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Jennifer Carpenter (III)

Jennifer was born in Kentucky. Her mother is Catherine Mitchell and her father is Robert Carpenter. She attended St. Raphael the Archangel and then the Sacred Heart Academy. During her last two years of high school, she studied drama at the Walden Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky. She then trained at the Juilliard School in New York City. In 2002, ... See full bio »

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 2015 Stanistan (TV Movie) (post-production)
 2014 The Evil Within (Video Game)
Juli Kidman (voice)
 2014 The Devil's Hand
 2014 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Wendy Darling / Donut
- Victoria's Secret of NIMH (2014) ... Wendy Darling / Donut (voice)
 2014 Sea of Fire (TV Movie)
Leah Pierce
 2011-2013 Pound Puppies (TV Series)
- When Niblet Met Giblet (2013) ... Pepper (voice, uncredited)
- I'm Ready for My Close Pup (2013) ... Pepper (voice, uncredited)
- The K9 Kid (2011) ... Pepper (voice)
 2012/I Ex-Girlfriends
 2012/V The Factory
 2012 The Break-Up Tour (Short)
 2012/I Gone
Sharon Ames
 2011 Seeking Justice
 2010 Faster
 2006 The Dog Problem
Redheaded Waitress
 2005 Queen B (TV Movie)
 2002 People Are Dead
Angela's Friend #2
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Starred as "Mary Warren" in the Broadway production (2002) of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible", also starring Liam Neeson, Brian Murray, Kristen Bell and Laura Linney, whom she went on to star opposite in The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005).

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5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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You know what, I'm happy to say that everything outside of Dexter (2006) feels like a vacation, and I don't mean to say anything negative about the show. It's just a different kind of work. Emotionally, it's taxing and complicated, and that's a great thing. See more »


In 2010, she ran the New York City Marathon with Elementary (2012) lead and former Dexter (2006) co-star, Jonny Lee Miller, completing it in 3:34. See more »

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She looks like.... office-438-942373
Okay, what is with all the hate? SHE IS HOT. Gossip_girl100
Where is her Emmy nomination ? lfjuillard
Why did she and Michael C. Hall break up? davbot
Ruins the universe of Dexter mcanthonyx
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