Geneva Carr is a Tony Award nominee who is best known for her role in the CBS series Bull. She has appeared in a lot of films and television series and is also a stage actor. She has also been described as an actress with an extensive resume. The American actress is equally popular for her roles in Law and Order and Hand of God. Like most Hollywood stars, she attended an acting academy called Actors Studio. Prior to that, she studied business and worked as a businesswoman for some time. Let’s look into her bio and learn some facts about the actress.
Geneva Carr’s Bio
Geneva Carr is not from a Hollywood family but she has been able to carve a name for herself in the acting field. She is a successful actress who was born in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.A on the 6th of May, 1971. Her parents are George and Phyllis Carr. The occupation of her parents is not known.
George Carr II and Joseph Carr are her two siblings (brothers) and other than their names, nothing else is known about the profile of her siblings. It is also not known where she grew up or went to high school, however, she attended Mount Holyoke College where she studied French and later went to ESCP (École supérieure de commerce de Paris), Paris, where she obtained an MBA in Business. It will interest you to know that ESCP is the world’s oldest business school.
Before joining the acting scene, Geneva sold derivatives in a French bank for a living. This came to an end when she moved to New York and joined the Actors Studio – an organization where professional and theatre acting is taught to members. Prior to becoming a full-fledged actress, Geneva featured in AT&T mobile phone commercials which she became popular for among television viewers.
By 1997, the American actress has begun professional acting with her debut appearance in the American sitcom Spin City as Kathy. In the year that followed, she had her first movie acting experience when she delivered the role of a funeral guest in Restaurant. The next time the actress was seen on screen was in the movie The 3 Little Wolves in 2001. The actress began to make recognizable strides in her career as she began to appear on popular films and television series such as Sex and the City (2002), Law and Order: Criminal Intent (2003) among others.
When asked about the personalities who influenced her the most in the line of her career, Geneva pointed to actresses like Viola Davis, Helen Mirren, Mary Tyler Moore, Patricia Arquette, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. She also revealed that if she weren’t an actress, she would have been an investment banker. This shows she definitely still has a thing for business.
Asides the movies and sitcoms she featured in during her early acting days, she has had recent appearances, among which are Visions of Joana (2012), Darkroom (2013), Bull (2016-present). Bull has been one of her most successful projects so far, gaining her wide recognition.
In 2015, the actress made her Broadway debut appearance in the stage play Hand To God. Her role as Margery earned her a nomination at the Tiny Awards for Best Actress in a Play. As a versatile actress, she has also voiced characters in two video games namely: Bully and Saints Row: The Third.
Family – Husband, Children
The gorgeous actress is married to an architect, Yuji Yamazaki. The couple got married in 2014 and prior to her involvement with Yuji, there was no information about any other relationships the actress has been into. Not much is known about the state of the family, whether blissful or chaotic, but we certainly hope it would last. Currently, the couple has no children and there has been no news of pregnancy either. Geneva and her husband reside in a comfortable home in Harlem. The house reportedly has a jacuzzi, a bar, and a library but its cost is not known.
Geneva Carr has worked very hard to get to where she is now. She has starred in a lot of series and movies and is still making waves presently. Although, with only one award nomination, her career so far in Hollywood is laudable. From a recent estimation, her net worth is $9 million.
Having a great body is a bonus as an actress as it could land you a lot of roles. Little wonder why actors and actresses go to great lengths to gain and maintain a good body structure. Geneva Carr is one of such actresses who has a good body build. To complement her green eyes and blonde hair is a weight of 48kg and a height of 5 feet 3 inches. Her other body measurements include bust size – 32, waist size – 23 and hip size – 32 (all in inches). Her shape has been described as banana – this implies that she is slim and has a super-model like look. Way to go girl!