Martha Plimpton is an American actress, singer, and model. She is best known for her role in the movies Samantha, Raising Hope, The Goonies, and Parenthood.
Furthermore, she has also won an Emmy award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series as well a Drama Desk Award, and an Obie Award.
Martha Plimpton: Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Martha was born on November 16, 1970, in New York City, New York, United States. Furthermore, Martha is the daughter of actors Keith Carradine and Shelley Plimpton.
She grew up in New York City along with her parents. Moreover, her grandfather is a veteran actor John Carradine. Concerning her education, she enrolled at Professional Children’s School.
From the beginning of her childhood, Martha had a keen interest in acting. Concerning her education, she enrolled at Professional Children’s School.
Martha Plimpton’s Career, Net Worth, and Awards
Martha Plimpton began her professional career as a model in the 1980s campaign for Calvin Klein. Later, she made her first appearance at the early age of eleven in a feature film named Rollover.
She came into the spotlight after appearing in the 1985 film The Goonies. In 1992, Martha appeared in the big hit Samantha. Furthermore, she has also featured as an activist in the 1993 movie Inside Monkey Zetterland.
As a TV actress, The Goonies actress has also starred as “Meg Corwyn” in the sixth season of the NBC medical drama ER.
Besides this, she is also the founder of a production company, Everything is Horrible, which has made some short movies. Additionally, she signed for the Fox sitcom Raising Hope.
In the show, Raising Hope, Martha played a brilliant role and her work has been admired and appreciated by many.
Furthermore, she got nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. On the CBS legal drama The Good Wife, Martha played a recurring role.
Her theatre acting includes Pal Joey, Shining City, Top Girls, A Delicate Balance, and much more. Moreover, the Raising Hope beauty has also appeared in some hit TV shows such as The Good Wife, The Real O’Neal’s, Grey’s Anatomy, and much more.
Apart from acting, Martha also took part in the abortion rights campaign.
Being a successful actress, she bags a massive amount of money from her profession. Currently, she has a net worth of $3 million.
So far, Martha has won several awards and honors. Martha Plimpton has won the Obie Award for brilliant Performance for Hobson’s Choice and the 2007 Drama Desk Award.
In addition, Martha has been nominated for three Young Artist Awards, three Tony Awards, Primetime Emmy Award nominations, and much more.
It was reported that she would voice Yelena in Frozen.
Martha Plimpton: Rumors and Controversy
Recently, Martha faced controversy when she said, she had her “best” abortion in Seattle. In the interview, she stated, “Heads and tails above the rest,If I could Yelp review it, I totally would.
And if that doctor’s here tonight, I don’t remember you at all, I was 19. I was 19, but I thank you nonetheless.” Soon after that, many people took to Twitter to react to her interview.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Martha Plimpton has a height of 5 ft 5 inches and weighs 50 kg.
Moreover, she has beautiful blonde hair and brown eyes.
Her bra size is 34B, waist size is 24 inches, and hip size is 32 inches.
Social Media Profile
Martha Plimpton is not hugely active on social media.
However, she holds a Twitter account in which she has more than 347 followers. Moreover, she doesn’t use have any Instagram or Facebook accounts.