Elizabeth Fearn "Finn" Carter (born 9 March 1960) is an American actress. She is best known for her role in the 1990 film Tremors.
arter began her career in the theatre and was a member of the Circle Repertory Company in New York. She created the role of Effie Herrington at San Diego's Old Globe Theatre in Up In Saratoga, written by Terrence McNally and directed by Jack O'Brien. Her second West Coast theatre appearance was at the Pasadena Playhouse in a revival of Biloxi Blues. At the same time, she began acting on television, playing Sierra Estaban Reyes Montgomery in the CBS daytime soap opera, As the World Turns, from 1985 to 1988 and a short reprise in 1994. After leaving daytime TV, she guest starred in a number of television shows, before making her big screen debut in a starring role in the 1989 romantic comedy film, How I Got Into College opposite Anthony Edwards.
In 1990, Carter played Rhonda LeBeck in the western monster film, Tremors opposite Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward. She received the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination for her performance in film. She later had the recurring role in the ABC drama series, China Beach as nurse Linda Matlock Lanier. In 1992, she played the leading role in the action film Sweet Justice and, in 1996, had a supporting part in Rob Reiner's drama, Ghosts of Mississippi. The following years, she guest starred on Law & Order, Murder, She Wrote, Diagnosis: Murder, ER, The Outer Limits, NYPD Blue, Chicago Hope, Judging Amy, Strong Medicine and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Carter was also regular cast member in the short-lived Fox sitcom, Secret Service Guy, in 1997. She also had number of leading roles on many made-for-television movies. Her final screen appearance was in the 2005 independent film Halfway Decent, co-starring with Ernie Hudson.
On July 30, 2019, Carter was arrested in Las Vegas, Nevada and booked on one count of possessing a stolen vehicle and fourteen counts of possessing a credit card without the cardholder's consent. Both charges are felonies. Prosecutors have ninety days to file a criminal complaint. Carter was released from custody by a Justice of the Peace with the promise to return for an October court date.