Born in Binghamton, New York on April 28, 1971, Bridget Moynahan is an American actress. Her parents are Mary Bridget and Edward Bradley Moynahan, and she has two brothers. She is also the middle child. She grew up in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, where she attended Longmeadow High School. She participated in the school’s field hockey, basketball and lacrosse games, and graduated in 1989.
In 1999, Bridget Moynahan was cast in a supporting role in Sex and the City, where she played Natasha for seven episodes. She was also cast in Row Your Boat and In the Weeds, both in 2000. Her breakout role was playing Rachel in Coyote Ugly, boosting her into the Hollywood spotlight. She then starred in a number of blockbuster movies. She was in Serendipity in 2001, alongside Kate Beckinsale and John Cusack. Moynahan was also on an episode of Going to California.
The next year, she was given a supporting role in The Sum of All Fears as Dr. Cathy Muller. She was also in The Recruit in 2003 and in I, Robot in 2004.
The next year, she was given the role of Ava Fontaine Orlov in Lord of War, opposite Nicholas Cage. Moynahan was also cast in Unknown, and Gray Matters, alongside Jim Caviezel and Greg Kinnear. She then landed the role of Whitney Crane in the TV series Six Degrees from 2006 to 2007. Her role as a hard-charging and beautiful PR executive shows that she has found satisfaction in her career. She was also in the thriller Prey, directed by Darrell Roodt. She next starred in Noise with Tim Robbins, and has appeared on numerous magazine covers.
As a model, she graced the pages of Elle, New Woman, Self, Fitness and Glamour. She has also ranked #96 on the annual Hot 100 list of Maxim magazine.