Mireille Enos was born on September 22, 1975 in Kansas City, Missouri. She was born to an American father and French mother who met while her father was serving on a Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She is the fourth of five children and grew up in Houston, Texas, where, following in her older siblings footsteps, she attended The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. She then went to Brigham Young University. She Won an Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship while attending Brigham Young University.
Mireille appeared in the 2005 Broadway production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play. Enos was in numerous television series and small film roles before landing the role of twins sisters JoDean and Kathy Marquart on HBO’s Big Love in 2007 til 2010. Since 2011, she has played the lead in the AMC series The Killing as Sarah Linden, earning her nominations for an Emmy, Golden Globe, and two Saturn Awards. The actress played Brad Pitt’s wife, Karin Lane, in the zombie thriller film World War Z in 2013.
Enos, a member of the Jesus Church of Latter-Day Saints, is married to actor Alan Ruck.
Her latest movie which she took part with Ryan Reynolds and Rosario Dawson wil premiere at the 67th Cannes Gilm Festival on Friday (May 16) in France.