Katherine Moennig (born December 29, 1977) is an American actress. She portrays Shane McCutcheon on Showtime's The L Word and its sequel The L Word: Generation Q, and also serves as an executive producer on the latter.
Katherine Moennig is a critically-acclaimed actress whose work spans film, television and theatre. In addition to reprising her role as Shane McCutcheon in THE L WORD: GENERATION Q, she also serves as an executive producer. Most recently, Moennig was seen starring in the SHOWTIME drama series RAY DONOVAN alongside Liev Schreiber, Eddie Marsan and Dash Mihok, as well as portraying Professor Hewson in the breakout series GROWN-ISH.
Moennig's film credits include the neo-noir legal thriller THE LINCOLN LAWYER directed by Brad Furman and the independent drama LANE 1974 directed by S.J. Chiro.