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Mia Kirshner        

Actress Best Known for her Role in "The L-Word"

Mia Kirshner is best known for her pivotal series regular role as ‘Jenny Schecter’ in Showtime’s “The L-Word,” for which the show creator, Chaiken, is quoted by the New York Times as having said, “There are no boundaries to what Ms. Kirshner can do as an actor.. I see her having such a great range. I do see her as a leading lady”.

She can next be seen as the lead in the hit Hallmark movie Love, Lights and Hanukkah! Kirshner headlined for the Lifetime movie The College Admissions Scandal and has received critical acclaim for her portrayal of Elizabeth Short, alongside Scarlett Johansson and Hilary Swank, in the Brian De Palma Feature, The Black Dahlia. Her other credits include significant roles in “24,” “Defiance,” Atom Egoyan’s Exotica, and more recently, Milton’s Secret, alongside Donald Sutherland.

Most recently, Kirshner can be seen portraying the heavily recurring 'Amanda Grayson’ in CBS's “Star Trek: Discovery.”


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