Birth Name: Jennifer Leann Carpenter
Place of Birth: Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Date of Birth: December 7, 1979
Ethnicity: Scottish, English, Irish, German, Welsh
Jennifer Carpenter is an American actress. She has starred in the films The Exorcism of Emily Rose, and, in voice role, Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge and its sequel; and on the shows Dexter, Limitless, and The Enemy Within.
She is the daughter of Catherine and Robert Carpenter. Jennifer is married to singer Seth Avett, of the folk-rock band The Avett Brothers. The couple has a son.
Jennifer’s paternal grandfather was Wilbur X. Carpenter (the son of John Everett Carpenter and Lucille Hatton/Hatten). Wilbur was born in Kentucky. John was the son of John Coleman Carpenter and Minnie Alice Yarbrough. Lucille was the daughter of John Jackson Hatton and Katherine Griffin.
Jennifer’s paternal grandmother was Christine Cartmill (the daughter of Bramblet/Bramblett Cartmill and Bessie Toy). Christine was born in Kentucky. Bramblet was the son of James Earnest Cartmill and Effie Chandler. Bessie was the daughter of Claude O. Toy and Eva Davis.
Jennifer’s maternal grandfather was named James B. Mitchell.