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Joelle Carter Biography

Birth Name:
Joelle Marie Carter
Birth Place:
Georgia, United States
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Grew up in an Army family and frequently moved around the U
  • S
  • when she was younger; went to high school in Albany, GA
  • Attended Augusta State University on an athletic scholarship for swimming and cross-country
  • Moved to New York after her second year of college to pursue a modeling career and worked for Elite and Wilhelmina Models
  • Made her TV debut in a 1996 episode of Law & Order
  • Founded a film-production company called Blarma with husband Andy Bates, a producer, cinematographer and editor
  • Their productions include the 2006 documentary Altered by Elvis
  • Starred in the Blarma production Girl and a Gun, which won a Best Original Short medallion at the 2008 Washougal International Film Festival in Washington


  • 2015Critics' Choice Television Awards-Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated


  • Andy Bates -- Husband