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Mireille Enos Poster

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 22 September 1975Houston, Texas, USA
Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mireille Enos was born in Kansas City, Missouri, to Monique, a teacher, and Jon Goree Enos. Her Texas-born American father, and French mother, met while her father was serving on a Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She is the fourth of five children and grew up in Houston, Texas, where, following in her older siblings footsteps, she attended The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. She then went to Brigham Young University. She spent ten years living in New York City during which time she was nominated for a Tony Award for her portrayal of "Honey" in Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?". She is now married to actor Alan Ruck.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Alan Ruck (4 January 2008 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (11)

Once part of the New York City acting troupe "Handcart Ensemble".
Younger sister of actors Veronique Enos and Jongiorgi Enos.
Is a native of Houston, Texas.
Studied at Brigham Young University. While at Brigham Young, won a prestigious acting scholarship.
Nominated for a Tony Award (Best Featured Actess in a Play) in 2005 for her performance in the Broadway production "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf".
Graduate of the High School for Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas.
Distant cousin of John Enos III.
Stepmother of Emma Ruck and Sam Ruck.
In the newest production of Edward Albee's play "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" with Bill Irwin, Kathleen Turner, and David Harbour at the Longacre Theater. [April 2005]
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 35, a daughter Vesper Vivianne Ruck on September 23, 2010. Child's father is her husband, Alan Ruck.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 38, a son Larkin Zouey Ruck on July 23, 2014 at 7:07 am in Los Angeles weighed in at 7 lbs., 3 oz. Child's father is her husband, Alan Ruck.

Personal Quotes (3)

[re dealing with zombies in World War Z (2013) ] Pretty much they're scary dudes in crazy makeup chasing me, so I just run. My character doesn't know what they are either.
Big Love (2006) is not about mainstream Mormon culture; it was about a very specific splinter group, so it actually felt completely disconnected from my life [playing JoDean Marquart]. I approached it like I would approach any kind of religious culture that I know nothing about. But you know, my mom had to laugh, she was like, "Of all the shows, that's the one that you had to get a part on?"
[re late start in movies] I don't know that I would have been a Hollywood ingénue. But the roles that are available as a 30-something-year-old woman are so much more interesting. And this all kind of happened when I already had found my husband, our family was on its way - I found out that I got World War Z (2013) while at Babies "R" Us getting diapers.

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