Margaret Cassidy Lawson (born August 12, 1980) is an American actress best known for her role as Detective Juliet “Jules” O’Hara on the Psych television show.
From 2018 to 2019, she held the recurring role of Nathalie Flynn in the third and final season of Fox’s Lethal Weapon.
Quick Facts Maggie Lawson
|Date Of Birth||August 12, 1980|
|Age||40 years 11 months 9 days|
|Day of Birth||Tuesday|
|Place Of Birth||Louisville, Kentucky, United States|
|Full Name||Margaret Cassidy Lawson|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, United States|
5 Feet 3 Inches
|Hair color||light brown|
|Father||Mike Lawson (Hotel manager)|
|Father In-Law||Martin J Koldyke (Ex; investment banker)|
|Mother In-Law||Patricia Blunt Koldyke (Ex;)|
|Husband||Benjamin Koldyke (married 2015-2017)|
|Boyfriends||Eric Christian Olsen (Ex; Actor; 2003-2005)|
James Roday (Ex; 2006-2013; co-star on Psych)
|Education (Graduation)||University of Louisville|
|Education (High School)||Assumption High School (Catholic all-girls school, Louisville, Kentucky)|
|Alma Mater||University of Louisville|
|Debut (Movie)||Model Behavior(2000) (TV movie)|
|Debut (TV)||Unhappily Ever After|
|Net worth||$3 Million|
|Facebook Profile||Maggie Lawson Facebook Profile|
|Twitter Profile||Maggie Lawson Twitter Profile|
|Instagram Profile||Maggie Lawson Instagram Profile|
Early Life and Career
Born on 12th August, 1980 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA to Mike and Judy Lawson, Maggie has 2 brothers. Her father is a hotel manager and her mother is a homemaker.
Nick and Chris are her 2 brothers.
Lawson began her career at the age of 8 in local community plays and dinner shows. She then became a youth television host at the WDRB Fox 41 Kid’s Club in Louisville and moved to Los Angeles to become her first pilot at age 15.
In 2011, Lawson briefly returned to the theater to star in the play Greedy, directed by James Roday, who performed for a few weekends in Los Angeles.
Lawson starred in various sitcoms such as Cybill, Boy Meets World, and Home Improvement early in her career in leading and supporting roles.
She has also made appearances in television series such as Smallville and Fear Itself, and starred in Its All Relative and Crumbs.
For Disney Channel, Lawson played a dual role in Model Behavior with Justin Timberlake, and in the 2002 season of Nancy Drew in the lead role.
Other movie credits include Pleasantville, Nice Guys Sleep Alone, and Cleaner. From 2006 to 2014, Lawson starred in the original American Network series, Psych, as Detective Juliet OHara.
She reprized her role in 2017 in Psych: The Movie, in Psych 2: Lassie Come Home in 2020, and in Psych 3: This is Gus, in 2021.
After Psych, she landed the lead role in the series. Back in the Game sitcom, 2014 CBS pilot sitcom Save the Date, and 2016 CBS fantasy sitcom Angel from Hell.
She also had short arcs on Netflix’s Two and a Half Men, The Great Indoors, and The Ranch.
Also for Netflix, Lawson played the recurring lead role of Christa in the second and third seasons of the horror comedy series Santa Clarita Diet as well as the Spivak series in 2018.
For the Hallmark Channel, Lawson played the role starring in My Favorite Wedding and Christmas again in 2017, Our Story and Christmas Coming to Evergreen: Tidings of Joy in 2019.
Most recently, Lawson played Dr. Natalie Flynn in Lethal Weapon’s fifth season 3 and featured in Treehouse, the sixth episode of Hulu’s monthly horror anthology Into The Dark.
In 2020, she plays Kay, the female lead opposite Jason Biggs, in the FOX Outmished comedy series, “about a blue-collar couple […] from South Jersey trying to make a living and ‘raising four youngsters, three of whom turned out to be certified geniuses.
Maggie and Back In The Game actor Ben Koldyke got engaged on November 14, 2014. They had been dating for a few months before.
