Janet Margolin

Janet Margolin
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Janet Margolin Biography

Janet Margolin (July 25, 1943 – December 17, 1993) was an American theater, television and movie actress.

Margolin was born in New York City, the daughter of Benjamin Margolin, an accountant who was born in Russia and was founder and president of the Nephrosis Foundation, now the Kidney Foundation of New York.

She attended the School of Performing Arts. In 1961, at age 18, while a prop girl at the New York Shakespeare festival, she won a "pivotal" Broadway stage role as Anna in Morris West's Daughters of Silence.; the New York Times, reviewing the play, listed her among leaders of "a fine cast" and said that "her Anna has a fragile, haunted dewiness." Read Full Bio >>

Janet Margolin Awards

1964 BAFTA Awards Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles David and Lisa (1962). Nominated
1963 Golden Globes, USA Most Promising Newcomer - Female Nominated
1963 Laurel Awards Top New Female Personality Nominated
1962 San Francisco International Film Festival Best Actress David and Lisa (1962). Won