Marg Helgenberger

Biography: Mary Margaret Helgenberger was born on November 16th, 1958 to Kay Snyder and Hugh Helgenberger. She grew up in a farming town in Nebraska along with her older sister named Ann and younger brother Curt. She attended North Bend Central High School, where she played the french horn in their marching band. Marg began her college education at Kearney State College, then transferred to Northwestern University in Chicago where she majored in speech and drama. While acting in school production The Taming of the Shrew, she was discovered by a talent scout for the ABC soap opera Ryan's Hope. After finishing college Marg joined the show in 1982, where she stayed until 1986. While working on Ryan's Hope Marg met her future husband Alan Rosenberg, who she married in 1989. On October 21st, 1990, their only son, Hugh Howard Rosenberg (named after Marg's father) was born.

In 1988, Marg was cast in another ABC show, the primetime drama China Beach, which she starred in throughout its
Mary Margaret Helgenberger was born on November 16th, 1958 to Kay Snyder and Hugh Helgenberger. She grew up in a farming town in Nebraska along with her older sister named Ann and younger brother Curt. She attended North Bend Central High School, where she played the french horn in their marching band. Marg began her college education at Kearney State College, then transferred to Northwestern University in Chicago where she majored in speech and drama. While acting in school production The Taming of the Shrew, she was discovered by a talent scout for the ABC soap opera Ryan's Hope. After finishing college Marg joined the show in 1982, where she stayed until 1986. While working on Ryan's Hope Marg met her future husband Alan Rosenberg, who she married in 1989. On October 21st, 1990, their only son, Hugh Howard Rosenberg (named after Marg's father) was born.

In 1988, Marg was cast in another ABC show, the primetime drama China Beach, which she starred in throughout its 4-season run until 1991. In 1989, Marg made her film debut with a role in After Midnight, in which her real-life husband Alan Rosenberg played a man trying to murder her.

Throughout the 1990s Marg had guest roles on several TV shows and appeared in a number of movies, including Species and Species II. Then in 2000 she landed the starring role of Catherine Willows on CBS's top-notch drama CSI, where she has been ever since. Marg separated from her husband Alan Rosenberg (who at that time was the president of the Screen Actors Guild) in 2008. She filed for divorce the following year on December 21st, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason, and their marriage was officially ended on February 10th, 2010.
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Marg Helgenberger's Scores

Average career score: 66
Highest Metascore: 74 CSI: Season 9
Lowest Metascore: 56 Intelligence (2013): Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
5 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Under the Dome: Season 3 Jun 25, 2015 Christine Price 4.8
56 Intelligence (2013): Season 1 Jan 7, 2014 Director Lillian Strand 6.3
72 Under the Dome: Season 1 Jun 24, 2013 Christine Price 5.9
tbd CSI: Season 12 Sep 21, 2011 Catherine Willows 5.4
tbd CSI: Season 11 Sep 23, 2010 Catherine Willows 5.2
tbd CSI: Season 10 Sep 24, 2009 Catherine Willows 5.6
74 CSI: Season 9 Oct 9, 2008 Catherine Willows 6.8
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 16 Sep 2, 2008 Guest tbd
tbd CSI: Season 8 Sep 27, 2007 Catherine Willows 5.3
tbd CSI: Season 7 Sep 21, 2006 Catherine Willows 4.3
tbd CSI: Season 6 Sep 22, 2005 Catherine Willows 4.4
tbd CSI: Season 5 Sep 23, 2004 Catherine Willows 4.8
tbd CSI: Season 4 Sep 25, 2003 Catherine Willows 4.0
tbd CSI: Season 3 Sep 26, 2002 Catherine Willows 5.1
tbd CSI: Season 2 Sep 27, 2001 Catherine Willows 5.1
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 9 Aug 20, 2001 Guest 10
58 CSI: Season 1 Oct 6, 2000 Catherine Willows 6.6
tbd ER: Season 2 Sep 21, 1995 Karen Hines 9.3
tbd China Beach: Season 4 Sep 29, 1990 K.C. Kolowski tbd
tbd China Beach: Season 3 Sep 20, 1989 K.C. Kolowski tbd
tbd China Beach: Season 2 Nov 30, 1988 K.C. Kolowski tbd
73 China Beach: Season 1 Apr 26, 1988 K.C. Kolowski tbd