December 7, 1979
41 years old
5 ft 8½ in | 174 cm tall
37-25-35 in | 94-63.5-89 cm
62 kg | 137 pounds
9 US | 39.5 EU
Jennifer Leann Carpenter was born in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on December 7, 1979, is an American actress.
Young Jennifer Carpenter first started performing during her years at the Walden Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky.
She made her big screen debut in romantic comedy movie Nice Guys Sleep Alone (1999) in uncredited role.
She got her television debut in comedy film Queen B (2005) in role as Kristen.
Her breakthrough performance came as Emily Rose in supernatural horror crime drama film The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005).
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "The Crucible" (2002) in role as Mary Warren.
She was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Emily Rose in supernatural horror crime drama movie The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005).
Battle In Seattle (2007) political action thriller with Charlize Theron, Woody Harrelson and Ray Liotta
Quarantine (2008) horror thriller opposite Jay Hernandez and Joey King
Seeking Justice (2011) action thriller with Nicolas Cage, January Jones and Guy Pearce
Gone (2012) thriller opposite Amanda Seyfried, Emily Wickersham and Wes Bentley
The Factory (2012) crime thriller with John Cusack, Dallas Roberts and Vincent Messina
Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017) neo-noir prison thriller opposite Vince Vaughn, Don Johnson and Udo Kier
She voiced Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in superhero anime film Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher (2014).
She voiced Selina Kyle in animated superhero movie Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018).
Dragged Across Concrete (2018) neo-noir action thriller with Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn and Tory Kittles
She voiced Sonya Blade in animated martial arts film Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge (2020).
A Mouthful of Air (2021) drama in role as Lucy opposite, Amanda Seyfried, Britt Robertson and Paul Giamatti
She won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television for her performance as Debra Morgan in Showtime crime drama mystery television series Dexter (2006-2013).
Pound Puppies (2011-2013) animated children's television series in role as Pepper
Limitless (2015-2016) CBS comedy drama series in role as Rebecca Harris
The Enemy Within (2019) NBC drama series in role as Erica Shepherd
Attended the St. Raphael the Archangel and Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville, Kentucky.
Studied acting at the Walden Theatre Conservatory program and at the Juilliard School, in New York City.
Has a sister, Kimberly.
She voiced Juli Kidman in video game The Evil Within (2014).
Good friends with actress Amanda Seyfried.
Fan of The Dixie Chicks.
She started dating musician Seth Avett in 2013, the couple got married in 2016, they have one son.
She was married to Michael C. Hall (2008-2010).