Monica C. Keena (born May 28, 1979) is an American actress, known for her roles as Abby Morgan on Dawson's Creek, Rachel Lindquist on the short-lived comedy Undeclared, Kristin on HBO's Entourage, and as Lori Campbell in Freddy vs. Jason.
Keena was born in New Jersey, the daughter of Mary, a nurse, and William Keena, a financial sales manager. She was raised in Brooklyn, New York City, and has an older sister named Samantha. During her early childhood (and again at the end of high school), Keena attended Saint Ann's School, a progressive private school in Brooklyn Heights. She auditioned for acceptance into LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts at age thirteen. Although she chose the drama department as her preference, she was accepted in both the dramatic and the vocal arts departments. Soon after starting her classes at LaGuardia, Keena played in her first role in a short film, "Burning Love".
Keena portrayed Bertha in a stage reading of Strindberg's The Father with Al Pacino, and had her first starring role playing Snow White against Sigourney Weaver's wicked queen in the folktale-inspired Snow White: A Tale of Terror. She has appeared in numerous television and movie...
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