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Tovah at the premiere of Spider-Man 3 in 2007
Mageina Tovah Begtrup
July 26, 1979
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
Mageina Tovah (born July 26, 1979) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Glynis Figliola in the television series Joan of Arcadia (2003–2005) and as Ursula Ditkovich in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy.
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Tovah was born Mageina Tovah Begtrup in Honolulu, Hawaii, where her father was a US Army psychiatrist in the Green Berets, and her mother was an Army physical therapist. Her family later settled for a time in Clarksville, Tennessee before moving to Nashville. Mageina attended Martin Luther King Junior Magnet High School in Nashville. She skipped a year of high school, taking both her Junior year of honors English and her Senior year of AP English at the same time. She graduated from high school at the age of 16. For college, Mageina started at The California Institute of the Arts, and graduated magna cum laude from USC in three and a half years. She later moved to New York City and Los Angeles. She is Jewish.
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Tovah had a recurring role on Joan of Arcadia (2003-2005). Her television work also includes guest roles on a number of TV shows. These include Buffy the Vampire Slayer , NYPD Blue , Six Feet Under , The Shield , Cold Case , Crossing Jordan , American Horror Story, Private Practice , and The Magicians . Tovah's feature film work includes roles in The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie , Dark Heart, Failure to Launch , Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas , and a recurring role as Ursula Ditkovich in the films Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3 .
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Tovah also made an appearance in the Jonas Åkerlund-directed music video for Christina Aguilera's hit song "Beautiful".
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|2001||Virus Man||Young Girl|
|2002||Dine & Shine|
|2002||Reflections of Evil||Direct-to-DVD|
|2003||The Pool at Maddy Breaker's||Louise||TV Movie|
|2003||Hope Abandoned||Maid||Short film|
|2004||Spider-Man 2||Ursula Ditkovich|
|2004||Sleepover||Girl on Phone|
|2004||The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie||Usher|
|2004||Do Geese See God?||Rose Vendor||Short film|
|2006||Failure to Launch||Barista|
|2006||Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas||Sam|
|2006||In from the Night||Priscilla Miller||TV Movie|
|2007||Spider-Man 3||Ursula Ditkovich|
|2008||The Walking Wounded||Sadie||Short film|
|2008||Dream from Leaving|
|2012||Neighbors||Sara Jerritt||Short film|
|2013||Decoding Annie Parker||Ellen|
|2015||Suburban Memoir||Mrs. R||Short film; AKA Holy Land|
|2016||No Stranger Pilgrims||Olivia||Short film|
|2016||Hux||Hux||Short film; also Writer / Director|
|2016||Eliza Sherman's Revenge||Jodi Kromwell|
|2001||The Guardian||Debbie||Episode: "Feeding Frenzy"|
|2001||Buffy the Vampire Slayer||Jonesing Girl||Episode: "Wrecked"|
|2002||NYPD Blue||Anne Knepper||Episode: "Half-Ashed"|
|2003||Six Feet Under||Pink-Haired Girl||Episode: "The Eye Inside"|
|2003||Boston Public||Episode: "Chapter Sixty-One"|
|2003–2005||Joan of Arcadia||Glynis Figliola||23 episodes|
|2004–2008||The Shield||Farrah||2 episodes|
|2004||Strong Medicine||Trinity||Episode: "Omissions"|
|2005||Crossing Jordan||Laura Bennett||Episode: "Death Goes On"|
|2006||Half & Half||Ginny||Episode: "The Big Diva Down Episode"|
|2006||Cold Case||Crystal Eckersdorf||Episode: "Joseph"|
|2007||Standoff||Gwen Keegan||Episode: "Road Trip"|
|2007||Private Practice||Rebecca Hobart||Episode: "In Which Addison Has a Very Casual Get Together"|
|2009||Bones||Madame Nina||Episode: "Double Trouble in the Panhandle"|
|2009||Lie to Me||Natalie||Episode: "Blinded"|
|2010||Southland||Misty||Episode: "Maximum Deployment"|
|2010||Chase||Missy||Episode: "Above the Law"|
|2011||Breakout Kings||Jill Kincaid||Episode: "Collected"|
|2011||The Mentalist||Constance||Episode: "Rhapsody in Red"|
|2011||American Horror Story: Murder House||Bianca||Episode: "Home Invasion"|
|2012||Shameless||Kim Furtado||Episode: "I'll Light a Candle for You Every Day"|
|2012||The Finder||Joyce Weatherby||Episode: "The Inheritance"|
|2012||CSI: NY||Eva Mason||Episode: "Reignited"|
|2012||Obama: What He's Done||Herself||TV Movie|
|2013||Scandal||Molly Ackerman||2 episodes|
|2015||How to Get Away with Murder||Jolene Samuels||Episode: "Mama's Here Now"|
|2015||You're the Worst||Amy Cadingle||5 episodes|
|2016||Castle||Veronica Harris||Episode: "G.D.S."|
|2016 - present||The Magicians||Zelda, Head Librarian||10 episodes|
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