Carly Pope was born on the 28th August 1980, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, of Italian, Serbian and Irish descent. She is an actress who is probably best recognized for making significant appearances in the movies “Elysium” and “Two for the Money”, as well as in TV series such as “Popular”, “The Collector” and “Arrow”.
Early Life and Education
She was born to father Dale Pope, but her mother’s name is unknown to public. She has a younger brother named Alexander and an older brother Kris, who is a reputable and prominent actor as well, born on the 25th May 1976 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and probably best known from appearing in the movies “Dark Angel”, “House of the Dead”, “John Doe” and “Elegy”. There is very little information about Carly’s childhood, except that she became interested in acting at a very early age.
Her talent and passion were discovered even before her primary school, as she was creative, and participated in numerous performances both at home and in public. After primary school, she attended Lord Byng Secondary School, located beside the University of British Columbia, and it was there that she first got a chance to explore her talent and work on it, appearing in school plays such as “The Odd Couple”, “Midsummer Night’s” and many more. After matriculating from high school, she enrolled at the University of British Columbia, however, she only attended for one semester, when she realized that she needed to follow her passion and pursue a career in acting, and because of which she moved to Hollywood.
The first audition she participated in didn’t go so well for her, as she was turned down for the part of Liz in a popular TV series “Roswell”. However, this l setback didn’t stop her from pursuing her career, and she immediately landed several support roles in the movies entitled “A Girl’s Guide to Kissing and Other Nightmares in Teenland”, “I’ve Been Waiting for You” and “Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge”, as well as in the TV series “The Wonderful World of Disney” and “Night Man”, before she was cast as Sam McPherson in the remarkable and memorable TV series “Popular”. Even though she auditioned for the part of Brook McQeen, the producers didn’t see her fit for this role, but recognized her talent and wanted her to be a part of their show.
This could be considered as her huge breakthrough, as she had one of the lead roles from the beginning of the series in 1999 to its end in 2001, which had a great impact on her career, as she was noticed by many prominent producers and directors who gave her a chance to appear in numerous outstanding movies and series in the following years. She was firstly cast in the Jeff Probst’s hit thriller “Finder’s Fee” alongside Ryan Reynolds and Erik Palladino, then landed several smaller roles in the movies “The Glass House”, “Orange County” and “Various Positions”.
2005 to Present
Carly’s next major role came when she played Maya Kandinski in the brilliant but short-term TV series entitled “The Collector”, along with Chris Kramer and Sonya Saloma, which was followed by her portrayals of J.J. Jenner in the 2005 comedy “The Recipe for a Perfect Christmas”, and as Shulamith in the power up project “Itty Bitty Titty Commettee” (2005). She starred in the role of Garbo in the 2007 hit TV series “Dirt”, alongside Courtney Cox and Josh Stewart, and played Kris in the romantic comedy “Young People Fucking”.
Between 2008 and 2011, she was cast as Annika in the famous series “Californication” with David Duchovny and Evan Handler, and as Lucinda Pearl in the short TV series “Outlaw”, adding a considerable amount to her net worth. In recent years, she featured as Tara Messer in one of the most famous TV series of our time entitled “Suits”, and as Susan Williams in the absolutely outstanding TV series “Arrow”.
Personal Life and Net Worth
Pope is known for being very passionate about her education, and hence is trying to do everything to expand it she is already fluent in Spanish, Italian and French. It is estimated by authoritative sources that she counts her net worth at the amount of $2 million, which has been accumulated through her more than successful career in the entertainment industry over almost two decades. Little information about Carly’s boyfriends is known to the public, except for the fact that she has dated Patrick John Flueger and Breandan Fehr. She has an account on Twitter with more than 10,000 followers, but she hasn’t been active on it since 2018.