Carrie-Anne Moss

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Carrie-Anne Moss
Carrie-Anne Moss May 2016.jpg
Moss at the 2016 Peabody Awards
Born (1967-08-21) August 21, 1967 (age 51)
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
OccupationActress
Years active1988–present
Height174 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Spouse(s)Steven Roy (1999–present)
Children3

Carrie-Anne Moss (born August 21, 1967)[1] is a Canadian actress. Moss started her career on television, but became famous for her character, Trinity, in The Matrix trilogy.

Early life[change | change source]

Carrie-Anne Moss was born in Burnaby, British Columbia. Her parents are Barbara and Melvyn Moss. 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.[source?] 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.

Personal life[change | change source]

Moss married American actor Steven Roy in 1999, and they have two sons and a daughter.[2] The family resides in Los Angeles.[3]

Filmography[change | change source]

Film[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1994 Soft Kill, TheThe Soft Kill Jane Tanner
1994 Flashfire Meredith Neal
1995 Terrified Tracy Also known as Evil Never Sleeps and Toughguy
1996 Sabotage Louise Castle
1997 Lethal Tender Melissa Wilkins
1997 Secret Life of Algernon, TheThe Secret Life of Algernon Madge Clerisy
1999 Matrix, TheThe Matrix Trinity
1999 New Blood Leigh
2000 Chocolat Caroline Clairmont
2000 Red Planet Cmdr. Kate Bowman
2000 Crew, TheThe Crew Detective Olivia Neal
2000 Memento Natalie
2003 Matrix Reloaded, TheThe Matrix Reloaded Trinity
2003 Animatrix, TheThe Animatrix Voice only
2003 Matrix Revolutions, TheThe Matrix Revolutions
2004 Suspect Zero Fran Kulok
2005 Chumscrubber, TheThe Chumscrubber Jerri Falls
2005 Sledge: The Untold Story Herself/Girlfriend in movie
2006 Fido Helen Robinson
2006 Snow Cake Maggie
2006 Mini's First Time Diane Drogues-Tennan
2007 Disturbia Julie Brecht
2007 Normal Catherine
2008 Fireflies in the Garden Kelly Hanson
2009 Love Hurts Amanda Bingham
2010 Unthinkable Agent Helen Brody
2012 Silent Hill: Revelation Claudia Wolf
2012 Knife Fight Penelope Nelson
2013 The Clockwork Girl Admiral Wells Voice
2013 Compulsion Saffron
2014 Dragon Nest: Warriors' Dawn Elena Voice
2014 Pompeii Aurelia
2014 Elephant Song Olivia
2015 Pirate's Passage Kerstin Hawkins Voice
2015 Unity[4] Narrator Documentary
2015 Frankenstein Elizabeth Frankenstein
2016 Brain on Fire Rhona Nack
2017 The Bye Bye Man Detective Shaw

Television[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1991–1993 Dark Justice Tara McDonald 9 episodes
1991 Street Justice Jennifer 2 episodes
1992 Forever Knight Monica Howard Episode: "Feeding the Beast"
1993 Matrix Liz Teel 13 episodes
1993 Doorways Laura Unaired TV pilot
1993 Silk Stalkings Lisa / Lana Bannon Episode: "The Perfect Alibi"
1994–1995 Models Inc. Carrie Spencer 28 episodes
1994 Baywatch Gwen Brown / Mattie Brown Episode: "Mirror, Mirror"
1995 Nowhere Man Karin Stoltz Episode: "Something About Her"
1996–1997 F/X: The Series Lucinda Scott 17 episodes
1996 Due South Irene Zuko Episode: "Juliet is Bleeding"
2007 Suspect Lt. Chivers TV pilot
2008 Pretty/Handsome Elizabeth Fitzpayne TV pilot
2011 Normal Ann Brown TV pilot
2011–2012 Chuck Gertrude Verbanski 4 episodes
2012–2013 Vegas Katherine O'Connell 21 episodes
2014 Crossing Lines Amanda Andrews 4 episodes
2015–present Jessica Jones Jeri Hogarth Main Cast
2016 Daredevil Episode: "A Cold Day in Hell's Kitchen"
2016-present Humans Dr Athena Morrow Main role (second season)
2016 Man Seeking Woman Joan Dillon Episode: "Eel"
2017 Iron Fist Jeri Hogarth 3 episodes
2017 The Defenders Episode: "Mean Right Hook"

Video games[change | change source]

Year Title Voice Notes
2003 Enter the Matrix Trinity FMV
Motion capture
2010 Mass Effect 2 Aria T'Loak Voice role
2012 Mass Effect 3 Voice role (also appears in Omega)

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Year Nominated work Award Result
1997 Due South Gemini Award for Best Guest Actress in a Drama Nominated
1999 The Matrix Empire Award for Best Newcomer (tied with Damien O'Donnell) Won
1999 The Matrix MTV Movie Award for Breakthrough Female Performance Nominated
1999 The Matrix Saturn Award for Best Actress Nominated
2000 Chocolat Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated
2000 Memento Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female Won
2000 Memento Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2003 Matrix Revolutions, TheThe Matrix Revolutions Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress – Drama/Action Adventure Nominated
2006 Fido Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress in a Canadian Film Won
2006 Snow Cake Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Won

References[change | change source]

  1. Lee, Alana (3 November 2003). "Carrie Anne Moss: The Matrix Revolutions interview". BBC. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  2. "Baby Boom". People magazine 60 (20). November 17, 2003. ISSN 0093-7673. http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20148623,00.html. Retrieved 2009-06-07. 
  3. Nayman, Adam. "ELLE Interview: Carrie-Anne Moss - Elle Canada".
  4. Dave McNary (April 22, 2015). "Documentary 'Unity' Set for Aug. 12 Release with 100 Star Narrators". Variety. Retrieved May 1, 2015.