Carrie Preston is an American actress. She became first active in Hollywood during the 1990s. During her initial years, she guest starred on some shows, starred on a few TV movies and feature films. Some of these films are My Best Friend’s Wedding and Mercury Rising. Her first main role on the small screen was on the short-lived series Emeril. In the late 2000s, she became known for her role as Arlene Fowler on the HBO series True Blood. Simultaneously, she starred as Elsbeth Tascioni on The Good Wife. She also became known for her recurring role as Grace Hendricks on Person of Interest. She will star in the upcoming TV series Claws.