Carla Gugino

Carla Gugino

Movie Actress

Carla Nicole Gugino is an American actress. She is well known for her roles as Ingrid Cortez in the Spy Kids trilogy, Sally Jupiter in Watchmen. She also is well known for her TV roles as Kate Hewson in Fox sitcom Wayward Pines.

Full Name
Carla N. Gugino
Aug 29, 1971
5′ 5″
Net Worth


Carla Gugino was born on August 29, 1971, in Sarasota, Florida. She is an American actress who has appeared in several notable films and television series. Her father is of Italian descent, while her mother is of English-Irish ancestry. Gugino attended La Jolla High School and then went on to study at the Professional Children’s School in New York City.

Gugino made her feature film debut in the adventure comedy “Troop Beverly Hills” (1989). She subsequently starred in a variety of independent and studio films, including "Son in Law" (1993), "Sin City" (2005), "Watchmen" (2009), and "San Andreas" (2015). On television, she has had recurring roles in "Chicago Hope," "Spin City," and "Entourage," among many other shows. In 2019, Gugino co-starred with Dwayne Johnson in the action thriller “Skyscraper” as well as playing a starring role alongside Bruce Willis and Vincent D'Onofrio in the crime drama “Death Wish."

In addition to acting, Gugino has also produced several projects through her production company, Hideaway Pictures. She has been active for years with various charitable organizations such as Project Together, which helps to bring education to children living in poverty around the world. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1971</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Carla Gugino is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On August 29, 1971, Carla Gugino was born in Sarasota, Florida. She was the only child of parents Carl and Diane Gugino.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1990</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Makes Film Debut in "Troop Beverly Hills"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Gugino makes her feature film debut in the comedy "Troop Beverly Hills".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Lead Role in "Spy Kids"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Starred in her first lead role as Ingrid Cortez in Robert Rodriguez's children's spy adventure "Spy Kids".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2003</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starred in "Sin City"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Starred in the cult classic neo-noir crime thriller "Sin City", alongside Bruce Willis and Mickey Rourke.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starred in "Watchmen"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Played Silk Spectre II in Zack Snyder's adaptation of the graphic novel "Watchmen".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starred in "Sucker Punch"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Played the character Dr. Vera Gorski in the action fantasy film "Sucker Punch".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starred in "The Space Between Us"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Played the role of Nurse Mary Harris in the science fiction romance "The Space Between Us".</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's Versatile</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Carla Gugino is a versatile actress who can play any role. From dramatic roles to comedic roles, she has the ability to capture an audience with her powerful performances.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Beautiful</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Carla Gugino is a stunningly beautiful woman. She has a natural beauty that radiates from both on and off screen.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Carla Gugino is a talented actress who always gives 110% in every performance. Her dedication to her craft and her passion for acting make her one of the best actresses in Hollywood.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span>Began Career on Broadway</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Carla Gugino began her career on Broadway at the age of 15. She has since starred in a number of films, television shows, and stage productions.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span>Voice Work for Video Games</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Carla Gugino has provided voice work for a number of video games, including Spyro the Dragon, Mass Effect 3, and Gears of War 4.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span>Studied Acting at La Jolla Playhouse</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Carla Gugino studied acting at the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego before making her move to New York City.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span>First Role was as a Teenage Witch</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Carla Gugino's first major role was as a teenage witch in the 1995 film The Adventures of Ford Fairlane.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span>Avid Surfer</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Carla Gugino is an avid surfer and loves to spend time at the beach when she is not filming or working on other projects.</p></div>


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