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FactGraduated from San Francisco State University and attended The DePaul Theatre School

Mackenzie Firgens is a Canadian actress and model. She is best known for her role as Katie in the television series The L Word.

Early Life

Mackenzie Firgens was born on October 28, 1980, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Her parents are both of Dutch descent. She has two older sisters. Firgens was raised in a strict Christian household and was homeschooled until she was 16 years old.

Firgens began her modeling career at the age of 18. She has appeared in magazines such as Elle, Vogue, and Harper’s Bazaar. She has also done runway modeling for designers such as Dolce & Gabbana, Marc Jacobs, and Oscar de la Renta.


Firgens made her acting debut in the 2003 film The L Word. She played the role of Katie, a lesbian who is in a relationship with Shane (played by Katherine Moennig). The L Word was a critical and commercial success. It ran for six seasons and ended in 2009.

Firgens has also appeared in the films White Noise (2005), The Last Kiss (2006), and Smokin’ Aces (2007).

In 2010, Firgens had a recurring role in the television series Hawaii Five-0. She played the role of Jenna Kaye, a love interest of Steve McGarrett (played by Alex O’Loughlin).

Firgens has also guest-starred in episodes of the television series CSI: Miami, Nip/Tuck, and Castle.

Personal Life

Firgens married actor Aaron Paul in 2011. The couple has one child together.

Physical Characteristics

Mackenzie Firgens is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 121 pounds. She has blonde hair and blue eyes.

General Info

Full NameMackenzie Firgens
EducationSan Francisco State University


MoviesThe Hamiltons, The Thompsons, Groove, The Violent Kind, Rent, The Pink Conspiracy, Sweet Insanity, Revolution Summer, The Village Barbershop, Quality of Life, The Book of Caleb, Break, Stitch in Time, Gerald, My Movie Girl, Broken Arrows

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11999 Graduated from San Francisco State University.
2Niece of Oscar winner and 3 time Emmy Award winner James Troutman who is known for his work on "Jaws" "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" and "Urban Cowboy". Also cousin of 7 time Emmy Award winners Casey and Michael Crabtree from "ER" and "Smallville".
3Actress was named after Mackenzie Phillips after her parents saw the film "American Graffiti" by George Lucas
4Graduated from San Francisco State University and attended The DePaul Theatre School




America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back2003TV Series documentaryKiara
My Movie Girl2016Vivian
Unlucky Stars2015Samantha
Preston Castle2014Liz
The Thompsons2012Darlene Hamilton / Thompson
Stitch in Time2012Sunny
No Clean Break2010TV SeriesThe Mysterious Brunette
My Name Is Khan2010Pimple Girl
The Violent Kind2010Trixie
CSI: NY2009TV SeriesNurse
In Parallel2009ShortAngela
Humanzee!2008TV SeriesPenny
PG Porn2008TV Series shortViolet
Break2008/IIIThe Mysterious Brunette
Alien Encounter2008Ashley
The Village Barbershop2008Amy
The Book of Caleb2008Cole
The Unit2007TV SeriesDesperate Caller
Call My Name2007ShortConstance Summer Holiday
The Pink Conspiracy2007Victoria
Revolution Summer2007Hope
Broken Arrows2007Abby
The Hamiltons2006Darlene Hamilton
Nail Polish2006Missy
Filter2006ShortCharlie Stokes
Sweet Insanity2006Christina
Life at Bay2004ShortJenna
Quality of Life2004Lisa

Visual Effects

Juche Rules2010Short still photographer

Camera Department

Preston Castle2014camera operator


Demetri Martin. Person.2007TV Special documentaryAdditional Cast (uncredited)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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