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Mia Kirshner (born 25 January 1975; age 46) is a Canadian actress who portrayed Amanda Grayson in Star Trek: Discovery.

She is perhaps best known for her regular role on The L Word and as the mercenary/assassin Mandy on 24 (where her appearances overlapped with Leslie Hope, Penny Johnson, Rudolf Martin, Jude Ciccolella, Alan Dale, Daniel Dae Kim, Glenn Morshower, Roger Cross, Jonathan Del Arco, Gregory Itzin, Tzi Ma, and Patrick Kilpatrick). She also reprised the latter role in 24: The Game, which also featured Andreas Katsulas.

Her television debut was in 1989 in an episode of War of the Worlds, followed by guest appearances in Danger Bay (with Kaj-Erik Eriksen) and My Secret Identity (starring Derek McGrath) . She then had her first major role as Sophie Metternich in Dracula: The Series in 1990 and 1991. The early 90s saw her in episodes of TV series like E.N.G., Road to Avonlea, Are You Afraid of the Dark? and Sweating Bullets.

Starting in 1993, she appeared in a number of movies and TV movies like Cadillac Girls, Love&Human Remains, Exotica (starring together with Bruce Greenwood, also featuring Victor Garber), Murder in the First (starring Christian Slater, with Stefan Gierasch), Johnny's Girl, The Grass Harp (with Roddy McDowall) and The Crow: City of Angels (with Iggy Pop).

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