June 21, 1967 (1967-06-21) (age 41)
Macon, Georgia, United States
actress, director, producer
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Carrie Preston Detailed Biography -
Carrie Preston (born June 21, 1967) is an American actress on both stage and screen. She has also done producing, directing, and editing work in the business. Her husband is actor Michael Emerson.
Carrie Preston was born in Macon, Georgia. She obtained her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Evansville and then went on to graduate from the prestigious school of performing arts, The Juilliard School.
Preston has worked with her husband, actor Michael Emerson, on a number of projects. Emerson plays Ben Linus on television's Lost, and Preston was a guest star in episode 20 of season 3, The Man Behind the Curtain. She played Ben's mother Emily for several flashback scenes, though she and Emerson never appeared in any scenes together. Emerson and Preston were both featured in the 2004 comedy Straight-Jacket.
Preston is co-owner of the production company Daisy 3 Pictures with James Vasquez and Daisy Todd.