Actress Maggie Siff ’96, who is visiting campus to take part in this year’s third Pen Y Groes Seminar lunch, will also hold an informal Q&A with students from 11-11:45 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, in the Quita Woodward Room in Thomas Hall. This event is for Bryn Mawr students only.
Maggie stars as Tara Knowles on FX’s hit series Sons of Anarchy. She played Rachel Menken on the first season of AMC’s Emmy and Golden Globe-winning series Mad Men, for which she was included in a SAG award nomination for Best Ensemble. She has had recurring roles on ABC’s Life on Mars and FX’s Nip/Tuck. Her films include Leaves of Grass, opposite Edward Norton, Judd Apatow’s Funny People, Helen Hunt’s indie drama Then She Found Me and Paul McGuigan’s Push. Siff’s numerous theater credits include the recent revival of A Lie of the Mind, directed by Ethan Hawke (Off Broadway, The New Group), The Escort (The Geffen Theater), Or (Off-Broadway, The Women’s Project) The Ruby Sunrise (The Public Theater), Frank’s Home (Playwright’s Horizons/Goodman Theater), Rebecca Gilman’s Dollhouse at the Goodman Theater (Jefferson Award Nomination for ‘Outstanding Principle Actress’), Lantern Theater’s Ghosts (Barrymore Award for ‘Best Supporting Actress’), Interact Theatre’s Aunt Dan and Lemon and the Walnut Street Theatre’s Oleanna (both earned Barrymore Award Nominations). She can be seen in the upcoming indie film Concussion, as well as Off Broadway in Theater for A New Audience’s Taming of the Shrew. She holds an MFA from NYU’s Tisch Graduate Acting Program and an A.B. in English from Bryn Mawr.