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Miriam Shor Biography

Birth Place:
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Actor, comedian, singer

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


  • 2018Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated


  • Francis Shor -- Father
  • Molly -- Sister