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Kate Moennig Biography

Birth Name:
Katherine Sian Moennig
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Fast Facts

  • Nicknamed Scout by her mother, after the To Kill a Mockingbird character, due to her tomboy disposition as a child
  • At 10, played Christopher Robin in a children's theater production of Winnie the Pooh
  • Acted with cousin Gwyneth Paltrow in a 1999 Williamstown Theater Festival production of William Shakespeare's As You Like It
  • Appeared in the 1999 video for Canadian rock band Our Lady Peace's "Is Anybody Home?" Made her TV series debut in 2000 on the short-lived WB drama Young Americans, playing the cross-dressing Jake Pratt
  • Big break came in 2003, when she was cast as Shane McCutcheon on Showtime's The L Word