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Maggie Siff Biography
- Maggie Siff (born June 21, 1974) is an American actress best known for her television roles, notably department-store heiress Rachel Menken Katz on the AMC drama Mad Men and Dr. Tara Knowles on the FX drama Sons of Anarchy. She also played a role in the 2009 film Push, as Teresa Stowe and in the 2010 film Leaves of Grass as Rabbi Renannah Zimmerman. Siff was born in The Bronx, New York City. Her father is Jewish, and Siff identifies as "half" Jewish. She is a graduate of Bronx Science, and of Bryn Mawr Majoring in English and graduating in 1996, and later New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts with an M.F.A. in Acting.
Maggie Siff Filmography
- (2013) Concussion as Sam Bennet
- (2011) A Gifted Man as Lily Meyerson
- (2009) Funny People as Rachel
- (2009) Leaves of Grass as Rabbi Zimmerman
- (2009) Push as Teresa Stowe
- (2009) Sons of Anarchy Season 1: Casting 'Sons of Anarchy' as Herself - Tara Knowles
- (2009) Sons of Anarchy Season 1: The Bikes as Herself - Tara Knowles
- (2009) Sons of Anarchy Season 1: The Ink as Herself - Tara Knowles
- (2008) Establishing Mad Men as Herself/Rachel Menken
- (2008) Life on Mars as Maria Belanger
- (2008) Scoring 'Mad Men' as Rachel Menken
- (2008) Sons of Anarchy as Tara Knowles
- (2007) Mad Men as Rachel Katz
- (2007) Mad Men as Rachel Menken
- (2007) Mad Men as Rachel Menken (credit only)
- (2007) Michael Clayton as Attorney #1
- (2007) Then She Found Me as Lily
- (2006) 3 lbs. as Lisa Ketchum
- (2005) Grey's Anatomy as Ruthie Sales
- (2004) Rescue Me as Young Woman at AA
- (2003) Nip/Tuck as Rachel Ben Natan
- (1999) Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Emily McCooper
- (1999) Third Watch as Cindy
- (1990) Law & Order as Attorney Mahaffey
Maggie Siff Trivia and Facts
- Her High School graduation is from Bronx High School of Science. Her undergraduate degree is from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania (she Majored in English and Graduated in 1996); her Masters Degree in Fine Arts is from New York Universitys Tisch School.
- Nominated for a 1997 Barrymore (Philadelphias top theater awards) for Outstanding Leading Actress in a Play for the Walnut Street Theatre Studio 3s production of Oleanna by David Mamet.
- Siff won a 1998 Barrymore for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play for the Lantern Theater Companys production of Ghosts by H. Ibsen. The same year, she was also nominated for Outstanding Leading Actress (for InterAct Theatre Companys production of Aunt Dan & Lemon by Wallace Shawn) and for Best Emerging Philadelphia Theatre Artist.
- She was nominated for a 2005 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role in a Play for "Dollhouse" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
- She is Jewish on her fathers side.
- She is the cousin of Andrew Siff , a reporter on New York Citys NBC show "News 4 New York" (1980).
Maggie Siff Other Works
- Played Catherine opposite Peter Weller and Harris Yulin in "Frank's Home" by Richard Nelson at Playwrights Horizons Theater, New York (2007).
- Played Thomasina in "Arcadia" by Tom Stoppard at the Wilma Theater, Philadelphia (1997)
- Appeared in "Oleanna" by David Mamet at the Walnut Street Theatre Studio 3, Philadelphia (directed by William Roudebush, 1997)
- Appeared in "Aunt Dan & Lemon" by Wallace Shawn at the InterAct Theatre Company, Philadelphia (1998)
- Appeared in "Ghosts" by Henrik Ibsen at the Lantern Theater Company, Philadelphia (1998)
- Played Matron and Julia in "Meanwhile, on the Other Side of Mount Vesuvius" by Jay Reiss at the Adobe Theater Company, New York (directed by Damon Kiely, 1999).
- Played Lulu in "The Ruby Sunrise" by Rinne Groff at The Public Theatre, New York (directed by Oskar Eustis, 2005).
- (2005) She acted in Rebecca Gilman's new adaptation of the play, "Dollhouse" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Lance Stuart Baker in the cast.
- (February 2, 2013-April 6, 2013) Stage play: Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare - playing Beatrice (with Jonathan Cake as Benedick), at Theater for a New Audience/The Duke on 42nd Street, New York (directed by Arin Arbus)