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Actress, Director

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Irene Miracle

Film actress

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Full Name
Klara Irene Miracle

August 20, 1954 (age 69) (

Golden Globe Award for Best New Star of the Year – Actress

Midnight Express, Inferno, La portiera nuda, Puppet Master, Night Train Murders

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Irene Miracle (born January 24, 1954 in Stillwater, Oklahoma) is an American film and television actress and director.


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Early life

Miracle was born in Stillwater, Oklahoma, and is of Scots-Irish, Russian, French and Osage descent.

Acting career

Her first film appearance was as a murder victim in Night Train Murders (1975), an Italian Last House on the Left-clone. Her most prestigious role was in Alan Parker's Midnight Express (1978), a worldwide box office success. For her role as the girlfriend of the incarcerated protagonist, she won the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year - Female. Miracle followed that film with another major role in Dario Argento's Inferno (1980), as a woman who comes to believe the New York City apartment building she lives in also houses a centuries-old witch. Since then, she has continued her acting work, while also writing, directing and producing.

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In 1979, Miracle appeared in the episode "Now You See Her..." of the NBC television crime drama series The Eddie Capra Mysteries.

Directing career

Irene Miracle Dario Argentos Inferno 1980 underwater scene YouTube

In 2009, Miracle wrote and directed the short drama film Changeling (a.k.a. Dawnland).


  • Night Train Murders (1975)
  • La portiera nuda (The Naked Doorwoman) (1976)
  • Midnight Express (1978)
  • Inferno (1980)
  • In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro (1986)
  • Banter (1986)
  • Laughing Horse (1986, TV Movie)
  • From Hollywood to Deadwood (1988)
  • Nick Knight (1989)
  • Puppet Master (1989)
  • Veiled Threat (1989)
  • Shattered Dreams (1990, TV movie)
  • Watchers II (1990)
  • One Plus Two Equals Four (1994)
  • 2090 (1996)
  • Walking Thunder (1997)
  • Changeling (a.k.a. Dawnland) (2009), (writing and directing)
  • References

    Irene Miracle Wikipedia