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Mostly known for her role as Jake Pratt in "Young Americans" (2000).


Has German and Irish ancestry.


She is known for choosing non-traditional roles, usually those that involve gender-bending. These roles include Jacqueline 'Jake' Pratt in the television series Young Americans, and a male-to-female transsexual in an episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (1999) (Season 4, episode 21, "Fallacy").


Niece of producer Bruce Paltrow, actress Blythe Danner and actor Harry Danner. First cousin of director Jake Paltrow and actresses Hillary Danner and Gwyneth Paltrow.


Mother is a Broadway dancer and father is a violin maker.


Her grandfather, William Moennig, hailed from Markneukirchen, a little German town famous for musical instruments.


She has said that most of her friends growing up were boys, and that she was a huge tomboy. In her words: 'I had the biggest big wheels'.


Auditioned for Boys Don't Cry (1999).


She's trained in fencing, and says that if she wasn't an actress, she'd be a marine biologist or in the FBI. As a little girl, she wanted to be a doorman.


Graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.


Had the central role in the music video for the Canadian band Our Lady Peace, the song was "Is Anybody Home".


She is well known for her roles as Jake Pratt in "Young Americans" (2000) and as Shane McCutcheon in "L Word, The" (2004).


Is mostly known as Shane McCutcheon in the "The L Word" (2004).


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