Maya Kazan

Maya Kazan

Highest Rated: 92% Frances Ha (2012)

Lowest Rated: 40% Useless Humans (2020)

Birthday: Nov 24, 1986

Birthplace: Not Available

Maya Kazan was born on November 24, 1986, in Los Angeles to screenwriter parents Robin Swicord and Nicholas Kazan. Her father was the son of director Elia Kazan and playwright Mary Day "Molly" Kazan. Just as it had bitten her older sister Zoe, the acting bug got a hold of Maya at a young age, fostering her pursuit of film studies at Wesleyan University. During her college tenure, Kazan appeared in short films titled "Lenore" (2008) and "I'll Never Smile Again" (2009). She followed her studies at Wesleyan with a two-year-long enrollment in the William Esper Studio's acting program, going on thereafter to snag roles in feature films. Kazan's earliest movies included the drama "Everyday Saturday" (2012) and the substantially higher-profile comedy "Frances Ha" (2012), in which she appeared briefly opposite star Greta Gerwig. All the while, Kazan catered to her passion for the theater, appearing in an off-off-Broadway tour of "The Future Is Not What It Was" and an Old Globe Theatre production of "The Winter's Tale" in 2014. Publicity from her film and stage material begat a wealth of television work for Kazan. She nabbed a significant recurring role in the final season of the acclaimed series "Boardwalk Empire" (HBO 2010-14), appearing in flashback sequences as the yet-unseen late wife of series protagonist Nucky Thompson. At the same time, Kazan won a central role on Steven Soderbergh's period drama series "The Knick" (Cinemax 2014-15) as the wife of a surgeon played by Eric Johnson. This led to appearances on other popular programs, including "Sleepy Hollow" (Fox 2013-17) and "The Mindy Project" (Fox/Hulu 2012-17).

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
40% 76% Useless Humans Wendy (Character) - 2020
89% 80% Plus One Shaina (Character) - 2019
91% 67% The Unicorn Katie (Character) - 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning Cate (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Avenues Maggie (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blood Moon Manya (Character) - 2015
92% 77% Frances Ha Caroline (Character) $4.1M 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Everyday Saturday Hannah (Character),
Producer
- 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Three Things Unknown (Character) - 2011

TV

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92% 91% Imposters Deputy Kim Bullock (Guest Star) 2018
100% 85% Jane The Virgin Unknown (Guest Star) 2017
76% 76% Sleepy Hollow Unknown (Guest Star) 2015-2016
86% 82% The Mindy Project Unknown (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet FREE CINEMAX - The Knick Unknown (Character)

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