Miriam Shor

Miriam Shor


Film, stage, and television actress and singer Miriam Shor was born on July 25, 1971 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, but grew up in Italy where her academic father was teaching and studying. Active in the arts in high school, Shor was among the first people in the newly formed BFA theater program at the University of Michigan.

In the early 1990s Shor moved to New York City and landed to role in on the many off-Broadway productions, most successful of which rock musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” (1998-2000) by John Cameron Mitchell, where she played drag queen Yitzhak. In 2001 she starred in the critically successful film adaptation of the musical.

On television, Shor starred in the short-lived series, such as “Then Came You” (2000), “Inside Schwartz” (2001-2002), “Big Day” (2006-2007) and “Swingtown” (2008). She also appeared on FX drama “Damages” (2007-2010) and HBO miniseries “Mildred Pierce” (2011), and also guest starred on “Becker” (2000), “The West Wing”, “My Name Is Earl” (2006), “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” (2007) and “Bored to Death” (2009).

In 2012, Shor stars as Cricket Caruth-Reilly, a strong-willed business woman, whose husband is gay, on the ABC comedy series “GCB” (2012) alongside Leslie Bibb, Kristin Chenoweth, Jennifer Aspen, Marisol Nichols and Annie Potts.


  • Born: July 25, 1971
  • Age: 52 years old



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