Birth Name: Kathryn Bridget Moynahan
Place of Birth: Binghamton, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 28, 1971
Bridget Moynahan is an American actress and model. She is of Irish descent.
Bridget is married to businessperson Andrew Frankel. She has a son with her former partner, football player Tom Brady.
Bridget’s paternal grandfather was Andrew John Moynahan (the son of John E. Moynahan and Mary M. Neville). Andrew was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, to Irish parents.
Bridget’s paternal grandmother was Helen C. Bradley (the daughter of James Bradley and Mary Ann McGuire). Helen was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, to Irish parents, from Ardstraw Parish, County Tyrone. James was the son of James Bradley and Margaret Mullan.
Bridget’s maternal grandfather was John Joseph Moriarty, Jr. (the son of John Joseph Moriarty and Bridget Griffin). Bridget’s grandfather John was born in Northampton, Massachusetts, to Irish emigrants, from County Kerry. Bridget’s great-grandfather John was the son of Denis Moriarty and Bridget Honora Connell. Bridget’s great-grandmother Bridget was born in Anascaul, and was the daughter of Thomas Griffin and Mary Herlihy.
Bridget’s maternal grandmother was Irene Katherine Hourihan (the daughter of Daniel Hourihan and Ellen McCarthy). Irene was born in Easthampton, Massachusetts, to Irish parents. Daniel was the son of John Hourihan and Mary Reagan.
Bridget is a third cousin of actress and comedian Rosie O’Donnell. Bridget’s paternal great-great-grandparents, James Bradley and Margaret Mullan, were also paternal great-great-grandparents of Rosie O’Donnell.
Sources: Genealogy of Bridget Moynahan (focusing on her father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Bridget’s paternal great-grandfather, James Bradley – https://www.geni.com
Genealogical chart showing ancestral relationship between Bridget Moynahan and Rosie O’Donnell – http://www.farmingdale.edu