Carla Gugino.

Carla Gugino plays Madam Gorski/Dr. Vera Gorski in Sucker Punch.


Carla Gugino was born on Aug. 29, 1971, in Sarasota Fla., to orthodontist Carl and Susan Gugino. Her parents divorced whan she was 2 years old and she was shuttled between them. When she was 4, her mother moved with her to Paradise, Calif. As a teen, she worked as a model and made enough to support herself and was emancipated from her parents (with their consent) at age 16.

In 1988, she made her TV debut in a guest role on Who's the Boss? and then Good Morning, Miss Bliss. Her movie debut came in 1989's Troop Beverly Hills, followed 1990's Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael.

Selected FilmographyEdit

  • Troop Beverly Hills (1989)
  • Quantum Leap -- "Ghost Ship" (1992)
  • This Boy's Life (1993)
  • Spy Kids (2001)
  • Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
  • Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
  • Karen Sisco (2003-'04)
  • Sin City (2005)
  • Threshold (2005-'06)
  • Night at the Museum (2006)
  • Entourage (2007-'10)
  • Watchmen (2009)
  • Californication (2010)
  • Sucker Punch (2011)
  • Political Animals (2012)

Other WorkEdit

Awards WonEdit

  • 2007 Capri Italian-America Award


Carla is in a committed relationship with Sebastian Gutierrez, a Venezuelan director, producer and screenwriter.


  • Carla is the niece of former Let's Make a Deal spokesmodel Carol Merrill.
  • The TV series Karen Sisco is a sequel of sorts to Elmore Leonard's 1998 movie Out of Sight , in which Jennifer Lopez played U,S, Marshall Karen Sisco.
  • In Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael, Carla played the young version of Roxy.
  • Carla and Sebastian met as actors on the 1996 film Wedding Bell Blues.

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