Martha Plimpton, an award-winning actor with success across stage, film, and television. Plimpton currently stars in ABC’s The Real O'Neals and recently starred in the London premiere of the acclaimed play Other Desert Cities. Nominated for an Emmy Award and twice for a Critics' Choice Television Award, Plimpton’s memorable TV guest appearances include The Good Wife, for which she won the 2012 Emmy Award for “Outstanding Guest Actress in Drama Series" and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for which she earned an Emmy® nomination for “Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series." Plimpton has appeared in more than 30 films, including The Goonies, The Mosquito Coast, Running on Empty, Beautiful Girls, Parenthood, and the independent feature Small Town Murder Songs. On stage, Martha’s work has garnered thee consecutive Tony Award nominations. Martha is also the co-founder of the women's rights organization A IS FOR which is dedicated to advancing women's reproductive rights and ending the stigma against abortion care.
The Muse Awards, NYWIFT's annual gala holiday luncheon, celebrates the vision and achievements of women who work in the entertainment industry. Each year, remarkable and accomplished women are honored with this prestigious award. It is NYWIFT's flagship fundraising event — a highlight of the New York City holiday season in the entertainment industry — and is attended by an enthusiastic audience of 1,200 leading executives from every major studio, broadcast and cable network, and film production facility.
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