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Birth Place: Houston, Texas, United States

Birthday: September 22, 1975, Virgo

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • First name, pronounced "me-ray," is a derivation of the French word for wonderful.
  • Father was a Mormon missionary in France, where he met and  converted Mireille's mother.
  • Won an Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship while attending Brigham Young University.
  • Performed with the New York acting troupe Handcart Ensemble.
  • Played identical twins Kathy and Jodean Marquart on the HBO drama Big Love. 
  • Was five months pregnant while shooting the pilot for AMC crime drama The Killing.
  • Prepped for her detective role in The Killing by grilling the series' still photographer, who had spent 20 years as a homicide investigator.
  • Holds a black belt in tae kwon do.

Awards

  • 2005, Tony — Actress (Featured Role--Play): Nominee
  • 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee

Relationships

  • Sam Ruck — Stepson
  • Ginger Enos — Sister
  • Raphael Enos — Brother
  • Monique Enos — Mother
  • Vesper Vivianne Ruck — Daughter
  • Emma Ruck — Stepdaughter
  • Alan Ruck — Husband
  • Larkin Zouey Ruck — Son
  • Veronique Enos — Sister
  • Jongiorgi Enos — Brother

College

  • Attended Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, United States