March 23, 1976
45 years old
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm tall
33-24-34 in | 84-61-86 cm
56 kg | 123.5 pounds
8 US | 38.5 EU
Michelle Lynn Monaghan was born in Winthrop, Iowa, United States, on March 23, 1976, is an American actress.
Young Michelle Monaghan first started her career as a fashion model.
She made her big screen debut in drama movie Perfume (2001) in role as Henrietta.
She got her television debut in drama series Young Americans (2000) in role as Caroline Busse.
Her breakthrough performance came as Kimberly Woods in Fox drama television series Boston Public (2002–2003).
She was nominated for the Satellite Award and a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Harmony Faith Lane in black comedy crime movie Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005).
She was nominated for the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble for her role as Angie Gennaro in neo-noir mystery crime thriller film Gone Baby Gone (2007).
She played Julia Meade in action spy movie series Mission: Impossible:
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)
Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)
She won the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress for her role as Diane Ford in drama film Trucker (2008).
Source Code (2011) science fiction action thriller opposite Jake Gyllenhaal, Vera Farmiga and Jeffrey Wright
Somewhere (2010) drama with Stephen Dorff and Elle Fanning
Patriots Day (2016) action thriller opposite Mark Wahlberg, J.K. Simmons and John Goodman
Due Date (2010) black comedy road with Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis and Jamie Foxx
Eagle Eye (2008) science fiction action thriller opposite Shia LaBeouf, Rosario Dawson and Michael Chiklis
Made of Honor (2008) romantic comedy with Patrick Dempsey and Kevin McKidd
The Heartbreak Kid (2007) comedy opposite Ben Stiller, Malin Åkerman and Jerry Stiller
Machine Gun Preacher (2011) biographical action drama with Gerard Butler and Michael Shannon
Pixels (2015) science fiction action comedy opposite Adam Sandler, Peter Dinklage and Josh Gad
It Runs in the Family (2003) comedy drama with Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas and Rory Culkin
She voiced Diana Prince / Wonder Woman in animated superhero film Justice League: War (2014).
Saint Judy (2018) biographical drama opposite Alfred Molina and Common
The Craft: Legacy (2020) supernatural horror in role as Helen Schechner, opposite Cailee Spaeny, Zoey Luna and Gideon Adlon
Every Breath You Take (2021) thriller drama in role as Grace, opposite Sam Claflin and Casey Affleck
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Maggie Hart in HBO anthology crime drama television series True Detective (2014).
She had recurring role as Kimberly Woods in Fox drama television series Boston Public (2002–2003) in 8 episodes.
The Path (2015-2018) Hulu drama series in role as Sarah Lane
Messiah (2020) Netflix thriller series in role as Eva Geller
Graduated from East Buchanan High School in Winthrop (1994).
Studied journalism at the Columbia College Chicago.
Has two older brothers, Bob and John.
Has Irish and German ancestry.
She won blue ribbons as a hog wrestler, at the age of 13.
Lives in New York City, New York, United States.
She started dating Australian graphic artist Peter White in 2000, the couple got married in 2005, they have two children, daughter Willow Katherine White and son Tommy Francis White.