Jacinda Barrett (born 2 August 1972) is an Australian model turned actress. She first became known to audiences as a cast member on The Real World: London before appearing in films such as Ladder 49, The Namesake, The Human Stain, and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason.
Born in Brisbane Queensland, Barrett started modeling at the age of seventeen through Europe. In 1995 she had her first television appearance as a cast member on MTV's The Real World: London; she later attended the British American Drama Academy in Oxford England. Her first film role came in 1997 when she starred in Campfire Tales.
Barrett appeared in the September 1998 issue of Maxim magazine in an article promoting the new fall TV series for the upcoming TV season. Her appearance served to promote her appearance in the NBC primetime soap opera Wind on Water but the show did not last past the first season.
Barrett was previously engaged to American actor Chris Hardwick, host of MTV's Singled Out. On 29 December 2004, she married American actor Gabriel Macht. The couple had their first child, baby girl Satine Anais Geraldine Macht, on 20 August 2007 in Los Angeles.
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