Jun. 21st, 1974
Bronx, New York, USA
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Siff was born in The Bronx, New York City. Her father is Jewish, and Siff identifies as half-Jewish. She is a graduate of The Bronx High School of Science, and of Bryn Mawr Majoring in English and graduating in 1996, and later New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts with an M.F.A. in Acting.
Siff worked extensively in regional theater before her work on TV. She appears as an Alcoholics Anonymous speaker during an episode of Rescue Me in Season 2. She won a Barrymore Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1998 for her work in Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts at Lantern Theater Company. She also had a brief role in Funny People.
On the closing scene of Sons of Anarchy episode "John 8:32", Siff sang the song "Lullaby for a Soldier (Arms of the Angels)".
In October 2013, Siff announced that she was expecting her first child with her husband. Although Siff is very private about the identity of her husband, the couple were married in 2012.
- Her undergraduate degree is from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania (she majored in English and graduated in 1996); her Master's Degree in Fine Arts is from New York University's Tisch School.
- She was nominated for a 2005 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role in a Play for "Dollhouse" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
- Siff won a 1998 Barrymore for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play for the Lantern Theater Company's production of Ghosts by H. Ibsen. The same year, she was also nominated for Outstanding Leading Actress (for InterAct Theatre Company's production of Aunt Dan & Lemon by Wallace Shawn) and for Best Emerging Philadelphia Theatre Artist.
- Nominated for a 1997 Barrymore (Philadelphia's top theater awards) for Outstanding Leading Actress in a Play for the Walnut Street Theatre Studio 3's production of Oleanna by David Mamet.