Jennifer Carpenter

Biography: Jennifer Carpenter was born on December 7, 1979 in Louisville, Kentucky. As a child, she went to St. Raphael Elementary School and then on to Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville.

Jennifer trained at the Walden Theater Conservatory and studied acting at the Juilliard School in New York City. She was then cast in the Broadway revival of The Crucible in 2002, opposite Liam Neeson and Laura Linney, with whom she later appeared in The Exorcism of Emily Rose.

She is perhaps best known for playing the title role in The Exorcism of Emily Rose and for her role as Debra Morgan on Dexter.

Jennifer married her Dexter co-star Michael C. Hall on New Year's Eve 2008.

The movies she has been in are Quarantine (2008), Battle in Seattle (2007), Beyond the Ashes (previously known as Ash Tuesday) (2003), D.E.B.S. (2004), White Chicks (2004), Grayson Arms (previously known as Lethal Eviction) (2005) and The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005).

Jennifer Carpenter's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 43
Highest Metascore: 54 Battle in Seattle
Lowest Metascore: 36 Gone
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 8
  2. Negative: 3 out of 8
8 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
44 Faster Nov 24, 2010 Cast 6.8
53 Quarantine Oct 10, 2008 Angela Vidal 6.0
54 Battle in Seattle Sep 19, 2008 Sam 7.3
46 The Exorcism of Emily Rose Sep 9, 2005 Emily Rose 6.6
41 White Chicks Jun 23, 2004 Lisa 5.4