Maggie Siff (born June 21, 1974) is an American actress best known for her television roles, notably department-store heiress Rachel Menken Katz on the AMC drama Mad Men and Dr. Tara Knowles on the FX drama Sons of Anarchy. She also played a role in the 2009 film Push, as Teresa Stowe and in the 2010 film Leaves of Grass as Rabbi Renannah Zimmerman.
Life and career
Siff was born in The Bronx, New York City. Her father is Jewish, and Siff identifies as "half" Jewish. She is a graduate of Bronx Science, and of Bryn Mawr Majoring in English and graduating in 1996, and later New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts with an M.F.A. in Acting.
Siff worked extensively in regional theater before her work on TV. She appears as an Alcoholics Anonymous speaker during an episode of Rescue Me in season two. She won a Barrymore Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1998 for her work in Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts at Lantern Theater Company. She also had a brief role in Funny People.
|2007||Michael Clayton||Attorney #1|
|2007||Then She Found Me||Lily|
|2009||Leaves of Grass||Rabbi Zimmerman|
|2012||Concussion||Sam Bennet||Post-Production |
|2004||Third Watch||Cindy||Season: 6 - Episode: 4 "Obsession"|
|2005||Rescue Me||Young Women at AA||Season: 2 - Episode: 4 "Twat"|
|2006||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Emily McCooper||Season: 7 - Episode: 16 "Gone"|
|2006||3 lbs.||Lisa Kutchem||Season: 1 - Episode: 5 "The God Spot"|
|2007||Grey's Anatomy||Ruthie Sales||Season: 4 - Episode: 4 "The Heart of the Matter"|
|2007–2008||Mad Men||Rachel Menken||14 episodes|
|2007–2008||Nip/Tuck||Rachel Ben Natan||Season: 5 - Episode: 8, 9 and 13|
|2008||Law & Order||Attorney Mahaffey||Season: 18 - Episode: 9 "Executioner"|
|2008–Present||Sons of Anarchy||Tara Knowles|
|2009||Life on Mars||Maria Belanger||Season: 1 - Episode 8, 10 and 11|
|2011||A Gifted Man||Lily||Season: 1 - Episode: 15 "In Case of Letting Go"|
|2008||Screen Actors Guild Award||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Mad Men||Nominated|
|2012||Critics' Choice Television Award||Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series||Sons of Anarchy||Nominated|
|2008||Scoring Mad Men||Rachel Menken|
|2008||Establishing Mad Men||Herself/Rachel Menken|
- ↑ Femme Retail | Heeb. Heebmagazine.com (2009-09-08). Retrieved on 2012-03-21.
- ↑ Bloom, Nate (2008-09-03). Interfaith Celebrities: Back to Beverly Hills. InterfaithFamily.com. Retrieved on 2009-08-04.
- ↑ "Maggie Siff / Class Year: 1992 / Brooklyn, New York" Bronx High School of Science Alumni Association
- ↑ Witchel, Alex (2008-06-22). "‘Mad Men’ Has Its Moment". The New York Times (The New York Times Company). http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/22/magazine/22madmen-t.html?pagewanted=6&_r=1. Retrieved 2008-09-11.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 Biography at Mad Men website. amctv.com. Retrieved on 2008-10-26.
- ↑ NYU Graduate Acting Alumni (2011). Retrieved on 2011-12-01.
- ↑ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2296697/
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