Who is Carrie Coon?

Carrie ‘Alexandra’ Coon is a movie actress, voiceover artist, stage actress, as well as a producer. She is best known for portraying the character of Nora Durst in the supernatural mystery drama series The Leftovers of HBO. Similarly, she is also famous for her excellent performance in the TV show Fargo as Gloria Burgle. She has also been nominated numerous times for her roles.

Quick Info
Full NameCarrie Alexandra Coon
Date of BirthJanuary 24, 1981
Birth PlaceCopley, Ohio, U.S.
Parent(s)John Coon and Paula Ploenes Coon
Age39 years
Height5 feet 5 in (1.65 m)
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Tracy Letts ​(m. 2013)
Children1 Boy (Haskell Letts)
Net worthUS $17 million


Carrie Coon was born on the 24th of January, 1981 in Copley, Ohio, United States of America (USA). Her father’s name was John Coon and her mother’s name was Paula Ploenes Coon. She grew up with four other siblings (an older sister, an older brother, and two younger brothers). However, their names have not been known yet.


Carrie Coon is an educated and talented woman. She graduated her high school from Copley High School in 1999. After that, she joined the University of Mount Union and earned her B.A. in English and Spanish in 2003.

After earning her B.A., she enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and graduated with an M.F.A. degree in acting in 2006.

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Unlike most celebrities of Hollywood, she doesn’t have a long list of people she dated. It doesn’t mean that she is not dating anyone. She has been dating Tracy Letts from 2013 to date.

After she got in a relationship with Tracy, she got married to the actor and playwright in 2013. After 5 years of married life, they were finally blessed with a baby boy on March 13, 2018. His name is Haskell Letts and was delivered at Evanston Hospital through a cesarean section.


Carrie Coon made her movie debut in 2012 in the movie called Gone Girl. This movie was also a huge breakthrough for Carrie which was directed by David Fincher.

She hasn’t done many movies so far but some of her best movies with incredible performances of her are: Strange Weather (2016), The Keeping Hours (2017), Izzy Gets the Fuck Across Town (2017), The Post (2017), The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter (2018), Widows (2018) and Kin (2018).

She also has portrayed the character of Proxima Midnight in 2018’s blockbuster movie of Marvel, Avengers: Infinity War starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, and more.  

She is also coming with Ghostbusters: Afterlife as Callie in 2021.

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TV Shows

Carrie Coon made her series debut in 2011’s The Playboy Club.

However, she is known worldwide for her performance in Fargo (2017) as Gloria Burgle, The Leftovers (2014-2017) as Nora Durst. She has also played the role of Vera Walker in The Sinner (2018). Carrie has cast the lead role in these three series.

Her other TV shows are Ironside (2013) as Rachel Ryan, Intelligence (2014) as Luanne Vick. Her upcoming series is The Gilded Age as Bertha Russell. However, when its shooting will start or when it’s going to end has not been disclosed yet.

She has also played an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Talia Blaine in 2013. The name of this episode is “Girl Dishonored”.

Theatre works

She has done a lot of stage works. Through the years, she has been a part of various theatrical productions like Romeo and Juliet (2006), The Diary of Anne Frank (2008), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2008), Mary Page Marlowe (2016), The Real Thing (2011), Henry V (2009), Bronte (2008), and The Merchant of Venice (2007).


Carrie Coon has been nominated more than 20 times. In 2013, she won Theatre World Award for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. Similarly, she has also won the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series for The Leftovers.

Likewise, she has also won TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Drama for The Leftovers and Fargo, Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play for Mary Jane, and Obie Awards for Distinguished Performance by an Actress for Mary Jane.

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Age, Height, Nationality, and Zodiac

Carrie Coon’s nationality is American while her ethnicity is mixed (German, English, French, and Slovak-Hungarian).

She is an average built woman of height 1.65 m or 5 feet 5 inches and weight 54 kg or 119 lbs. The color of his hair is brown and her eye color is blue. She has short hair and a lean body.

Similarly, her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Social Media

Carrie Coon is pretty active on social media with 43.2K followers on Twitter (@carriecoon), 51.2K followers on Instagram and 12.5K followers on Facebook. She promotes her movies and TV shows on her social media platforms.

Net worth

Since she has been continuously serving the entertainment industry since 2006 to till date, she has amassed a handsome amount of money. Her net worth is estimated to be about $17 million. However, this information may be incorrect as her net worth has not been publisized.