Miranda Frigon Wiki Bio
Miranda Frigon was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on 2 February 1980 – her zodiac sign is Aquarius, and she holds Canadian nationality. She’s an actress and a singer-songwriter, who has been credited with appearing in over 50 movies and TV series, while she’s perhaps still known best for her portrayal of Diner Waitress in the 2007 action science fiction thriller movie “Next”. Directed by Lee Tamahori, it starred Nicolas Cage and Julianne Moore, and follows a magician from Las Vegas who can see the future, and who’s being chased after by FBI agents, as they want him to help them prevent a terrorist nuclear attack. The movie won two of the five awards for which it was nominated.
Early life and education
Miranda was raised in Edmonton by her parents, about whom nothing’s known, as they prefer to be left out of media. Miranda hasn’t mentioned having any siblings, and is thus believed to be an only child.
She became interested in acting at a very early age, and was only eight years old when she began appearing in commercials. Miranda could also have been seen starring in various school and theatre plays, and she continued acting upon enrolling at a local high school. She was also into sports during her four years there, and took on gymnastics and soccer.
Upon matriculating in 1998, Miranda enrolled at the University of Alberta, but after a year there, she was offered a scholarship at New York City’s American Musical and Dramatic Academy, from which she subsequently graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2002.
Roles in TV series
Miranda made her debut TV series appearance in 1998, with her portrayal of Veronica in five episodes of the action adventure comedy “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show”. The following years saw her appear in an episode or two of various series, including the action comedy “The Unprofessionals”, the musical comedy “The Chris Isaak Show”, and the mystery science fiction drama “John Doe”.
She gained recognition in 2003, after starring as Susan Carver in the science fiction drama “Jake 2.0”, created by Silvio Horta, and which also starred Christopher Gorham and Philip Anthony-Rodriguez. The series follows Jake Foley who has accidentally acquited special powers, including lightning speed, superhuman strength, and amazing hearing and vision; it was nominated for two awards.
By the end of the 2000s, Miranda had made a guest appearance in over 10 series, with some of the most popular having been the mystery crime drama “Dexter”, the science fiction thriller “V”, and the romantic comedy drama “Emily Owens M. D.”.
In 2012 and 2013, Miranda played Angelika Finch in the critically acclaimed action adventure drama “Primeval: New World”, which starred Niall Matter and Sara Canning, and follows a team of animal experts, who are investigating the appearance of anomalies in Canada, while battling prehistoric creatures. The series was nominated for three awards.
Three of Miranda’s most recent roles in TV series have been 14 episodes of the crime mystery “Aurora Teagarden Mysteries” (between 2015 and 2021), the 2019 episode “A Timeline and Place” of the fantasy mystery drama “The Magicians”,and two episodes of the mystery fantasy drama “Charmed” in 2021.
She’s currently shooting for the upcoming science fiction horror “Day of the Dead”.
Roles in movies
Miranda made her debut film appearance in 2001, with her portrayal of Tami in the action adventure drama “Avalanche Alley”, and a couple of her following roles were in the 2002 action crime drama “Dead in a Heartbeat”, the mystery horror “White Noise” and the horror “It Waits”, both in 2005.
She gained recognition in 2012, when she portrayed Pam in the drama “Soda Springs”, written and directed by Michael Feifer, and which starred Jay Pickett, Tom Skerritt and Victoria Pratt. The story follows Eden who has trouble making peace with his past, and it won three awards.
Miranda appeared in two movies in 2013: the thriller “Fatal Performance”, and the action adventure drama “Stonados”. The following year then saw her appear in five movies, including the romantic comedy drama “Baby Boot Camp”, the thriller drama “Anatomy of Deception”, and the drama “Runaway”.
In 2015, she was cast to play Psychologist in the critically acclaimed action crime drama “Chappie”, written and directed by Neill Blomkamp, and which starred Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel and Hugh Jackman. Set in the near future, the movie follows Chappie, a robot who was part of a mechanical police force, and has now been stolen and reprogramed with the ability to think and feel; it was nominated for three awards.
Three of Miranda’s most recent movie roles have been in the 2017 drama “Sleepwalking in Suburbia”, the 2019 romantic drama “Over the Moon in Love”, and the 2021 romantic drama “Chasing Waterfalls”.
In 2019, Miranda was featured in the short documentary film “On Location – Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: A Very Foul Play”.
She has written and sung six songs in six movies, including in the 2014 short romantic drama “Becoming Sophie”, the 2016 romantic comedy “Hearts of Spring”, and the 2020 romantic drama “A Valentine’s Match”.
Awards and nominations
In 2013, Miranda was nominated for a Leo Award for Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series, for “Primeval: New World”.
Love life and husband
Miranda prefers to keep the details of her love to herself, but it’s widely known that she’s today a married woman. She exchanged vows with the American non-celebrity Ben Falcioni on 12 September 2015; Ben prefers to stay away from the media’s attention, and almost nothing is known about him.
He has kept Miranda company during a couple of her red carpet events, and she has also uploaded a couple of pictures featuring them together onto her Instagram account.
On 6 February 2018, Miranda gave birth to their daughter, who can be seen featured in a number of Miranda’s Instagram pictures.
Miranda hasn’t spoken of any other men whom she has perhaps been with, so as of July 2021, she’s married to Ben Falcioni, with whom she has a daughter.
Hobbies and other interests
Miranda’s a fighter for equal human rights, and supports the LGBT community. She’s also a philanthropist, and has worked with various charity organizations, most of which aim to help underprivileged children as well as abandoned animals.
She likes to travel, and her acting career has taken her to various Canadian cities, several US states, and a couple of European countries. Her dream travel destination is Paris in France.
Summer’s her favorite season, as she enjoys being at the beach with her daughter, however, she also likes winter, mostly because of snow and winter sports.
Miranda has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are the late Heath Ledger, Channing Tatum and Natalie Portman, and a couple of her favorite movies are “The Dark Knight”, “Dear John” and “V for Vendetta”.
Age, height and net worth
Miranda’s age is 41. She has long brown hair and light blue eyes, her height is 5ft 4ins (1.62m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
As of July 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $1 million.