Fast Facts

  • Spent part of her childhood in Italy, where her father, a professor, had been studying on a Fulbright scholarship.
  • Originated the role of Yitzhak in the off-Broadway Hedwig and the Angry Itch in 1998; reprised the role for the film version in 2001.   
  • Featured in the short-lived sitcom Then Came You in 2000.
  • Landed the part of Mary in a 2002 Kennedy Center production of the show Merrily We Roll Along.  
  • Landed role of Janet Thompson on the CBS primetime drama series Swingtown in 2008.


  • Francis Shor — Father
  • Molly — Sister


  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (BFA in Performance, 1993)

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  • Birth Place: Minneapolis, MN
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, Singer

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