Irene Miracle

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Irene Miracle
Born (1954-08-20) August 20, 1954 (age 59)
Stillwater, Oklahoma, U.S.
Occupation Actress

Irene Miracle (born January 24, 1954 in Stillwater, Oklahoma) is an American film and television actress and director.

Early life[edit]

Miracle was born in Stillwater, Oklahoma, and is of Scots-Irish, Russian, French and Osage descent.[1]

Acting career[edit]

Her first film appearance was as a murder victim in Night Train Murders (1975), an Italian Last House on the Left-clone. Her most prestigious role was in Alan Parker's Midnight Express (1978), a worldwide box office success. For her role as the girlfriend of the incarcerated protagonist, she won the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year - Female.[2] Miracle followed that film with another major role in Dario Argento's Inferno (1980), as a woman who comes to believe the New York City apartment building she lives in also houses a centuries-old witch. Since then, she has continued her acting work, while also writing, directing and producing.

Directing career[edit]

In 2009, Miracle wrote and directed the short drama film Changeling (aka Dawnland).[3]


  2. ^ Dargis, Manohla. "Irene Miracle". The New York Times. Retrieved 2007-01-18. 
  3. ^ Dawnland - Movie

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