Shirly (pronounced – Sheer- Lee) Brener is already a known celebrity in her homeland. Born in Haifa and raised in London and Los Angeles, she is well on her way as a rising film star. This modern day Renaissance woman has a diverse career as an actress, producer and host as well as ventures as an art historian, writer and philanthropist.
Her breakthrough role came opposite Henry Thomas in the comedy Highjacking Hollywood and since then she has been compared to a young Michelle Pfeiffer, Meg Ryan or Goldie Hawn.
Most recently Shirly hit the big screen in the Jon Avnet cop drama, RIGHTEOUS KILL starring no less than- Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. Other roles include but not limited to: War Inc, playing John Cusack’s wife and also starring Ben Kingsley, Marisa Tomei andHillary Duff. Described by her friends as hilarious, Shirly is showing her funny side and romantic comedy appeal in films like Bill starring Jessica Alba and Aaron Eckhart, Employee of the Month with Jessica Simpson, Dane Cook and Andy Dick.
Brener embodies the essence of a Hollywood IT girl with her talent, charm, humor, edge and confidence. Since 2005 has completed over 20 projects booking job after job and traveling the US and the world working alongside great actors and directors. She is known to be wide ranged from a romantic lead to an accented hooker or drug addict.