Katherine Moennig

  • Birth Name: Katherine Sian Moennig
  • Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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  • 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.


  • Gwyneth Paltrow — Cousin
  • Blythe Danner — Aunt
  • Jake Paltrow — Cousin
  • Bruce Paltrow — Uncle
  • Hillary Danner — Cousin
  • Mary Zahn — Mother
  • William Moennig III — Father


  • American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, New York, United States

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