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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 25 July 1971Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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 moved to New York City and landed to role in on the many off-Broadway productions, most successful of which rock musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" (1998-2000) by John Cameron Mitchell, where she played drag queen Yitzhak. In 2001 she starred in the critically successful film adaptation of the musical.

On television, Shor starred in the short-lived series, such as "Then Came You" (2000), "Inside Schwartz" (2001-2002), "Big Day" (2006-2007) and "Swingtown" (2008). She also appeared on FX drama "Damages" (2007-2010) and HBO miniseries "Mildred Pierce" (2011), and also guest starred on "Becker" (2000), "The West Wing", "My Name Is Earl" (2006), "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (2007) and "Bored to Death" (2009).

In 2012, Shor stars as Cricket Caruth-Reilly, a strong-willed business woman, whose husband is gay, on the ABC comedy series "GCB" (2012) alongside Leslie Bibb, Kristin Chenoweth, Jennifer Aspen, Marisol Nichols and Annie Potts.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Alrofficial

Spouse (1)

Justin Hagan (? - present) (1 child)

Trivia (6)

Her parents divorced when she was 7 and she alternated between living in Turin, Italy (with her mother), and suburban Detroit (with her father).
Graduated from Ferndale High in 1989 and ceased alternating location.
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."
Attended the University of Michigan where she played a variety of roles including three different shows in which she played the Virgin Mary.
Expecting her first child in 2009. [April 29, 2009].
Gave birth in early 2009 to her first child at age 37.

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