• Elizabeth Fearn “Finn” Carter is an actress from Greenville, Mississippi
• Her estimated net worth is $1 million
• She is the daughter of former US State Department Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, Hodding Carter III
• She is most known for her role in the 1990 film “Tremors”
• She is active on Twitter and Instagram, and posts about her art work on these pages.

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FactMoved to New York City in 1983.

Who is actress Steven Weber’s ex-wife Finn Carter from “Tremors”?

Elizabeth Fearn “Finn” Carter was born on 9 March 1960, in Greenville, Mississippi USA, and is an actress, probably still best known for appearing in the 1990 film “Tremors”, as well as several other films throughout her career.

The Wealth of Finn Carter

How rich is Finn Carter? As of mid-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is at $1 million, mostly earned through a successful career in acting. She’s also been a part of numerous television shows from the 1980s up to the early 2000s, and as she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.

Early Life and Education

Finn is the daughter of former US State Department Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, Hodding Carter III from his first marriage. She attended Walnut Hill School for the Performing Arts located in Massachusetts, where her interest in acting developed, and after matriculating she attended Skidmore College in New York before moving to Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Acting Career

Carter began her acting career in theatre, becoming a member of New York’s Circle Repertory Company. She was the first to play the role of Effie Herrington in the production of “Up in Saratoga”, and was also cast in the a revival of “Biloxi Blues”, afterwards getting opportunities on television. One of her first roles on television was in the daytime soap opera “As the World Turns” in which she played the role of Sierra Esteban Reyes Montgomery, staying with the show from 1985 to 1988, a sister show to another soap opera entitled “Guiding Light”.

After her run with “As the World Turns”, she left daytime television, then appearing in a number of other television shows before making her film debut, with a starring role in the 1989 film “How I Got Into College” opposite Anthony Edwards. In 1990, she starred in one of her most notable roles in the monster film “Tremors”, alongside Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward, and for which role she was nominated for a Saturn Award for best Supporting Actress. The film is the first installment of the “Tremors” film franchise.

Later Work

After “Tremors”, Finn had a recurring role in the series “China Beach”, in which she played the role of Nurse Linda Matlock Lanier in the series set at an evacuation hospital during the Vietnam War. In 1992 she had a lead role in the film “Sweet Justice”, then a supporting role in “Ghosts of Mississippi” which is a biographical film based on the 1994 trial of Byran De La Beckwith who was accused with the assassination of an activist during the 1960s.

Over the next few years, Carter would make guest appearances in numerous popular television shows, including “Chicago Hope”, “Law & Order”, “ER”, “Diagnosis: Murder”, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, and “Murder She Wrote”. She also became a regular cast member in the sitcom “Secret Service Guy”, however, the show was short lived. She also had several lead roles in television movies, and one of her last on-screen appearances was the independent film “Halfway Decent” in which she co-starred alongside Ernie Hudson. She has not been seen in any acting projects since 2005.

Marriages and Personal Life

Carter married actor Steven Weber in 1987; the couple met on the set of “As the World Turns” in which Weber played the character of Kevin Gibson. Weber is also known for his work in series such as “iZombie” and “NCIS: New Orleans”. However, their marriage ended in divorce in 1994. Three years later Carter married James Woodruff, and they would go on to have two children, however, their marriage also ended in divorce a decade later in 2007. She has a brother Hodding Carter IV, who is known to have made a career as an adventurer.

Is Finn Carter on Social Media?

Despite her recent inactivity in the entertainment industry, Finn is similar to numerous actresses in that she remains active through social media accounts, on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Her Twitter and Instagram pages give us an insight into what she has been doing since leaving the acting industry, busily focusing on art, specifically painting – her Instagram page is filled with numerous pictures of some of the work she’s created. Her work has also been promoted on her Twitter account, and at times she posts some daily thoughts on her page. Her Facebook account is the least active among her pages, with the last activity on it posted in 2015.


1Attended Walnut Hill School of Performing Arts, Skidmore College and Tulane University.
2Moved to New York City in 1983.
3Her daughters' names are Carter and Josephine.
4Finn's brother is the noted writer/adventurer W. Hodding Carter IV, whose most recent quest is to win a position on the U.S Olympic swim team at the age of 45.
5Daughter of Hodding Carter and Margaret Carter.




Halfway Decent2005Bonnie
The Guardian2004TV SeriesDeb Tomello
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2003TV SeriesMrs. McCallum
The Pennsylvania Miners' Story2002TV MovieMissy Phillippi
MDs2002TV SeriesViolet
Strong Medicine2002TV SeriesVelma
Taking Back Our Town2001TV Movie
FreakyLinks2001TV SeriesSheriff
Kate Brasher2001TV Series
Judging Amy2000TV SeriesAngela Kilpatrick
Missing Pieces2000TV MovieMarilyn
Profiler1999TV SeriesDeputy Sheriff Tracy Como
Love in Another Town1997TV MovieAmy
Chicago Hope1997TV SeriesAnite Sawicki
Ghosts of Mississippi1996Cynthia Speetgens
NYPD Blue1996TV SeriesEllen Lippert
The Outer Limits1996TV SeriesCourtney Bowe
Secret Service Guy1996TV SeriesWeaver
ER1995TV SeriesCarrie Deal
Diagnosis Murder1995TV SeriesDet. Carrie Foster
Murder, She Wrote1995TV SeriesSally Otterburn
Sweet Justice1994TV SeriesMargo
Sweet Justice1992Sunny Justice
Law & Order1991TV SeriesLeslie Hart
China Beach1990-1991TV SeriesLinda Matlock Lanier
Lifestories1990TV SeriesSally Conforti
Revealing Evidence: Stalking the Honolulu Strangler1990TV MovieDet. Maggie Luna
Nasty Boys1990TV SeriesLynn Ulrich
Tremors1990Rhonda LeBeck
How I Got Into College1989Nina Sachie
Monsters1989TV SeriesSheila
Dream Breakers1989TV MovieSister Catherine
As the World Turns1985-1987TV SeriesSierra Esteban Reyes Sierra Montgomery Sierra Esteban


Nominated Awards

1991Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting ActressTremors (1990)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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