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Katherine Moennig

Katherine Sian Moennig (born December 29, 1977) is an American actress best known for her role as Shane McCutcheon on The L Word, as well as Jake Pratt on Young Americans. In 2009, she starred as Dr. Miranda Foster on CBS Three Rivers. Moennig was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Broadway dancer Mary Zahn and violin maker William H. Moennig III.Moennig is of German, Scottish, and Irish ancestry. Her first major role was in the television series Young Americans, playing Jake Pratt. Moennig moved to New York City at the age of 18 to study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Moennig has played multiple lesbian roles in The L Word, Everybody's Fine, Art School Confidential. She has also pursued transgender roles, auditioning for the part of Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry, and playing Cheryl Avery, a young transgender woman in the Law & Order. In 2007, the documentary My Address: A Look At Gay Youth Homelessness in New York was launched with Moennig in cooperation with the Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI).


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Born:
Dec 29, 1977
Movie/TV Credits:
18
First Appeared:
In the series Law & Order 1990-09-13
Latest Project:
Movie Lane 1974 2017-03-11
Known For
Poster of Ray Donovan
Poster of Love the Hard Way
Poster of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Poster of Law & Order
Filmography
Movie Lane 1974 Hallelujah 2017-03-11
Movie My Dead Boyfriend Zoe 2016-11-04
Movie Default 2014-10-17
Series Ray Donovan Lena 2013-06-30
Movie Gone Erica Lonsdale 2012-02-23
Movie The Lincoln Lawyer Gloria 2011-03-17
Series Three Rivers Dr. Miranda Foster 2009-10-04
Movie Everybody's Fine Jilly 2009-12-04
Movie Art School Confidential Candace 2006-11-10
Series The L Word Shane McCutcheon 2004-01-18
Series Best Week Ever Unknown 2004-01-23
Movie Invitation to a Suicide Eva 2004-11-09
Movie Love the Hard Way Debbie 2003-03-27
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Movie The Shipping News Grace Moosup 2001-12-18
Series Young Americans 2000-07-12
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13