|Real Name: Carol Alt|
|Birthday: December 1, 1960|
|Place of Birth: Queens, NY|
Carol Alt Biography And Filmography:
Alt was born in Flushing, Queens, New York, to Muriel, who worked as a
model before her marriage, and Anthony, a New York City Fireman. Carol
has two sisters, Christine, a model, and Karen; and a brother, Anthony.
She was raised in East Williston, New York and attended The Wheatley
School and Hofstra University.
Carol Alt's first film role was as an Elite Model in
"Portfolio" (1983) where top models star in a drama revealing the
guts of the fashion world. Then she appeared in the television series
"Capital" (1982-1987), this daytime serial dramatizes the power
struggles and scheming between two quarreling political families. Alt then was hired and cast in
the dramatic movie "Bye Bye Baby" (1988) about a married couple from
Milan who is tempted into mutual betrayal during a holiday in Mauritius
Carol then took a more adventurous role in the action film "Beyond Justice" (1992) about a woman's ex-husband, who is the son of an Arab chieftain, who kidnaps their young teenage son and brings him back to Morocco. She then teamed with "Hulk Hogan" in the adventure film "Thunder in Paradise" (1993) where Hogan starred as R. J. "Hurricane" Spencer who is a Navy S. E. A. L. and confirmed bachelor under pressure to make ends meet. The movie franchise was so successful that producers quickly rolled out "Thunder in Paradise II" (1994) and "Thunder in Paradise 3" (1994).
Carol started to grow more confident in her movie roles, especially the cops and robbers types of movies, and appeared in the David Frost directed action thriller "Ring Of Steel" (1994) about a champion fencer who accidentally kills an opponent in a match. Disgraced, he is blackballed from the fencing community. Alt then appeared as the girlfriend of a bartender on parole who gets involved with his prior girlfriend, only to discover he's part of her criminal scheme. More action followed starring alongside Judge Reinhold in "Crackerjack 2" (1996) about a policeman working alone who must rescue his girlfriend and a trainload of other hostages from vicious criminals in a mountain tunnel hideout. Then she took the role of Gloria in the Howard Stern and Robin Quivers comedic biography "Private Parts" (1997), the auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.
After starring in "Storm Trooper" (1998), Alt was cast in a supporting role in "The Protector" about soldier of fortune Ken Conway, who gets a job offer from his former fiancee to find a missing scientist. She then jumped back into television for the movie "Catch Me If You Can" about a twelve year old boy with an attitude who witnesses a mob killing, and the job of protecting him falls to a cop played by Tim Matheson.
Returning to the big screen, Alt was next hired in the horror flick "Revelation" (1999), about a man looking for his family, and the Christians, whom the rest of the world has started to call The Haters, are being framed for murders and terrorist plots. The following year marked a milestone for the actress, as she finally ventured into the world of comedy with "My Best Friend's Wife" (2001) starring John Stamos, about two friends who are about to learn that they are "Grownups."
The following year it was back to the dramatic thrillers in "Hitters" (2002) where a respected civic leader is caught between two rival underworld crime families on the verge of war. Another comedy followed with "The Look" (2003), where a Group of young teens come to New York for a modeling competition. Alt then teamed with Bruce Boxleitner for the sci-fi thriller "Snakehead Terror" (2004), set in a small town trying to recover from hard economic times and is under threat when a ravenous snake fish mutates and survives previous attempts to kill it. But her next three films failed to gain much attention but she still gained experience working in "Swarmed" (2005), "The Signs of the Cross" (2005) and "Fatal Trust" (2006).
Carol Alt then joined Orson Bean in the comedy
"Mattie Fresno and the Holoflux Universe" (2007) and "Twisted
Fortune" (2007) with Dave Attell, about a broke thief who finds
he's got a bottle cap worth a million dollars. Unfortunately, he discovers this
while robbing a convenience store. In 2008, the actress appeared in her first
Western themed film with "The Man Who Came Back" (2008) about
prostitution, murder and perjury.
Carol Alt has also had a number of guest appearances on television shows such as "Houston Knights", "B.L. Stryker", "Baywatch Nights", "Wings", "King of the Hill" and "Diagnosis Murder". For two years she appeared in 23 episodes of the television series "Amazon" (1999-2000)
was also a contestant on NBC's 2008 reality show "The Celebrity
Apprentice", with Donald Trump, competing for her charity, the Tony Alt
Memorial Foundation, which raises funds for scholarships that will
allow young adults to continue their studies. She ended up in third
place before being fired, but was brought back for the final task of
the show and was chosen by finalist Piers Morgan to help him to become
the Celebrity Apprentice.
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