Carrie Kei Heim

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Carrie Heim Binas
Born Carrie Kei Heim
(1973-12-07) December 7, 1973 (age 43)
Tokyo, Japan
Nationality American
Occupation Actress, Lawyer, Writer
Years active 1982 - 1986
Spouse(s) Peter Binas (m. 2005)

Carrie Kei Heim (born December 7, 1973) is an American actress, lawyer, and writer. She is best known for her roles as Cornelia in Santa Claus: The Movie and Nikki Ferris in The Parent Trap II. After completing The Parent Trap ll, Carrie retired from acting.

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Heim is a 1991 graduate of Hunter College High School, a 1994 graduate of Vassar College with a B.A. in French, and a 1996 graduate of Hunter College with an additional B.A. in English and Theater. In 2001, Heim received a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania law school and was a lawyer until 2008 when she lost her job. Carrie then went on to pursue a career in writing.[1]

Heim has worked as a clerk for Jeffrey R. Howard of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and as a litigation associate for the law firms Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Mintz Levin.[2]

Heim is now a novelist, and is currently represented by Jessica Faust at BookEnds Literary Agency.[3] She works as a writing instructor at Grub Street.[4]


On May 21, 2005, Heim married Peter K. Binas and currently has one child, a daughter born April 12, 2007.[5]


Year Title Role Notes
1983 The Brass Ring Diane Television film
1983 Sessions Millie Television film
1985 The Equalizer Sarah Episode - "Pilot"
1985 ABC Weekend Specials Pippi Longstocking Episode - "Pippi Longstocking"
1985 Santa Claus: The Movie Cornelia Feature film
1986 Spenser: For Hire Marcella Harrington Episode - "At the River's Edge"
1986 The Parent Trap II Nicole "Nikki" Ferris Television film



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