Carolyn O’Briant is an American actress best known for her roles in “The Good Wife” and “Gotham.” She was born on August 26, 1965, in New York City, and grew up in a family of four.
At a young age, Carolyn developed an interest in the performing arts, and began taking acting classes when she was in her teens. She made her stage debut in 1988 in the Off-Broadway play “The Exonerated.” This was followed by her first film role in 1989, in the romantic comedy “Loverboy.”
Over the next few years, O’Briant appeared in a variety of television shows and films, including “Law & Order,” “Crossing Jordan,” and “Criminal Minds.” She earned an Emmy nomination for her role in the ABC drama “The Practice,” and won a Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance in “The Good Wife.”
In addition to her work on television, O’Briant has also appeared in numerous stage productions, including “The Winter’s Tale” and “The Merchant of Venice.” She has also had roles in several independent films, including “The Man Who Knew Too Much” and “The Book of Liz.”
O’Briant is also an accomplished singer, and has released two albums, “Songs of the Heart” and “The Best of Carolyn O’Briant.” She is also a member of the Screen Actors Guild, and is active in various charities.
O’Briant has worked steadily throughout her career, appearing in a variety of projects. Her performances have earned her both critical acclaim and accolades. She continues to be a successful and versatile actress, and her work is sure to be enjoyed for years to come.