Colin, Margaret 1957(?)–

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COLIN, Margaret 1957(?)–

PERSONAL

Born May 26, 1957 (some sources cite 1958), in Brooklyn, NY; father, a police officer; married Justin Deas (an actor), January 1988; children: Sam, Joe; stepchildren: Yvie. Education: Attended Hofstra University; studied acting at Juilliard School and Stella Adler Conservatory. Religion: Roman Catholic.

Addresses: Agent—Innovative Artists, 1505 Tenth St., Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Career: Actress.

Member: Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors: Drama Desk Award nomination, 1989, for Aristocrats; Theatre World Award, 1998, for Jackie; Saturn Award, best genre TV actress, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, 2000, for Now and Again.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

English teacher, Pretty in Pink, Paramount, 1986.

Irene, Something Wild (also known as Dangereuse sous tous rapports), Orion, 1986.

Ginnie Armbruster, Like Father, Like Son, TriStar, 1987.

Rebecca, Three Men and a Baby, Buena Vista, 1987.

Kitty Greer, True Believer (also known as Fighting Justice), Columbia, 1989.

Sara Brody, Martians Go Home, 1990.

Robyn, The Butcher's Wife, 1991.

Judy Gillman, Amos & Andrew, New Line Cinema, 1993.

(Uncredited) Joline "Jo," Terminal Velocity, 1994.

Constance Spano, Independence Day (also known as ID4), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1996.

Herself and Constance Spano, Independence Day: The ID4 Invasion, 1996.

Lorraine, Milk & Money, 1997.

Sheila O'Meara, The Devil's Own, Columbia, 1997.

Joan Cole, The Adventures of Sebastian Cole, 1998.

Diane, Blue Car, Miramax, 2002.

Sally, Unfaithful (also known as Untreu), Twentieth Century–Fox, 2002.

First Daughter, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Paige Madison, The Edge of Night (also known as Edge of Night), ABC, 1979–1980.

First Margo Montgomery Hughes, As the World Turns, CBS, 1981–1983.

Assistant District Attorney Alex Harrigan, Foley Square, CBS, 1985–1986.

Claire McCarron, Leg Work, CBS, 1987.

Audie, Sibs (also known as Grownups), ABC, 1991–1992.

Sandy Hamor, The Wright Verdicts, CBS, 1995.

Lisa Schleigelmilch Wiseman, Now and Again, CBS, 1999.

Vonda Madigan, Madigan Men, ABC, 2000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Jane Watson, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, CBS, 1987.

Amy Webster, Warm Hearts, Cold Feet, CBS, 1987.

Joanna Reath, Traveling Man, HBO, 1989.

Michelle Caruso, Good Night, Sweet Wife: A Murder in Boston (also known as The Charles Stuart Story), CBS, 1990.

Dr. Molly Nostrand, In the Shadow of Evil, CBS, 1995.

Kristen Hamstra, Time to Say Goodbye?, Lifetime, 1997.

Joanna Kendall, Hit and Run, Lifetime, 1999.

Linda Kirkland, Swing Vote (also known as The Ninth Justice), ABC, 1999.

Ellen, Private Lies (also known as Scheidung auf amerikanisch), 2000.

Elizabeth "Peachy" Welsh, The Familiar Stranger (also known as My Husband's Double Life), 2001.

Madeline Carver, The Wedding Dress, CBS, 2001.

Lori Aiken, Remembering Charlie, Lifetime, 2003.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Claire McCarron, Leg Work, CBS, 1987.

Dr. Karen Antonovich, Chicago Hope, CBS, 1994.

Audie, Related by Birth, ABC, 1994.

Television Appearances; Specials:

TGIF Comedy Preview, ABC, 1991.

Herself, The Making of "Independence Day," 1996.

Andy Garcia: Latin Rhythms & American Dreams (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Connie Northrop, "Legend of the Lost Art," Magnum,P.I., CBS, 1988.

Dr. Karen Antonovich, "You Gotta Have Heart," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1994.

Dr. Karen Antonovich, "Shutt Down," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1994.

Dr. Karen Antonovich, "Genevieve and Fat Boy," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1994.

Dr. Karen Antonovich, "Death Be Proud," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1994.

Herself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, 1996.

Late Show with David Letterman, 1996 and 1997.

Mrs. Krug, "Tortured," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: S.V.U.), NBC, 2003.

Dr. Eloise Barnes, "Shrink–Wrapped," Law & Order: Criminal Intent, NBC, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Debbie, "House," in Marathon '84, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Tina, Planet Fires, GeVa Theatre, Rochester, NY, 1985.

Alice, Aristocrats, Theatre Four, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1989.

Patricia, Sight Unseen, New York City, 1992.

Ellie, Psychopathia Sexualis, City Center Stage, Manhattan Theatre Club, 1996–1997.

Jackie Onassis (title role), Jackie, Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1997–1998.

Sonja/Sarah, Speaking in Tongues, New York City, 2001.

Trish Platt, House and Garden, Manhattan Theatre Club Stages I & II, New York City, 2002.

Faye Streber, Temporary Help, Women's Project Theatre, New York City, 2002.

Pam, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, American Airlines Theatre, New York City, 2003.

Also appeared in Lost Moons; Salome, Actors Studio.