Jordana Spiro

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Jordana Spiro
BornJordana Ariel Spiro
(1977-04-12) April 12, 1977 (age 36)
New York City, New York, USA
OccupationActress
Years active1995–present
 
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Jordana Spiro
BornJordana Ariel Spiro
(1977-04-12) April 12, 1977 (age 36)
New York City, New York, USA
OccupationActress
Years active1995–present

Jordana Ariel Spiro (born April 12, 1977) is an American film and television actress, known for starring in the TBS comedy series My Boys as P.J. Franklin.

Life and career[edit]

Spiro was born and raised in Manhattan. She was raised Jewish.[1] Spiro has a brother and three sisters.[2] Spiro studied at the Circle in the Square Theatre[3][4] school and briefly attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art[5][6] in London. In fall 2009, she began the MFA Program in Filmmaking at Columbia University.[7] Spiro currently splits her time between Los Angeles and New York.

Spiro starred in the TBS original comedy series My Boys.[8] She played the role of P.J., a twenty-something “guy's girl”, and sports reporter who tries to find romance within her world that is dominated by male friends. The series wrapped its fourth and final season on TBS in 2010.

Spiro also appeared in the 2009 comedy The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard alongside Jeremy Piven, Ed Helms and Rob Riggle, and produced by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay. The Goods was directed by Neal Brennan.[9]

Additional credits include The Year of Getting to Know Us[10] which premiered at the 2008 Sundance film festival, IFC's Alone with Her,[11] as well as guest appearances on Cold Case,[12] Out of Practice,[13] and CSI: NY.[14]

Spiro was scheduled to star in the planned 2010–11 television series Love Bites, but fell out of the role in June 2010 due to other contractual obligations.[15] Spiro was most recently cast alongside Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman in the thriller, Trespass.[16] She was a guest star on the Showtime 2011 season of Dexter.[17] For the 2012–13 season, she had the lead role in the Fox-TV medical/crime drama The Mob Doctor.

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1995Maybe This TimeChaseTV series, 1 episode: The Other Mother
1996Her Last ChanceWaitressTV movie
1996If These Walls Could TalkAlison (segment "1974")TV movie
1997Buffy the Vampire SlayerCallie AndersonTV series, 1 episode: Reptile Boy
1998Beverly Hills, 90210Carrie KnoxTV series, 1 episode: Dealer's Choice
1998City GuysZoeyTV series, 1 episode: A Guy and a Goth
1998One WorldAlexTV series, 2 episodes
1999From Dusk till Dawn 3: The Hangman's DaughterCatherine Reece
1999UndressedMerrithTV series, season 2
2000–2001Huntress, TheThe HuntressBrandi ThorsonTV series, 28 episodes
2003Playas BallTonya Jenkins
2004Beck and CallJemmaTV movie
2004Greener Grass, TheThe Greener GrassHeather
2005CSI: NYTavia GreenburgTV series, 1 episode: Tanglewood
2005Cold CaseSuzanneTV series, 1 episode: Revolution
2005JAGNavy Lt. Catherine GravesTV series, 3 episodes
2005Must Love DogsSherry
2005Out of PracticeBianca/RobertaTV series, 2 episodes
2005Partner(s)Anne
2006Kitchen ConfidentialAlisonTV series, 1 episode: Praise be Praise
2006Alone with HerJen
2006ArgoBeccaShort film
2006–2010My BoysP.J. FranklinTV series, 4 seasons (49 episodes)
2007Living & DyingMary Jane
2007ResignedAlisonshort film
2008Year of Getting to Know Us, TheThe Year of Getting to Know UsKim Temple
2009Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, TheThe Goods: Live Hard, Sell HardIvy Selleck
2011TrespassPetal
2011Harry's LawRachael MillerTV series, 7 episodes
2011DexterBeth DorseyTV series
2012–2013The Mob DoctorDr. Grace DevlinTV series

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