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Martha Plimpton

Actress, Singer, Reproductive Rights Advocate Known for "Raising Hope"

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Martha Plimpton Biography

Martha Plimpton is an American actress, singer, and former model. Her feature film debut was in Rollover; she subsequently rose to prominence in the Richard Donner film The Goonies. She has also appeared in The Mosquito Coast, Running on Empty, Parenthood, Samantha, "Raising Hope" and Small Town Murder Songs.

She is recognized on Broadway for her roles in "The Coast of Utopia", "Shining City", "Top Girls", and "Pal Joey". Other theatre productions in which she has performed include "The Playboy of the Western World", "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "The Glass Menagerie", "The Sisters Rosensweig", and "Uncle Vanya". She returned to Broadway in the fall of 2014 in a revival of "A Delicate Balance".

Plimpton most recently starred in "The Real O'Neals", an ABC sitcom.

She played Virginia Chance in the Fox sitcom "Raising Hope", which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. She has also received three Tony Award nominations as well as a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series in 2002, and again in 2012 as attorney Patti Nyholm in the CBS legal drama "The Good Wife", the latter of which she won.

Plimpton is an abortion rights campaigner who has lobbied Congress on behalf of Planned Parenthood and is on the board of directors of the women's rights organization "A Is For"; according to the organization's website, Plimpton has been politically active in abortion rights since her teenage years and speaks at campuses and rallies.

She has also advocated for LGBT rights causes. In a Twitter post, she stated that transgender rights and abortion rights are linked.

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  • 'Real O'Neals' shows another side of family bonding

    LOS ANGELES | Jesus makes a very special guest appearance on the new sitcom, “The Real O’Neals,” but he’s really there as a sounding board, not as a critic of the family’s behavior. He’s there, according to Executive Producer David Windsor, to prompt conversations that teenage son Kenny wouldn’t have with members of his family. “We can get inside Kenny’s head in very fun and,...

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Martha Plimpton?

    Booking fees for Martha Plimpton, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Martha Plimpton, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Martha Plimpton for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Martha Plimpton for your next private or corporate function.
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Martha Plimpton Biography

Martha Plimpton is an American actress, singer, and former model. Her feature film debut was in Rollover; she subsequently rose to prominence in the Richard Donner film The Goonies. She has also appeared in The Mosquito Coast, Running on Empty, Parenthood, Samantha, "Raising Hope" and Small Town Murder Songs.

She is recognized on Broadway for her roles in "The Coast of Utopia", "Shining City", "Top Girls", and "Pal Joey". Other theatre productions in which she has performed include "The Playboy of the Western World", "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "The Glass Menagerie", "The Sisters Rosensweig", and "Uncle Vanya". She returned to Broadway in the fall of 2014 in a revival of "A Delicate Balance".

Plimpton most recently starred in "The Real O'Neals", an ABC sitcom.

She played Virginia Chance in the Fox sitcom "Raising Hope", which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. She has also received three Tony Award nominations as well as a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series in 2002, and again in 2012 as attorney Patti Nyholm in the CBS legal drama "The Good Wife", the latter of which she won.

Plimpton is an abortion rights campaigner who has lobbied Congress on behalf of Planned Parenthood and is on the board of directors of the women's rights organization "A Is For"; according to the organization's website, Plimpton has been politically active in abortion rights since her teenage years and speaks at campuses and rallies.

She has also advocated for LGBT rights causes. In a Twitter post, she stated that transgender rights and abortion rights are linked.

Martha Plimpton Videos

  • Martha Plimpton Speaks On Her Work With The Nonprofit ...
    Apr 7, 2020 ... A is For is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing reproductive rights and ending the stigma against abortion care. Founded...
  • The Goonies' Martha Plimpton On Her New Production of 'Sweat ...
    May 28, 2019 ... Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Star of The Goonies Martha Plimpton chats about her new production of 'Sweat', a play...
  • Activist Martha Plimpton Tells Us Why She Wears Her Scarlet A ...
    Sep 21, 2018 ... Martha Plimpton explains the origins of her "A Is For" non-profit organization for women's rights. BUILD is a live interview series...

FAQs on booking Martha Plimpton

  • How to book Martha Plimpton?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Martha Plimpton for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Martha Plimpton, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Martha Plimpton or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Martha Plimpton?

    Booking fees for Martha Plimpton, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Martha Plimpton, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Martha Plimpton?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Martha Plimpton for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Martha Plimpton for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Martha Plimpton or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Martha Plimpton or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Martha Plimpton is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Martha Plimpton for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Martha Plimpton generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Cheyenne Jackson, Matt Dallas, Sean Astin, Alfre Woodard and Joe Pantoliano. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Martha Plimpton for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Martha Plimpton Speaker Videos

  • Martha Plimpton Speaks On Her Work With The Nonprofit ...
    Apr 7, 2020 ... A is For is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing reproductive rights and ending the stigma against abortion care. Founded in 2012, A ...
    The Goonies' Martha Plimpton On Her New Production of 'Sweat ...
    May 28, 2019 ... Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Star of The Goonies Martha Plimpton chats about her new production of 'Sweat', a play that tells ...
  • Activist Martha Plimpton Tells Us Why She Wears Her Scarlet A ...
    Sep 21, 2018 ... Martha Plimpton explains the origins of her "A Is For" non-profit organization for women's rights. BUILD is a live interview series like no other—a ...
    The Inside Scoop On "Broadway Acts For Women"

Martha Plimpton News

  • 'Real O'Neals' shows another side of family bonding

    LOS ANGELES | Jesus makes a very special guest appearance on the new sitcom, “The Real O’Neals,” but he’s really there as a sounding board, not as a critic of the family’s behavior. He’s there, according to Executive Producer David Windsor, to prompt conversations that teenage son Kenny wouldn’t have with members of his family. “We can get inside Kenny’s head in very fun and,...

  • Martha Plimpton Moves On

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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