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Iris Bahr was born in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000), Svetlana (2010) and The Last Exorcism (2010).

Trivia (16)

Served two years in the Israeli military and had the rank of sergeant.
Conducted cancer and brain research at Brown University where she graduated magna cum laude.
New Face of Comedy at the 2003 Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival
Majored in Neuropsychology and Religious Studies.
Invited to perform her solo show at the United Nations May 2007.
Nominated for Drama Desk Award 2007 for Outstanding Solo Performance for her solo show DAI (enough), which she also wrote. Other nominees in her category include Vanessa Redgrave and Ed Harris.
Nominated for UK Stage Award for Outstanding Solo Performance for DAI (enough).
Winner 2008 Lucille Lortel Award for Best Solo Show (DAI, written and performed by Iris Bahr.).
Her humorous memoir "Dork Whore" (Bloomsbury) out in bookstores [March 2007]
Her one woman show "Planet America" was nominated for Best Solo Performance Award by LA Weekly [January 2003]
Solo show DAI currently running Off Broadway through March 2nd [January 2008]
Tel Aviv, Israel: Just completed filming a series regular role on the Israeli TV series "Irreversible" for Channel 2. [April 2012]
Writing and directing Svetlana, an original TV series created by Bahr that is being produced by Mark Cuban. [August 2009]
Tel Aviv, Israel: Currently developing her own TV series "Rachel and Noah" for an Israeli network. [May 2012]
Currently performing her new solo show DAI at the Culture Project. [December 2006]
Her new solo show "I Lost You There" is running through May 28, 2017 at the Cherry Lane Theatre.

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