|Birthdate:||June 8, 1966|
|Birthplace:||Spring Valley, New York, U.S.|
Julianna Margulies (/dʒuːliˈɑːnə mɑːrɡəˈliːs/; ('Mar-ga-lease') born June 8, 1966) is an American actress and producer. After several small television roles, Margulies achieved both critical and commercial success in her role as Carol Hathaway on NBC's long-running medical drama ER, for which she won an Emmy Award. She also voiced Neera in Dinosaur (2000) and appeared in the miniseries The Mists of Avalon (2001). In 2009, she took on the lead role of Alicia Florrick in the American legal drama The Good Wife on CBS. Her performance has garnered universal acclaim: she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series twice, a Golden Globe,and a Television Critics Association Award. Margulies has won eight Screen Actor Guild Awards, which has made her the most awarded woman ever within SAG. In 2015, TIME featured her as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World". She was also awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.