Jennifer Carpenter Biography
Jennifer Carpenter (Jennifer Leann Carpenter ) is an American actress known for portraying Debra Morgan who is the adoptive sister of the title character of the Showtime series Dexter. She earned a Saturn Award in 2009 for that role.
Carpenter attended St. Raphael the Archangel and then Sacred Heart Academy and trained at the Walden Theatre Conservatory program, and later at New York City’s Juilliard School (Drama Division Group 31: 1998–2002).
Carpenter was cast in the 2002 Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible starring Liam Neeson and Laura Linney before her graduation.
Jennifer Carpenter Age
Jennifer Leann Carpenter was born on December 7, 1979, in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. She is 39 years old as of 2018.
Jennifer Carpenter Parents
Leann was born to Catherine (née Mitchell) and Robert Carpenter.
Jennifer Carpenter Husband
Carpenter has been married twice, first to Dexter co-star Michael C. Hall, and secondly to musician Seth Avett.
Avett and Carpenter got married in May 2016. The couple had started dating in 2013. It was then announced on February 10, 2015, that they were engaged and expecting their first child.
Hall and Carpenter had begun dating in 2007. The couple eloped on New Year’s Eve 2008 in California and then publicly appeared together for the first time as a married couple at the 66th Golden Globe Awards in January 2009.
Jennifer Carpenter Divorce
The couple released a statement in December 2010 announcing that they had filed for divorce after having been separated “for some time”. The divorce was finalized in December 2011 but the two remain very close friends.
Hall and Carpenter cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for their divorce.
Jennifer Carpenter Kids
Carpenter was eight-and-a-half months pregnant when shooting the pilot episode of Limitless. Carpenter gave birth to a son in May 2015 who was fathered by Avett.
Jennifer Carpenter Actress
Carpenter first attracted critical attention for her performance in The Exorcism of Emily Rose. In 2006, she took home the MTV Movie Award for ‘Best Frightened Performance’ also received a ‘Hollywood Life Breakthrough Award’, In the same year. she was named ‘Breakout Performer’ at the Scream Awards.
Carpenter starred in Quarantine in 2008. Quarantine is an American remake of the 2007 Spanish horror film [REC], about a deadly zombie virus outbreak in an apartment complex.
She also starred in the off-Broadway play Gruesome Playground Injuries at Second Stage Theatre having a guest appearance on the CBS drama The Good Wife.
Jennifer Carpenter Dexter
In the Showtime crime drama television series Dexter, Carpenter played the role of Debra Morgan.
Jennifer Carpenter White Chicks
Carpenter stars in the 2004 American comedy film White Chicks as Lisa Anderson.
Jennifer Carpenter Limitless
She was cast in the CBS drama series Limitless in which she co-starred with Jake McDorman in early 2015.
Jennifer Carpenter Net Worth
The Limitless actress has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
How Tall Is Jennifer Carpenter? | Weight
The Enemy Within star stands at a height of 1.74 m. The actress weighs 62 Kg.
Jennifer Carpenter Anorexia
There have been rumors that the Limitless actress has a unique condition, Anorexia, Carpenter has not yet talked about the issue.