We could certainly see how Harry Connick Jr. The most shocking thing that Moynahan revealed to be in her bag was, well, strange: She feels at home in Ireland Instagram Bridget Moynahan comes from an Irish-American family, which heavily influenced her upbringing. Moynahan's determination to make it in the industry paid off, and she was able to parlay her success as a model into an even more successful acting career. She told Irish America that growing up, her family "watched a lot of news and news shows like 60 Minutes. This is who she wants as her leading man YouTube Moynahan has shared the screen with some big names in Hollywood including Keanu Reeves, Nicolas Cage, and her aforementioned friend a co-star Will Smith, but there's one person who she has always wanted to play her leading man. It's not something that was new to her as an adult, either. Moynahan told Harper's Bazaar , "I'm not sure anyone — and I could be wrong in this — grows up thinking, I want to be a single mom," she said. She wrote The Blue Bloods Cookbook, which was heavily influenced by recipes from her mother. Her most notable fake accent was an Irish one, likely inspired by Moynahan's Irish heritage. Moynahan takes ownership of the movie's role in setting the trend and felt compelled to apologize for it later. You have to make you a priority. Los Angeles, she's certainly not delicate. I've just always been active; it's been part of my lifestyle my entire life. From her early role as bartender Rachel in Coyote Ugly who had to take anger management classes after standing up for herself when a customer who got a little too handsy, to her most well-known role as letter-of-the-law Assistant District Attorney Erin Reagan on Blue Bloods, Moynahan's characters aren't stereotypical damsels in distress. The film quickly became a cult classic, inspiring a s fashion trend that was everywhere and on everyone.