Margot Bingham

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Margot Bingham
Bingham in 2014
Bingham performing in 2014
Born1987/1988 (age 32–33)[1]
OccupationActress, singer
Websitemargotbingham.com

Margot Bingham is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her role as jazz singer Daughter Maitland in the HBO period drama series, Boardwalk Empire. In 2015, Bingham began starring as one of lead characters in the ABC drama series, The Family.

Life and career[edit]

Bingham was born in 1987/1988 and raised in the Green Tree suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Craig Bingham, a former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker, and Lynne Bingham. She graduated in 2006 from the Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, and attended Point Park University for two years before relocating to New York City.[2] She began appearing on stage there in 2010, and had a role in the 2011 revival of Rent.[3] During that same time, she co-starred in the web series In Between Men, and performed in BAM Cafe at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.[3]

In 2013, Bingham was cast in the recurring role of the 1920s jazz singer Daughter Maitland in the HBO period drama series, Boardwalk Empire, for which she received positive reviews from critics.[3][4] In 2014, she had the recurring role in the short-lived El Rey Network series, Matador.[5] In 2015, Bingham was cast as one of the female lead characters opposite Joan Allen in the ABC drama series, The Family created by Jenna Bans.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Burning Blue Devon
2014 Fugly! Black Girl
2015 Her Composition Gila
2015 Destined Maya
2016 Barbershop: The Next Cut Bree
2017 The Unattainable Story Alma
2017 Saturday Church Amara
2017 Anything Brianna
2018 Then Came You Lucy

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010-2013 In Between Men Kendra Sharpe
2013 Golden Boy Uniform Episode: "Next Question"
2013–2014 Boardwalk Empire Daughter Maitland Recurring role, 11 episodes
Nominated - Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
2014 Matador Billie Recurring role, 6 episodes
2016 The Family Sergeant Nina Meyer Series regular
2017 Queen Sugar Tamar Judith
2017 She's Gotta Have It Clorinda Series regular
2017 Blue Bloods Special Agent Maureen Bell Episode: "Pain Killers..."
2018 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Steiner Resort Band Singer (uncredited) Episode: “We’re Going to the Catskills!”
2018 One Dollar Cass Series regular
2018–Present New Amsterdam Evie Recurring role
2019–Present The Walking Dead Stephanie Season 10 (Recurring; voice role)

Personal life[edit]

Bingham is of Jamaican descent on her father's side, and of German-Jewish and Russian-Jewish descent on her mother's side. Bingham is Jewish, and had a Bat Mitzvah ceremony.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mulkerin, Andy (November 6, 2013). "Margot B. talks about Boardwalk Empire, singing and what Pittsburgh taught her". Pittsburgh City Paper. Retrieved January 3, 2017.
  2. ^ Sciullo, Maria (October 29, 2013). "Pittsburgh's Margot Bingham does 'Boardwalk Empire' visit here, and all that jazz". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved January 3, 2017.
  3. ^ a b c Margot Bingham introduces her singing as Daughter Maitland on 'Boardwalk Empire' Archived 2015-05-18 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Margot Bingham Dishes on 'Boardwalk Empire' - Rolling Stone". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  5. ^ "El Rey's 'Matador' Adds 'Breaking Bad,' 'Boardwalk' and WWE Alums (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  6. ^ Petski, Denise. "Diane Guerrero Joins CBS' 'Super Clyde'; Margot Bingham In ABC's 'Flesh And Blood' - Deadline". Deadline. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Margot Bingham from Boardwalk Empire is Jewish?!?!" HOT 97 YouTube channel. www.youtube.com Published November 14, 2013. Accessed June 20, 2020.

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