Bridget Regan

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Bridget Regan
Born Bridget Catherine Regan[1]
(1982-02-03) February 3, 1982 (age 32)
San Diego County, California, United States[1]
Occupation Actress, producer
Years active 1999–present
Spouse(s) Eamon O'Sullivan
Children Frankie 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]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Blinders Vivian Short film
2007 Babysitters, TheThe Babysitters Tina Tuchman
2008 Sex and the City Hostess
2010 Best and the Brightest, TheThe Best and the Brightest Robin
2014 John Wick Addy Filming

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Wedding Album, TheThe Wedding Album Kate TV pilot
2006 Love Monkey Woman Episode: "Pilot"
2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent ADA Claudia Shankly Episode: "Masquerade"
2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent ADA Claudia Shankly Episode: "Silencer"
2007 Six Degrees Diana Foss Episode: "A Simple Twist of Fate"
2007 American Experience Angelica Shippen Episode: "Alexander Hamilton"
2007 Black Donnellys, TheThe Black Donnellys Trish Hughes (4 episodes)
2007 Supreme Courtships Holly TV film
2008 New Amsterdam Daphne Tucker Episode: "Keep the Change"
2008–2010 Legend of the Seeker Kahlan Amnell Main role (44 episodes)
2011 NCIS: Los Angeles Elizabeth Smith Episode: "Cyber Threat"
2011 Hide Annabelle Granger TV film
2011 Person of Interest Wendy McNally Episode: "Number Crunch"
2012 Frontier, TheThe Frontier Hannah Strong TV pilot
2012 Perception Victoria Ryland Episodes: "Shadow", "Light"
2013 Murder in Manhattan Lex Sutton TV film
2013 Beauty and the Beast Alex Salter (4 episodes)
2013 Sons of Anarchy Escort Episode: "Straw"
2013–2014 White Collar Rebecca Lowe/Rachel Turner (9 episodes)

Theatre[edit]

Year Title Role Theatre
October 12 – November 14, 1999 Sweet Bird of Youth La Jolla Playhouse
March 21, 2005 Children and Art Broadway
September 20 – October 23, 2005 Scottish Play, TheThe Scottish Play Eden La Jolla Playhouse
December 9, 2007 – March 9, 2008 Is He Dead? Cecile Leroux Broadway
January 21, 2008 Geneva Begonia Brown The Players
January 21, 2011 Camp Wanatachi (Co-producer) La MaMa Experimental Theater Club

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