Since Canadian actress Carrie-Anne Moss played Trinity in the sci-fi action movie trilogy The Matrix, she hasn’t picked up a similar or even bigger role. Although she has played major roles in several movies and TV shows, none of these projects have given her as much attention as she receives from The Matrix trilogy.
Below is some information about the actress you need to know, especially why her success waned after The Matrix.
Carrie-Anne Moss Biography
Carrie-Anne Moss is a Canadian actress born August 21, 1967 in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. Her parents are Melvyn Moss and Barbara Moss. Her mother named her after a song called Carrie-Anne, a 1967 hit song by British rock band TheHollies. Carrie-Anne is not her parents’ only child, she was raised alongside her older brother, Brooke Moss. Early in her life, she lived in Vancouver with her mother and joined children’s musical theater at age 11. In his 12th year at Magee Secondary School, Moss toured Europe as a member of the Magee Secondary School Choir.
After high school, Moss started doing modeling jobs so she could save up and apply for acting classes. She modeled in Spain for a year and then moved to Japan, where she worked as a model for four months. While in Barcelona, she appeared in several TV commercials and auditioned for a role in the CBS series. Dark Justice, which was still filming there at this time. She got the role and starred as Tara McDonald in the television series in 1991. When the show returned to Los Angeles for a new season in 1992, Moss accompanied the show to the City of Angels. From 1991 to 1993, Moss appeared in nine episodes of his first television series, Dark Justice.
By the early 90s, Moss was already becoming a fast-rising actress. In 1991, she starred as a guest actress in two episodes of Street Justice as Jennifer and in 1992 in one episode of Forever a Knight as Monica Howard. In 1993, she got her first starring role playing Liz Teel in the 13 episode Canadian series Fantasy/Adventure. Matrix. Her Hollywood breakthrough came when she appeared in all 28 episodes of Model Inc. as Carrie Spencer, between 1994 and 1995.
In the late 1990s, Moss secured a recurring role on Canadian television series. F/X: The Series as Lucinda Scott. It was the last TV series she starred in in the 1990s, but she was cast in films like Sabotage, Deadly Tender, The Algernon Secret Life, New Blood, and others.
In 1999, she was playing arguably the biggest role of her acting career, when she was cast as Trinity in the first installment of The Matrix trilogy, titled The Matrix. The film’s second installment, The Matrix Reloaded premiered on May 7, 2003 with Moss reprising her role as Trinity. The third and final installment of the film, The Matrix Revolution was released six months after The Matrix Reloaded was released.
From 2012 to 2013, Moss portrayed the lead role of Katherine O’Connell in all 21 episodes of the short-lived American television series. Vegas. In Marvel Jessica Jones, Moss stars as Jeri Hogarth, a role she also played in one episode of Marvel Daredevil, As Well as in The Defenders and in three episodes of Iron Fist. She also plays the lead role in the science fiction television series Humans as Dr. Athena Morrow.
Ever since Moss was a young girl, all she dreamed of was becoming an actress and she is currently fulfilling her dreams and making a profit from it. His net worth is estimated at $4 million.
Why didn’t she have so much success after the Matrix?
As at the time the first installment of The Matrix trilogy was released, Moss was in his thirties. When the latest installment came out, she was in her mid-30s and there was very little chance of her being cast as the hot and sexy lead actress in action films like The Matrix trilogy, with the filmmakers having instead chose the younger and fresher actresses. Age was definitely one of the factors holding him back from achieving more success after The Matrix
Carrie-Anne Moss currently resides in LosAngeles, CA and is married to Steven Roy. The couple have been married for almost two decades on November 11, 1999. Steven Roy is a Canadian actor, writer and director. The couple have three children together, two boys and a girl. Owen Roy is their first child. Owen was born in September 2003. Their second child is Kaden Roy, a son born in November 2005. His only daughter, Frances Beatrice Roy, was born in June 2009.