Carrie-Anne Moss

Actor

Born: 21 August 1967
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Best known as:

The actress who played Trinity in The Matrix and its sequels

Carrie-Anne Moss played tough and tender Trinity in the trilogy of movies starting with The Matrix (1999, with Keanu Reeves). A native of British Columbia, Carrie-Anne Moss broke into the entertainment business as a model. Work in Europe led to a TV role in 1991's Dark Justice, an American television series produced in Spain. The production relocated to Los Angeles and Moss followed, subsequently working on stage and in television until being cast in The Matrix as Trinity, the sleek tutor, fellow freedom-fighter, and lover to Reeve's heroic Neo. In 2000 Moss appeared in three other high-profile movies, Red Planet (co-starring Benjamin Bratt), Memento, and Chocolat (starring Juliette Binoche). She also starred in the sequels The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (also 2003). She returned to the big screen in 2004's Suspect Zero (with Ben Kingsley), and has since appeared in Normal (2007), Disturbia (with Shia LaBeouf) and Unthinkable (2010, starring Samuel L. Jackson). Moss jumped into series television in 2012, co-starring in Vegas with Dennis Quaid and Michael Chiklis.

Extra credit:

Carrie-Anne Moss married the actor Steven Roy in 1999. They have two sons: Owen (b. 2003) and Jaden (b. 2005).  They also have a daughter born in 2009; according to Wikipedia, "Moss has never revealed the name of her daughter."

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