She began her modeling career at the age of 18 with Suicide Girls.
Gavankar's roles include Papi, a lesbian lothario in The L.
After spending the first few years of her life as a military brat in Germany, the family moved to Baltimore, Maryland.
In 1982, Shannon began her film career and also appeared in the soap opera 1981.
As a girl, Cobie had set her sights on becoming a doctor or a marine biologist.
Actress Trachtenberg grew up in Brooklyn and started her acting career young; she began appearing in commercials at the age of 3.