Muth, Ellen 1981–

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MUTH, Ellen 1981–


Born March 6, 1981, in Milford, CT; daughter of Dr. Erich (an optician) and Rachel Muth. Education: Studied acting at Lee Strasburg School. Avocational Interests: Collecting Burmese cats.


Agent—ICM, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Manager—Envoy Entertainment, 1640 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 530, Los Angeles, CA 90025.


Actress. Worked as a model, c. 1993; appeared in catalog for Sawgrass Mills; appeared in Milton Bradley toy commercial, 1993.


Mensa, Intertel.

Awards, Honors:

Tokyo International Film Festival Award, best supporting actress, 1995, for Dolores Claiborne; AFI Fest Award, best actress, 1999, for The Young Girl and the Monsoon; Golden Satellite Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a series, drama, Saturn Award nomination, best actress in a television series, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, 2004, both for Dead Like Me; SFX Readers Choice Award, best newcomer, 2004.


Film Appearances:

Young Selena, Dolores Claiborne, Columbia Pictures, 1995.

Constance, The Young Girl and the Monsoon, Artistic License, 1999.

Jenny, Rain (also known as Lluvia), 2001.

Mollie Kilduff, A Gentleman's Game, First Look Home Entertainment, 2001.

Television Appearances; Series:

Georgia "George" Lass, Dead Like Me, Showtime, 2003—.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Rachel Josephson, Only Love (also known as Erich Segal's Only Love), CBS, 1998.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Title role, The Truth about Jane, Lifetime, 2000.

Jessie Studevant at 18, "Cora Unashamed," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 2000.

Jill Perkins, Superfire (also known as Firefighter—Inferno in Oregon and Superfire—Inferno in Oregon), ABC, 2002.

Emma Portman, Two against Time, CBS, 2002.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Dana La Tour, "Don't Ask," Normal, Ohio, Fox, 2000.

Also appeared in Being Brewster.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Laura, All My Children, ABC, 1994.

Adele Green, "Thrill," Law & Order, NBC, 1997.

Jacqueline Hutchinson, "The Beat Goes On," The Beat, UPN, 2000.

Elaine Harrington, "Chat Room," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU), NBC, 2000.

Stage Appearances:

Becca, My Good Name, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA, 1996.

Nine Armenians, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I, New York City, 1996–97.



Missoulian, August 22, 2004, p. T20.