Carrie Preston is an Emmy Award winning actress who has been working steadily since graduating from the prestigious Juilliard School in 1994. Her films include Tony Gilroy’s Duplicity; John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt, Alan Ball’s Towelhead; Woody Allen’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Scott Teems’ That Evening Sun. Other films include: A Bag of Hammers; Virginia; Sironia; Lovely by Surprise; Transamerica; Straight-Jacket; Stepford Wives; My Best Friend’s Wedding; Mercury Rising; For Richer or Poorer; The Journey; The Cradle Will Rock; Guinevere; Woman Wanted
She stars as Arlene Fowler on the hit HBO show True Blood, created by Alan Ball. She also recurs as Elsbeth Tascioni on CBS’s The Good Wife (2013 Emmy Award for Best Guest Actress in a Drama), and as Grace, her real life husband’s (Michael Emerson) love interest, on CBS’s Person of Interest. Other TV includes: Royal Pains, Lost; Desperate Housewives; Arrested Development; Law and Order: Criminal Intent; Numbers; Hope and Faith; Wonder Falls; Good Morning, Miami; Sex and the City; Spin City; The Inside; Union Square; Significant Others; and Trinity, as well as the Hallmark Hall of Fame movie Grace and Glorie and the sitcom Emeril.
Her stage work includes: Broadway: Festen; The Rivals; The Tempest. Off-Broadway: Cycling Past the Matterhorn; Chaucer in Rome (Lincoln Center) Boys and Girls; Freedomland (Playwrights Horizons) Antony and Cleopatra (Public Theater); Straight-Jacket (Playhouse 91); The Libertine (Theatre Row). Regional theater: Hamlet (McCarter), Fran’s Bed (Long Wharf); Virginia Woolf (Guthrie); Taming of the Shrew (Williamstown) Cherry Orchard; She Stoops to Conquer; No Foreigners Beyond this Point (Baltimore Center Stage); Hamlet (Alabama Shakespeare).Visit Carrie’s Official Website Visit HBO’s True Blood Website