Maggie Lawson :: Biography
Margaret Cassidy Lawson, better known by her stage name Maggie Lawson is an American actress for especially for the small screen. She was born in the year 1980 and celebrates her birthday every year on August 12. She is best known for her portrayal of Detective Juliet ‘Jules’ O’Hara in the popular television show Psych. She has also appeared on various other sitcoms such as Crumbs, It’s All Relative and Inside Schwartz. She starred in the television movie Nancy Drew.
She is a native of Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America as she was born and raised there for most of her early life there. She was born as the daughter to homemaker mother Judy and father Mike Lawson, who worked as a hotel manager. She has two brothers, Chris and Nick. For her high school education she attended an all-girls catholic school Assumption High School, until her sophomore year as she moved to Los Angles then.
Lawson started her career in the entertainment industry at the young age of eight when she started appearing on local dinner theater and local community productions. At the age of 10, she landed a role in an on-air commercial which made way to her six years long career as a co-host of WDRB Fox 41 Kid's Club in Louisville. On moving to Los Angles to pursue her career, she got her first television performance with a recurring role in the sitcom Unhappily Ever After in 1995. Starting in 2000, she starred in the ABC made for TV movie Model Behavior alongside Justin Timberlake. Then in the year 2006, she was cast as a co-star in the USA Network original series, Psych, as Detective Juliet O'Hara. USA Network announced on February 5, 2014 that Psych would end on March 26 after 8 successful seasons. Besides that, she has made guest appearances on several television series including Smallville, Felicity, Home Improvement, Boy Meets World, Step by Step, Working, Justified, Fear Itself and many others. She also did a play called Greedy in Los Angles. She portrayed Terry Gannon on the ABC sitcom Back In The Game. The show was aired up to ten episodes. It was recently announced that Maggie will be cast in the comedy pilot Save the Date by CBS. Her other notable works include Still Waiting, Crumbs, It’s All Relative, Inside Schwartz, Family Rules and Cybill are a few among many more.
About her personal life, she is in a relationship with her long time boyfriend James Roday her co-star of the series Psych. They met on the sets of the series and the romance blossomed. They started dating right away in 2006 and have stayed together ever since. However, they are yet to be married and if they continue like this, marriage is very likely to happen in the near future. Despite the rumors, she is not pregnant and seems like that will have to wait. She has found a good balance between her personal and professional life and is living a happy life. She likes song writing and singing during her free time.
The beautiful actress has a great acting skill. Not only that, she is also a proud owner of a curvaceous body and a beautiful face. She is a proud owner of a sensual body with perfect measurements. She has the height of 5 feet and 3 and a half inch, and has maintained her body in good shape and manages to look much younger than her age. She revealed her hot body and toned legs in sensual bikini. She can be followed in her Twitter account and her interviews are also available on the internet. Her biography in the Wikipedia and IMDb website have more on her.