Irene Gorovaia (born June 13, 1989) is an American actress born in Russia and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She has been a ballet dancer for many years, training first with the Brighton Ballet School and later with the School of American Ballet. She performed in The Nutcracker with the New York City Ballet in 2000. Irene began her film career in Touchstone Pictures’ The Royal Tennenbaums, in the role of ‘Young Margot Tennenbaum,’ for which she was nominated for a 2001 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film, Supporting Young Actress. Irene was subsequently cast in Fred Schepisi’s It Runs in the Family starring Kirk, Michael and Cameron Douglas.