Tilda Swinton, Julianna Margulies Honor George Clooney at 13th MoMA Film Benefit

George Clooney and Julianna Margulies starred opposite each other for the first five seasons of NBC’s medical-drama hit “ER,” but if it wasn’t for Clooney, Margulies’ Nurse Carol Hathaway might have died in the pilot.“I feel so grateful that you were the one who actually stopped me from taking [another] job, because you were the only one who actually cared enough to call and say, ‘By the way, don’t take the job.

I think you tested well and we tested well together.

If you just could hold off for a couple weeks, I think you’re going to get a series regular offer … forever in my life, I am indebted to you, my friend,” Margulies said during the Museum of Modern Arts 13th annual Film Benefit.The story goes, if she had taken that other job after her “ER” audition, the show’s writers couldn’t have

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