Marg Helgenberger Biography
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Catherine Willows’ in the TV Series ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’)
Birthday: November 16, 1958 (Scorpio)
Born In: Fremont, Nebraska, United States
Marg Helgenberger is an American actress who rose to prominence with her role as Siobhan Ryan on the TV show ‘Ryan's Hope’. The small-town girl’s journey to Hollywood has been quite phenomenal. In her early days, she had no aspirations of becoming an actress. Instead, she wanted to follow into her mother's footsteps and become a nurse. Her interest in acting arose while she was visiting colleges to decide which course she wanted to pursue. While performing in a college play, she was spotted by a talent scout who advised her to consider a professional acting career. After working in ‘Ryan's Hope’, she bagged ‘China Beach’ and many other noteworthy film and TV roles, establishing her position as an actress. One of her highest acclaimed roles was her portrayal of a chemical exposure victim in the popular movie ‘Erin Brockovich’. Despite having a busy schedule, Marg manages to make time for charities and hosts an annual celebrity golf tournament to raise money for breast cancer awareness. Marg's mother is a breast cancer survivor who battled the disease for 27 years.