She has also pursued transgender roles, auditioning for the part of Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry, and playing Cheryl Avery, a young transgender woman in the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode "Fallacy".In April 2006, Moennig made her Off Broadway debut as "American Girl", opposite Lee Pace, in Guardians, by Peter Morris.Kate Moennig: I’m just happy to be working, considering how much the business has changed in the last few years. I love the reliability of a TV series and equally love throwing myself into a film and then being done with it. But there is no way around either of those things sometimes.
Directed by Gigi Nicolas, the documentary explored the experiences of homeless gay youth and the work of the HMI.
In 2009, Moennig joined the cast of the TV series Three Rivers.
is an American actress known for her role as Shane Mc Cutcheon on The L Word (2004-09), as well as Jake Pratt on Young Americans (2000).
Moennig has played the role of Lena in the Showtime series Ray Donovan since 2013.
as Shane Mc Cutcheon, the girl everyone wanted to date and just couldn’t hate, no matter how many times she screwed them over.
The actress behind the role has managed to move on from the series to play a doctor ( with Robert De Niro and Drew Barrymore. AE: What is the most dreadful thing you have had to do as an actor?The story is loosely based on that of Lynndie England.In 2007, the Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) produced the documentary My Address: A Look At Gay Youth Homelessness in cooperation with Moennig.Previous seasons had shown Christopher Meloni and Mariska Hargitay in every episode.The first episode to break this trend was "Rotten" which showed Detective Benson working primarily with Detective Tutuola.AE: Last time I saw you, you were in the middle of working on an indie film. It’s loosely based on all these news stories we keep hearing about in the news regarding boats being hijacked by Somalian pirates. KM: I think Anthony Bourdain has a pretty sweet deal.