Bridget Regan is an American actress most of us know too well as Kahlan Amnell in the film adaptation (Legend of the Seeker) of Terry Goodkind’s novel ‘The Sword of Truth.’ She portrayed the character of The Mother Confessor in the television series and was sworn to protect with her life Richard Cypher or The Seeker of Truth (played by Craig Horner) in the film. Beyond this work, the actress has an impressive filmography and profile which will constitute what we will write about her below. Read on to learn more about her background and career growth, who her husband is, in addition to what body stats the beautiful actress spots.
Bridget Regan’s Bio
Bridget Regan is an Aquarian who was born on the 3rd of February 1982 in San Diego County, California, U.S. Her birth name is Bridget Catherine Regan and she was born to Mary Catherine (Hagedorn) her mother who has German ancestry and her father Jim Regan who is of Irish descent. She holds American nationality and was brought up in the Roman Catholic faith in her Irish-American family.
There is not much information that has been disclosed about her childhood life, whether or not she has siblings and who they grew to become. However, Bridget’s educational background has it that she attended San Dieguito Academy High School in Encinitas after which she enrolled at the Universiy of North Carolina School of the Arts where she bagged her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2004. This suggests that from an early age, Bridget Regan probably had an interest in acting and began charting her way as an actress early enough. Some sources reported credibly that she starred as a child actress in The Wizard of Oz, made her theatrical debut on Sweet Bird of Youth in addition to being on the play Children and Art.
Following her graduation from college, the would-be Legend of the Seeker star moved to New York City from Winston-Salem, North Carolina to kick-start her career. She began working on stage as well as auditioning for roles in movies and television series. In the course of time, she secured the role of Vivian on a 2006 short film titled Blinders. That same year, Bridget Regan was seen on two television series: as Kate on The Wedding Album and in Love Monkey episode “pilot.”
Having shown telltale signs synonymous with actors and actresses of exceptional talent, Bridget began getting more screen roles. She acted as Tina Tuchman in The Babysitters, ADA Claudia Shankly in the episodes: “Masquerade” and “Silencer” of Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Trish Hughes in The Black Donnellys all in 2007. Her filmography expanded to boast of her role as Mother Confessor in Legend of the Seeker (2008–2010) which made her a fan favorite. Bridget Regan also starred in the Beauty & the Beast (2013-14) as Alex Salter in 4 episodes, the USA Network crime drama White Collar as Rebecca Lowe/Rachel Turner in 9 episodes and has a recurring role as Rose/Denise/Clara Ruvelle in Jane the Virgin (2014-2019).
The actress’ other film projects include her role as a Hostess in Sex and the City (2008), Robin in The Best and the Brightest (2010), Addy in 2014 John Wick and Fiona in The Leisure Class (2015) where she acted alongside Bruce Davison, Christine Lakin, Melanie Zanetti and others.
Family, Husband, Kids
Bridget Regan is married to Eamon O’Sullivan who she met in New Zealand while filming The Legen of the Seeker. Eamon is a writer and together they are parents to two children. Their first child, a baby girl named Frankie Jean was born in December 2010 while their second child, a baby boy named Bernard Moon was born 25 days after his mother’s birthday on February 28, 2018.
The marriage between the two is not known to be marred with scandals of a major or minor proportion which is quite rife in celebrity marriages these days. We do hope it will continue like that and serve as an epitome of an ideal marriage to many others.
Bridget Catherine Regan stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 1.75m. At this height, she weighs about 54kg or 119lbs. She has a bust size of 35 inches for which she wears size 35B bra size, her hips measure 35 inches while her 25 inches waist perfectly compliments her frame and gait.