Aug. 12th, 1980
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
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Margaret Cassidy "Maggie" Lawson was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, the daughter of Judy, a homemaker, and Mike Lawson, a hotel manager. She attended Assumption High School, an All-Girls Catholic school. When she was eight, she began appearing in local community and dinner theater productions, and at 10, she earned an on-air commercial gig at a Louisville TV station, which soon led to a steady six-year role as a TV personality who filed news reports targeted for her fellow kids. At 17, she moved to Los Angeles for her first professional TV appearance in a recurring role on the sitcom Unhappily Ever After (1995). She finished her senior year in high school with a correspondence course. In 2000, Maggie starred in twin roles as a model and a nerdy student in the movie Model Behavior (2000) an ABC-TV movie featuring 'Justin Timberlake'. She has also made guest appearances on television series such as Smallville and Fear Itself. She was recently the star of a play called Greedy, directed by 'James Roday', which played for a few weekends in Los Angeles. She co-stars in the USA Network original series, Psych, as Detective Juliet O'Hara. She has been in a relationship with Psych co-star 'James Roday' since 2006. Lawson is slated to star in the ABC sitcom Back In The Game, which was picked up for the 2013 fall season. She will play Terry Gannon, a single mother and former college softball player who reluctantly agrees to coach her son's little league team. In her free time, she enjoys singing and songwriting.
- Her father, Mike, is a hotel manager, and her mother, Judy, is a homemaker.
- Is the girlfriend of 'James Roday' (qv), her co-star on the show _"Psych" (2006)_ (qv).