Monica Raymund

Born           :  July 26, 1986 St. Petersburg, Florida
Occupation :  Actress

Personal Life

Monica Raymund born 26 July 1986 is an American stage and screen actress best known for her television roles as Ria Torres in Lie to Me, Dana Lodge in The Good Wife and Gabriela Dawson in Chicago Fire and for playing Reina in the thriller Arbitrage.

A graduate of Shorecrest Preparatory School in St. Petersburg, Florida, Raymund graduated from the Juilliard School in New York City. Her father, Steve Raymund, is board chairman and retired CEO of Tech Data Corp., a Clearwater-based distributor of computer components and software. She is of German and Eastern European heritage via her father.  Her mother, Sonia, is "a community volunteer [and the] co-founder of the Soulful Arts Dance Academy in St. Petersburg" and hails from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Her father is a "Jewish California native" and was raised Jewish by her parents; Raymund had a bat mitzvah. She also has a brother, Will. In high school, she participated in the "Broadway Theater Project in Tampa and at the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem."  In June 2011, Raymund married her fiance Neil Patrick Stewart.

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