Thora Birch Overview

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Born: March 11, 1982

Named after the Norse god of lightning, Thora Birch was encouraged early on to pursue an acting career. Going only by her first name, Birch managed to get jobs doing television advertisements and then moved onto television sitcoms. She appeared as Molly on the short-lived Day by Day. However, it was while portraying another Molly, that she really caught people's attention, in the 1988 movie The Purple People Eater. She won a Youth in Film Award for the role. Birch then went on to... See All


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