Goreshter took birth and grew up in Long Beach, California. Goreshter did gymnastics as a child. She got 1st place in beam, 2nd place in vault and floor, and 3rd place all-around at the California State Cup Championship in 1992. In the same year she came in 2nd place overall at the Central Pacific Championships.
She studied acting at the Stella Adler acting conservatory. She has come in stage shows productions such as Beirut, The Smell of The Kill, Waiting For Lefty, Laundry and Bourbon, and Waiting for Godot.
Facts and Trivia
- Isidora is the first child in her family to be born in America as all other members are from the Soviet Union.
- At the age of 3, she started giving stage performances.
- Before stepping into acting, she studied classical ballet.
- She has degrees in theatre and art history.
- She had an awkward experience while auditioning for Shameless. She had to fake massage a chair(a person in the series) and pretend that the chair was touching her breasts. She made her breasts touch the chair.
- She has thrived in the film industry inspite of the negative outlook towards her complexion, teeth, weight, nose, last name. She says its important to have self love.
- She doesn’t like to watch her own movies.
- She was told to tone down her eyebrows because they were so overactive on the film.
- Listening has taught her to relax.
- Her craziest scene in Shameless was in finale of season 4 where she dyed her hair and had to appear nude. She was 4 months pregnant at the time and didn’t tell anybody. In between takes she used to throw up and everyone on the set thought it was food poisoning.
- He feels deeply connected to gymnastics. She is very attached to the sport since childhood.
- She prefers jeans from Costco and likes it.
- She helped raise funds for the victims of the Las Vegas shooting and also the Mexican Earthquake.
- She had sent tampons, pads, baby tylenol, a cot and some toddler underwears for the victims of hurricane Harvey in Texas.
- Her agency is UTA foundation.
I was so concerned about what my resume said it's what kind of actor I was and I had after in one of the talk backs I realized I am going to stop judging myself and start being proud to be an actor and ever since I decided to be proud to be an actor my whole life changed.
- Clara's Ghost(2018):She acted as Adelia in the Family Comedy Drama movie directed by Bridey Elliott featuring Paula Niedert Elliott, Abby Elliott, Chris Elliott in the cast.
- Trouble(2017):She portrayed the role of Young Maggie in the Comedy Drama directed by Theresa Rebeck , it has Anjelica Huston, Bill Pullman, David Morse in the main roles.
- The Petal Pushers(2017):She acted in the role of Ceil in the Crime Comedy Drama movie directed by Robert Torrance starring Kaitlyn Black, Bridey Elliott in the lead.
- A Leading Man(2013):She played Morgan Tucker in the Drama movie directed by Steven J. Kung starring Heather Mazur, Jack Yang, Pat Tsao in the main roles.
- Paranoia(2013):Isidora was Hospital Nurse #1 in the Thriller Drama movie directed by Robert Luketic with actors- Gary Oldman, Harrison Ford, Liam Hemsworth playing the lead characters.
- 1 Nighter(2012):She portrayed Bubbles in the Comedy directed by Jill Jaress with actors- Timothy Bottoms, Jamie Meyers, Jill Jaress in the lead cast.
- Birds of a Feather(2011):She portrayed Dancer in this Comedy movie directed by Anthony Meindl with Danielle Hoover, Lindsay Frame, Anthony Meindl in the lead cast.
- Birds of a Feather(2010):She portrayed the role- Dancer in this directed by Anthony Meindl with Monique Alvarez, Matt Baca, Lisa Araquistain in the lead.
- WGN Morning News(2016):She played Herself in this Series created by WGN Chicago starring Terry Savage, Lou Manfredini, Lauren Streicher in the main roles.
- Shameless(2013):Isidora played Svetlana / Svetlana Fisher in the Comedy Drama Series created by Paul Abbott, Bonanza Productions, John Wells, Warner Bros. Television, John Wells Productions , cast included William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky, Emmy Rossum .
- Ben and Kate(2012):She played the role of Woman #3 in the Comedy Series , cast includes Lucy Punch, Dakota Johnson, Nat Faxon .
- 2 Broke Girls(2012):Isidora was Elena in the Series with actors- Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Garrett Morris playing main roles.
- Actor's Day in LA(2011):She acted as Herself in the Series created by Pepper Jay Productions starring Kim Estes, Kristina Nikols, Pepper Jay in the lead.
- Shameless: Season 7 - Growing Up Shameless(2017):She played Herself in the Documentary directed by created by Thinkwell Media starring David Cutkosky, Yvonne Cutkosky, Ethan Cutkosky in the lead.
- Shameless: Season 6 - Shamelessly Shanola(2016):Isidora played Herself in this Documentary directed by created by Space150 with actors- Anthony Hemingway, Shanola Hampton in the lead cast.
- Shameless: Season 5 - Gentrify This!!!(2015):She played the character of Herself in this Documentary directed by created by ONE+K , it features Emily Bergl, Etan Frankel in the cast.
- Shameless: Season 5 - Shameless Love(2015):She played the role of Herself in this Documentary directed by created by ONE+K with the cast Emily Bergl, Christopher Chulack, Sheila Callaghan .
- Sum of Us(2017):She portrayed the role- Izzy in the Comedy Documentary Drama directed by Anthony Meindl created by Anthony Meindl , it features Emma Kenney, Ryan Newman in the cast.
- How We Work 8(2017):Isidora played Erica in the directed by Anthony Meindl created by META Films, Anthony Meindl with Jordan Lane Shappell, Alison Kohlhardt in the lead cast.
- No Names(2014):She acted as Jules in the Drama directed by Isabella Hyams created by Isabella Hyams with actors- Annie Saunders, Monique Gabriela Curnen playing main roles.
- The Wonder Girls(2013):She acted as Kornelia in the Drama directed by Anthony Meindl created by Meta Films / Intrepid Entertainment, Anthony Meindl with actors- Potsch Boyd, Stephanie Katherine Grant playing main roles.
- T Is for Twig(2012):She acted in the role of Lina in the Horror directed by Judson Scott created by Judson Scott , cast includes Gina Comparetto.
- The Skinny(2012):She played Trainer in the Romantic Comedy directed by Isabella Hyams created by Isabella Hyams starring Graham Beckett, Guy Burnet in the lead.
- Oscar's Escape(2012):She played Sophie in the Crime directed by Patrick Viktor Monroe created by Patrick Viktor Monroe featuring Loyd Bateman, Aaron Farb in the cast.
- Paying for It(2012):She played the character- Sophie in the Drama directed by Lauren Lillie created by Lauren Lillie, Trilby Beresford with the cast of Kelsey Ledgin, Dean Cates .
- Double Black(2011):She played Mead in the Thriller Drama directed by Sara Woomer created by Stray Angel Films, Sara Woomer with the cast of Sean Apple, David Dastmalchian .
- Ma city, mon histoire(2009):Isidora played Margie in the Romantic Drama directed by Eugene Lee Yang created by Film Independent, Melissa M. Lee, Eugene Lee Yang , it has Michael Teh, Mariah Bonner, Bru Muller in the main roles
- Monroe & Mr. Wolf(2013):She played the role- in the directed by Ben Simms created by Fold, The, Sam Rowley featuring Gina Comparetto, John Weselcouch, Sam Rowley in the cast.
- Deader Living Through Chemistry(2008):She played the character- Lana in the Short Video directed by Kern Saxton created by Kern Saxton starring Rachel Federoff, Paul B. Germain in the main roles.
Isidora Goreshter: Photos, Pictures
Isidora Goreshter with Shameless cast