Caption: Still of Tommy Lee Jones and Martha Plimpton in The River Rat (1984)
Actress, Soundtrack, Writer
Born: November 16, 1970
Star sign: Scorpio
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)
Known for: Raising Hope (2010), The Goonies (1985), Parenthood (1989), The Mosquito Coast (1986)
She has show biz in her blood. Martha Plimpton was born November 16, 1970, in New York City to two actors: Keith Carradine and Shelley Plimpton. Martha began her career at age 8, when her mom had a friend of hers, composer Elizabeth Swados, enroll her in an actors' workshop. At age 10, she got a small part in Rollover (1981), and also made a ...