Knowledge Identifier: +Martha_Plimpton
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1970.
Countries: United States (80%), Canada (5%), Texas (5%)
Linked to: Fox Broadcasting Company, Professional Children's School, Roundabout Theatre Company, Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Plimpton began her career as a model, securing an early 1980s campaign for Calvin Klein, making an impression as a sophisticated but tomboyish little girl
In 1984, she appeared in the Deep South drama "The River Rat" opposite Tommy Lee Jones
This began a trend of Plimpton being typecast in the role of a rebellious tomboy, beginning with her critically lauded performance as the Reverend Spellgood 's daughter in the 1986 film "The Mosquito Coast", starring Harrison Ford
She appeared in the 1989 Woody Allen film "Another Woman"; that year, she co-starred with Jami Gertz as a cancer patient in the German film "Zwei Frauen"
In 1991, Plimpton appeared in the Robert De Niro film "Stanley & Iris" in a supporting role
Plimpton continued to appear in featured roles in both independent films and mainstream movies from 1994 through 1997, most notably as a close friend of radical feminist Valerie Solanas in the film "I Shot Andy Warhol"
In 2008, she performed a duet with Roche on the E.P. "8 More" singing the Bruce Springsteen song Hungry Heart
She received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination in 2011 for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy in the first season of "Raising Hope"
Plimpton served as a surrogate for the 2012 Obama reelection campaign, traveling the country to represent the campaign
Jenna Ushkowitz - In December 2015, it was announced that Ushkowitz had been cast as Marie the Nurse in the film adaptation of the musical "Hello Again", alongside Nolan Gerard Funk, Audra McDonald, and Martha Plimpton
In September 2017, Plimpton created controversy when she again said she had multiple abortions, and said one she received at Planned Parenthood in Seattle (Seattle,_Washington) was her "best one