Carla Gugino was born on August 29, 1971. Carla Gugino is an American actress known for her roles of Ingrid Cortez in the Spy Kids film trilogy, and as the lead characters of the television series Karen Sisco and Threshold. Carla Gugino was born in Sarasota, Florida, of Italian, English, and Irish ancestry.
Carla Gugino parents separated when she was two Her father Carl Gugino is an orthodontist. Her mother moved the family to Paradise, California, when she was four years old. Despite moving around California a great deal as a child, Carla Gugino remained a straight-A student and graduated valedictorian. At the age of 15 she was spotted by a modeling agency in San Diego and moved to New York.