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Thora Birch

Born in Los Angeles, Thora Birch started acting at the age of four. She appeared in over 40 commercials before making her television series debut on NBC's Day By Day. She was six years old when she made her feature film debut in The Purple People Eater, and on her ninth birthday, she started work on her second feature, Paradise, opposite Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith. Birch's other film credits include Patriot Games, Clear And Present Danger, Now and Then, Hocus Pocus and All I Want For Christmas. She recently starred in the Academy Award winning motion picture American Beauty, directed by Sam Mendes and also starring Kevin Spacey and Annette Bening.

Birch can also be seen in upcoming 2001 films Ghost World and The Hole.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Thora Birch Facts

BirthdayMarch 11, 1982 (41)
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA
Height5' 4" (1m63)  How tall is Thora Birch compared to you?

Selected Filmography

American Beauty
Patriot Games
Hocus Pocus
Now and Then
Ghost World
The Smokers
Capitalism: A Love Story
Winter of Frozen Dreams
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