Emmy-winning actress Margo Martindale has been cast in a recurring role for the seventh season of CBS’ The Good Wife. Martindale will play Willa Eastman, a top campaign operative responsible for past successes by underdog presidential candidates in Iowa who hides her intelligence and cunning under a fake, folksy charm.
Martindale’s TV credits include her Emmy-winning turn on Justified, The Americans, which has earned her two guest actress Emmy noms, and The Millers. Feature credits include Million Dollar Baby, August: Osage County and Dead Man Walking.
Martindale joins series stars Julianna Margulies, Christine Baranski, Matt Czuchry, Alan Cumming, Zach Grenier and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. The Good Wife is produced by Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions in association with CBS Television Studios. Ridley Scott, Robert King, Michelle King, Brooke Kennedy, David W. Zucker, Craig Turk and Leonard Dick are executive producers. Season 7 premieres Sunday, October 4 at 9 PM on CBS.
Martindale is repped by Gersh.