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25 January 1975 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

How tall is Mia Kirshner?

1.6 m

Life Story of Mia Kirshner

Mia Kirshner was born in Toronto, Ontario on January 25, 1975, to Etti, a teacher, and Sheldon Kirshner, a journalist. Her father is of Polish Jewish descent and her mother is a Bulgarian Jewish immigrant. Mia had a middle class upbringing and graduated from the prestigious McGill University with a degree in English Literature. She had a love for acting from her school days at the Jarvis Institute, and her parents helped find her a talent agent at the age of 12.

By the age of 15, Mia was acting professionally and made her film debut in 1993 in Denys Arcand's Love and Human remains. Kirshner won a Genie nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a supporting role for her part in the film. Mia's performance also brought her to the attention of Atom Egoyan, who cast her as the female lead in the 1996 film Exotica. Mia's depiction of a sexy stripper in the film, won her critical acclaim, and by 1996 she established herself with an equally inspiring performance in The Crow: City of Angels.

Having established herself in Hollywood as a leading and versatile performer, Mia also appeared in the first three episodes of 24 as the assassin Mandy in 2001. She...

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Often plays unsympathetic yet attractively sinister lesbians

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Actors Filmography
Dreamland (2020) , Star Trek: Discovery (2019) Amanda Grayson, A Swingers Weekend (2017) Fiona, Real Detective (2016) Detective Mannina, Milton's Secret (2016) Jane Adams, Never Happened (2015) Laura, Reluctant Witness (2015) Erin Villenueve, Bloodline (2015) Woman, Defiance (2014) Kenya Rosewater, Lost Girl (2013) Clio, Graceland (2013) Ashika Pearl, I Think I Do (2013) Julia Ryan, The Surrogacy Trap (2013) Christy Bennett, The Barrens (2012) Cynthia Vineyard, 388 Arletta Avenue Xtra (2012) , Kiss at Pine Lake (2012) Zoe McDowell, 388 Arletta Avenue...

Birth information

25 January 1975 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

How tall is Mia Kirshner?

1.6 m

Life Story of Mia Kirshner

Mia Kirshner was born in Toronto, Ontario on January 25, 1975, to Etti, a teacher, and Sheldon Kirshner, a journalist. Her father is of Polish Jewish descent and her mother is a Bulgarian Jewish immigrant. Mia had a middle class upbringing and graduated from the prestigious McGill University with a degree in English Literature. She had a love for acting from her school days at the Jarvis Institute, and her parents helped find her a talent agent at the age of 12.

By the age of 15, Mia was acting professionally and made her film debut in 1993 in Denys Arcand's Love and Human remains. Kirshner won a Genie nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a supporting role for her part in the film. Mia's performance also brought her to the attention of Atom Egoyan, who cast her as the female lead in the 1996 film Exotica. Mia's depiction of a sexy stripper in the film, won her critical acclaim, and by 1996 she established herself with an equally inspiring performance in The Crow: City of Angels.

Having established herself in Hollywood as a leading and versatile performer, Mia also appeared in the first three episodes of 24 as the assassin Mandy in 2001. She...

Significant features of Mia Kirshner

Often plays unsympathetic yet attractively sinister lesbians

What movies did Mia Kirshner play or participate?

Actors Filmography
Dreamland (2020) , Star Trek: Discovery (2019) Amanda Grayson, A Swingers Weekend (2017) Fiona, Real Detective (2016) Detective Mannina, Milton's Secret (2016) Jane Adams, Never Happened (2015) Laura, Reluctant Witness (2015) Erin Villenueve, Bloodline (2015) Woman, Defiance (2014) Kenya Rosewater, Lost Girl (2013) Clio, Graceland (2013) Ashika Pearl, I Think I Do (2013) Julia Ryan, The Surrogacy Trap (2013) Christy Bennett, The Barrens (2012) Cynthia Vineyard, 388 Arletta Avenue Xtra (2012) , Kiss at Pine Lake (2012) Zoe McDowell, 388 Arletta Avenue...

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She is a granddaughter of Holocaust survivors. Her father, Sheldon, a journalist for The Canadian Jewish News, was born in a displaced person camp in Germany in 1946. He met her mother, Etti, a Bulgarian Jewish refugee, in Israel. Kirshner has a younger sister.

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Mia Kirshner in Black Dahlia (2006)

She has a dog named Rainbow.

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Mia Kirshner and Sonequa Martin-Green in Star Trek: Discovery (2017)

Her favorite performance is that of Isabelle Huppert in The Piano Teacher (2001).

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Mia Kirshner in Star Trek: Discovery (2017)

Fluent in French.

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Mia Kirshner and Bruce Greenwood in Exotica (1994)

After her role in Exotica (1994), many Hollywood insiders predicted she'd be a star, but it never happened. A possible explanation is Kirshner's rebuffing of alleged sexual advances from Harvey Weinstein in 1994, which she revealed publicly in 2017.

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Mia Kirshner and Arsinée Khanjian in Exotica (1994)

Studied Russian literature and 20th-century movie industry at McGill University in Montreal.

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Mia Kirshner in Exotica (1994)

Has a younger sister named Lauren who has worked with her ''I Live Here'' project.

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Mia Kirshner in Exotica (1994)

Lives in Los Angeles and owns an apartment in Paris.

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Mia Kirshner and Elias Koteas in Exotica (1994)

Has an "M" tattoo on the back of her neck.

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Mia Kirshner in Exotica (1994)

Was roommates with Leisha Hailey and Katherine Moennig while filming The L Word (2004). Kirshner, Hailey, and Moenning lived down the street from Jennifer Beals' house.

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Mia Kirshner in Exotica (1994)

Auditioned for a role in Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995).

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Mia Kirshner and Bruce Greenwood in Exotica (1994)

Has played a vampire three times: Dracula: The Series (1990), The Vampire Diaries (2009) and 30 Days of Night: Dark Days (2010).

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Mia Kirshner and Bruce Greenwood in Exotica (1994)

Dated Evan Dando, Stephen Hopkins, Scott Bairstow, Grant Bowler, Mike Bender, Hugh Dancy's brother Jack, Sam Shepard and David Sutcliffe.

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Mia Kirshner and Elias Koteas in Exotica (1994)

Paternal grandfather David Kirshner died in January 2016, a few months shy of his 102nd birthday.

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Mia Kirshner and Vincent Perez in The Crow: Die Rache der Krähe (1996)

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Mia Kirshner in The Crow: Die Rache der Krähe (1996)

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Mia Kirshner and Richard Brooks in The Crow: Die Rache der Krähe (1996)

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Mia Kirshner in The Crow: Die Rache der Krähe (1996)

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Mia Kirshner and K.C. Collins in Lost Girl (2010)

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Mia Kirshner in Lost Girl (2010)

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Mia Kirshner in Graceland (2013)

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Mia Kirshner, Brandon Jay McLaren, Brandon Jay, and Manny Montana in Graceland (2013)

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Mia Kirshner, Graham Greene, and Jesse Rath in Defiance (2013)

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