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Charisma Carpenter


Mostly Credited As: Charisma Carpenter
Birth Name: Charisma Lee Carpenter
Date Of Birth: July 23, 1970 (Age 46)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Las Vegas, Nevada
Height: 5' 7 ½" (1.71 m)

Charisma Carpenter


Charisma was born in Las Vegas, Nevada but moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career. After receiving a role in several pilots and short-lived television series, her initial claim to fame was a guest spot on the popular series, "Baywatch," until 1997 when she received the role of Cordelia Chase. For the next seven years she appeared as Cordelia in Buffy from 1997 to 1999, and on "Angel" from 1999 til 2003. After she left "Angel" she returned once in the 100th episode. Since leaving Cordelia behind she has guest-starred on the short-lived Alicia Silverstone series "Miss Match," and has gained a recurring role on UPN's "Veronica Mars." She is married and has a son.


TV Appearances

Main cast 
Surviving Evil (2013)As: Herself (Host)
The Lying Game (2011)As: Ann Rebecca Sewell (Episodes 11-?)
Buffy the Animated Series (2002)As: Cordelia Chase -- [Voice]
Angel (1999)As: Cordelia Chase (S01-S04)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)As: Cordelia Chase (S01-S03)
Malibu Shores (1996)As: Ashley Green
Episode Cast Credits 

Chicago P.D. (2014) 
  Forty-Caliber Bread Crumb 03x17: (Mar/02/2016) As Brianna Logan 
  Forty-Caliber Bread Crumb 03x17: (Mar/02/2016) As Brianna Logan 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Brianna Logan 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Brianna Logan 

Scream Queens (2015) 
  Chainsaw 01x03: (Sep/29/2015) As Mrs. Herfmann 
  Chainsaw 01x03: (Sep/29/2015) As Mrs. Herfmann 

Blue Bloods (2010) 
  Growing Boys 04x06: (Nov/01/2013) As Marianne Romano 
  Growing Boys 04x06: (Nov/01/2013) As Marianne Romano 

The Lying Game (2011) 
  Pleased to Meet Me 01x13: (Jan/16/2012) As Rebecca Sewell 
  Pleased to Meet Me 01x13: (Jan/16/2012) As Rebecca Sewell 
  When We Dead Awaken 01x12: (Jan/09/2012) As Rebecca Sewell 
  When We Dead Awaken 01x12: (Jan/09/2012) As Rebecca Sewell 

Supernatural (2005) 
  Shut Up, Dr. Phil 07x05: (Oct/21/2011) As Maggie Stark, [Special Guest Stars]
  Shut Up, Dr. Phil 07x05: (Oct/21/2011) As Maggie Stark, [Special Guest Stars]

Burn Notice (2007) 
  Better Halves 05x11: (Sep/01/2011) As Nicki Skylar 
  Better Halves 05x11: (Sep/01/2011) As Nicki Skylar 

GREEK (2007) 
  Fools Rush In 04x02: (Jan/10/2011) As Tegan 
  Fools Rush In 04x02: (Jan/10/2011) As Tegan 
  Brothers and Sisters 02x01: (Aug/26/2008) As Tegan 
  Brothers and Sisters 02x01: (Aug/26/2008) As Tegan 

Celebrity Ghost Stories (2009) 
  Vince Neil, Charisma Carpenter, Cynthia Rowley, Orlando Jones 02x12: (Nov/13/2010) As Herself 
  Vince Neil, Charisma Carpenter, Cynthia Rowley, Orlando Jones 02x12: (Nov/13/2010) As Herself 

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) 
  The Descent of Man 09x19: (Apr/09/2009) As Mink 
  The Descent of Man 09x19: (Apr/09/2009) As Mink 

Big Shots (2007) 
  Who's the Boss 01x11: (Jan/24/2008) As Janelle 
  The Better Man 01x09: (Jan/10/2008) As Heather 
  The Better Man 01x09: (Jan/10/2008) As Heather 

Veronica Mars (2004) 
  Welcome Wagon 03x01: (Oct/03/2006) As Kendall Casablancas 
  Welcome Wagon 03x01: (Oct/03/2006) As Kendall Casablancas 
  Not Pictured 02x22: (May/09/2006) As Kendall Casablancas 
  Nevermind the Buttocks 02x19: (Apr/18/2006) As Kendall Casablancas 

Charmed (1998) 
  Witchness Protection 07x10: (Nov/28/2004) As The Seer 
  Witchness Protection 07x10: (Nov/28/2004) As The Seer 
  Styx Feet Under 07x05: (Oct/10/2004) As The Seer 
  Styx Feet Under 07x05: (Oct/10/2004) As The Seer 

LAX (2004) 
  Thanksgiving 01x09: (Nov/10/2004) As Julie Random 

The Division (2001) 
  Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep 04x14: (May/09/2004) As Emma Weber 

Miss Match (2003) 
  Santa, Baby 01x10: (Dec/12/2003) As Serena Lockner 
  Santa, Baby 01x10: (Dec/12/2003) As Serena Lockner 
  Something Nervy 01x03: (Oct/10/2003) As Serena Lockner 
  Back to School 01x17: (Unaired) As Serena Lockner 

Strange Frequency (2001) 
  Don't Fear the Reaper 01x11: (Nov/11/2001) As Jules 
  Don't Fear the Reaper 01x11: (Nov/11/2001) As Jules 

The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1999) 
  10/15/2001 03x96: (Oct/15/2001) As Herself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself 

Hey Arnold! (1996) 
  Dinner for Four/Phoebe Skips 04x05: (Mar/31/1999) Voiced  Simone 
  Dinner for Four/Phoebe Skips 04x05: (Mar/31/1999) Voiced  Simone 

Angel (1999) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Cordelia Chase, [Special Guest Stars]
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Cordelia Chase, [Special Guest Stars]

Boy Meets World (1993) 
  Train of Fools 03x10: (Dec/15/1995) As Caterer 
  Train of Fools 03x10: (Dec/15/1995) As Caterer 

Baywatch (1989) 
  Air Buchannon 05x05: (Oct/24/1994) As Wendie Sanders 
  Air Buchannon 05x05: (Oct/24/1994) As Wendie Sanders 

Legend of the Seeker (2008) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Triana 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Triana 

Back to You (2007) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Brooke 
Trivia

Charisma's middle name is Lee.

When she was five, Charisma was impaled by a cement construction bar after falling in a pool. She has a large scar on her stomach from this.

Charisma did the voices for the Buffy audio book Immortal.

Charisma currently has 3 action figures out of her character, Cordelia, on "Angel." There are "Slave Cordelia," "Short Hair Cordelia," and "Series 1 Cordelia."

Charisma has said that Holly Hunter is one of her favorite actresses

Charisma has two pet Golden Retrievers, Hobie and Sydney

Charisma's favorite actor is Jack Nicholson

Charisma was the spokeswoman for "Secret" brand antiperspirant for two years.

Charisma has a tattoo on the inside of her right wrist. It is "D2" or rather, D squared. It represents the two loves of her life. Her husband, Damien, and her son, Donovan.

Charisma's charcter Cordelia from "Angel" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" was voted by fans as #4 in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel" Magazine's 'Top 10 Sexiest Women' of "Buffy" and "Angel."

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