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Michelle Monaghan

Michelle Lynn Monaghan was born on March 23, 1976, in Winthrop, Iowa. She is the youngest of three children and the only daughter of Sharon (Hamel), who ran a day care center, and Robert L. Monaghan, a factory worker and farmer. She is of mostly Irish and German descent. After graduating from high school in Iowa, she studied journalism for three ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Saint Judy (post-production)
Judy Wood
 2017 The Vanishing of Sidney Hall
Mrs. Hall
 2017/III Sleepless
 2016 Patriots Day
Carol Saunders
 2015 Pixels
 2014 The Best of Me
 2014 Playing It Cool
 2014 Fort Bliss
Staff Sergeant Maggie Swann
 2014 Better Living Through Chemistry
Kara Varney
 2013 Penthouse North
 2013 Expecting
 2012 Tomorrow You're Gone
Florence Jane
 2011 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
Julia Meade (uncredited)
 2011 Machine Gun Preacher
Lynn Childers
 2011 Source Code
Christina Warren
 2010 Due Date
Sarah Highman
 2010 Somewhere
 2008 Eagle Eye
Rachel Holloman
 2008 Trucker
Diane Ford
 2008 Made of Honor
 2007 The Heartbreak Kid
 2007 Gone Baby Gone
Angie Gennaro
 2005 North Country
 2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
 2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Harmony Faith Lane
 2005 Constantine
Ellie (uncredited)
 2004/I Winter Solstice
 2003 It Runs in the Family
Peg Maloney
 2002 Unfaithful
 2001 Perfume
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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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You don't grow up in a town of 700 thinking you're going to be an actress. I loved doing [school] plays, but it was just something to keep me busy. See more »


Is married to Australian graphic designer Peter White. See more »

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