First There Was Buffy
But Then Came Cordy
Charisma Carpenter is best known for her role as Cordelia Chase in the popular TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–1999) and its spin-off series Angel (1999–2004).
She has also starred as Kyra the Seer on Charmed (2004), as Kendall Casablancas on Veronica Mars (2005–2006), as Ann Rebecca Sewell on The Lying Game (2011–2013) and as Lacy in The Expendables film series (2010–2012).
In the June 2004 issue of Playboy magazine, Carpenter appeared on the cover and in a ten-page nude layout.