Rachel Frances "Frankie" Shaw (born November 11, 1986) is an American actress, writer, director and producer currently based in Los Angeles. She is best known for her short film SMILF, which she wrote, directed and starred in. SMILF premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and was awarded the Short Film Jury Award for US Fiction. She is also known for her recurring role as Shayla Nico in the first season of the USA Network television series Mr. Robot.
Set in Boston, SMILF takes a raw look at a single, 20-something whose desires for relationships, sex, and a career collide with the realities of young, single motherhood. Created, written, directed, and starring Frankie Shaw, based on her short film of the same title.