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Carrie Preston

Born and raised in Macon, Georgia, where her mother was an artist and art therapist while her dad was a geo-technical engineer, a young Carrie Preston discovered her true calling in life lay in performing arts. At the age of 12, she became the impresario of her own front-yard theater company as producer, writer, casting director, costumer, director - and of course, actress. Preston later obtained a BFA from the University of Evansville followed with an acting diploma from the prestigious Juilliard School.It was Preston's breakout Outer Critics Award nominated turn as "Miranda" in George C. Woolf's Broadway production of Shakespeare's The Tempest with Patrick Stewart that led her to her auspicious big screen debut as one of the two sexy, Southern bridesmaid sisters in the Julia Robert's blockbuster My Best Friend's Wedding.Carrie and Michael travel back and forth between Los Angeles and New York with their adopted dog Chumley.

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Jun 21, 1967 In Macon, Georgia, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Spin City 1996-09-17
Latest Project:
Series Crowded 2016-03-15

Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations.

Known For
Poster of True Blood
Crowded Martina Moore 13 episodes, 2016 2016-03-15
Happyish Debbie 10 episodes, 2015 2015-04-26
The Following Unknown 2013-01-21
Person of Interest Unknown 2011-09-22
Royal Pains Unknown 2009-06-04
The Good Wife Unknown 2009-09-22
True Blood Arlene Fowler 81 episodes, 2008-2014 2008-09-07
Private Practice Unknown 2007-09-19
Numb3rs Unknown 2005
Hell's Kitchen Unknown 2005-05-30
The Inside Unknown 2005-06-08
Wonderfalls Unknown 2004
Lost Unknown 2004-09-22
Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Hope & Faith Unknown 2003-09-26
Arrested Development Unknown 2003-11-02
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Sex and the City Unknown 1998-06-06
Spin City Unknown 1996-09-17