Mia Barron is an American theatre, film, and television actress. In 2019 she won an Obie award for her performance in Madeline George’s Hurricane Diane. at New York Theatre Workshop. Two years earlier, she won an Obie and a Drama Desk for her performance in the ensemble of the Off-Broadway hit production of The Wolves at Lincoln Center.. Recently work on television includes the recurring role of Marcia Morrissey on NBC’s Law and Order: True Crime, with Edie Falco, and the recurring role of Emily on season two of Get Shorty. She co-created and starred in a theatrical version of Joan Didion’s The White Album, which toured to Los Angeles and to Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Harvey Theatre as part of the Next Wave Festival.
As a writer, she co-wrote and performed in Off-Broadway’s Big Times (directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman), an adaptation of Chekhov’s Ward Six for the Graduate Acting Program at NYU, and an ongoing project about slain human rights activist, Natalya Estemirova for Villa La Pietra in Florence. She is active in the independent comedy scene, performing with Sarah Silverman on The Sarah Silverman Program and in both of Rob Corddry’s series Children’s Hospital and Newsreaders. Mia voices the long-running character of Molotov Cocktease on Cartoon Network’s cult hit, The Venture Bros.
She and her partner, media artist/director Lars Jan, have one child, Esme Jan, born in 2012.