Margaret Welsh

Personal Information
Margaret Welsh has been acting professionally since the age of 16. Her recent stage appearances include the Williamstown Theater Festival production of A.R. Gurney’s Big Bill directed by Mark Lamos, Jack O’Brien’s production of Twelfth Night at the Old Globe and Under The Blue Sky at Los Angeles’ Geffen Playhouse. New York theater credits include The Triumph of Love (Classic Stage Company), Peter Hedges’ Mrs. Neuberger Is Dead (Playwrights’ Horizons) and Good As New (Manhattan Class Company). Other stage credits include Arms and the Man and The Rivals for Mark Lamos (Hartford Stage), Private Lives and The Game of Love And Chance for Stephen Wadsworth (McCarter Theater) and The Enemy of the People, Picnic, Blithe Spirit, and The Importance of Being Earnest (all at the Longwharf Theater). Ms. Welsh’s film credits include James Ivory’s Mr. And Mrs. Bridge with Paul Newman, American Heart with Jeff Bridges, Smooth Talk with Laura Dern and Treat Williams and the upcoming Topa Topa Bluffs. She recently starred in the television pilot Are We There Yet? for the WB Network (filmed in Barcelona) and was a regular on the ABC show American Dreamer with Robert Urich and Carol Kane. She has appeared on The Practice, Judging Amy, NYPD Blue, The Division, Providence, etc., as well as the ABC movie A Killer Among Friends and Oprah Winfrey’s The Wedding. She makes her home in Los Angeles with her husband, actor John Michael Higgins, and her dog Bruno, where they all await their first child due in August 2004.

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Big Bill Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 02/22/2004 Mary Garden/Suzanne Lenglen/Others
2 The Triumph of Love East 13th Street/CSC Theatre 03/29/1994 Leonide
3 Young Playwrights Festival (1992) Playwrights Horizons 09/15/1992 Marah (Mrs. Neuberger)
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2004 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Featured Actress Big Bill Actor