Who is Kelly Carlson?
Kelly Carlson is an American actress, who achieved fame with the role of Kimber Henry in the TV drama series “Nip/Tuck” (2003-2010), and as Kate Triton in the action-drama film “The Marine” (2006), among other numerous roles she has secured so far in her career.
Kelly Carlson Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Born Kelly Lee Carlson on the 17th February 1976, in Minneapolis, Minnesota USA, she is the daughter of a hairdresser mother, and a basketball coach father, who sadly isn’t alive anymore. She spent her childhood in Bloomington, Minnesota and went to Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield. She was interested in acting, and as she got older, she also gave it a go as a model, which resulted in quite a few notable appearances.
Kelly’s acting career began on stage in 2000, appearing in such plays as “Girls Guide to Chaos”, and “Can’t Trust the Mate”, among others, while her on-screen career started in 2001 with a minor role in the film “3000 Miles to Graceland”. After this Kelly became focused on modeling, and as a result appeared in the campaigns for Miller Lite, Oliver Peoples sunglasses, and others, while in 2004 she made it into Maxim Magazine’s August issue, while later the same year, she graced the cover page of Stuff Magazine.
Rise to Prominence
It was in 2003 that Kelly secured the most prominent role in her career, as Kimber Henry in the Golden Globe Award-winning drama series “Nip/Tuck”, starring next to Dylan Walsh, Julian McMahon and Joely Richardson, among other stars of the critically-acclaimed series. She featured in over 80 episodes, which made her a national star, concurrently working on several other projects, including the film “The Marine” in 2006 with professional wrestler John Cena, among others, while from 2009 to 2010 she was Wendi Mattison in the TV series “Melrose Place”.
Since 2010, Kelly’s career has declined somewhat, and she’s only featured in a couple of projects, which includes the short-lived TV series “Ghostgacers” (2010), and the film “Jimmy”, released in 2013. Since then, Kelly has been away from the entertainment industry, though she has announced her return to acting recently, and is working on the family drama film “The Reason”, which is currently in post-production and is scheduled for release in 2020.
As of mid-2019, Kelly’s wealth is ~$500,000.
Personal Life, Marriage, Husband, Children
Kelly is a rather secretive person, and hasn’t revealed much from her personal life, but still, we have discovered some interesting facts about this prominent actress. Kelly is a married woman and her husband’s name is Dan Stanchfield, a businessman. Unfortunately, she hasn’t shared anything else about their romance, including when the two started dating, and when and where the wedding ceremony took place.
It appeared to be a small and secret ceremony, with only close family in attendance. Kelly and her husband don’t have children. Hopefully, Kelly shares more information about her private life in the near future.
Kelly has been working closely with several humanitarian organizations, including Smile Network, which focuses on providing reconstructive surgeries and related health care services to children and young adults struck by poverty in third world countries, and has also closely worked with Wounded Warriors and LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society organizations, among others.
Height, Weight, Body Measurements, and Appearance
Kelly stands at 5ft 5ins (1.65m), weighs ~110lbs or 50kgs, vital statistics are 35-24-35 inches – her bra size is 32C. Kelly has blonde hair and dark brown eyes.