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Miriam Shor

Film, stage, and television actress and singer Miriam Shor was born on July 25, 1971 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, but grew up in Italy where her academic father was teaching and studying. Active in the arts in high school, Shor was among the first people in the newly formed BFA theater program at the University of Michigan. In the early 1990s Shor ... See full bio »

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 2015 Jessica Jones (TV Series)
Alisa Jones
- AKA WWJD? (2015) ... Alisa Jones
 2015 Puerto Ricans in Paris
Sargent Nora
 2012-2015 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Mandy Post
- Red Meat (2015) ... Mandy Post
- The Deep Web (2014) ... Mandy Post
- A Precious Commodity (2013) ... Mandy Post (voice, uncredited)
- The Bit Bucket (2013) ... Mandy Post
- The Art of War (2012) ... Mandy Post
 2014 The Mysteries of Laura (TV Series)
Eleanor Caldecott
- Pilot (2014) ... Eleanor Caldecott
 2014 5 Flights Up
Cool Lady
 2012 Royal Pains (TV Series)
Fannie Todd
 2011 Mildred Pierce (TV Mini-Series)
- Part Five (2011) ... Anna
- Part Four (2011) ... Anna (uncredited)
- Part Two (2011) ... Anna
- Part One (2011) ... Anna
 2009 Bored to Death (TV Series)
- The Case of the Stolen Sperm (2009) ... Bonnie
 2008 Puppy Love (TV Series)
 2007 BioShock (Video Game)
Diane McClintock (voice)
 2007 The Cake Eaters
 2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Rebecca Slater
- 30 (2007) ... Rebecca Slater
 2006-2007 Big Day (TV Series)
- The Ceremony (2007) ... Becca
- Magic Hour (2007) ... Becca
 2006 Shortbus
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Gwen Waters
- BB (2006) ... Gwen Waters
 2005/I Pizza
 2005 The West Wing (TV Series)
- King Corn (2005) ... Christine
 2004 Married to the Kellys (TV Series)
- Double Dating (2004) ... Justine
 2003 Second Born
 2003 The Dan Show (TV Movie)
Mary Alice
 2002 Set Set Spike (Short)
 2001-2002 Inside Schwartz (TV Series)
Julie Hermann
- It's All in the Footwork (2002) ... Julie Hermann
- Kissing Cousin (2002) ... Julie Hermann
- Bless Me Father, for I Have Fired You (2001) ... Julie Hermann
- Eve's Date with Schwartz's Destiny (2001) ... Julie Hermann
- Play-Action Fake Boyfriend (2001) ... Julie Hermann
 2001 Deadline (TV Series)
Rachel Blake
- Just Lie Back (2001) ... Rachel Blake
 2000 Then Came You (TV Series)
- Then Came the Monthiversary (2000) ... Cheryl
- Then Came Cousin Aidan (2000) ... Cheryl
- Then Came a Wedding (2000) ... Cheryl
- Then Came Two Birthdays (2000) ... Cheryl
 2000 Becker (TV Series)
- Old Yeller (2000) ... Rosie
 1999 Let It Snow
 1999 Flushed
 1999/I Entropy
Blind Date #2
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Original cast memeber of Off-Broadway show Hedwig and the Angry Inch as Yazik. Her voice is also on the cast recording of the show, released in 1999. See more »


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Most notable role, Yitzhak in the Broadway production "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" was presented to her on a tiny slip of paper by agent in 1998. It said, "A man to be played by a woman. Surly, Jewish, Croatian. Ex-drag queen billed as Krystall Nacht, the Last Jewess of the Balkans." See more »

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