Sheila Kelley is an American actress. She started her career in the 1980s, first appearing in some TV movies. In 1989, she made her film debut in Breaking In, followed by roles in the movies Staying Together and Mortal Passions. In the ’90s, she had performances in the films Where the Heart Is, Soapdish, Pure Luck, Passion Fish, and Singles. On TV, she first became known for her role as Gwen Taylor on L.A. Law. She later starred as Dr. Charlotte “Charley” Bennett on the drama series Sisters. Her most recent notable role was as Carol Rhodes on Gossip Girl. In the 2010s, she also had roles in the films Bloodworth, Last Weekend, and The Guest.