Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: January 25, 1975
Ethnicity: Polish Jewish, Bulgarian Jewish
Mia Kirshner is a Canadian actress, writer, and activist. She is famous for her role in the series The L Word.
Mia’s father, Sheldon Kirshner, is a journalist for the Canadian Jewish News. Sheldon was born in a displaced persons camp in Bad Reichenhall, Germany, the son of Polish Jews who survived the Holocaust. Mia’s mother, Etti, is a Bulgarian Jew. Bulgarian Jews are considered Sephardi.
Mia’s maternal grandmother was named Reni Lazarov.
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