Fast Facts

  • Named after The Hollies' hit song "Carrie-Anne," which was popular the year Moss was born.
  • Moved to Europe in the late 1980s to pursue a modeling career.
  • Broke into American television with CBS crime drama Dark Justice, which was filming in Spain its first season; roles on Melrose Place spinoff Models Inc. (1994-95) and movie spinoff F/X: The Series (1996-98) followed.
  • Rose to fame playing Trinity in 1999 sci-fi smash The Matrix, for which she performed most of her own fight sequences.
  • Collected an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in acclaimed thriller Memento (2000).
  • Is the godmother of actor Maria Bello's son Jack, while Bello is the godmother of Moss' first son, who was born in September 2003.
  • Provided the voice of Aria in the video games Mass Effect 2 and Mass Effect 3.


  • 2002, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Female: Winner
  • 2006, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Winner
  • 2000, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee


  • Steven Roy — Husband
  • Barbara Moss — Mother
  • Brooke Moss — Brother


  • American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Pasadena, CA