August 29, 1971 (52)
Carla Gugino is an American actress most notably recognized for her roles in films like “Spy Kids,” “Sin City,” and the television series “The Haunting of Hill House.”
Gugino’s career is a rich tapestry of diverse roles, ranging from action-packed movies to introspective dramas. One of her earliest successes came with the family-friendly “Spy Kids” franchise, where she played the role of Ingrid Cortez. Her career took a darker turn with roles in “Sin City” and “Watchmen,” while on television, her performance in “The Haunting of Hill House” was met with critical acclaim.
In 2023, Gugino starred in the American gothic horror drama television miniseries “The Fall of the House of Usher” as Verna. The series was created by Mike Flanagan. Loosely based on the short story of the same name and other works by Edgar Allan Poe, it premiered on Netflix on October 12, 2023. his costars included Sauriyan Sapkota, Samantha Sloyan, Ruth Codd, Kate Siegel, Rahul Kohli, Willa Fitzgerald, Mary McDonnell, Mark Hamill, and Bruce Greenwood.
Over the years, Gugino has worked with an impressive roster of fellow actors and creators. In “Spy Kids,” she shared the screen with Antonio Banderas and Alexa Vega. Her role in “Sin City” had her working alongside Bruce Willis, Jessica Alba, and Clive Owen. In “Watchmen,” her castmates included Patrick Wilson and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. On the smaller screen, she teamed up with Henry Thomas and Victoria Pedretti in “The Haunting of Hill House,” among others.
Carla Gugino has been honored with a number of nominations and awards for her work in film and television. She received a Saturn Award nomination for Best Actress for her role in the science fiction thriller “The Space Between Us.” Gugino was also nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for her ensemble work in the critically lauded series “The Haunting of Hill House.”