Bridget Catherine Regan is an American actress known for portrayals such as Kahlan Amnell in the television series Legend of the Seeker, Rebecca Lowe/Rachel Turner in White Collar, Dottie Underwood in Agent Carter and Sin Rostro on Jane the Virgin. She now portrays Sasha Cooper on the TNT drama series The Last Ship.
Born in Carlsbad, California, Regan grew up in an Irish American and Catholic family. She began acting as a child in North County productions of The Wizard of Oz at the La Paloma Theatre and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in Carlsbad. Regan stated, “I went to a drama school in North Carolina and it was very focused on theater, particularly classical theater.” After college, she moved to New York City to pursue a professional acting career. She stated, “I don’t remember not wanting to [be an actor], to be honest. I don’t know. I just always wanted to be an actor.”
Regan is married to Eamon O’Sullivan, a writer she met in New Zealand while filming Legend of the Seeker. They have a daughter, Frankie Jean, born in December 2010. On November 17, 2017, Regan announced that they were expecting a second child.