Played by Christie Clark
a teenager, Christie Clark originally played the role of the
innocent Carrie Brady from 1986 through 1990, during which time
she won two Youth in
An older and more mature Clark returned to "Days of Our Lives" on December 18, 1992, transforming the adolescent Brady into a business-savvy
Prior to her return to "Days of Our Lives," she was featured on the
daytime drama "General Hospital." She also starred on such prime-time
programs as "Changes" (with Cheryl Ladd), "Alfred Hitchcock Presents:
Revenge," "Life Goes On," "Hull High," "Ask Max," and "Hardcastle &
McCormick." Her feature-film credits include "Children of the Corn II: The
Final Sacrifice," and "Nightmare on Elm Street, Part II."
Born in Orange County, CA, on December 13, 1973, Clark is the eldest of three
children: she has a younger brother and sister. In her spare time, she
enjoys swimming, dancing, kick-boxing and snow-boarding.
Carrie Brady's mother was Anna DiMera; her father was Roman Brady. She
was close to her mother, but Anna left town when Carrie was young. Marlena
was like a second mother to Carrie. Carrie was always a beleaguered heroine
though she never gave up hope or stopped fighting evil.
Carrie was a model, but her career was cut short when a crook threw acid
in her face. Eventually, she had plastic surgery, but she still felt like
she had scars. She had a tumultuous relationship with Austin Reed, who was
her true love, but many things conspired to keep them apart, especially her
sister Sami. Sami was always jealous of Carrie, who was sweet and
well-liked, as well as beautiful. Sami kept Austin and Carrie apart time and
time again, with the help of Lucas. Carrie used to trust her sister but
later realized what a witch she was. Carrie became an executive at Bella,
along with Sami, Lucas, and Austin (somehow they all became junior
executives, even though none of them had gone to college or had any
Carrie fell for Dr. Mike Horton while she and Austin were on the outs.
Mike was like her white knight. When they left town, it was very romantic
because Mike was on horseback.
When Austin was first played by Patrick Muldoon, Austin and Carrie were a
great couple who had a lot of magnetism, and Muldoon had this chemistry with
everyone, including the actress who played his sister. When he left and was
replaced by Austin Peck, the couple still had a lot of fans, but the duo was
never as great as the original Austin and Carrie. That's when the show
decided to put Austin with Sami and Carrie with Mike. Mike and Carrie
became the new fan favorites.
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