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Clare Carey
Born (1967-06-11) June 11, 1967 (age 55)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1987–present
Spouse(s) Seth Seaberg
Children 2

Clare Carey (born June 11, 1967) is an American film and television actress best known for her roles as Kelly Fox in Coach (1989-1995) and Mary Bailey in Jericho (2006-2008), and her film role in Savannah Sunrise (2016).


Carey was born at a Catholic mission in Rhodesia where her father (a doctor) and mother (a teacher) were serving. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.


Though having acted in many films, Carey is best known for her recurring roles in episodic television, most notably for her role as Kelly Fox on the American sitcom Coach and her role as Macy Carlson, the Olsen twins' mother on the ABC Family sitcom So Little Time. She has also had recurring roles on Point Pleasant in the role of Sarah Parker, Jericho as bartender Mary Bailey, Crash as Christine Emory and made a guest-star appearance in Eli Stone as a lawyer opposing Eli in court. Carey also did a cameo in the indie film La Cucina, which premiered on Showtime in December 2009. She plays Rachel Hunter's girlfriend.

She also played a part in NCIS episode "Life Before His Eyes" as Ann Gibbs, the mother of Leroy Jethro Gibbs, played by Mark Harmon. Carey later appeared on NCIS' spinoff NCIS: New Orleans, playing militia villainess Anne Boudreau in the episode, "Sic Semper Tyrannis."



Year Title Role Notes
1987 Zombie High Mary Beth
1988 Waxwork Gemma
1988 Uninvited Bobbie Video
2001 Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles Skater
2006 Smokin' Aces Laverne
2006 Submission Samantha Davis Video
2007 La Cucina Celia
2010 Unrequited Ruth Jacobs
2010 Trial, TheThe Trial Dr. Anna Wilkes
2012 True Love Dana
2014 Soul Mates Zoe
2016 Savannah Sunrise Angie


Year Title Role Notes
1988 Once Upon a Texas Train Meg Boley TV film
1988 Mr. Belvedere Denise "The Apartment"
1989 Super Mario Bros. Super Show!, TheThe Super Mario Bros. Super Show! E.C. The Extra Creepy "E.C. the Extra Creepy"
1989–1995 Coach Kelly Fox Main role (seasons 1–7)
1991 Dragnet Lydia Stephens "To Steal a Child"
1992 Obsessed Andie Bledsoe TV film
1995 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Aegina "The Wrong Path"
1995 Betrayed: A Story of Three Women Dana Bixler TV film
1995 Johnny Mnemonic: The Interactive Action Movie Jane (voice) Video game
1996 Them Kelly Black TV film
1997 Echo (1997 film) Tess Lewis TV film
1998 Vengeance Unlimited Pam Broder "Bitter End"
1999 Walker, Texas Ranger Helen "Suspicious Minds"
1999 Pretender, TheThe Pretender Dr. Melissa Blass "Risqué Business"
2000 Invisible Man, TheThe Invisible Man Vivian Alburn "Separation Anxiety"
2000 Charmed Eva "All Halliwell's Eve"
2001 Ally McBeal Mary Clapp "Falling Up"
2001 Division, TheThe Division Lorna "What Sharp Teeth You Have"
2001–02 So Little Time Macy Carlson Main role
2002 Home Alone 4 Kate McCallister TV film
2004 Medical Investigation Lisa Connor "You're Not Alone", "Coming Home"
2004 Without a Trace Maureen Grady / Lillian "Thou Shalt Not..."
2005 Judging Amy Megan Mulhern "10,000 Steps"
2005 Stargate SG-1 Kerry Johnson "Threads"
2005 Cold Case Rose "Ravaged"
2005 Weeds Eileen Dodd "Higher Education"
2005 ER Shauna "Blame It on the Rain"
2005 Night Stalker Lisa Panero "Burning Man"
2005 Monk Sister Heather "Mr. .....
2014 Mentalist, TheThe Mentalist Emma Valeria "Black Hearts"
2014 Perception Victoria Pavel "Possession"
2014 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Joanna Higgins "Dead Woods"
2015 NCIS: New Orleans Anna Boudreau "Sic Semper Tyrannis"
2015–16 Aquarius Lucille Gladner Recurring role
2017 Maid to Order Natascha Guest role (4 episodes)


Year Production Role Venue Ref(s)
2020 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Judy Boone The Theatre Group at SBCC
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