Jordana Spiro

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Jordana Spiro
Born Jordana Ariel Spiro
(1977-04-12) April 12, 1977 (age 37)
New York City, New York, USA
Occupation Actress
Years active 1995–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]

Year Title Role Notes
1995 Maybe This Time Chase TV series, 1 episode: The Other Mother
1996 Her Last Chance Waitress TV movie
1996 If These Walls Could Talk Alison (segment "1974") TV movie
1997 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Callie Anderson TV series, 1 episode: Reptile Boy
1998 Beverly Hills, 90210 Carrie Knox TV series, 1 episode: Dealer's Choice
1998 City Guys Zoey TV series, 1 episode: A Guy and a Goth
1998 One World Alex TV series, 2 episodes
1999 From Dusk till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter Catherine Reece
1999 Undressed Merrith TV series, season 2
2000–2001 Huntress, TheThe Huntress Brandi Thorson TV series, 28 episodes
2003 Playas Ball Tonya Jenkins
2004 Beck and Call Jemma TV movie
2004 Greener Grass, TheThe Greener Grass Heather
2005 CSI: NY Tavia Greenburg TV series, 1 episode: Tanglewood
2005 Cold Case Suzanne TV series, 1 episode: Revolution
2005 JAG Navy Lt. Catherine Graves TV series, 3 episodes
2005 Must Love Dogs Sherry
2005 Out of Practice Bianca/Roberta TV series, 2 episodes
2005 Partner(s) Anne
2006 Kitchen Confidential Alison TV series, 1 episode: Praise be Praise
2006 Alone with Her Jen
2006 Argo Becca Short film
2006–2010 My Boys P.J. Franklin TV series, 4 seasons (49 episodes)
2007 Living & Dying Mary Jane
2007 Resigned Alison short film
2008 Year of Getting to Know Us, TheThe Year of Getting to Know Us Kim Temple
2009 Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, TheThe Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard Ivy Selleck
2011 Trespass Petal
2011 Harry's Law Rachael Miller TV series, 7 episodes
2011 Dexter Beth Dorsey TV series
2012–2013 The Mob Doctor Dr. Grace Devlin TV series
2013-2014 The Good Wife Detective Jenna Villette TV series,4 episodes, recurring

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