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Kelly Carlson Biography

Birth Name:
Kelly Lee Carlson
Birth Place:
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • At age 17, she began modeling in Minneapolis; two years later she moved to Los Angeles, where she found stage roles
  • Made film debut in the 2001 Kevin Costner caper movie 3000 Miles to Graceland
  • Appeared on Maxim's Hot List in 2005 and 2007 Had the female lead in the 2006 action adventure flick The Marine and costarred in the 2008 Patrick Dempsey romantic comedy Made of Honor
  • Has served as a spokeswoman for the Smile Network, a humanitarian organization that provides reconstructive surgery and other health-care services for children and young adults in third-world countries
  • Is an accomplished equestrian