Her mother is a Hungarian Jewish immigrant; she was born in Budapest, and moved to the United States after the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.
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She originally joined the cast as a featured player, but was upgraded to the repertory mid-season.
Emma Swan is a fictional character in ABC's television series Once Upon a Time.
Borstein was born in Highland Park, Illinois, a suburb north of the city of Chicago, in 1973 (according to her own official website), though some sources still say 1971. Borstein trained in improv at the ACME Comedy Theater, where she met her writing partner and future husband Jackson Douglas.