Who is Maggie Siff?

Maggie Siff was born in New York City USA, on 21 June 1974 – her zodiac sign is Gemini, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress who has appeared in close to 30 movies and TV series, while she’s perhaps still known best for her portrayal of Teresa Stowe in the hit 2009 action science fiction thriller film “Push”. It was directed by Paul McGuigan, starred Camilla Belle, Chris Evans and Dakota Fanning, and follows two Americans who are trying to locate a girl before Division, an evil government organization; the movie won one of the three awards for which it was nominated.

Early life and education

Maggie was raised in New York City by her parents, about whom nothing’s known as they prefer to be left out of media; her father is said to be a former actor, while her mother’s said to be a lawyer.

Because Maggie hasn’t mentioned having any siblings, most people believe her to be an only child.

She became interested in acting while attending The Bronx High School of Science, and was 16 years old when she appeared in her first theatre play; Maggie was a member of her high school’s drama club, and played lead characters in various plays performed there. Upon matriculating in 1992, she enrolled at Bryn Mawr College, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in English language and literature in 1996.

Maggie then enrolled at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, from which she graduated with a Master of Fine Arts degree in acting in 1998.

Roles in TV series

Maggie made her debut TV series appearance in 1998, when cast to play Mother in an episode of the romantic drama “Sunset Beach”, then spent the following six years focused on appearing solely in theatre plays.

In 2004, she portrayed Cindy in the episode “Obsession” of the action crime drama “Third Watch”, while she was then invited to make a guest appearance in an episode of various series, such as the comedy drama “Rescue Me”, the mystery crime drama “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and the drama “3 lbs.”

Maggie gained recognition in 2008, when cast to play the supporting character Rachel Ben Natan, in the popular drama “Nip/Tuck”, created by Ryan Murphy, and which starred Dylan Walsh, Julian McMahon and Joely Richardson.

Maggie Siff

Following the lives of two plastic surgeons, the series aired from 2003 to 2010, and won 13 awards, including a Primetime Emmy, while it was nominated for 58 other awards. Maggie was then cast to play another supporting character, in the mystery crime drama “Life on Mars”, which was nominated for 10 awards, including a Primetime Emmy.

Between 2008 and 2013, Maggie portrayed one of the lead characters, Dr. Tara Knowles Teller, in the critically acclaimed crime thriller drama “Sons of Anarchy”, created by Kurt Sutter, and which also starred Katey Sagal and Charlie Hunnam. It follows a member of an Outlaw motorcycle club, who’s trying to be a good father; the series won 11 of the 72 awards for which it was nominated, including five Primetime Emmy nominations.

Between 2007 and 2015, Maggie played the supporting character Rachel Menken, in 15 episodes of the hit drama “Mad Men”.

Her most recent TV series role has been her portrayal of the main character Wendy Rhoades, in the drama “Billions” since the series’ launch in 2016; it also stars Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis, and follows the American lawyer Chuck Rhoades who has gone after Bobby ‘Axe’ Axelrod, known as ‘the kind of hedge fund’. The series has won one of the 19 awards for which it’s been nominated.

Roles in movies

Maggie made her debut film appearance in the hit 2007 mystery crime drama “Michael Clayton”, written and directed by Tony Gilroy, and which starred George Clooney, Tilda Swinton and Tom Wilkinson. It follows ‘a fixer’ who has been hired by a law firm to help them with the most important case which they’ve ever had; the movie won 29 awards, including an Oscar for Tilda Swinton for Best Supporting Actress, while it was nominated for 114 other awards.

A couple of Maggie’s following roles were in the 2007 romantic comedy drama “Then She Found Me”, the 2009 crime comedy drama “Leaves of Grass” and the 2009 comedy drama “Funny People”. The year 2013 saw her star as Sam Bennet in the popular drama “Concussion”, written and directed by Stacie Passon, and which also starred Robin Weigert and Johnathan Tchaikovsky. It follows Abby who has realized that she wants more from life, and not just to be a good wife and mother; the movie won four of the 14 awards for which it was nominated.

Three of Maggie’s most recent roles in movies have been in the 2017 drama “One Percent More Humid”, the adventure drama “The Short History of the Long Road” and the short drama “Human Terrain”, both in 2019

Other credits

Maggie performed two songs in two episodes of the series “Sons of Anarchy” in 2013.

She has two producing credits to her name: the 2016 drama movie “A Woman, a Part” and the 2019 short film “Human Terrain”.

Maggie has been featured in several documentaries, such as the 2008 video “Establishing Mad Men”, the 2015 video “Carpe Diem: The Final Season of Sons of Anarchy” and the 2019 series “Explained”.

She has made a guest appearance in various talk-shows, most recently in “The Late Late Show with James Corden”, “Rachael Ray”, and “Last Call with Carson Daly”.

Awards and nominations

Maggie has been nominated for seven awards, including two Critics Choice Television Awards for her performance in “Sons of Anarchy”, and three Satellite Awards for her performance in “Billions”.

She was also nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Gold Derby Award, both for her performance in “Mad Men”.

Husband and daughter

Maggie prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, but has still allowed her fans to have a glimpse into it. She exchanged vows with Paul Ratliff in October 2012, in a private ceremony attended by only their closest friends and family members; the two were in a relationship for two years prior to marrying.

Paul prefers to stay away from the media’s attention, but it’s known that he’s a psychologist, who holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Wesleyan University. In 2014, Maggie gave birth to their daughter Lucy, but nothing is known about her, as her parents prefer to keep her away from media.

Maggie hasn’t mentioned any other men whom she had perhaps been with prior to meeting Paul, so as of November 2021, she’s married to Paul Ratliff, and has a daughter with him.

Hobbies and other interests

Maggie isn’t a fan of social media networks, and avoids using any. She doesn’t have her own Instagram account, but a fan page has been created for her, and is today followed by close to 30,000 people, while there are 1,500 pictures uploaded onto it.

Congrats to Maggie Siff on her Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series nomination for this year’s Critics’ Choice awards!

Posted by Sons of Anarchy on Wednesday, May 28, 2014

She’s into travelling, and Maggie’s career has taken her all around the world; she has been to nearly every US state, and various European and Asian countries, while her dream travel destination is Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.

She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Jim Carrey, Will Smith and Kate Winslet, while a couple of her favorite movies include “Bruce Almighty”, “Bad Boys” and “Titanic”.

Maggie is physically quite active, and has several training sessions at the gym every week, as it’s important for her acting career to stay fit.

Age, height and net worth

Maggie’s age is 47. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 6ins (1.7m) and she weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).

As of November 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $10 million.

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