CARRIE- ANNE MOSS Biography - Other artists & entretainers


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Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, on August 21, 1967, Moss decided that she wanted to be an actress at an early age. The youngest of two children raised by a single mother, she grew up taking acting classes. At the age of 11, she had joined and starred in school theather, and later studied at Magee, an exclusive secondary college. At the age of 20, she left Canada to pursue a career as a model. She landed assignment in Toronto, Japan and Spain, shot her first of several international magazine covers. She then studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, landing her first acting job in Barcelona, Spain as Tara McDonald in ‘Dark Justic (1991), upon her return to North America, she moved to L.A. and was cast on the Aaron Spelling series Models Inc. After making her film debut in 1996’s Sabotage, Moss continued to do TV work and appeared in fairly obscure films. Carrie got her big break and rose to international stardom, playing the latex-clad cyber warrior Trinity in the Wachowski brothers’ The Matrix. After this Moss was soon in great demand. In 2000 alone, she could be seen in no less than four films, including the action comedy The Crew, Red Planet, and as a bartender with questionable motives in director Christopher Nolan’s unconventional breakthrough, Memento. She still enjoys the stage, appearing at the recent production of ‘Outward Bound’ at the Hudson Theater in Los Angeles.