Carrie-Anne Moss - Biography & Career
Carrie-Anne Moss (born August 21, 1967 in Burnaby, British Columbia) is a Canadian actress who achieved worldwide fame following her appearances in The Matrix trilogy.
As a child, Moss lived with her mother Barbara in Vancouver. At the age of 11, she joined the Vancouver children's musical theatre and later went on to tour Europe with the Magee Secondary School Choir in her senior year. She subsequently enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena upon her return. In 1985, she left Vancouver for Toronto and became a model. This career took her to Japan and Spain in the late 1980s.
While in Spain, she landed a role in the drama series Dark Justice, her first television appearance. She moved from Barcelona to Los Angeles, California with the series in 1992. Her big breakthrough came when she was chosen to play the leather-clad hacker Trinity in the 1999 box office success The Matrix. She reprised the role of Trinity in two sequels as well as providing voice-overs for video game and animated spin-offs of the film. She also appeared as Natalie in the critically-acclaimed Memento in 2000 as well as in a supporting role with Juliette Binoche in the Academy Award nominated film, Chocolat starring Johnny Depp.
Moss married fellow actor Steven Roy in 1999. They had a child together in the summer of 2003. As of November 2003, Moss, very keen to protect her and her family's privacy, has not revealed her child's name. Her second child was born in November 2005. She has not publicly confirmed the name or sex of the child.