American actress and trade union leader best known for her role as Andrea Zuckerman during the early seasons of the 1990s television series Beverly Hills, 90210.Early Life (Childhood)
Born in Scottsdale, Arizona, she has a twin brother, James. She moved with her mother to San Francisco when her parents separated six months after her birth.Interesting Facts
She admitted that on the audition of Beverly Hills 90210, she lied about her age because she feared that being 29 at the time she was too old to play a high school student.Personal Life
She married Charles Isaacs, a stockbroker, in 1992, and has two daughters with him named Kelsey Rose (born May 11, 1994) and Mollie Elizabeth (born 1999).Achievement
In 2012, Carteris was elected as executive vice president of the actor's union, SAG-AFTRA. On April 9, 2016, Carteris was elected SAG-AFTRA president.Rumor
In the March 17, 2008 issue of People magazine, Carteris described an injury suffered while filming a TV movie in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 2006, which partially paralyzed her face and affected her speech for more than six months.