Maggie Siff graduated from Bronx High School of Science. Her undergraduate degree is from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, where she majored in English and graduated in 1996). She received her master’s degree in Fine Art from New York University’s Tisch School.
Nominated for a 1997 Barrymore (Philadelphia’s top theater awards) for Outstanding Leading Actress in a Play for the Walnut Street Theatre Studio 3’s production of Oleanna by David Mamet.
Siff won a 1998 Barrymore for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play for the Lantern Theater Company’s production of Ghosts by H. Ibsen. The same year, she was also nominated for Outstanding Leading Actress (for InterAct Theatre Company’s production of Aunt Dan & Lemon by Wallace Shawn) and for Best Emerging Philadelphia Theatre Artist.
She was nominated for a 2005 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role in a Play for “Dollhouse” at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
Her father is of Russian Jewish descent and her mother is of Irish and Swedish ancestry.
Maggie Siff appeared on the October 18, 2013, cover of Entertainment Weekly (along with her “Sons of Anarchy” costars Katey Sagal and Charlie Hunnam).
Gave birth to her first child at age 39, a daughter Lucy in April 2014. The child’s father is her husband.