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Carolyn Hennesy Biography

Birth Name:
Carolyn Lee Hennesy
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Actor, voice-overs

Fast Facts

  • Father is art director Dale Hennesy, who won an Academy Award for Fantastic Voyage (1966) and was nominated for two others
  • Studied comedy with the Groundlings and the ACME Comedy Theatre in Los Angeles
  • Earned an Ovation Award (a Los Angeles stage award) for Featured Actress for the play The Fan Maroo in 2004
  • Nominated at the 37th Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress for her role as Diane Miller on General Hospital in 2010
  • Plays the recurring role of Barb on Cougar Town
  • Is the author of the Pandora series of young-adult novels