Maggie Siff (born June 21, 1974) is an American actress. She appears in season 1 and season 2 of Mad Men as Rachel Menken.

Personal Life

Siff was born in The Bronx, New York City. She is Jewish on her father's side. She is a graduate of Bronx Science, undergraduate of Bryn Mawr Majoring in English and Graduating in 1996, and later Tisch School of the Arts with an M.F.A. in Acting.


Siff worked extensively in regional theatre/theater before her work on TV. She is noticed as an Alcoholics Anonymous speaker during an episode of Rescue Me in season two. She won a Barrymore Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1998 for her work in Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts at Lantern Theater Company.

She is also known as the prodigal girlfriend Dr. Tara Knowles on the FX drama Sons of Anarchy. She also played a role in the 2009 film Push, as Teresa Stowe and in the 2010 film Leaves of Grass as Rabbi Renannah Zimmerman.

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