Michelle Trachtenberg

  • Birth Name: Michelle Christine Trachtenberg
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Learned Russian from her mother.
  • Studied ballet as a child and used her dancing skills in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer musical episode "Once More With Feeling."
  • Is good friends with Sarah Michelle Gellar, her costar from Buffy and All My Children.
  • Performed her own stunts in the 2005 movie Ice Princess.
  • Was nominated for a 2004 Daytime Emmy Award as Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series for her work as host and narrator of Discovery Kids' Truth or Scare.
  • Has appeared in more than 100 TV commercials.
  • Participated in antidrug charities such as RAD Kids, Care America and President Bill Clinton's Coalition for a Drug Free America.


  • Irene Trachtenberg — Sister
  • Michael Trachtenberg — Father
  • Shawn Ashmore — Ex-significant Other
  • Lana Trachtenberg — Mother

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