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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 26 April 1985London, England, UK

Mini Bio (1)

Jemima Kirke is the daughter of drummer Simon Kirke and vintage boutique owner, Lorraine Kirke. Although born in London, Kirke was raised in New York City. She was educated at Saint Ann's School in New York, before moving on to Rhode Island School of Design, where she studied art and graduated as a Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Kirke met and became friends with Lena Dunham whilst at school. Dunham asked her to appear in her 2010 film Tiny Furniture (2010). This lead to her breakout role as Jessa Johansson in Dunham's hit HBO series Girls (2012).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Michael Mosberg (2009 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (6)

Gave birth to her 1st child at age 25, a daughter Rafella Israel Mosberg in October 2010. Child's father is her husband, Michael Mosberg.
Met husband Michael in a doctor's office when she had bronchitis.
Is a visual artist, which is her top priority, and feels that acting is secondary.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 27, a son Memphis Kirke Mosberg on November 20, 2012. Child's father is her husband, Michael Mosberg.
Jemima's father has English and Scottish ancestry. Jemima's maternal grandfather, Jack Dellal, was of Iraqi Jewish descent. Jemima's maternal grandmother, Zehava Helmer, was an Israeli of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.
Sister of actress Lola Kirke.

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