Carrie Preston

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Macon, GA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/21/1967
  • Profession: Actor; director; producer
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Carrie Preston Fast Facts:
  • Studied ballet as a child.
  • Organized a front-yard theater group at age 12 in Macon, GA.
  • Met her husband, Michael Emerson, while the two were appearing in Hamlet at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival.
  • Appeared as the mother of Emerson's Lost character Ben Linus in a flashback sequence.
  • Has played Felicity Huffman's sister twice: first in the 2005 film Transamerica, and later in a 2007 episode of Desperate Housewives.
  • Cofounded the production company Daisy 3 Pictures in 2004.
  • Carrie Preston Relationships:
  • Leslie - Sister
  • Ray Preston - Father
  • John G. Preston - Brother
  • Michael Emerson - Husband
  • Pam Preston - Mother
  • Carrie Preston Awards:
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2014 Critics' Choice Television Awards: Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Evansville, Evansville, IN (BFA, 1990); The Juilliard School, New York, NY (Diploma, 1994)

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