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Born in New York City, New York, USA
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA  (lung and brain cancer)
Birth NameCarrie Louise Hamilton

Mini Bio (1)

Carrie Hamilton was born on December 5, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA as Carrie Louise Hamilton. She was an actress, known for Fame (1982), Tokyo Pop (1988) and The X-Files (1993). She was married to Marc Templin. She died on January 20, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Marc Templin (1994 - 1998) ( divorced)

Trivia (18)

Daughter of Carol Burnett and the late producer Joe Hamilton.
Carrie won "The Women in Film Award" at the 2001 Latino Film Festival for her short film, Lunchtime Thomas (2001).
Carrie and her mother collaborated on a stage version of Burnett's best-selling memoir "One More Time". The resulting play, "Hollywood Arms", had its world premiere in Chicago in April 2002, with Harold Prince directing.
Older sister of singer Erin Hamilton and Jody Hamilton.
She studied music and acting at Pepperdine University in Malibu.
Carrie starred as Maureen in the first national touring version of the musical 'Rent' and wrote and directed short films through the profit-sharing production company Namethkuf.
Carrie Hamilton spoke publicly in the '80s about her struggles with addiction and her decision to go drug-free.
Was a member of the rock band Big Business.
Her Godmother is Julie Andrews.
Was the inspiration for the 1983 hit single "Carrie's Gone" (#81, Billboard), written by former boyfriend Fergie Frederiksen and recorded by his band, Le Roux.
Ryan Adams' 2002 album, "Demolition", is dedicated to her.
Younger stepsister of Jeffrey Hamilton.
Was married to Marc Templin, who was in the band, Ten Inch Men. They later divorced and, just before her death, she was seriously involved with the singer, Ryan Adams.
Enjoyed occasionally living in a small place between Gunnison and Montrose in Colorado.
Her younger sister, Erin Hamilton, wrote a song dedicated to Carrie after her death.
Sister-in-law of Kurt West.
Niece of Kipp Hamilton.

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