Zagorsky in April 2015
June 6, 1976 |
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Southern Oregon Univ. (BFA)
UC Irvine (MFA 2006)
|Spouse(s)||Patrick Sabongui (m. 2002)|
Zagorsky was born in New York and raised in the mountains in a small town in Colorado. She grew up in the outdoors, and was an athlete and dancer throughout school. She began acting in her senior year of high school, when she auditioned for the school musical and was cast as one of the leads.
Zagorsky went on to receive a BFA in theatre from Southern Oregon University in Ashland. In 2006 she earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in acting from the University of California, Irvine. Zagorsky has also trained in various martial arts over the years, including kickboxing, capoeira, and Filipino stick and sword fighting.
Zagorsky's most notable role was Dr. Julia Walker in Helix. She had guest star appearances in SyFy's Continuum (TV series) in its final season, as well as Stargate: Atlantis and Stargate Universe SGU, The CW's Supernatural, FOX's Fringe, TNT's Falling Skies and in the award winning web series Divine. Zagorsky took on a lead role in the film The ABCs of Death, "a 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty", which premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival and in the zombie horror film Toxin 3D.
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