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Carrie Dobro, originally from New York City, is best known to the SF community for her leading role in the Babylon 5 spin-off series Crusade. As Dureena Nafeel, the thieving sole survivor of her race, she called upon her extensive theatrical background to create the cunning, lethal character with a heart of gold, Dureena. Her first foray into sci-fi was as a series regular on the show Hypernauts for ABC. Her character, Kulai, was also the sole survivor of her race and their high Chalam or spiritual leader. She has guest-starred on numerous television shows such as Beverly Hills 90210, Nightstand, Claude's Crib, Babylon 5, Townies, Silk Stalkings, The Young and the Restless and the pilots Simon Says What, Soap Soup, Purely Platonic and Marty.

Movie of the week credits and film roles include Babylon 5 - A Call to Arms for TNT, a co-starring role in The Emissary for CBS, feature films Pug Story, Fait Accompli, Marry Me or Die, Illicit Dreams and Maximum Breakout to name a few. A two-time DramaLogue Award winner for acting, Ms. Dobro has appeared in over 50 stage productions, Off Broadway, in regional theatres across the country and in Los Angeles. She has performed in every genre, from Shakespeare to farce to heavy drama. An accomplished Improv performer, she has appeared in various comedy clubs in New York City and at The Improv, The Comedy Store and The Ice House in Los Angeles. Her most challenging Improv experience was the totally improvised musical "Anything You Say", which she performed Off-Broadway on Theatre Row.

Originally a visual artist, Carrie studied painting and drawing at The Camberwell School of Art in London and received her BFA from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh. After several successful art shows, Carrie went back to her first love, the theatre. She studied acting in New York with Stella Adler, Terry Schrieber and Wynn Handman, and classically with Aida Brown Mether, a teacher from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London. She received a full dance scholarship with Broadway Dance and the Nat Horne Company, both in Manhattan, and spent many years kicking up her heels.

She currently lives in Los Angeles where she has started her own production company with her husband writer/director Mark Ciglar.

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