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Carrie-Anne Moss is a Canadian actress, best known for her role of Trinity in The Matrix trilogy of films beginning with the sci-fi action film The Matrix , her breakthrough film.

Background

Moss, Carrie-Anne was born on August 21, 1967 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Education

American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Career

She has starred in the neo-noir-psychological thriller film Memento, directed by Christopher Nolan, the sci-fi thriller Red Planet, and the romantic drama Chocolat (all 2000), the indie drama Snow Cake (2006), the Hitchcockian mystery horror-thriller film Disturbia (2007) and the controversial suspense thriller Unthinkable (2010). Moss stars as Jeri Hogarth in the Netflix series Jessica Jones and reprised the role in Daredevil. She has an older brother, Brooke.

Moss' mother reportedly named her after The Hollies' 1967 hit song, "Carrie Anne", which had been released in May that year. Moss lived with her mother in Vancouver as a child. At the age of 11, she joined the Vancouver children's musical theatre and later went on to tour Europe with the Magee Secondary School Choir in her senior year.

While in Spain, Moss landed a role in the drama series Dark Justice, her first television appearance. She moved from Barcelona to Los Angeles, California with the series in 1992. She enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena upon her return.

She starred in Fox's short-lived prime time soap opera Models Inc., a spin-off of Melrose Place, as a model. Her breakthrough role came when she was chosen to play Trinity in the 1999 box office success The Matrix. She reprised the role in two sequels The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions, as well as providing voiceovers for video game and animated spin-offs of the film.

Coincidentally, she had previously co-starred in an unrelated made-in-Canada television series also entitled Matrix. Following the release of The Matrix, Moss starred opposite Burt Reynolds and Richard Dreyfuss in the Disney mobster comedy The Crew. She starred with Val Kilmer in Red Planet for Warner Bros.

She next appeared in Miramax's Oscar-nominated film Chocolat. In 2006 she appeared in Fido and Snow Cake, and in 2007 she appeared in the thriller Disturbia. She voiced the character Aria in Mass Effect 2 and Mass Effect 3.

Moss plays Jeri Hogarth in the Netflix TV series based on the Marvel Comics character Jessica Jones. The show was released in November, 2015 to positive critical reviews.

Achievements

  • She then starred with Guy Pearce in the thriller Memento for which Moss earned an Independent Spirit Award for her performance.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Actor: (films) Flashfire, 1993, The Soft Kill, 1994, Terrified, 1995, Sabotage, 1996, Secret Life of Algernon, 1997, Lethal Tender, 1997, New Blood, 1999, The Matrix, 1999, Memento, 2000, The Crew, 2000, Red Planet, 2000, Chocolat, 2000, The Matrix Reloaded, 2003, (voice) Kid's Story, 2003, The Matrix Revolutions, 2003, Suspect Zero, 2004, Sledge: The Untold Story, 2005, The Chumscrubber, 2005, Mini's First Time, 2006, Fido, 2006, Disturbia, 2007, (television films) Doorways, 1993. Television appearances: Los Angeles Law, 1986, Baywatch, 1989, Dark Justice, 1991, Silk Stalkings, 1991, Street Justice, 1992, Nightmare Cafe, 1992, Forever Knight, 1992, Matrix, 1993, Models Incorporated, 1994, Nowhere Man, 1995, Nowhere Man, 1996, F/X: The Series, 1996, Viper, 1997.

Connections

Married Steven Roy, November 1999. 2 children.

spouse:
Steven Roy