Frankie Shaw is an actress/writer/director from Brookline, Massachusetts. She graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University with a degree in English literature. Shaw wrote, directed, and starred in the short film SMILF, which won the Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. She is currently developing a television series for Showtime based on SMILF and has most recently been seen in the USA show Mr. Robot.