Mia Kirshner

Mia Kirshner

Canadian actor
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Mia Kirshner

Mia Kirshner (born January 25, 1975) is a Canadian actress, writer and social activist. She is known for television roles as Mandy in 24 (2001–2005), as Jenny Schecter in The L Word (2004–2009), and as Amanda Grayson in Star Trek: Discovery (2017–present). Her film credits include Love and Human Remains (1993), Exotica (1994), The Crow: City of Angels (1996), Mad City (1997), Not Another Teen Movie (2001) and The Black Dahlia (2006).

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Full name at birth
Mia Kirshner
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Claim to fame
The L Word
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Date of birth
25 January 1975
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Place of birth
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Age
46
Occupation
Actress, Writer, Activist
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Nationality
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
5' 2½" (159 cm)
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Weight
115 lbs (52.2 kg)
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Build
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Gender
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Sexuality
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Religion
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Distinctive feature
Widow's peak
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Tattoo
An "M" tattoo on the back of her neck.
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Dress size
2 (US)
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Shoe size
7 (US), 38.5 (EU), 5.5 (UK), 240 (J)
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Net worth
$2,000,000 USD
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High school
  • Jarvis Collegiate Institute, Toronto
  • Forest Hill Collegiate Institute
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University
McGill University for 20th-century movie industry and Russian Literature.
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Talent agency
  • Agency for the Performing Arts L.A.
  • Agents Associés - Suzy Vatinet (France)
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Partner: David Sutcliffe (Dating)
2016-
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I am an extremely private person. I always feel that I come across as a caricature of myself whenever I do interviews.
  • Is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent. Her father's family were from Poland and her mother's family were from Bulgaria.
  • 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.
  • Ranked #38 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).
  • Played Sarah Logan in the pilot for the TV show "D.C." (2000) but the role was later re-cast.
  • Was raised in Toronto by her father, who is a journalist, and mother, who is a teacher.

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