Moira Kelly was born on the 6th March 1968 in Queens, New York. She is an actress. She never wanted to be an actress, her dream was to be a violinist like her father. In 1984, Moira was cast in a small role in Connetquot Senior High School's production of Annie. Due to illness, the young woman playing Miss Hannigan was replaced, causing a series of cast changes. Director Eric Martinsen chose to recast Moira as Grace Farrell. She was a great success, and so began her acting career. She is notable for playing Mandy Hampton in the first season of the hit television drama The West Wing, as well as for providing the voice of Nala in Disney's three Lion King animated features. She also has appeared in the movies Chaplin, With Honors, Fire Walk With Me and arguably her best-known film appearance as figure skater Kate Mosley in The Cutting Edge. She had the star role in Entertaining Angels, The Dorothy Day Story. Her other main television work was in the series One Tree Hill, a role she still plays in 2007. In 2000, Moira Kelly married Steve Hewitt, a Texas businessman. They now have two children, Ella and Eamon.