Martha Plimpton Bio, Age, Husband, Abortion, Goonies, Phoenix, Movies

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Martha Plimpton Bio

Martha Plimpton (Martha Campbell Plimpton) is an American actress, singer, and former model. She began her career as a model. In early 1980s she secured a campaign for Calvin Klein. In the campaign, she made an impression as a sophisticated but tomboyish little girl.

Her acting career begun when she was very young. She hadn’t even become a teenager. In 1981, at the age of eleven, she got a small role in the film Rollover. Her feature film debut was in The She rose to prominence through the film The Goonies in the year 1985. She had however made her first appearance in the film the River Rat in 1984. It was her role in the River Rat that opened her way to stardom.

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In her late teenage years, She was also active in theater in her late teenage years. She performed in regional theater in Seattle, Washington. Her mother was living there at the time. She also began making appearances with supporting roles in big-budget films. Among them include, Another Woman in 1988. She shaved her head to play a cancer patient in Zwei Frauen in 1990. She co-starred in the movie with Jami Gertz.
She had a recurring role on the NBC show Surface (2005–06). She also guest starred on an episode of 7th Heaven in the year 2004. She was the voice of Miss Crumbles in the 2004 animated film Hair High. She also had a rolw in the Coast of Utopia. She was nominated for a Tony award, Featured Actress. She also won a Drama Desk Award.
In 2008, she appeared in the Entertainment Weekly photo issue spread. She appeared as one of “The Hardest Working Actors In Showbiz”. She co-founded Everything is Horrible, a production company. The company has produced short films for the Internet. She earned a positive review in New York Times for her role as Gladys Bumps in the Roundabout Theatre Company production in 2008.Martha Plimpton Photo She starred in The Real O’Neals between March 2016 and March 2017. She is greatly recognized for her roles in Top Girls (2007–2008), Pal Joey (2008–2009) and Shining City (2006–2007). She has had various outstanding roles in those broadway movies. Among other movies she has appeared include; Parenthood (1989) and Small Town Murder Songs (2011).
In 2014, she returnmed to braodway in a revival of A Delicate Balance. She earned an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress. She has also received Tony Award nominations thrice. In 2002, she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.

Martha Plimpton Age

Martha Plimpton was born in Manhattan, U.S. on 16th November, 1970. He is 52 years old as of 2023.

Martha Plimpton Husband

The 48 year old actor has been low key about her dating life. She has been extremely personal when it comes to who she is dating. She is currently single and probably dating. There are rumors that she has been dating Edward Owens. The two have been in a romantic relationship for a very long time. They started dating in 2009. Since then, they have been spotted together in several red carpet events.
They currently reside in New York. Together, they have a wheaten-terrier mutt named Eloise. They dont have any kid. Previously, the actress was in a relationship with Jon Patrick Walker. However, their relationship ended before they could tie the knot.

Martha Plimpton Abortion | Martha Plimpton Parenthood

Plimpton is an abortion rights campaigner. She was raised by a feminist and generations of independent, self-made women. She believes that abortion is an inherent human right. She has lobbied Congress on behalf of Planned Parenthood. She serves on the board of directors of “A Is For…”.
She has been politically active in abortion rights since her teenage years. She speaks in campuses and rallies to the young women and general audience about openly speaking about abortion. She beleives that bodily autonomy is pretty much number one if you want to consider yourself a free citizen.
In 2014, she revealed that her herself has had an abortion more than once. She created another controversy in 2017 when she said that she had multiple abortions. She said that her best abortion was one that she received at Planned Parenthood in Seattle.
Through a lenthy article, she decried both U.S. Supreme Court decisions in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby and McCullen v. Coakley. She clearly indicated that her letter had three purposes;

  1. to contribute to the dismantling of an oppressive, artificial and unfair shaming of women who seek abortion care,
  2. make clear just how normal, common, and healthy a decision it is for the women who make it, and
  3. to encourage women who are part of this one third to be unashamed and come out of the abortion closet.”

She has been very vocal about the rights of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgenders. She says that their rights link with those of abortion.

Martha Plimpton Abortion Dress

Plimpton is so obsessed with abortion that she put on a designer dress written abortion all over. The white dress, written in black also contained some love emojis. She stated that both contraception & abortion are moral acts when decided by the individual. Religious freedom means that everyone is free to make their OWN decisions.
She also wrote on twitter that “Abortion access is good for ALL of us, men included. MANY men benefit from planned parenthood”

Martha Plimpton Movies And Tv Shows

Martha Plimpton Movies

1980 to 1990

  • 1981- Rollover
  • 1984- The River Rat
  • 1985- The Goonies
  • 1986- A Life in the Day
  • 1986- The Mosquito Coast
  • 1987- Shy People
  • 1988- Stars and Bars
  • 1988- Running on Empty
  • 1988- Another Woman
  • 1989- Zwei Frauen
  • 1989- Parenthood

1990 to 2000

  • 1990- Stanley & Iris
  • 1992- A Blink of Paradise
  • 1992- Inside Monkey Zetterland
  • 1992- Samantha
  • 1993- The Perfect Woman
  • 1993- Josh and S.A.M.
  • 1993- My Life’s in Turnaround
  • 1994- The Beans of Egypt
  • 1994- Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
  • 1995- Last Summer in the Hamptons
  • 1996- I Shot Andy Warhol
  • 1996- Beautiful Girls Jan
  • 1996- I’m Not Rappaport
  • 1997- Colin Fitz
  • 1997- Eye of God
  • 1998- Music from Another Room
  • 1998- Pecker
  • 1999- 200 Cigarettes

2000 to date

  • 2001- The Sleepy Time Gal
  • 2004- Hair High
  • 2006- Marvelous
  • 2007- Dante’s Inferno
  • 2008- Gone to the Dogs
  • 2008- Puppy Love
  • 2010- I Thought About You
  • 2010- Small Town Murder Songs
  • 2010- Remember Me Helen Craig
  • 2017- Hello Again

Martha Plimpton TV Shows

  • 1985- Family Ties
  • 1993- Chantilly Lace
  • 1993- Daybreak
  • 1999- ER

2000 to 2009

  • 2002- Law & Order
  • 2003- Karen Sisco
  • 2003- Hack
  • 2004- 7th Heaven
  • 2006- Law & Order: Criminal Intent
  • 2006- Surface
  • 2009- Medium
  • 2009- Grey’s Anatomy
  • 2009–2013 The Good Wife

2010 to date

  • 2010- Fringe
  • 2010- How to Make It in America
  • 2010–2014 Raising Hope
  • 2015–2018 Younger
  • 2016–2017 The Real O’Neals
  • 2018- The Blacklist
  • 2019- Brockmire

Martha Plimpton Goonies

The Goonies is a 1985 American adventure comedy film. It is directed by Richard Donner, who produced with Harvey Bernhard. A band of kids who live in the “Goon Docks” neighborhood of Astoria, Oregon, attempt to save their homes from demolition.
In doing so, they discover an old Spanish map that leads them on an adventure to unearth the long-lost fortune of One-Eyed Willy. Willy is a legendary 17th-century pirate. During the entire adventure, they are chased by a family of criminals, who want the treasure for themselves.

Martha Plimpton River Phoenix

River Phoenix was a younf actor. He died the most cliched death of all on Sunset Boulevard at the age of just 23. He once ran out of a restaurant in tears because his girlfriend ordered seafood. The girlfriend in question was the actor and activist Martha Plimpton.

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