Lola Clementine C Kirke (born 27 September 1990) is an English-born American actress, singer-songwriter and musician, best known for her starring roles in Mistress America and the Amazon Studios television series Mozart in the Jungle. She is also known for her supporting role in David Fincher's Gone Girl.

Personal life

Kirke was born in Westminster, London, England, and raised in New York City from the age of five.[2][3][4] Her father, Simon Kirke, was drummer for the rock bands Bad Company and Free.[5] Her mother is Lorraine (née Dellal) Kirke, the owner of Geminola,[5] a vintage boutique in New York City that supplied a number of outfits for the television series Sex and the City.[6][7]

Her maternal grandfather, Jack Dellal, was a British businessman of Iraqi Jewish descent, and Kirke's maternal grandmother was Israeli; Kirke has described herself as Jewish.[8][9][10] Kirke has two sisters, actress Jemima and singer Domino.[11][12][13] She is a cousin of curator Alexander Dellal and model Alice Dellal.[14] Kirke graduated from Saint Ann's School and Bard College in 2012.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
2011 Another Happy Day Charlie
2013 Reaching for the Moon Margaret
2014 Free the Nipple Liv
2014 Song One Rema
2014 Gone Girl Greta
2015 Mistress America Tracy
2016 Fallen Penn
2016 AWOL Joey
2017 Gemini Jill LeBeau
2017 American Made Judy Downing
2018 Untogether Tara In post-production
2018 Vulture Club Amy In post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2013 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Gabby Shaw Guest star
2014 The Leftovers Hailey Guest star
2014–2018 Mozart in the Jungle Hailey Rutledge Starring role


  1. ^ "Lola Clementine C Kirke – England and Wales, Birth Registration Index". FamilySearch. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Rickman, James (20 May 2014). "Welcome to the Jungle – Lola Kirle (Yes, Jemima's Sis) is on the Verge of Breaking Out". Paper. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Baker Staats, Ashley (19 September 2014). "Lola Kirke: No Sisterly Shadow". The New York Times. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Jemima Kirke". Jemima Kirke. 24 June 2012. Archived from the original on 5 June 2012. Retrieved 24 June 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Cowles, Charlotte (4 February 2013). "Lorraine Kirke on Red Wedding Dresses, Dressing Her Daughter Jemima on Girls". New York. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  6. ^ Rubin, Julia. "Exclusive! Jemima Kirke and Her Stylish Sisters Model for Their Mom's Store". Teen Vogue. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  7. ^ "Geminola". Archived from the original on 27 February 2012. Retrieved 6 May 2012. 
  8. ^ Aylmer, Olivia (2017-10-12). "Joan Didion (and Her Sunglasses) Take New York Film Festival by Storm". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 2018-01-06. 
  9. ^ Jews in the News: Jews Rock Hall of Fame, A Minyan of Marvel Heroes Archived 11 December 2014 at the Wayback Machine.. Letmypeoplegrow.org (23 June 2012). Retrieved on 21 August 2012.
  10. ^ Dempster, Nigel (9 February 1999). Jack the lad to become a dad. Daily Mail (London).
  11. ^ Weber, Mia (29 October 2014). "Soul Sisters: Jemima Kirke & Domino Kirke". New York Family. Retrieved 4 June 2016. 
  12. ^ Kaufman, Amy (11 August 2015). "Lola Kirke steps out of sister Jemima's shadow in Noah Baumbach's 'Mistress America'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 4 June 2016. 
  13. ^ Jacobs, Laura (26 April 2016). "Introducing Vanity Fair's Sisters Issue, Featuring the McCartneys, Waterhouses, Wojcickis, and Many More". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 4 June 2016. 
  14. ^ "30 fun facts about Jemima Kirke: How She Landed Her Role on 'Girls'". Booms Beat. 14 April 2015. Retrieved 4 June 2016. 

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