Julianna Margulies was born in Harlem in New York City, to Filipino parents. She grew up in the Little Italy neighborhood of New York City, where she developed a passion for performing. She then enrolled in the performing arts school known as Studio 8H, located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. There she honed her skills as a dancer, singer, and actress. Eventually, Margulies landed a lead role in the musical drama Paper Dolls, which was produced by Disney and starred Broadway’s finest stars, such as Diana Ross, Gene Wilder, and Danny Kaye.
The Paper Dolls was one of the few shows in which Margulies displayed her distinctive vocal talent, as well as an outstanding physicality. She impressed both her audience and the producers with her ability to play the role of a disheveled single girl with streetwise wisdom, which added authenticity to the show. In the series, Margulies plays the role of technician, responsible for keeping the machines in working order. She also displays her strong chemistry with Carol Burnett, who played her mother in the series.
As a result of this role, Margulies rose to prominence, which resulted in the casting of her in numerous medical drama series, including ER. She also gained notice in the popular soap opera General Hospital, in which she played the role of Administrator Medusa. Her other notable role includes recurring guest appearances on the television series Californication and ER.
Julianna Margulies has achieved considerable success in the entertainment industry. She has won several Emmys, Grammys, Satellite Awards, and Golden Globes, as well as several awards nominations. Her movies include The Perfect Score (with James Belushi), Swing Vote (with George Clooney), Eat Pray Love (with Tina Fey) and Swing Low Country (with David Hyde Pierce). Julianna Margulies was married to Jack Nicholson, from whom she later divorced in 1998.
Currently, Margulies is busy filming the second season of her hit drama TV series Painkillers, in which she plays an addicted nurse. She will next be seen in the movie version of the smash hit show Golden Globe Awards satire Veep. Other projects in development include the romantic comedy Paper Moon, as well as the biopic about legendary singer-dancer Diana Ross. Margulies’s own acting career includes numerous guest appearances on shows such as Scrubs, ER, and NCIS. She also had a role in the hit movie Top Five. For her television and film career, Margulies has received numerous Golden Globe Awards, Satellite Awards, and People’s Choice Awards.
Julianna Margulies is easily one of the most notable and talented actresses in Hollywood today. She is also one of the best known and most talented black women in the industry. In addition, she is one of the most successful and popular African-American characters in any television drama series. Her outstanding performance agenda in the brilliant drama series Masters of Life is the perfect example of her talents as an outstanding performance as a lead character in a TV drama series.