Bridget Regan

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Bridget Regan
BornBridget Catherine Regan[1]
(1982-02-03) February 3, 1982 (age 32)
San Diego County, California, United States[1]
OccupationActress, producer
Years active1999–present
Spouse(s)Eamon O'Sullivan
ChildrenFrankie Jean (b. 2010)
 
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Bridget Regan
BornBridget Catherine Regan[1]
(1982-02-03) February 3, 1982 (age 32)
San Diego County, California, United States[1]
OccupationActress, producer
Years active1999–present
Spouse(s)Eamon O'Sullivan
ChildrenFrankie Jean (b. 2010)

Bridget Catherine Regan (born February 3, 1982) is an American actress and producer, best known for her portrayal of Kahlan Amnell in the television series Legend of the Seeker.[2]

Career[edit]

Since 2006 Regan has appeared in several movies and television shows. Her filmography includes The Wedding Album, Blinders, Supreme Courtships, The Babysitters, and the Sex and the City movie. She also had guest appearances on the TV shows Love Monkey, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, American Experience, Six Degrees, The Black Donnellys, and New Amsterdam.[3]

In 2008, Regan began filming Legend of the Seeker, a television show based on Terry Goodkind's Sword of Truth series. She portrayed Mother Confessor Kahlan Amnell.

In 2009, Regan ventured into producing[4] with Camp Wanatachi, a musical that ran in New York at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club.[5]

She was cast as a lead on the proposed television series The Frontier created by Shaun Cassidy.[6][7]

In 2013, Regan began a recurring role in the fifth season of the USA Network crime drama White Collar as Rebecca Lowe, a brief love interest of Neal Caffrey.

Personal[edit]

Born in San Diego County, California, Regan grew up in an Irish American and Catholic[8] family. She began acting as a child in North County productions of The Wizard of Oz at the La Paloma Theatre and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat[9] in her hometown of Carlsbad, California.

Regan graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Her natural hair is red and curly. She dyed her hair dark brown and chemically straightened it for Legend of the Seeker.

Regan is married to Eamon O'Sullivan, an assistant director[10] met in New Zealand while filming Legend of the Seeker.[11][12] On December 27, 2010, Regan gave birth to their daughter Frankie Jean. The news was revealed via Twitter two days after the birth.[13][14]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2006BlindersVivianShort film
2007Babysitters, TheThe BabysittersTina Tuchman
2008Sex and the CityHostess
2010Best and the Brightest, TheThe Best and the BrightestRobin
2014John WickAddyFilming

Television[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2006Wedding Album, TheThe Wedding AlbumKateTV pilot
2006Love MonkeyWomanEpisode: "Pilot"
2006Law & Order: Criminal IntentADA Claudia ShanklyEpisode: "Masquerade"
2007Law & Order: Criminal IntentADA Claudia ShanklyEpisode: "Silencer"
2007Six DegreesDiana FossEpisode: "A Simple Twist of Fate"
2007American ExperienceAngelica ShippenEpisode: "Alexander Hamilton"
2007Black Donnellys, TheThe Black DonnellysTrish HughesRecurring role (4 episodes)
2007Supreme CourtshipsHollyTV film
2008New AmsterdamDaphne TuckerEpisode: "Keep the Change"
2008–2010Legend of the SeekerKahlan AmnellMain role (44 episodes)
2011NCIS: Los AngelesElizabeth SmithEpisode: "Cyber Threat"
2011HideAnnabelle GrangerTV film
2011Person of InterestWendy McNallyEpisode: "Number Crunch"
2012Frontier, TheThe FrontierHannah StrongTV pilot
2012PerceptionVictoria RylandEpisodes: "Shadow", "Light"
2013Murder in ManhattanLex SuttonTV film
2013Beauty and the BeastAlex SalterRecurring role (4 episodes)
2013Sons of AnarchyEscortEpisode: "Straw"
2013–2014White CollarRebecca Lowe/Rachel TurnerRecurring role (9 episodes)

Theatre[edit]

YearTitleRoleTheatre
October 12 – November 14, 1999Sweet Bird of YouthLa Jolla Playhouse
March 21, 2005Children and ArtBroadway
September 20 – October 23, 2005Scottish Play, TheThe Scottish PlayEdenLa Jolla Playhouse
December 9, 2007 – March 9, 2008Is He Dead?Cecile LerouxBroadway
January 21, 2008GenevaBegonia BrownThe Players
January 21, 2011Camp Wanatachi(Co-producer)La MaMa Experimental Theater Club

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