Birth Date: January 25, 1975 / Age: 39
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Biography: Mia Kirshner (born January 25, 1976) is a Canadian actress who works in movies and television series.
Born in Toronto, Ontario, 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, in Israel. Kirshner has a younger sister.
It is not commonly known if Kirshner has a boyfriend, however, she was connected with Evan Dando for a period.
After working for a decade in film and television, Kirshner became well known when she starred in the first 3 episodes of 24 as bisexual terrorist Mandy, in 2001. She returned for a cameo appearance in the last episode of the second season, when she attempted to assassinate President David Palmer. Kirshner returned for the last episodes of the show's fourth season, in 2005.
She is also a main cast member of Showtime series The L Word.
Kirshner studied Russian literature at McGill University in Montreal.