Marg Helgenberger Biography

Birthday: 1958-11-16
Place of Birth: Fremont, Nebraska USA
Height: 5' 6" (1.68 m)
Wiki Biography: Marg Helgenberger is an established dramatic actress whose prominence has been steadily increasing. Her work has been noted on stage, film and TV. Most of her career has been spent in dramatic roles on television, but she has also had a noteworthy presence in feature films. Helgenberger earned a degree in drama at Northwestern University. A talent scout recruited her from there to work on the soap opera "Ryan's Hope" (1975) where she appeared over the course of the next four years. Throughout the 1990s Helgenberger took on numerous roles in made-for-TV movies and as a guest star on many TV series. In particular she appeared in many movies made specifically for the Lifetime cable network and also for Showtime. She won critical acclaim for In Sickness and in Health (1992) (TV), Thanks of a Grateful Nation (1998) (TV) and Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder (2000) (TV). In TV series she won an Emmy for her portrayal of a hard-bitten prostitute who catered to Vietnam War soldiers, in the series "China Beach" (1988). She also was George Clooney's love interest in a multi-episode arc of the monumentally successful TV series "ER" (1994). In feature films, Helgenberger has appeared in Tootsie (1982), Steven Spielberg's Always (1989), Species (1995) and In Good Company (2004). Her greatest claim to fame on the silver screen may be when she played opposite Julia Roberts as a chemical exposure victim in the popular movie Erin Brockovich (2000). Helgenberger is most known for her TV role as a crime scene investigator in "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (2000). She shared in CSI's 2005 Screen Actors Guild award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series. In her personal life, Helgenberger is the daughter of a cancer survivor and is very active in supporting research for breast cancer.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Academy of Country Music Awards Herself 1967
China Beach K.C. Kolowski 1988 - 1991 Drama
CSI Catherine Willows 2000 -
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Catherine Willows 2010 - 2011 Crime
Survivors: Natures Indestructible Creatures Catherine Willows 2011
100 Sexiest Artists Herself 2013
Invasion (2013) Catherine Willows 2013 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Fire Down Below Sarah Kellogg 1957 0, 0
Crooked Hearts Jennetta 1991 Drama, Romance
The Tommyknockers Roberta 'Bobbi' Anderson 1993 Horror, Sci Fi
Distant Cousins Connie 1993 Thriller
The Cowboy Way 1994 Action, Comedy, Drama
Species Dr. Laura Baker 1995 Reality Tv, 0, Sport
The Last Time I Committed Suicide 1997 Drama
Species II Dr. Laura Baker 1998 Sport, 0, Reality Tv
Perfect Murder, Perfect Town Patsy Ramsey 2000
In Good Company 2004 0, Biography
Mr. Brooks Emma Brooks 2007 0, Comedy
Mr.Brooks Emma Brooks 2007 Crime, Drama, Mystery
Columbus Day Alice 2008 0, Game Show
Always 2011 Biography, 0