Carla Gallo is an American actress who is famous for her reprising roles in widely received TV series such as Californication, Undeclared, Carnivàle, Bones, and blockbuster films like Mission Impossible III, Neighbors, among others. Since her career kicked off in 1994, Carla Gallo has appeared in no less than fifty-four films, TV series and video games. This piece takes you further into her mileage in the film industry as we tell you about her movies and TV shows and also five interesting facts you don’t want to miss. Ready?
Who is Carla Gallo?
Carla Gallo was born—Carla Paolina Gallo—on June 24, 1975, in Brooklyn, New York, USA; to parents Samuel Eugene Gallo and Mildred Josephine (Coiro). By ancestry, Gallo is of both Italian and German descent. No details chronicle her childhood, early education or about her siblings. However, sources believed she attended high school in New York after which she went on to acquire a degree in theatre arts from Cornell University.
Career: Movies and TV Shows
Fresh from college, Gallo started her career with an appearance in the 1994 film Spanking the Monkey. The ensuing success became too good for a newbie as not only did her performance as Toni Peck earn her critical acclaim, but it also earned her a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female. However, she quickly disappeared from the acting scene, perhaps to focus on her education. She makes her return five years later as Janet Tuckman on one episode of the NBC series, Law & Order (1999). That same year, Carla Gallo also appeared as a pantyhose victim in the comedy film The 24 Hour Woman.
The following year, she appeared in the short film The Fanatical Teachings of Julian Tau. She also played the role, Emma Miller, on an episode of the NBC medical drama ER. From 2001 to 2003, Carla Gallo played the role of Lizzie Exley, an energetic and slightly neurotic friend who later became the love interest of the protagonist in the sitcom Undeclared. Although the show aired for just one season, by the time it was canceled, it had won a cult-like following in the United States; further cementing Gallo’s influence in the TV space.
Over the years, she has appeared in no less than twenty-four movies. Some of which include; Mission: Impossible III (2006), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Insanitarium (2008), Mother and Child (2009), Get Him to the Greek (2010), Coming & Going (2011), Neighbors (2014), Neighbors II (2016), Room for Rent (2017), A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2018), among others. For her incredible performance as Lindsay Ross in mystery comedy Room for Rent (2017), Gallo received wide critical acclaim. She is set to appear in the lead role in the upcoming comedy film Sid Is Dead.
On the TV scene, Carla Gallo has appeared in over thirty series over the years, including her most recent Future Man (2017). She also appeared in Californication (2009-2009), Men of a Certain Age (2009-2011), 2 Broke Girls (2011), Burn Notice (2011), Workaholics (2011), Franklin & Bash (2012), Children’s Hospital (2013), Anger Management (2014), Rosewood (2016), and so on. But we’d like to show you just five things you probably didn’t know about the actress.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Carla Gallo
1. Net Worth
We begin with the money talk. As of 2019, sources put Carla Gallo’s net worth at $2 million. Much of which have come from her acting career. However, it’s not certain how much she earns yearly. While other sources have put her net worth at $245 million, that is not likely the case. Whatever it is, Gallo is certainly living the good life alongside her husband and kids.
2. The Man in her life
Gallo has been married to screenwriter Mark Satterthwaite since October 2017. Together, they have two daughters. The first was born in the summer of 2014, while her second daughter was born in May 2017. So far, it is not clear how they met, neither have the couple divulged much information about their dating history. Asides keeping their daughters’ names out of the public’s reach, the couple have also mastered the subtle art of keeping a low profile when it comes to their family matters. Good for the couple, they haven’t been in the news lately for any sad reasons such as divorce or sexual scandal.
3. Social media following
Carla Gallo is quite active on social media. Her Twitter handle commands a following of 12.5K. However, there are Facebook and Instagram accounts in her name, with followings of 143 and 1.8k respectively. It’s not quite certain if those are being operated by Carla herself or some fan of hers.
4. Height and Body Measurements
Now in her mid-forties, Carla Gallo maintains a graceful slim build. She stands 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 meters). She has dark brown hair and eyes. As of this writing, they are no details about her bra, shoe sizes or details about her bust, waist and hips measurement. When these get public, we’re putting them up.
5. Awards and Recognition
Although Carla Gallo hasn’t been named on any award lists yet, her career of nearly three decades has earned her a place in the American film and TV space. Some of her films such as Spanking the Monkey and Room for Rent have won critical acclaims.