Award-Winning Actress Julianna Margulies Honored with Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Watch the complete star ceremony as the Hollywood Chamber helps unveil the star for Julianna Margulies below.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored Julianna Margulies with the 2,550th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, May 1, 2015. The star in the category of Television was dedicated at 6621 Hollywood Boulevard in front of Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics & Make Up Academy.
Helping emcee and Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler to unveil the star were Michael J. Fox and Leslie Moonves, President and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Corporation. “Julianna is one of the premiere actresses in the world of television and film. Her leading popularity and television success keeps us yearning for more,” stated Leron Gubler, President/CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. “We are very proud to have her be a part of the Hollywood Walk of Fame for fans around the world to see.”
As an Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild award winner, Julianna Margulies has achieved success in television, theatre, and film.
A native of New York, Margulies started doing theatre and got her big break on the show pilot of “ER”. Her character on the show was supposed to die, but she tested so high that is was decided that she would live on and she became a series regular.
Margulies currently stars and produces the CBS hit show The Good Wife as Alicia Florrick, a role that has won her two Emmy, as well as a Golden Globe and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Other TV credits include her multi-episode guest role in HBO’s The Sopranos, The Grid, a mini-series from TNT and the BBC, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination, and TNT’s original mini-series The Mists of Avalon, opposite Anjelica Huston and Joan Allen.
In 2012 Margulies was seen on the big screen in Fisher Stevens’ Stand Up Guys alongside Al Pacino and Christopher Walken. Margulies also starred in City Island, opposite Andy Garcia. The film won the Audience Award at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival.
Margulies other film credits include the dark comedy The Darwin Awards, directed by Finn Taylor, opposite Winona Ryder and Joe Fiennes; David R. Ellis’ Snakes on a Plane opposite Samuel L. Jackson; Jay Alaimo’s Slingshot opposite David Arquette and Balthazar Getty; Steve Beck’s Ghost Ship opposite Gabriel Byrne; Bruce Beresford’s Evelyn opposite Pierce Brosnan; What’s Cooking, an ensemble drama directed by Gurinder Chadha; Richard Linklater’s The Newton Boys; Boaz Yakin’s A Price Above Rubies; Jack Green’s Traveller; Bruce Beresford’s Paradise Road; and George Hickenlooper’s The Man From Elysian Fields opposite Andy Garcia and Mick Jagger.
On stage, Margulies made her Broadway debut in 2006 starring in Festen, opposite Michael Hayden, Larry Bryggman, Ali MacGraw, and Jeremy Sisto. Margulies 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 theater credits include: The Vagina Monologues, both Off-Broadway and in the Los Angeles premiere, and Intrigue with Faye at the New York Stage and Film Festival.
Aside from her career, Margulies has personally been involved in Project ALS since its inception, Erin’s Law, and the rebuilding efforts of the Rockaways, alongside the St. Bernard Project after Super Storm Sandy.
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