Jordana Spiro is a popular American actress who has appeared in numerous movies and television series. However, she is particularly famous for her outstanding performances in the Netflix hit series Ozark and the TBS comedy sitcom, My Boys, which earned her a Gracie Allen Award for Outstanding Female Lead in a Comedy Series. Spiro who is establishing herself as a film director has also bagged a Festival Award for the first film she directed titled Skin.
It is also interesting to know that living in the world of glitz and glamour has not deprived the actress of having a very stable home. Currently, Jordana shares a beautiful daughter with her husband Matthew Spitzer. Read on to get details of her early life as well as other interesting facts about the actress.
Jordana Spiro’s Bio
The beautiful and talented actress who goes by the full name Jordana Ariel Spiro was born on the 12th of April, 1977. Her place of birth was in Manhattan, New York City, the United States which makes her an American citizen and she belongs to the White ethnicity. Spiro also spent her formative years in New York where she completed her high school education before proceeding to take a course at Circle in the Square Theatre School. From there, she went further to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She later delved into filmmaking and pursued the MFA Program thereof, earning a degree from the Columbia University.
Jordana Spiro then commenced her acting career playing minor roles in television series and films in 1995. Some of her early appearances can be seen in films like If These Walls Could Talk where she played the character of Alison and this was followed with her role of Freddie in Silk Stalking. Spiro made an outstanding appearance in 2001 when she played the recurring role of Brandi in The Huntress and that same year, she was in the popular CSI: NY where she depicted the character of Tavia Greenberg. She was also featured in the hit sitcom Cold Case as young Suzanne and this led to further progress in her career.
The actress was later seen playing the character of PJ Franklin in the much talked about My Boys series and her impressive performance in the sitcom earned her more roles and recognition in the industry. Spiro went on to make a statement with the role of Dr. Grace Delvin in the popular series The Mob Doctor and in 2014, she appeared as Detective Jenna Villette in The Good Wife before landing a role in the crime-drama series, Ozark, as Rachel Garrison. Her recent appearance in 2019, is in the film To the Stars where she played the role of Francis Deerborne.
Jordana Spiro’s Family: Parents and Husband
The talented Jordana Spiro was born to Harry Spiro and Brigitte Spiro and she was raised alongside her siblings – a brother and three sisters. The Spiros are Jewish as they are devout followers of Judaism. They also share a very close bond and the actress has revealed that despite her busy schedule, she still finds time for her family.
Moreso, the film star is happily married to her spouse, Matthew Spitzer and the couple has been together for over a decade without any family drama. The union is blessed with a daughter whose name, date of birth and other details are yet to be revealed. The couple seems to desire keeping their daughter off the media but they sometimes share lovely family photos on Instagram and Facebook.
Other Facts About The Actress
1. Spiro has blonde hair as well as beautiful and piercing green eyes.
2. She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and maintains a trimmed body physique.
3. Jordana Spiro loves traveling as she sees the experience as refreshing.
4. From her established and successful careers, Spiro sits at a net worth estimated to hover around $1million.
5. The actress has tried her hands in directing and she is credited with the film, Skin which was released in 2012.
6. Spiro is an upcoming screenwriter and she was the one that penned down the 2014 film, Night Comes On.