Carter at the 2013 MCMComicCon
|Born||Sarah Sanguin Carter
October 30, 1980
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Early life and education
Carter was born in Toronto and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She attended Balmoral Hall School where she was a dancer and took part in school plays including The Wizard of Oz, in which she played Dorothy. She was in the prestigious Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Carter was also on the debate team and named one of the top three public speakers in the world. She competed in various countries including Austria, England and Argentina.
After graduating high school, Carter moved to Switzerland where she studied fine arts at Neuchâtel Junior College for one year. She subsequently attended Ryerson Theatre School in Toronto. At some point Carter took time off from acting, spending time in India and Cuba, where she worked in an orphanage.
Carter's early television career included appearances in Wolf Lake, Dark Angel, and Undeclared, and she was also cast in minor screen roles in Final Destination 2 and Mindstorm, where she appeared alongside Eric Roberts, Michael Ironside, and Antonio Sabato Jr.
Carter first appeared as a major character in a television role in 2003 when she played Allie Bennett in Black Sash and the following year she also appeared in three episodes of Smallville, she played fan favorite Alicia Baker, who has a romantic relationship with Clark Kent.
In 2006, Carter starred in the film DOA: Dead or Alive, playing the character Helena Douglas, a fighter who enters a martial arts contest. The following year she also starred in the film Killing Zelda Sparks as Zelda Sparks.
Carter's later television career has included playing the character Madeline Poe, a rookie prosecutor in Shark between 2006 and 2008, appearing in all 38 episodes of the series. In 2009 she also appeared in three episodes of CSI: NY, as the character Haylen Becall, a forensic school graduate.
More recently, Carter has become a regular character, Maggie, on the TNT series Falling Skies, which debuted in June 2011. An apocalyptic alien invasion story, season 2 began on June 17, 2012 and concluded on August 19, 2012. Season 3 premiered June 9, 2013.
Carter released a solo album Before Three in December 2009.
She is part of the duo SanguinDrake, founded in 2010. To date (December 2012) the band has released four self-produced music videos on their website. On May 12, 2012 Sanguindrake released their first album Pretty Tricks.
On June 19, 2011, Carter was one of thirty-five climbers that scaled Mount Shasta to raise money for the Breast Cancer Fund, for which she is a spokesperson. Her mother and aunt have both had breast cancer. She has also hiked the West Coast Trail.
|2002||K-9: P.I. (video)||Babe|
|2003||Final Destination 2||Shaina|
|DOA: Dead or Alive||Helena Douglas|
|Pledge This!||Kristen Haas|
|2007||Killing Zelda Sparks||Zelda Sparks|
|2009||Red Mist||Kim||aka Freakdog|
|2010||The Guru and The Gypsy||Maggie Turner|
|2011||Marathoners||Willow Hill||Short Film|
|2000||Cold Squad||Libby Logan||"Root Cause"|
|2001||Trapped||Claire Thorensen||Made for TV movie|
|Los Luchadores||Maria Valentine|
|The Immortal||Ellie||The Good Squire|
|Wolf Lake||Brianna||"The Changing"|
|Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell||Melissa Bell|
|2002||Undeclared||Evie||"The Perfect Date"|
|The Sausage Factory||Valerie||"Hang Ups"|
|2003||Black Sash||Allie Bennett|
|The Twilight Zone||Amber||"Sunrise"|
|A Date with Darkness||Sarah|
|2004||Entourage||Cassie||"The Sundance Kids"|
|Numb3rs||Nadine Hodges||3 Episodes|
|2004–2005||Smallville||Alicia Baker||"Obsession" (3.14), "Unsafe" (4.11), "Pariah" (4.12)|
|2005||Boston Legal||Tracey Green||"It Girls and Beyond"|
|2006–2008||Shark||Madeleine Poe||38 episodes|
|2008||Confessions of a Go-Go Girl||Angela Lucas|
|Dirty Sexy Money||Wrenn Darcy||2 Episodes|
|2009||CSI: NY||Haylen Becall||Recurring Role|
|2010||White Collar||Pierce||"Home Invasion"|
|2011||Salem Falls||Addie Peabody||Made for TV movie|
|2011 - Present||Falling Skies||Margaret "Maggie"||Series regular|
|2013||The Toyman Killer||Kate Kovic, psychologist.||Made for TV movie|
- "Sarah Carter Interview - AskMen". AskMen.com.
- "Artist Conversations with Noa Azoulay-Sclater. Episode 1: Sarah Carter".
- Matt Mitovich (2009-09-17). "CSI: NY Adds Sarah Carter to Its Ranks". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2009-07-17.
- "Epilogue". CSI: New York. Season 6. Episode 1. September 23, 2009.
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- "LAist Interview: Sarah Carter: LAist". LAist.com.