Ellen was born 6 March 1981 at the Milford, Connecticut, USA.
Her father, Dr. Erich Muth, was national optician of the year, has an entire museum named after him, has written numerous optical books which he donates the profits to The Erich Muth Scholarship, and there is a section in the Smithsonian Museum donated by him.
Her mother, Rachel Muth, helped make it possible for Ellen to be an actress, by taking her to all her auditions until she was 18.
But Ellen became interested in acting much earlier, as a child, and started studying to be an actor at age 10. At 14, she received acclaim starring as the young Selena in the Stephen King-based film, "Dolores Claiborne" starring Kathy Bates and Jennifer Jason Leigh. After "Dolores Claiborne", Muth appeared on stage in the off-Broadway production "Nine Armenians", before taking time off from acting to finish school. Since then she has been seen in such features as "Rain" written and directed by Katherine Lindberg, and A "Gentleman's Game", directed by J. Mills Goodloe. She got her first starring role as Constance in "The Young Girl and the Monsoon", which earned her the AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival Best Actress Award in 1999. She also was awarded as best supporting actress at the Japanese Film Festival for "Dolores Claiborne". On TV she has credits which include two episodes of "Law & Order", the television movies "Two Against Time" and "The Truth About Jane". She also appeared in the miniseries "Superfire" and "Only Love".
Her latest work was on the series Dead like me. She played girl which was killed by the toilet seat which fall from Russian space station and made her not actually dead. She became a Grim Reaper and her work is to follow souls of the dead people to the heaven.… Expand
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