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Thora Birch


For some people, oatmeal starts the day off right - for Thora Birch, it launched a healthy career in front of the camera. It's hard to believe that the actress, who slunk into stardom with her turn as the disillusioned daughter in American Beauty (1999), is even related to the apple-cheeked blonde who once gazed up at Quaker Oats (R) spokesman ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 16 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

American Beauty
American Beauty Jane Burnham
(1999)
Ghost World
(2001)
Hocus Pocus
(1993)

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Other Works:

Music video: "We Are All Made Of Stars" by Moby (2002) See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Interviews | 14 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Thora

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

For me, romance isn't an over-the-top act. It's someone offering to help and to support me. Or if that person thinks I'm making the wrong decision, he'll tell me. I want him to be honest, because being that honest takes a lot of guts. See more »

Trivia:

She was scheduled to make her NY stage debut in an off-Broadway revival of "Dracula". Four days before the play was supposed to open, Birch was fired and asked to leave the theater immediately, due to interference from her manager/father. He had been supervising every detail of his daughter's performance during rehearsals. When he saw another actor giving Birch a back rub, he demanded that the ... See more »

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Pisces

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