Gugino, Carla 1971–

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GUGINO, Carla 1971


Born August 29, 1971, in Sarasota, FL; niece of Carol Merrill (a television personality). Education: Studied acting with Gene Bua. Avocational Interests: Yoga, travel.

Addresses: Agent Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager Molly Madden, 3 Arts Entertainment, 9460 Wilshire Blvd., Seventh Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Publicist Stephen Huvane, PMK/HBH Public Relations, 8500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actress and producer. Worked as a model in New York City and Los Angeles, including work for the Elite agency; appeared in advertisements, including commercials for L'Oreal hair products.

Awards, Honors: Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite supporting actress in a suspense film, 1999, for Snake Eyes.


Television Appearances; Series:

Sydney St. James, Falcon Crest, CBS, 19891990.

Ashley Schaeffer, Spin City (also known as Spin ), ABC, 1996.

Dr. Gina Simon, Chicago Hope, CBS, 19992000.

Title role, Karen Sisco, ABC, 2003, USA Network, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Allison Connors, Murder without Motive: The Edmund Perry Story (also known as Best Intentions and Best Intentions: The Education and Killing of Edmund Perry ), NBC, 1992.

Mary Beth, A Private Matter (also known as Miss Sherri ), HBO, 1992.

Leann, Motorcycle Gang (also known as Rebel Highway ), Showtime, 1994.

Coco Chavez, The Judas Kiss, Cinemax, 1999.

Lillian "Lily", Mermaid Chronicles, Part 1: She Creature (also known as She Creature ), 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Jane, "Prom Night II", Who's the Boss?, ABC, 1988.

Karen, "Summer Love", Good Morning, Miss Bliss (also known as Saved by the Bell: The Junior High Years ), The Disney Channel, 1988.

Laura, "Standing in the Shadows of Love", ALF, NBC, 1989.

Ann Peyson, "StandIn Deliver", Ferris Bueller, NBC, 1990.

Sandy, "Triangle", The Wonder Years, ABC, 1991.

Sarah Newman, "Planet of the Dateless", Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1991.

Michelle Temple Cutter, "Ghost ShipAugust 13, 1956", Quantum Leap, NBC, 1992.

Ashley Schaeffer, "It Happened One Night", Spin City (also known as Spin ), ABC, 1998.

Ashley Schaeffer, "That's Entertainment", Spin City (also known as Spin ), ABC, 1999.

Guest, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2002.

Appeared as Cathi McCormick in an episode of Davis Rules, ABC and CBS.

Television Appearances; Other:

Young Jessica, American Dreamer (pilot), 1990.

Nan St. George, The Buccaneers (miniseries), BBC, broadcast on Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, both 1995.

Emilie Thompson, "A Season for Miracles", Hallmark Hall of Fame (special), CBS, 1999.

Television Work; Movies:

Coproducer, The Judas Kiss, Cinemax, 1999.

Film Appearances:

Chica Barnfell, Troop Beverly Hills, Columbia, 1989.

Young Roxy, Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael, Paramount, 1990.

Norma Hansen, This Boy's Life, Warner Bros., 1993.

Rebecca, SoninLaw, Buena Vista, 1993.

Leslie Marcus, Miami Rhapsody (also known as Miami ), Buena Vista, 1995.

Bride, Michael, New Line Cinema, 1996.

Megan "Meg" Harris, Jaded, 1996.

Melissa, The War at Home, Buena Vista, 1996.

Violet, Wedding Bell Blues, Curb Entertainment International, 1996.

Voice of Delilah, Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (also known as Incredible Journey ), Buena Vista, 1996.

Red Hot, Columbia/TriStar Home Video, 1996.

Amy, Lovelife, Storm Entertainment/Trimark Pictures, 1997.

Julia Costello, Snake Eyes, Paramount, 1998.

Ingrid Cortez, Spy Kids, Dimension Films, 2001.

Jerri, The Center of the World, Artisan Entertainment, 2001.

T. K. Law/Massie Walsh, The One (also known as Jet Li Is "The One " and Jet Li's the One ), Columbia, 2001.

Annie, The Jimmy Show, First Look Media, 2002.

Ingrid Cortez, Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams, Mira-max/Dimension Films, 2002.

All for Nothin', 2002.

Betty Dark/prostitute, The Singing Detective, Paramount, 2003.

Ingrid Cortez, Sky Kids 3D: Game Over, Miramax/Dimension Films, 2003.

Lucille, Sin City, Dimension Films, 2005.

Also appeared in the film Friend of Friends.


Music Videos:

"Always", by Bon Jovi, 1994.



Boston Globe, March 30, 2001.

Daily Variety, December 4, 1996; November 12, 2003.

Empire, December, 1998, pp. 102103.

Esquire, December, 2001.

Femme Fatales, January, 2002, pp. 4043.

Harper's Bazaar, July, 1998, p. 121.

In Style, January 1, 2004.

Los Angeles Times, October 1, 2003; November 15, 2003; January 31, 2004.

Movieline, August, 1998, p. 12.

Newsweek, October 9, 1995.

New York Times, October 1, 2003.

People Weekly, July 5, 1993; January 30, 1995; October 13, 2003.

Time, October 6, 2003.

Toronto Star, July 17, 1998; September 29, 2003.

Variety, August 5, 2002.

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