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Carolyn Marie Stotesbery
Carolyn Stotesbery is an American actress. She made her screen debut in 2003 with a role in the film Stuck On You. Stotesbery has worked on the television shows Glory Daze from director Walt Becker on TBS, Cold Case on CBS, and Cracking Up on FOX as well as in films such as Emilio Estevez's Bobby.
Stotesbery was born in Wayzata, a suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she lived for a while before she and her family relocated to a cattle ranch in Big Timber, Montana. She is the daughter of Anne and Patrick Stotesbery. Her father was a cattle rancher, but traded the cattle business for cabernet by moving from their Montana ranching community to Napa Valley to create Ladera Vineyards, which has flourished into a coveted label.
Stotesbery is the youngest of 4 children; she has an older brother, Dan, and 2 older sisters, Nicole and Laura. Stotesbery attended Breck School and Wayzata public school before attending USC. She began acting at the age of 5, and at the age of 8 became a part of the Children's Theater of Minneapolis. In high school, Stotesbery was cast in multiple musical theater productions as well as plays, including Into The Woods, West Side Story, and Noises Off.
In 2003, Stotesbery made her first appearance in a Hollywood film with a small role in the Farrelly Brothers’ Stuck On You, opposite Greg Kinnear. Before that she had appeared in the hit comedic show MTV Undressed.
In 2006, Stotesbery portrayed Johanna Hoffman, a Dutch Jew that survived the Holocaust in CBS’s award winning, Emmy nominated show Cold Case with Kathryn Morris, and appeared in the independent film Bobby.
In 2011, Stotesbery landed the role of Christine in the independent film Crosshairs directed by Nick Lentz, which also stars Tom Sizemore.
In 2012, Stotesbery starred as one of the leads in the pilot Olympia, which did very well in the festival circuit and won 5 awards. Later in 2012, she reunited with director Nick Lentz, and starred in the French comedic short film Cupcakes. Stotesbery also wrapped as the female lead in the dramatic short film Cold Feet. She also starred in the music video for Adele’s Don’t you remember.
As a freshman in high school, Stotesbery was chosen 1 out of 400 girls in the Ford Modeling search to represent Beauty in the Midwest. Stotesbery was selected to go to New York and featured on CBS after which, Ford placed her in Chicago where at 15 she lived on her own working as a model. She has shot with top photographers Ellen Von Unwerth, Odette Sugarman, Jill Greenberg, Jeremy Goldberg, Peggy Sirota, Andrew Southam, Bonnie Holland, and Jason Nocito.
|2003||Stuck on You||Supporting||FOX/Dir. Bobby & Peter Farrelly|
|2006||Bobby||Supporting||Dir. Emilio Estevez|
|2010||Treasure of the Black Jaguar||Gabriella||Dir. Mike Bruce|
|2012||Crosshairs||Christine||Dir. Nick Lentz|
|2012||The Advocate||Susan||Dir. Tamas Harangi|
|2013||Cupcakes||Gwen||Dir. Nick Lentz|
|2014||Strangehold||Madeline||Dir. Josh Gollish|
|2014||Love & Mercy||Sarah||Dir. Bill Pohlad|
|2017||Grey Lady||Eli||Dir. John Shea|
|2001||Undressed||Guest Star: Dawn||MTV|
|2004||Cracking Up (Pilot)||Co-Star||FOX|
|2006||Cold Case||Guest Star: Johanna Hoffman||CBS|
|Felt Up (Pilot)||Series Regular||FOX Interactive/Dir. Jill Greenberg|
|2010||Glory Daze||Co-Star: Carol||TBS/Dir. Lev L. Spiro|
|2012||Olympia (Pilot)||Series Regular: Dakota Aubrey||Dir. Hisonni Johnson|
|2015||Agent X||Recurring: Pamela Richardson||TNT|
|2016||Castle||Guest Star: Genevieve||ABC|
|The Glory of Living||Sarah||El Centro Theater|
|East Berlin||Sarah||NoHo Arts/Dir. Christopher Brown|
|Noises Off||Vickie||Breck Theatre/Dir. Joe Korsmo|
|A Midsummer Night's Dream||Oberon||Cambridge Summer Program|
|West Side Story||Jet Girl||Breck Theatre/Tom Hegg|
|Into The Woods||Tree||Breck Theatre/Tom Hegg|
|Carry The World||Eastern European Role||Imagine Life Theatre/Dir. Diana Castle/Featuring Oscar Nominee Shohreh Aghdashloo|