'Good Wife'? Julianna Margulies seems like a good egg

Julianna Margulies is almost too glamorous for television. With that raven hair and those fine-cut cheekbones, the 46-year-old actress seems born for adornment on a 22-foot-high screen. But her career has always revved on a higher level on the small screen, in such long-term roles as her seven-year stint on "ER" and, since 2009 as scorned spouse Alicia Florrick in "The Good Wife." She's received Emmys for both shows but, "Wife" comes with a bonus: Once again, Margulies gets to live in New York City, where she happily mingles with the regular folk on the street and subway, and is tickled not to be recognized — because it lets her observe the human condition and be a better actor. "I like to watch," she says, echoing the Peter Sellers character in her favorite movie, "Being There." Shortly after "Wife" wrapped its fourth season on CBS, Margulies sat down with The Envelope to talk about Alicia, the act of forgiveness and the importance of silence.

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