Melissa McBride as Carol Peletier
A veteran commercial, voice and television actress, Melissa McBride began acting after college. She made her prime-time network television debut guest-starring on Matlock opposite the late Andy Griffith in a two-part special.
Additional credits include the festival award-winning films Lost Crossing directed by Eric Blue, and The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys directed by Peter Care and produced by Jodie Foster. For television, McBride's appearances include the television series Dawson's Creek, Walker, Texas Ranger, Profiler and American Gothic; the television movies Living Proof with Harry Connick Jr.; Pirates of Silicon Valley with Noah Wyle; and A Season in Purgatory based on the book written by Dominick Dunne, with Patrick Dempsey; along with numerous television commercials.
In the music scene, McBride played "Lucy, the messed-up dressed-up waitress" opposite Martin Sheen in Diamond Rio's music video "It's All in Your Head." She was the voice double for Anne Bancroft in the 2008 animated feature Delgo.
In addition to her on-camera and voice acting, McBride has worked behind the camera as a commercial casting director.
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