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Michelle Trachtenberg Biography

Birth Name:
Michelle Christine Trachtenberg
Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • 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