Margo Martindale Joins FX's The Americans

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Margo Martindale The AmericansJustified Emmy winner Margo Martindale is returning to FX with a major role in the new cold war spy drama The Americans.

Martindale will play Claudia, a KGB illegal living in the U.S. who delivers assignments to married Russian spies Philip and Elizabeth Jennings, played by Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell, respectively.

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Martindale, who will appear in at least eight episodes of The Americans, most recently was a regular on CBS’ short-lived drama A Gifted Man.

The Americans is set to debut on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 10/9c.



Comments (10)

  • Interesting. This could get me to actually watch the show. Well played, FX. Well played.

    Comment by Britta Unfiltered – December 12, 2012 12:44 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • MAGS BENNETT, SON.

    Comment by Superhero – December 12, 2012 12:51 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • This. All day.

      Comment by @heather_kaye – December 12, 2012 01:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Loved her on A Gifted Man! :D i miss that show :(

    Comment by Kaycee – December 12, 2012 12:53 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Me too. Someone put Patrick Wilson back on my TeeVee ASAP, please.

      Comment by meem – December 12, 2012 01:17 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • He’s going to be in Girls’ second season. So, you won’t have to wait long.

        Comment by Marco – December 13, 2012 11:24 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • She’ll probably be nominated for an Oscar in 2014 for her role in August: Osage County.

    Comment by TMW – December 12, 2012 01:23 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • She is one incredibly talented lady. I’m ashamed to say that I didn’t notice her until she was in one of my fave movies (Paris, je t’aime) and she was so good in it that since then I have tried to watch other things she’s in.

    Comment by april-ann – December 12, 2012 02:42 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I became a fan of her during her run as the neighbor in The Riches (great show, btw) and have followed her ever since…especially Justified.

    Comment by TheBeach – December 12, 2012 09:45 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Margo Martindale is a terrific actress.

    Comment by Mary Ann – January 25, 2013 03:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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