Brigid Brannagh


Brigid is best known and loved for her role of “Pamela Moran” in Lifetime’s long-running series Army Wives, a role in which she made the transition from wife/mother to active police officer.

She was born one of nine children from an American mother and an Irish father. She was raised in San Francisco and has been acting for more than 18 years. She was formally introduced to the public in 1989 on the Fox sitcom True Colors. She went on to more series regular and recurring roles in Over ThereKindred: the EmbracedLegacyBrooklyn SouthAngel and CSI, among others.

She has guest starred throughout the years on Grey's Anatomy, Criminal MindsERLongmireDharma and Greg24Without a Trace and Cold Case.

She has several movies due to be released in the near future, including TVZ: RepossessedEyewitness and The Nurse. She was most recently seen on the small screen in Bochco’s Murder in the First.


Bertie Thompson (Te Ata’s Mother)


Te Ata’s mother, Bertie (Freund) Thompson was a tremendous influence on her children. She worked hard, tending to both housework and farm work, and she passed on her strong sense of ethics and love of nature to Te Ata. Her neighbors remembered her as a giving person who would provide clothing and medicine for anyone who was in need.

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