50 years old (Born on November 16, 1970)
Actress; She is famous from The Goonies.Member of The Steppenwolf Theatre Company Ensemble. In 2007 received a Tony Award Nomination and won the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance in Tom Stoppard's The Coast of Utopia. Niece of Michael Bowen. Niece of David Carradine, Michael Bowen and Robert Carradine. Cousin of actresses Ever Carradine and Kansas Carradine. Daughter of actors Keith Carradine and Shelley Plimpton; granddaughter of actor John Carradine. Niece of David Carradine.
Martha Plimpton's Best Moments
Fun Facts About Martha Plimpton
On the commentary track for the DVD of The Goonies (1985), she says that she was once playing the title role in Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler" on stage when an audience member yelled "Gooooonies!" from his seat.
Was conceived while her unmarried parents Keith Carradine and Shelley Plimpton were performing together in the Broadway production of "Hair" in 1970.
Became a vegetarian as a teen after late boyfriend, River Phoenix, introduced her to the lifestyle.
During the filming of The Goonies (1985), she made a bet with director Richard Donner that she would stop biting her nails. Donner paid up several years later, while they were doing commentary for the film's DVD.