Carrie Alexandra Kuhn is an American theater, film and television actress. Nominated for an Emmy Award for her role in the TV series Fargo and for an MTV Award for her role in Avengers: Infinity War.
She began her creative biography on the theater stage. Has appeared in several Broadway productions. She was nominated for a Tony Award and won the Theater World award for her role in the famous play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Kuhn began acting in films in 2011. Today, the actress has more than thirty roles in television and film projects.
Carrie was born in the winter of 1981 in the United States in an ordinary family. Carrie practically does not talk about childhood. It is known that she has three more brothers and an older sister.
After graduation, Kuhn entered the University of Mount Union at the language department, graduating with a bachelor's degree. Then she continued her studies at the University of Wisconsin and received a Master of Arts degree.
After graduation, Kuhn was accepted into the troupe of one of the theaters in Wisconsin, where she performed on stage for several years.
After moving to Chicago, Carrie worked at the Chicago Theater. She played one of her famous roles in 2010 in the play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
A few years later, Kuhn again played in this performance, but this time on the Broadway stage. For this role, she was nominated for a Tony Theater Award.
In 2011, Kuhn began acting in television and then in film projects.
The actress got her first role in the crime drama series Playboy Club, which tells about the clubs that existed in Chicago in the 1960s.
In 2013, Kuhn starred in the detective project "Ironside". The plot of the series takes place in New York, at the police station, where detective Robert Ironside serves. His team unravels the most difficult and high-profile cases. Ironside is ready to do anything to find criminals, even breaking the law.
In 2014, Kuhn began acting in the acclaimed TV series Fargo as Gloria Bergl. The film was highly praised by film critics and received many awards and nominations, in particular: Emmy, Golden Globe, Saturn, Georges, Actors Guild. In 2017, Kuhn was nominated for an Emmy Award for Best Actress.
In the same year, Carrie starred in D. Fincher's thriller Gone Girl with Ben Affleck in the title role. The film won the Saturn Award and was nominated for awards: Oscar, Golden Globe, Actors Guild, Georges, British Academy, MTV. Kuhn was nominated for the Empire, the Phoenix, San Diego and St. Louis Critics Association.
In the TV series Left Behind, Carrie played the role of Nora Durst and was nominated for Sputnik, Critics' Choice Television Award and the Television Critics Association.
In 2017, Kuhn starred in the crime series Sinner. The plot of the film takes place in an American town where a woman named Cora Tannetti in broad daylight kills a complete stranger. The woman cannot explain the reason why she committed the murder. Detective Harry Ambrose is taken to investigate the crime, who has to find a motive and bring out all the secrets of Cora.
The series was nominated for awards: Saturn, Emmy, Golden Globe, Actors Guild.
In 2018, Kuhn landed a role in the acclaimed Marvel movie Avengers: Infinity War, where she played Proxima Midnight.
Carrie became the wife of actor and screenwriter Tracy Letts in 2013. In 2018, they had a son, whom his parents named Husskel in honor of Tracy's grandfather, Charles Husskell.