Carly had a small role in the 2006 straight-to-video release of Dr. Doolittle 3, playing "Tammy's Friend."
Carly feels that if she becomes famous because of her lead role in Alice, I Think, she'll be able to handle it, because her parents have prepared her for it.
Like many other child actors, Carly worked steadily until she was about 12 years old, then had a dry spell. Since her sister, Britt, was also acting and getting jobs at this time, it caused some sibling rivalry.
Although she has lengthy work-days when she's on the set of Alice, I Think, often working 14-hour days, Carly says that she loves it.
As of 2006, Carly and her family live in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, which is about 30 kilometers (20 miles) east of Vancouver.
In order to get to the set every day, Carly has to get up early and take a ferry across the Fraser River, before she's picked up by car and taken to the studio.
Carly's mother, Lynda, acts as chaperone for her on the set of Alice, I Think, and will continue to do so until Carly turns 17, although Carly has indicated that she wants her mother to stay on set even after her birthday.
Carly started acting as a pre-schooler at the suggestion of the family babysitter, who was a part-time actor.
Carly has a small role in the 2006 movie John Tucker Must Die starring Jesse Metcalf. She plays Girl #3.
Producers for Alice, I Think conducted auditons across Canada to cast the role of Alice. When they saw Carly, they knew immediately that they'd found the right actress for the role.
Carly's hobbies include skiing, snowboarding, dancing and playing the piano.
In 2005, Carly was nominated for a British Columbia Country Music Association award in the category of "Best Keyboard Player."
Carly is in a band with friends from school. The band is called "Borderline."
Carly's nickname is "Car".
Carly and Britt acted together in the 1998 made-for-TV movie "Don't Look Down" and the Pilot of the 2002 TV show, "Breaking News."
Carly sings with her sister Britt and her friend Linnea Holm in the country group "Saving Grace".
In 1999, Carly was nominated for a Young Artist Award for her work in the TV movie "Stranger in Town".
Carly is the daughter of producer Tom and songwriter Lynda McKillip.
Carly is the older sister of actress Britt McKillip.
(On her reaction when she was told she had the role of Alice, in Alice, I Think)
Carly: I just about drove off the road, I was so excited. I was just thrilled.
(On the bad part of working so much)
Carly: I haven't actually seen any of my friends for a while. I miss them, I miss school.
(On how she feels about having her mother on set with her)
Carly: It's so nice to have somebody there that's always on your side, that's going to support you.