Monica Keena is a popular American actress who has played several movie roles and television productions. Some of her movie appearances include ‘The Devil’s Advocate’, ‘Snow White: A Tale of Terror’, ‘Brooklyn Rules’, ‘The Simian Line’, ‘Fifty Pills’, ‘Night of the Demons’, ’40 Days and Nights’ and ‘Aftermath.
She not only features in films, Monica Keena has also rendered her voice to various characters in the animated sitcom and poses as a model for magazines as well.
Monica Keena Biography
The actress was born in Brooklyn, New York City, on May 28, 1979, to Bill and Mary Keena. She is the youngest daughter and her older sister is Samantha. Raised by her mother and grandmother, the New Yorker attended Saint Ann’s School and later on, got accepted into the dramatic and vocal arts departments at LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts. Shortly after she started classes at the school, Keena played in her first role in a short film ‘Burning Love’.
Keena landed her very first movie, While You Were Sleeping in 1995 as a teenager. Subsequently, the actress has featured in tons of films including Law & Order. As from March 1998 to May 1999, the Brooklyn native played Abby Morgan on Dawson’s Creek – she reportedly asked to be written out of the play, citing boredom for playing the same character.
In 2006, Keena played Celia in the film Left in Darkness. Prior to that, she was working on both TV and film projects, including Bad Girls from Valley High, Man of the House, Long Distance, and Grey’s Anatomy.
Her other movie roles between 2007 and 2009, include Brooklyn Rules, Loaded, The Narrows and Night of the Demons. She also participated in three episodes of Private Practice. Keena’s most notable voice lending roles in 2011 were in the sitcoms Beavis and Butt-head. In 2012, the actress featured in the movies 40 Days and Nights and Aftermath.
Monica Keena has dated a few Hollywood stars, she was in a relationship with Jonathan Brandis who died on November 12, 2003, and was linked also with James DeBello.
Meanwhile, she was engaged to Shane West, the American actor punk rock musician and songwriter. They were spotted at the world premiere of Shane’s movie Get Over It, in Los Angeles. But, the couple separated after dating for 2 years.
The Dawson’s Creek actress later became romantically involved with Edward Furlong during the filming of Night of the Demons. Furlong is the former child actor who starred in Terminator 2: Judgment Day. She had reported him for domestic violence and filed a restraining order against him in court. Despite several attempts to mend the relationship, both of them broke up in 2013.
Despite having a rough year in her career, Monica Keena’s net worth is astonishingly $82 million. According to People With Money, she took the #1 spot on the magazine’s top 10 highest-paid actresses for 2018.
At least she has her millions to lay back on while her fans await her return to the glory days on screen.
The actress has body measurements of 35-24-35 with a height of 5 feet 1 ½ inches. While her weight is subject to alteration, Keena supposedly weighs 108 pounds.
Is she dead?
It’s not surprising why people wonder whether the Undeclared actress is dead or alive. Rumours of the actress’s alleged demise first began to circulate the social media where hundreds of fans started expressing their messages of condolence.
The nasty hoax was later debunked by Keena’s representative who officially confirmed the actress is still alive and healthy. Some fans believe this shows her extreme popularity across the globe.
Facts about Monica Keena
Eye colour: Light Brown
Hair colour: Dyed Blonde
Marital status: Single
She auditioned for acceptance into LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts where she was accepted into both the vocal and dramatic arts department.
She graduated with a 4.0 GPA and was considered gifted in intelligence and arts.
When she’s not working on a film project, Keena likes to enjoy some TV time, watching her favourite shows which are The Simpsons and Charmed. She disclosed that she also enjoys writing in her leisure time and is frightened of the dark.
Among the things Monica Keena loves to do is being with family, friends and her boyfriend.