Monica Raymund (born July 26, 1986, height 5' 4" (1,63 m)) is an American stage performer and actress best known for playing Ria Torres in the TV show Lie to Me, Dana Lodge in The Good Wife and Gabriela Dawson in Chicago Fire.
A graduate of Shorecrest Preparatory School in St. Petersburg, Florida, Raymund graduated from the Juilliard School in New York City. Her father, Steve Raymund, is board chairman and retired CEO of Tech Data Corp., a Clearwater-based distributor of computer components and software.
Her mother, Sonia, is "a community volunteer [and the] co-founder of the Soulful Arts Dance Academy in St. Petersburg" and hails from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Her father is a "Jewish California native" (his fam In high school, she participated in the "Broadway Theater Project in Tampa and at the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem."
In June 2011, Raymund married Neil Patrick Stewart, a writer.