Carrie Preston


CARRIE PRESTON is an Emmy Award Winning Actress best known for playing Arlene Fowler on HBO’s TRUE BLOOD, as well as the scatterbrained, genius lawyer Elsbeth Tascioni on THE GOOD WIFE (for which she won the Emmy), subsequently reprising that role on the spin-off, THE GOOD FIGHT. She also recurred as Mr. Finch’s love interest, Grace, on PERSON OF INTEREST. She currently plays Polly, a Floridian manicurist who is involved with the Dixie mafia, on TNT’s hit series CLAWS,

Other screen work includes Netflix’s feature film TO THE BONE with Keanu Reeves and Lily Collins, HAPPYISH on Showtime, GRACE AND FRANKIE with Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda; HBO’s GETTING ON; DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES; THE FOLLOWING; PRIVATE PRACTICE; LOST; ROYAL PAINS; NUMBERS; ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT; two killers and two victims on four different episodes of LAW AND ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT and SVU. The feature films FIVE FLIGHTS UP; VINO VERITAS; SIRONIA; DUPLICITY; VICKY CHRISTINA BARCELONA; TRANSAMERICA; TOWELHEAD; VIRGINIA; THAT EVENING SUN; A BAG OF HAMMERS; MY BEST FRIEND’S WEDDING

Broadway: THE TEMPEST; FESTEN; THE RIVALS. Other theater includes ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (cross dressing as Caesar to Vanessa Redgrave’s Cleopatra) CYCLING PAST THE MATTERHORN; CHAUCER IN ROME; BOYS AND GIRLS.

Also a director/producer with Daisy 3 Pictures, she directed the feature THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID, starring Anne Heche, Marcia DeBonis and Alia Shawkat which premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and is available on all platforms. Her latest directorial project is DARWIN: THE SERIES available online and the upcoming film HAPPY LUCKY GOLDEN TOFU PANDA DRAGON GOOD TIME FUN FUN SHOW, starring Kate Rigg based on her live stage show.

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