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Jennifer Carpenter Biography

Birth Name:
Jennifer Leann Carpenter
Birth Place:
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Studied drama at the Walden Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky, during her last two years of high school
  • In 2002, made Broadway debut in The Crucible alongside Laura Linney and Liam Neeson
  • Breakthrough film role came in 2005's The Exorcism of Emily Rose
  • In 2006, joined the cast of Showtime's Dexter

Awards

  • 2011Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2010Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2009Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated

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