Katherine Moennig is an American actress. Her Hollywood career started in the early 2000s. She made her debut with a starring role as Jacqueline “Jake” Pratt in the short-lived series Young Americans. At the same time, she had roles in the movies Love the Hard Way and The Shipping News. She later gained mainstream recognition for her role as Shane McCutcheon in the television series The L Word, which she played from 2004 to 2009. Following this, she played Dr. Miranda Foster in the show Three Rivers. She next had roles in the films The Lincoln Lawyer, Gone, and My Dead Boyfriend. As of 2013, she plays the role of Lena Burnham in Ray Donovan.