Carrie Dobro

Biography: Carrie Dobro, originally from New York City, is best known to the SF community for her leading role in the Babylon 5 spin-off series Crusade. As Dureena Nafeel, the thieving sole survivor of her race, she called upon her extensive theatrical background to create the cunning, lethal character with a heart of gold, Dureena. Her first foray into sci-fi was as a series regular on the show Hypernauts for ABC. Her character, Kulai, was also the sole survivor of her race and their high Chalam or spiritual leader. She has guest-starred on numerous television shows such as Beverly Hills 90210, Nightstand, Claude's Crib, Babylon 5, Townies, Silk Stalkings, The Young and the Restless and the pilots Simon Says What, Soap Soup, Purely Platonic and Marty. Originally a visual artist, Carrie studied painting and drawing at The Camberwell School of Art in London and received her BFA from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh. After several successful art shows, Carrie went back to herCarrie Dobro, originally from New York City, is best known to the SF community for her leading role in the Babylon 5 spin-off series Crusade. As Dureena Nafeel, the thieving sole survivor of her race, she called upon her extensive theatrical background to create the cunning, lethal character with a heart of gold, Dureena. Her first foray into sci-fi was as a series regular on the show Hypernauts for ABC. Her character, Kulai, was also the sole survivor of her race and their high Chalam or spiritual leader. She has guest-starred on numerous television shows such as Beverly Hills 90210, Nightstand, Claude's Crib, Babylon 5, Townies, Silk Stalkings, The Young and the Restless and the pilots Simon Says What, Soap Soup, Purely Platonic and Marty. Originally a visual artist, Carrie studied painting and drawing at The Camberwell School of Art in London and received her BFA from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh. After several successful art shows, Carrie went back to her first love, the theatre. She studied acting in New York with Stella Adler, Terry Schrieber and Wynn Handman, and cally with Aida Brown Mether, a teacher from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London. She received a full dance scholarship with Broadway Dance and the Nat Horne Company, both in Manhattan, and spent many years kicking up her heels. She currently lives in Los Angeles where she has started her own production company with her husband writer/director Mark Ciglar. Expand