The couple married on August 8, 2015 at their family’s ranch in New Mexico. The wedding featured men wearing white cowboy hats, newlyweds playing table tennis outside, horses and dogs, among others, from the farm.
Divorce: She filed for divorce in 2017.
Maggie Lawson and James Roday dated for about 7 years from 2006 to 2013. The two also starred (in love) in the TV series.
Maggie and James have appeared in theater productions together. The two reunited in 2017 in the movie Psych: The Movie, and they appeared in the 2020 sequel Psych (Psych 2: Lassie Come Home).
Maggie dated American actor and producer Eric Christian Olsen from April 2003 to May 2005. Together they attended Hollywood events. Eric is known to have played Detective Marty Deeks in NCIS: Los Angeles.
|1996–1997||Unhappily Ever After||Madelyn||4 episodes|
|1996||Hang Time||Kim||1 episode|
|1997||Step by Step||Alana Mills||1 episode|
|Boy Meets World||Debbie||1 episode|
|1998||Home Improvement||Samantha Hayes||1 episode|
|Kelly Kelly||Ally||1 episode|
|Pleasantville||Lisa Anne||Theatrical film|
|I’ve Been Waiting for You||Debbie Murdock||Television film (NBC)|
|1999||Party of Five||Alexa||Recurring role|
|Nice Guys Sleep Alone||Meghan|
|ER||Shannon Mitchell||1 episode|
|Family Rules||Hope Harrison||6 episodes|
|2000||Model Behavior||Alex Burroughs/Janine Adams||Television film (Wonderful World of Disney)|
|2002||Nancy Drew||Nancy Drew||Television film (Wonderful World of Disney)|
|Cheats||Julie Merkel||Television film (HBO)|
|Heart of a Stranger||Amanda Maddox||Television film (Lifetime)|
|Smallville||Chrissy/Missy Parker||1 episode|
|2003||Winter Break||Michelle Casper|
|2003–2004||It’s All Relative||Liz Stoddard-Banks||Series regular|
|2004||Spellbound||A mortal woman||Television film|
|Love Rules||Kelly||Television film (ABC Family)|
|Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman||Rachel||Television film (CBS)|
|2005||Tru Calling||Megan Roberts||1 episode|
|2006||Crumbs||Andrea Malone||Series regular|
|2006–2014||Psych||Juliet O’Hara||Main Cast|
|Rules of Engagement||Jesse||1 episode|
|2008||Fear Itself||Samantha||1 episode|
|2009||Still Waiting…||Allison||Direct to DVD|
|Killer Hair||Lacey Smithsonian||Television film (Lifetime Movies)|
|Hostile Makeover||Lacey Smithsonian||Television film (Lifetime Movies)|
|Gamer||Female News Host #1|
|2010||A Date with Diana||Diana||Shortfilm|
|2013–2014||Back in the Game||Terry Gannon, Jr.||Series lead|
|2014–2015||Two and a Half Men||Ms. McMartin||12 episodes|
|2016||Angel from Hell||Allison||Series lead|
|2017||The Great Indoors||Rachel||4 episodes|
|My Favorite Wedding||Tess Harper||Television film (Hallmark)|
|Psych: The Movie||Juliet O’Hara||TV movie|
|Christmas Encore||Charlotte Lacy||Television film (Hallmark)|
|2017–2018||The Ranch||Jen||7 episodes|
|2018||Spivak||Jeanine Mulholland||Netflix film|
|Santa Clarita Diet||Christa||4 episodes|
|2018–2019||Lethal Weapon||Natalie Flynn||Recurring|
|2019||The Story of Us||Jamie||Television film (Hallmark)|
|Into The Dark||Rebecca Wheeler||Episode: “Treehouse“|
|Christmas in Evergreen: Tidings of Joy||Katie Connell||Television film (Hallmark)|
|Psych 2: Lassie Come Home||Juliet O’Hara||TV movie|
Maggie Lawson Net Worth
Maggie Lawson has a net worth of $2 million dollars.