wife, Virginia Chance in the Fox sitcom Raising Hope, and Eileen O'Neal in the ABC sitcom The Real O'Neals. Her role in The Good Wife won her a Primetime Emmy Award in 2012.

She has also appeared in a slew of other TV shows including Family Ties, ER, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Surface, Medium, Grey's Anatomy, Fringe, Younger, The Blacklist, Brockmire, Vampirina, Flack, and Generation.      

Plimpton went on to become a celebrated theatre actress whose Broadway credits include such plays as Sixteen Wounded, Shining City, The Coast of Utopia, Cymbeline, Top Girls, Pal Joey, and A Delicate Balance. Off-Broadway, she is known for her appearances in plays like The Haggadah, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, Suburbia, Boston Marriage, Hobson's Choice, Flesh and Blood, and The False Servant.          

How Much is Martha Plimpton Worth in 2021? 

According to celebritynetworth.com, Martha Plimpton has a net worth of $5 million as of March 2021. She is a descendant of the Carradine family of actors and the daughter of actors Keith Carradine and Shelley Plimpton.

Martha Plimpton with father Keith Carradine and mother Shelley Plimpton SOURCE: Fandango

She has been seen on-stage and on-film, and on television and is most known as Patti Nyholm in The Good Wife, Virginia Chance in Raising Hope, and Eileen O'Neal in The Real O'Neals.       

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