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Elvis Fan Margo Martindale Makes Guest Appearance on "New Girl's" Elvis-Themed Episode

March 27, 2013

In case you missed last night's "New Girl" episode, Elvis fan and television star Margo Martindale made a guest appearance in an episode centered around the king. Martindale shares with about how she has been an Elvis fan from the beginning.

“Nobody could have known that I am an Elvis fanatic,” said Martindale on “Everybody I know used to give me pictures of Elvis. Elvis has been in my life since the ’50s.”

In the episode, an Elvis fan family wants to give their recently deceased father the funeral he always dreamed of and Jess (played by Zooey Deschanel) saves the day when she shows up, dressed in the king's famous American Eagle jumpsuit sporting his pompadour, and gives her own witty and touching Elvis performance.

Read Margo Martindale's interview about appearing on New Girl and her love of Elvis by visiting Also, check out the Elvis-themed "New Girl" episode by visiting Come learn all about Elvis' legacy and plan your own rock 'n' roll pilgrimage to Graceland with our free online trip planner!