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Mia Kirshner Biography Current News Profile Boy Friend Husband Children Movies Relationships Twitter Imdb Family Facebook Myspace Pictures Wallpaper Online Video.

Canadian actress Mia Kirshner is known in her native country and beyond for her portrayals of moderately to deeply troubled young women who often harbor dark secrets.

Born in Toronto in 1975, where she was raised by a journalist father and a teacher mother, Kirshner broke into films in 1993.
 
That year, she starred as a bad seed teenager intent on seducing her mother's boyfriend in Cadillac_Girls and played a dominatrix in Denys_Arcand's Love and Human Remains.
 
Kirshner had another career breakthrough the following year playing a young stripper with a surprising past identity in Atom_Egoyan's widely acclaimed Exotica.
 
The actress' work in the celebrated film attracted the notice of American casting agents, who promptly cast her in supporting roles in Murder in the First (1995) and the Southern gothic coming-of-age tale The_Grass_Harp (also 1995).
 
Although she subsequently won lead roles in The Crow: City of Angels (1996) -- in which she played up her dark Goth looks as the tattoo artist who befriends Vincent_Perez -- and Mad_City (1997), which cast her as journalist Dustin_Hoffman's intern,

Kirshner has had difficulty making a name for herself in Hollywood. She continues to appear in both lead and supporting roles in such independent and/or small features as Saturn (1999), a drama that cast her as the hedonistic girlfriend of a young man (Scott_Caan) caring for his Alzheimer's-stricken father.
 
Keeping busy well into the new millennium, Kirshner would later appear in the real-time television series 24, as well as Not Another Teen Movie (both 2001), a parody of the recent wave of high school themed films.
 
A featured role in the popular Showtime series The L Word found Kirshner continuing to court success on the small screen, and in 2006 she would head back to the big screen as the ill-fated actress who sparks a legendary Hollywood investigation in director Brian De Palma's The Black Dahlia.

Played Sarah Logan in the pilot for the TV show "D.C." (2000) but the role was later re-cast.
 
The "Stuff" magazine cover she did with Chyler Leigh was the first time that magazine ever featured multiple people on the cover.Was raised in Toronto by her father, who is a journalist, and mother, who is a teacher.
 
She is a granddaughter of Holocaust survivors. Her father, Sheldon, a journalist for The Canadian Jewish News, was born in a displaced person camp in Germany in 1946. He met her mother, Etti, a Bulgarian Jewish refugee, in Israel. Kirshner has a younger sister.Ranked #38 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).
 
Has written a book called 'I Live Here'. "I Live Here is a paper documentary - an intimate journey to  humanitarian crises in four corners of the world: war in Chechnya, ethnic cleansing in Burma, globalization in Mexico, and AIDS in Malawi.".
 
Lost the lead roles in Kids (1995), Boys Don't Cry (1999), If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000), and Party Monster (2003) to fellow actress Chloë Sevigny.
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