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Carrie Hamilton

Biography

An American actress, singer, and playwright most widely known on her behalf role as Reggie Higgins within the 5th and 6th season of it musical Popularity and on her behalf dancing performance within the 1st national tour from the stage musical Rent. She analyzed music and performing at Pepperdine University or college. She was the motivation behind the 1983 strike single “Carrie’s Eliminated” by La Roux. She actually is the child of widely well-known comedian Carol Burnett and Television maker Joe Hamilton. She co-starred alongside Kim Basinger in the 1992 film Awesome World.

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Full Name Carrie Hamilton
Date Of Birth December 5, 1963
Died January 20, 2002, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of Birth New York
Profession TV Actress
Education Pepperdine University
Nationality American
Spouse Mark Templin, Mark Templin
Parents Carol Burnett, Joe Hamilton
Siblings Erin Hamilton, Jody Hamilton, Jeffrey Hamilton, John Hamilton, Kathleen Hamilton, Nancy Hamilton, Jennifer Hamilton, Dana Hamilton, Joseph Hamilton, Judith Hamilton
Movies Tokyo Pop, Cool World, Shag, A Mother's Justice, Checkered Flag, Single Women Married Men, Hostage
TV Shows Fame
Star Sign Sagittarius

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1Cousin of Maria Geisel and Danna Rosenfield.
2Niece of Kipp Hamilton.
3Sister-in-law of Kurt West.
4Her younger sister, Erin Hamilton, wrote a song dedicated to Carrie after her death.
5Enjoyed occasionally living in a small place between Gunnison and Montrose in Colorado.
6Was married to Marc Templin, who was in the band, Ten Inch Men. They later divorced and, just before her death, she was seriously involved with the singer, Ryan Adams.
7Younger stepsister of Jeffrey Hamilton.
8Ryan Adams' 2002 album, "Demolition", is dedicated to her.
9Was the inspiration for the 1983 hit single "Carrie's Gone" (#81, Billboard), written by former boyfriend Fergie Frederiksen and recorded by his band, Le Roux.
10Her Godmother is Julie Andrews.
11Was a member of the rock band Big Business.
12Carrie Hamilton spoke publicly in the '80s about her struggles with addiction and her decision to go drug-free.
13Carrie starred as Maureen in the first national touring version of the musical 'Rent' and wrote and directed short films through the profit-sharing production company Namethkuf.
14She studied music and acting at Pepperdine University in Malibu.
15Older sister of singer Erin Hamilton and Jody Hamilton.
16Carrie and her mother collaborated on a stage version of Burnett's best-selling memoir "One More Time". The resulting play, "Hollywood Arms", had its world premiere in Chicago in April 2002, with Harold Prince directing.
17Carrie won "The Women in Film Award" at the 2001 Latino Film Festival for her short film, Lunchtime Thomas (2001).
18Daughter of Carol Burnett and the late producer Joe Hamilton.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Pretender2000TV SeriesJill Arnold
P.11999ShortAlarm
The X-Files1999TV SeriesPam
Brooklyn South1998TV SeriesGerrie Fallon-Scranton
Touched by an Angel1997TV SeriesAllison Bennett
Walker, Texas Ranger1995TV SeriesMary Beth McCall
Cool World1992Comic Bookstore Cashier
A Mother's Justice1991TV MovieDebbie
Checkered Flag1991Alex Cross
Thirtysomething1991TV SeriesCallie Huffs
Beverly Hills, 902101991TV SeriesSky
Equal Justice1991TV SeriesJillian Weeks
Murder, She Wrote1990TV SeriesGeraldine Stone
Carol & Company1990TV SeriesBaby Bicker
Single Women Married Men1989TV MovieApril Clay
Shag1989/INadine
Knightwatch1988TV SeriesTracy Hood
Tokyo Pop1988Wendy Reed
Hostage1988TV MovieBonnie Lee Hopkin
Fame1986-1987TV SeriesReggie Higgins
Love Lives On1985TV MovieKathy

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 61st Annual Academy Awards1989TV Special performer: "I Wanna Be an Oscar Winner"
Tokyo Pop1988performer: "Never Forget", " You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman", "Do You Believe In Magic?", "Home On The Range" / writer: "Never Forget"
FameTV Series performer - 13 episodes, 1986 - 1987 writer - 1 episode, 1986

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lunchtime Thomas2001Short

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Squares2000TV SeriesHerself
60 Minutes1999TV Series documentaryHerself - Carol's Daughter (segment "Carol Burnett")
The Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion1993TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
The 34th Annual Thalians Ball1989TV MovieHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHerself
The Society of Singers Presents: A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald1989TV MovieHerself
Steven Spielberg: An American Cinematheque Tribute1989TV MovieHerself
The 61st Annual Academy Awards1989TV SpecialHerself - Performer (Break-Out Super Stars of Tomorrow Musical Number)
Hour Magazine1988TV SeriesHerself
Superstars and Their Moms1987TV MovieHerself - Host
The Mike Douglas Show1979TV SeriesHerself
The 36th Annual Golden Globes Awards1979TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Masters2007TV Series documentaryHerself
60 Minutes2000TV Series documentaryHerself - Carol's Daughter (segment "Carol Burnett")

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