|Born||Jordana Ariel Spiro
April 12, 1977
New York City, New York, USA
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. She was in the show on the NBC Network called One World (TV Series)
Life and career
Spiro was born and raised in Manhattan. She was raised Jewish. Spiro has a brother and three sisters. Spiro studied at the Circle in the Square Theatre school and briefly attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. In fall 2009, she began the MFA Program in Filmmaking at Columbia University. Spiro currently splits her time between Los Angeles and New York.
Spiro starred in the TBS original comedy series My Boys. 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.
Additional credits include The Year of Getting to Know Us which premiered at the 2008 Sundance film festival, IFC's Alone with Her, as well as guest appearances on Cold Case, Out of Practice, and CSI: NY.
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. Spiro was most recently cast alongside Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman in the thriller, Trespass. She was a guest star on the Showtime 2011 season of Dexter. For the 2012–13 season, she had the lead role in the Fox-TV medical/crime drama The Mob Doctor.
|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|
|2006||Kitchen Confidential||Alison||TV series, 1 episode: Praise be Praise|
|2006||Alone with Her||Jen|
|2006–2010||My Boys||P.J. Franklin||TV series, 4 seasons (49 episodes)|
|2007||Living & Dying||Mary Jane|
|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||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|
- "SI.com – She's all that – Jul 3, 2007". CNN. July 3, 2007.
- Jordana Spiro Interview
- "TV Guide: Jordana Spiro Biography"
- "Circle in the Square Theater"
- "Royal Academy of Dramatic Art: Alumni Overview"
- "USA Today Article on Jordana Spiro"
- "Columbia University: Film MFA Program"
- "My Boys on TBS"
- "The Goods: Official Website"
- "IMDb: The Year of Getting to Know Us"
- "IMDb: Alone With Her"
- "CBS: Cold Case"
- "CBS: Out of Practice"
- "CBS: CSI: NY"
- "Exclusive: Jordana Spiro exits 'Love Bites'". Ausiello Files. June 24, 2010. Retrieved July 5, 2010.
- Jordana Spiro joins 'Trespass' cast Hollywood Reporter. 29 July 2010
- Dexter Exclusive: Jordana Spiro to Rendezvous With (Spoiler)! TVLine. 29 August 2011