Kitty is a glamorous, wildly ambitious senior executive at Austen Media where she oversees many magazines including Daisy Chain, which she was instrumental in launching and building and therefore holds a special place in her heart. Passive-aggressive, self-involved, and impassioned in the most superficial way possible, Kitty feels a unique connection with her readers, whom she affectionately calls “my girls” and is convinced she’s really helping them.
Her world is thrown into complete chaos when an unknown organization starts targeting people in her orbit. Sucked into a terrifying news cycle, Kitty can no longer rely on her old-school media power and must instead play a whole new game of master manipulation where rules no longer apply.
As an Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild award winner, Julianna Margulies has achieved success in television, theater, and film.
Most recently, Margulies starred and produced the CBS hit show The Good Wife as Alicia Florrick, a role that has won her two Emmys®, as well as a Golden Globe and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Other TV credits include her multi-episode guest role in HBO’s The Sopranos; The Grid, a miniseries from TNT and the BBC, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination; and TNT’s original miniseries The Mists of Avalon, opposite Anjelica Huston and Joan Allen. Margulies also starred as one of the original members of the groundbreaking show ER, for which she received both an Emmy® Award and two SAG Awards as nurse Carol Hathaway.
In 2012 Margulies was seen on the big screen in Fisher Stevens’ Stand Up Guys alongside Al Pacino and Christopher Walken. Margulies also starred in City Island, opposite Andy Garcia. The film won the Audience Award at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival.
Margulies’ other film credits include the dark comedy The Darwin Awards, directed by Finn Taylor, opposite Winona Ryder and Joseph Fiennes; David R. Ellis’ Snakes on a Plane, opposite Samuel L. Jackson; Jay Alaimo’s Slingshot, opposite David Arquette and Balthazar Getty; Steve Beck’s Ghost Ship, opposite Gabriel Byrne; Bruce Beresford’s Evelyn, opposite Pierce Brosnan; What’s Cooking, an ensemble drama directed by Gurinder Chadha; Richard Linklater’s The Newton Boys; Boaz Yakin’s A Price Above Rubies; Jack Green’s Traveller; Bruce Beresford’s Paradise Road; and George Hickenlooper’s The Man From Elysian Fields, opposite Andy Garcia and Mick Jagger.
On stage, Margulies made her Broadway debut in 2006 starring in Festen, opposite Michael Hayden, Larry Bryggman, Ali MacGraw, and Jeremy Sisto. Margulies completed a successful run in Jon Robin Baitz’s Ten Unknowns at Lincoln Center, opposite Donald Sutherland, for which she won the Lucille Lortel Award. Other theater credits include: The Vagina Monologues, both Off-Broadway and in the Los Angeles premiere, and Intrigue with Faye at the NY Stage and Film Festival.
She has personally been involved in Project ALS since its inception, Erin’s Law, and the rebuilding efforts of the Rockaways, alongside the St. Bernard Project, after Super Storm Sandy. She is also a long-standing board member of the New York City-based theater company MCC, a company dedicated to giving the American playwright a voice and a platform.