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Biography #2 (for The Matrix Revolutions)Carrie-Anne Moss landed her big break as an actress when she appeared opposite Keanu Reeves in the Wachowski Brothers' smash hit The Matrix. Following the film's release, Moss starred with Val Kilmer in Red Planet. She also co-starred opposite Juliette Binoche, Johnny Depp and Dame Judi Dench in Lasse Hallstrom's Oscar-nominated film Chocolat and starred with Guy Pearce in the critically acclaimed independent thriller Memento, for which she received an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress. More recently, Moss starred in The Matrix Reloaded, the second installment in The Matrix trilogy.
Moss was born in Vancouver, British Columbia and began performing in a children's musical theatre group when she was eleven. A trip to Europe with the school choir in her senior year affirmed her passion for performing and she enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena upon her return. After graduating, Moss moved to Europe and became a successful model, traveling the globe and appearing on many international magazine covers. While working in Spain, she landed a regular role in the television series Dark Justice. Moss moved to Los Angeles the following year when the series switched locations and soon after was cast in a starring role in Aaron Spelling's television show Models Inc.