Mia Kirshner

Born Jan 25, 1975

Mia Kirshner is a Canadian actress and social activist who works in movies and television series. She is best known for her portrayal of Jenny Schecter on The L Word (2004–2009) and for her role in the 2006 crime film The Black Dahlia as Elizabeth Short.… Read More

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1975 Birth Born on January 25, 1975.


1993 18 Years Old She made her film debut in 1993 in Denys Arcand's Love and Human Remains. … Read More


1996 21 Years Old In 1996, she appeared in The Crow: City of Angels.
1997 22 Years Old She also played Kitty Scherbatsky in the 1997 version of Anna Kareninna.
2001 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Kirshner also appeared in the first three episodes of 24 as the assassin Mandy in 2001. … Read More
2004 29 Years Old In 2004, Kirshner was cast as author Jenny Schecter, a main character in the drama series The L Word. … Read More


2006 31 Years Old In 2006, she starred in Brian De Palma's The Black Dahlia in which she plays the young aspiring actress, Elizabeth Short, who was mysteriously mutilated and murdered in 1947. … Read More
2010 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, Kirshner co-starred in the film 30 Days of Night: Dark Days which began filming in the fall of 2009.
2011 36 Years Old In 2011, she voiced the title character in Bear 71, a National Film Board of Canada web documentary that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
2012 37 Years Old On April 20, 2012, it was announced that Kirshner would join the new Syfy series Defiance.
2013 38 Years Old On October 9, 2013, it was mentioned on the Showcase blog that Kirshner would be one of several guest stars in season four of the television series Lost Girl. … Read More
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