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Biography of Mia Kirshner

Biography of Mia Kirshner

Canadian actress and Social Activist Mia Kirshner was born on January 25, 1975. Mia has acted in both television shows and films. Her most well-known roles are during her tenure as Jenny Schecter on The L Word (2004–2009) and as Elizabeth Short in the 2006 crime picture The Black Dahlia.


Mia Kirshner Early Life

The daughter of teacher Etti (Henrietta) and journalist Sheldon Kirshner, who contributed to The Canadian Jewish News, Kirshner was born in Toronto, Ontario. Kirshner is the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors; her mother, a Bulgarian Jewish immigrant, met her father in the camp for internally displaced people at Bad Reichenhall in Germany in 1946 after they fled to Israel. Lauren Kirshner, her younger sister and a writer, worked on the I Live Here initiative.

Having grown up in a middle-class family, Kirshner first attended Forest Hill Collegiate Institute before earning his diploma from Jarvis Collegiate Institute. Kirshner attended McGill University in Montreal to study Russian literature and the film industry of the 20th century.

Struggle and Career of Mia Kirshner

Struggle and Career of Mia Kirshner

She had a passion for acting while she was a student at the Jarvis Institute. When she was twelve years old, her parents assisted in finding her a talent agency, and she went on to appear in several Canadian TV shows. In the War of the Worlds episode “Loving the Alien” from the second season, Kirshner made her television debut in 1989 playing two roles: Jo, a teenage resistance fighter who was kidnapped and replicated by the enemy aliens, and her twin. Mia began her professional acting career at 14 years of age, and she starred in Denys Arcand’s Love and Human Remains in her debut film in 1993

From 1996-2004

She made an appearance in The Crow: City of Angels in 1996. She also portrayed Kitty Scherbatsky in the Anna Karenina film from 1997. In 2001, Kirshner played Mandy in the first three episodes of the television series 24. Later, she would return to the character for the show’s second-season finale and the second part of its fourth season. Kirshner portrayed Catherine Wyler, dubbed “The Cruelest Girl in School,” in the 2001 film. She made a brief cameo as Catherine Wyler in the music video for Marilyn Manson: Tainted Love (2001), which was included on the film’s soundtrack. In the drama series The L Word, Kirshner was chosen to play writer Jenny Schecter in 2004.

From 2006-2012

Mia played the young, aspirational actress Elizabeth Short in Brian De Palma’s 2006 film. Even though the movie received negative reviews, her performance was praised by many of them. Filming on 30 Days of Night: Dark Days (2010) started in the autumn of 2009, Kirshner co-starred in the movie. She was chosen for a guest role on The Vampire Diaries (2009) in 2010 as Isobel Fleming. Mia provided the voice of the lead character in the 2011 Sundance Film Festival in the web documentary Bear 71 (2012). She stayed on the show through 2009, seeing it through all six seasons. For her portrayal of Jenny Schecter, she received multiple honors and a global fan base that stuck with the character for the L Word’s seasons.

From 2013-2020 

The Showcase blog announced on October 9, 2013, that Kirshner would appear as a guest star in multiple episodes of the fourth season of the television series Lost Girl. She started a recurring role on Star Trek: Discovery in 2018 as Amanda Grayson. According to an article published on September 5, 2019, by Entertainment Tonight’s news outlet ET Online, Kirshner and co-star Penelope Ann Miller will portray characters in the Lifetime movie The College Admissions Scandal. Kirshner and Ben Savage were to co-star in the Hallmark Channel holiday movie Love, Lights, Hanukkah!, which debuted on December 12, 2020, it was reported in September 2020. Kirshner portrays Christina, a restaurant owner who discovers via a DNA test that she is descended from Jews.


Kirshner co-produced the book I Live Here with writer James MacKinnon and former Adbusters staff members Paul Shoebridge and Michael Simons, and it was released in October 2008, following seven years of production. Four distinct groups of women and children who are refugees from Chechnya, Juárez, Burma, and Malawi share their life stories in the book. Original content from well-known comic and graphic artists, such as Joe Sacco and Phoebe Gloeckner, is included in the book. In the United States, Random House/Pantheon her book was published.

Relationship – Love Life, Marriage or Boyfriend

Mia Kirshner Relationships

She was in a relationship with Evan Dando in the mid-1990s. There were rumors that the late playwright and actor Sam Shepard and Mia Kirshner were romantically involved. British-Australian producer and director of films Stephen Hopkins was dating Mia Kirshner.

Mia Kirshner is single as of 2024. There has been conjecture over her love connections because she has kept her personal life comparatively quiet.

Figure – Physical Appearance

Here are Mia’s physical characteristics: breast, weight, waist, hips, bra, dress shoe size. Her bra and hip sizes are similar to Chloe Morello’s.

Breast33 inches (86 centimeters)
Weight52 kilograms (115 pounds)
Waist24 inches (61 centimeters)
Hips size33 inches (86 centimeters)
Bra size38B 
Dress size4
Shoe size  7.5 US

Mia Kirshner Family Background

Her father Sheldon Kirshner, a journalist for The Canadian Jewish News, was born in 1946 to Polish Jewish parents in a camp for internally displaced people in Germany. In Israel, he got to know her mother Etti Kirshner, a Jewish refugee from Bulgaria. Kirshner’s sibling is younger named Lauren Kirshner.

Age of Mia Kirshner

On January 25, 1975, she was born. She is 49 years old in 2024. If you are interested in Canadian celebrities, you must see Taylor Russell, Jay Baruchel, and Kristin Laura Kreuk. 

Net Worth Of Mia Kirshner

According to records, Mia Kirshner has a net worth of 2 million dollars.

Wiki Info

As we are talking about Mia Kirshner, One of your favorite actors. Here are her wiki details.

Real NameMia Kirshner
Date of Birth25 January,1975
Place of BirthToronto, Ontario
Current ResidenceLos Angeles
Age 49  years
EducationGraduation in English Literature
ParentsFather – Sheldon Kirshner
Mother – Etti Krishner
SiblingsSister – Lauren Kirshner
Brother – Unknown
Height5 feet 2 inches (160 centimeters)
Eyes ColorGrey eyes
Hair ColorDark Brown
Marital StatusNot Married
Wife / Husband NameUnknown
ChildrenDaughter – Unknown
Son – Unknown
Zodiac SignAquarius
Profession        Canadian
Social Activist
HobbyWatching seasons
Enjoying holidays.

Social Media Accounts

Mia is not a social person. She has only an Instagram account. So, below are her Instagram followers 

Instagram77.7k followers

Does Mia Kirshner have Instagram?

Yes, she has an Instagram account with 77.7k followers.

What languages does Mia Kirshner speak?

She speaks both English and French fluently.

Who played Mandy in 24?

Mia Kirshner played Mandy in 24.

What nationality is Mia Kirshner?

She has a Canadian nationality.

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