Michelle Lynn Monaghan is an American actress.
Monaghan was born in Winthrop, Iowa and has two older brothers, Bob and John. After graduation, she moved to Chicago to study journalism at Columbia College Chicago. Between studying, she did some modeling in the United States and in Milan, Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong. She left college with one semester remaining to move to New York to pursue modeling and acting full-time.
Monaghan became interested in acting and eventually received minor parts in episodes of television series such as Young Americans, ( Read his whole biography