Enos on set of The Killing in March 2012
September 22, 1975 |
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Alan Ruck (m. 2008)|
Mireille Enos (born September 22, 1975) is an American actress. She began her acting career in theatre. In 2005 she was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance in the Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, and in 2007 joined the cast of the HBO drama series Big Love (2007–2010) as twins Kathy and JoDean Marquart. In 2000s, Enos also had many guest-starring roles on television.
Enos' breakout role was on the AMC crime drama series, The Killing (2011–14) as Sarah Linden. For performance in show she was nominated for an Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Enos starred as Karin Lane in the 2013 disaster film World War Z and also appeared in films Gangster Squad (2013), Devil's Knot (2013), Sabotage (2014) and If I Stay (2014).
Enos was born in Kansas City, Missouri. She is the daughter of Monique, a French teacher, and Jon Goree Enos. Her father is American, from Texas, and is of part Scottish ancestry. Her mother is French. She moved to Houston, Texas, at the age of five, where she attended the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. Enos studied at Brigham Young University. She was raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but no longer practices (her father was a missionary for the church).
Enos made her screen acting debut in the 1994 television film Without Consent. She made her feature film debut with small role in the 2001 romantic comedy Someone Like You starring Ashley Judd. On television she had number of guest-starring parts in numerous shows, including Sex and the City, Strong Medicine, Rescue Me, Without a Trace, Crossing Jordan, CSI: Miami, Medium and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. She also appeared in the several stage productions. Enos appeared in the 2005 Broadway production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf. For her performance she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play, but lost Award to Adriane Lenox.
In 2007, Enos joined the cast of the HBO drama series Big Love about a polygamous family. She played the roles of twin sisters JoDean Marquart and Kathy Marquart. She was regular cast member in the third and fourth seasons.
In 2010, Enos was cast in her first in career lead role in the AMC drama series The Killing, based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. She played the role of homicide detective Sarah Linden. She received critical acclaim for her performance in show and first season was praised by most critics. Tim Goodman of The Hollywood Reporter in his review said "It's not until you watch Enos play Sarah for a while that it sinks in—there hasn't been a female American character like her probably ever." Enos received nominations for an Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama, and three Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television. The series ended in 2014, after four seasons.
After her breakout role in The Killing, Enos began her career in feature films. She played Brad Pitt's wife, Karin Lane, in the zombie thriller film World War Z in 2013. The film received positive reviews and was a commercial success, grossing over $540 million. She co-starred as Josh Brolin's character wife in the 2013 film Gangster Squad, and appeared opposite Reese Witherspoon in the based on a true story crime-drama Devil's Knot. In 2014, she appeared in crime thriller Sabotage directed by David Ayer. She later starred in drama film If I Stay directed by R. J. Cutler, based on the novel of the same name by Gayle Forman. The film was released on August 22, 2014. Also in 2014, Enos co-starred alongside Ryan Reynolds in The Captive directed by Atom Egoyan. As lead actress, Enos was cast in the thriller You Were Never Here directed by Camille Thoman.
|1994||Without Consent||Naomi||Television film|
|1996||Face of Evil||Brianne Dwyer||Television film|
|2001||Someone Like You||Yoga Instructor #1|
|2005||Chasing Leonard||Lucinda||Short film|
|2006||Falling Objects||Isobel Walker||Short film|
|2013||Gangster Squad||Connie O'Mara|
|2013||World War Z||Karen Lane|
|2013||Devil's Knot||Vicki Hutcheson|
|2013||Wild Horses||Mills||Short film|
|2014||If I Stay||Kat Hall|
|2015||You Were Never Here||Miranda|
|1999||Sex and the City||Jenna||Episode: "Shortcomings"|
|2001||Education of Max Bickford, TheThe Education of Max Bickford||Carla Byrd||2 episodes|
|2003||Strong Medicine||Fern||Episode: "Speculum for a Heavyweight"|
|2004||Rescue Me||Karen||Episode: "Mom"|
|2006||Without a Trace||Jessica Lawson||Episode: "911"|
|2006||Standoff||Dana||Episode: "Man of Steele"|
|2006||Shark||Chloe Gorman||Episode: "Dial M for Monica"|
|2007||Crossing Jordan||Sandy Walsh||Episode: "Crazy Little Thing Called Love"|
|2007–2010||Big Love||JoDean Marquart / Kathy Marquart||Series regular, 25 episodes|
|2008||Numbers||Grace Ferraro||Episode: "End Game"|
|2008||CSI: Miami||Lucy Maddox||Episode: "Down to the Wire"|
|2008||Medium||Kelly Winters||Episode: "Drowned World"|
|2009||Lie to Me||Cheryl Ambrose||Episode: "The Better Half"|
|2009||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Julianna Morgan||Episode: "Identity Crisis"|
|2010||American Experience||Lucia Cutts||Episode: "Dolley Madison"|
|2011–2014||The Killing||Sarah Linden||Series regular, 44 episodes|
|2015||The Catch||Alice Martin|
|2001||The Invention of Love||Katharine Houseman||Mar 29, 2001 - Jun 30, 2001|
|2005||Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?||Honey||Mar 20, 2005 - Sep 04, 2005|
|2005||Absurd Person Singular||Eva||Oct 18, 2005 - Dec 04, 2005|
Awards and nominations
|2005||Tony Awards||Best Featured Actress in a Play||Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?||Nominated|
|2011||Critics' Choice Television Awards||Best Actress in a Drama Series||The Killing||Nominated|
|Golden Globe Awards||Best Actress – Television Series Drama||Nominated|
|Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series||Nominated|
|Satellite Awards||Best Actress – Television Series Drama||Nominated|
|2012||Saturn Awards||Best Actress on Television||Nominated|
|2013||Saturn Awards||Best Actress on Television||Nominated|
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