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Who is Moon Bloodgood?
Born on September 20, 1975 in Alliance, Nebraska, USA, Korinna Moon Bloodgood is a model as well as an actress, known for her work in several films and television shows. She appeared in “Terminator Salvation” in 2009 in the role of Lieutenant Blair Williams, and also worked on the TV show “Falling Skies” as the character Anne Glass.
The Wealth of Moon Bloodgood
As of mid 2020, Moon Bloodgood’s net worth is estimated to be over $1 million, earned through a successful career in the entertainment industry since 2002; she started working as a model with a career dating back to the early 1990s.
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Early life and career beginnings
While Moon was born in Alliance, her family later moved to Anaheim, California where she would grow up. She is a Korean American, with Korean ancestry on her mother’s side. Her father met her mother while she was stationed in South Korea, indicating he may have a military background, though details have never been reiterated. She started her education in California. and she aspired to make it big in the entertainment industry.
With her model-like qualities and dancing skills, she got her first chance as part of the lake girlsthe cheerleading squad of the professional basketball team, the Los Angeles Lakers who compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
She was 17 when she joined the group, the Laker Girls were among the first cheerleading groups to be formed in the NBA. She built her experience and confidence there and eventually left the group to pursue professional modeling projects. She didn’t make it big as a model, but still earned well, and it also led to the desired result, an opportunity to act.
Transition to acting
Bloodgood had her first acting project in the video game “Nuclear Strike”, voicing the character Naja Hana. The game was released for PlayStation and was part of the “Strike” series that started back in the days of the Sega Genesis.
The game did not receive much attention as many critics noted it as unimportant due to its weak storyline. In live action projects, Moon got her first chance in 2002, when she made a guest appearance on the show “Just Shoot Me!” This led to more opportunities as she guest-starred on “Fastlane,” “Monk,” and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.”
In 2004, she made her screen debut in an uncredited role in “Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!” starring Topher Grace and Kate Bosworth. She then got her first supporting role and worked on the film “Much like lovestarring Amanda Peet and Ashton Kutcher. The film tells the story of two people whose relationship gradually evolves into a romance over the span of seven years.
She then appeared in the movie “Moonlight Serenade”, a musical starring Amy Adams.
Rise to fame
In the mid-2000s, Moon landed several notable roles on television and in film, beginning to make her a presence in Hollywood. In 2006, she played the lead role of Rita Shelten in ‘Day Break’, a show about a man who relives the same day over and over and tries to find a way to solve a situation where he is accused of murder. Despite the show only running for one season before being canceled, due to issues within the network, it took two years to air in full.
While “Day Break” was airing, she was cast in the show “Journeyman”, a short-lived series that follows a reporter who begins to travel through time. The show was promising, but the Writers Guild of America strike ended the momentum and in the meantime she began to focus more on movies, appearing in “Eight Below” and “Pathfinder”, the latter with Karl Urban and Clancy Brown. In 2009, she was cast as Detective Maya Sunee in the movie “Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li”, an adaptation of the “Street Fighter” video game, based on the story of the character Chun-Li, played in the film by Kristin Kreuk.
Terminator and falling skies
In 2009, Moon landed one of her most notable movie roles when she was cast as Blair Williams in “Terminator Salvation.” The film is the fourth installment of the “Terminator” film series, starring Christian Bale and Sam Worthingto, and is set in a post-apocalyptic 2018 when Skynet’s machine network is at war with humanity, killing most of the world is in ruins because of It. The movie was meant to become a new trilogy, and despite high grossing, the production company filed for bankruptcy due to problems within the production that left them with no money. The film’s rights were later sold, resulting in “Terminator Genisys” and “Terminator: Dark Fate”.
In 2011, Moon was cast as one of the main characters in the show “Falling skyproduced by Steven Spielberg, which tells the story of a history professor who becomes a rebel leader after an alien invasion sends the world into an apocalypse. The show received positive reviews for most of its four seasons, which ended in 2015.
Some of Moon’s latest appearances include “Code Black” in 2018, and as of 2019, starring in the 11th season of “NCIS: Los Angeles”. She has not appeared in any new film projects since 2012.
Moon met director Grady Hall sometime in the late 2000s, and they began a relationship that led to marriage in 2011. He is known for his work in music videos, collaborating with the likes of Katy Perry, Capital Cities and Beck. He is also known for his work in commercials, handling many high-profile commercials during his career. The couple has two children together, but after seven years before divorcing in 2018, the reasons for that have not been made public.