Irene Miracle

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Irene Miracle
Born (1954-08-20) August 20, 1954 (age 60)
Stillwater, Oklahoma, U.S.
Occupation Actress, Director

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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