Carol Barbee

Carol Denise Barbee (born May 22, 1959 in Concord, North Carolina) is an American television writer, actress and producer.[1][2]

Carol Barbee
Carol Barbee
Carol Barbee
BornCarol Denise Barbee
(1959-05-22) May 22, 1959 (age 61)
Concord, North Carolina
OccupationFilm, television actor, writer, producer
SpouseCarlos Lacamara

Early lifeEdit

Barbee graduated from Central Cabarrus High School in Concord, North Carolina where she did theater. She graduated from Wake Forest University with a BA in Speech, Communications and Theater Arts and later received her MFA in Acting from UCLA.[3]:57

Her mother was a singer in a gospel quartet at their local church.[3]:80 She has a sister, Cathy Barbee, who currently resides in Charlotte, NC.



Carol Barbee got her first role in L.A. Law, and has appeared in other TV shows such as JAG, Northern Exposure and Ellen, as well as movies such as Die Hard 2 and Out to Sea.


In 2001, Barbee wrote her first credited script for NBC's Providence, and has since written for Judging Amy (where she also served as executive producer and head writer), Close to Home, and was the executive producer for the CBS series Jericho, Swingtown, and Three Rivers and the Fox one hour drama, Touch.[4] She served as a consulting producer and writer for TNT's Falling Skies.,[5] Hawaii Five-O for CBS and USA Networks' limited series, DIG. She is currently the Executive Producer/Showrunner of UnREAL Season 2. She is also lead writer on Netflix's new series, Raising Dion.

Personal lifeEdit

She is married to actor Carlos Lacámara. They have two sons, Lucas and Diego.


  • Die Hard 2 (1990) - Newscaster (WZDC)
  • The Apocalypse (1997) - Lieutenant Robing
  • Out to Sea (1997) - Flight Attendant


  1. ^ Carol Barbee on IMDb
  2. ^ Carol Barbee at Accessed June 9, 2007.
  3. ^ a b Meyers, Lawrence (June 2, 2010). Inside the TV Writers' Room: Practical Advice for Succeeding in Television. Syracuse University Press. ISBN 978-0-8156-3241-2.
  4. ^ The Futon Critic: Carol Barbee The Futon Critic
  5. ^ [1]

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