Carolyn trained at Central School Of Speech and Drama. An actress of renown in the UK and the US who is equally at home in a Hollywood Blockbuster, a British cult comedy or drama series.
Carolyn's a regular voice artist at the Big Finish audio company where she's reprised the role of Abby Grant, the character she played in the BBC cult sci-fi television series SURVIVORS and the DOCTOR WHO audio adventures opposite Tom Baker.
Carolyn has recorded several audio plays by Alan Ayckbourn, including TABLE MANNERS and LIVING TOGETHER with L.A. Theatre Works. Other plays there include Caryl Churchill's TOP GIRLS and OEDIPUS THE KING as well as many audio books such as PRIDE AND PREJUDICE , WUTHERING HEIGHTS, THE ROSE LABYRINTH and THE PATIENCE STONE.
With a long and impressive list of television credits both in the UK and America, she appeared in several episodes of the now classic hit series STAR TREK : The Next Generation and played the sinister Mrs.Templeton in STAR TREK : Voyager.
Her other classic TV roles include
BBC's SURVIVORS * BABYLON 5 * QUANTUM LEAP * THE TWILIGHT ZONE * MAGNUM P.I. * MURDER SHE WROTE * TALES FROM THE DARK SIDE * MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE * MODESTY BLAISE * L.A. LAW * E R * REMINGTON STEEL * CAGNEY & LACEY * EDWARD THE SEVENTH * SPACE 1999 * FAMILY TIES
Her film roles include – THE RULING CLASS opposite Peter O'Toole (Director Peter Medak) MORTAL KOMBAT * CONDOR * I WITNESS
THE LAST NINJA * THE ASSIGNMENT (Director Mats Arehn) * GUMSHOE opposite Albert Finney (Directed by Stephen Frears) * THE ODD JOB (Director Peter Medak) * THE BITCH * ZORRO THE GAY BLADE (Director Peter Medak) * MR. MOM with Michael Keaton * A SMILE IN THE DARK (Director Ulli Lommel) STEPTOE & SON * CONGO (Director Frank Marshall)
She is a much employed voice actress for animated, film and video games. Among the many popular titles she's performed in are
GEARS OF WAR playing Queen Myrrah. MASS EFFECT the voice of Dr.Chakwas. STAR WARS : The Phantom Menace, the voice of Shmi Skywalker. SUPERMAN The Animated Series. ARMED AND DANGEROUS * INDIANA JONES * STAR WARS : Empire At War * STAR WARS : Knights Of the Old Republic * STAR WARS : Jedi Knights *
Her extensive theatre work includes – THE GREAT EXHIBITION opposite David Warner at The Hampstead Theatre (Directed by Sir Richard Eyre)
Ophelia in HAMLET at The Globe Theatre, now The Gielgud, (Directed by Peter Coe and produced by Sam Wanamaker)
ON APPROVAL with Kenneth More and Moray Watson at The Vaudeville Theatre.
THE PRODIGAL DAUGHTER with Wilfred Hyde–White, Theatre Royal Brighton and tour (Directed by Roger Redfarn)
In Los Angeles SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL at The Pasadena Playhouse (Directed by Brian Bedford)
HAY FEVER on Broadway playing Myra Arundel (Directed by Brian Murray)
Carolyn is represented by BOWINGTON MANAGEMENT