Thora Birch

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  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Began acting at the age of 4 in a series of commercials for California Raisins.
  • Landed her first film role at 6, playing Molly in Purple People Eater (1988); she won a Youth Film Award for her performance.
  • For her role in the film Ghost World (2000), she earned a Golden Globe nomination, a Best Actress Award at the Seattle Film Festival and the title of "Actress of the Year" from both the Toronto and San Diego Film Critics Societies.
  • Appeared in Moby's video "We Are All Made of Stars" (2002) and Limp Bizkit's "Eat You Alive" (2003).
  • Supports the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, Best Buddies International, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and the Hollywood Cookbook.


  • 2002, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1999, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Winner
  • 2003, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie: Nominee
  • 2000, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee


  • Carol Connors — Mother
  • Jack Birch — Father
  • Bolt Birch — Brother


  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor