Older Aline Spears
Carla-Rae, is an American, SAG, AFTRA and AEA, actress. Born in upstate New York Carla-Rae is of Seneca/Mohawk (Iroquois) French Canadian descent. She has had the privilege of working with renowned actors and directors to the likes of Wes Studi, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lasse Halstrom, and Chris Eyre. She recently co-starred with Michael Greyeyes and Ed Helms in the Peacock Original series Rutherford Falls.
On stage she is part of the Native Voices at the Autry Ensemble. Carla-Rae has been part of many Native Voices play readings and world premiere plays such as Majel, in Diane Glancy’s The Birdhouse. She was cast in Yale Repertory Theater production of Mary Kathryn Nagle’s play Manahatta where she received many positive reviews, for her roles as Bobbie/Mother, including Broadway World. Carla-Rae was called upon to audition for the role of Older Aline in the series/movie Bones of Crows by Marie Clements in November of 2021. Having worked with Marie on a staged reading of her play Tombs of the Vanishing Indian at Native Voices Carla-Rae was thrilled to be asked to step into the role.
She is scripted for a new role in a film The Brand Inspector to be shot this fall in New Mexico. Carla-Rae is represented by Lynette O’Connor of The O’Agency, Albuquerque, NM.