Carole Raphaelle Davis was born in London on February 17 in 1958 to a French mother and American father. Girl is tri-lingual and a citizen of the US and the EU. She grew up in England, Scotland, Hawaii, France, Italy and Thailand and moved to New York City as a teenager. Carole went to City University of New York and majored in Chinese Studies and Political Science. After University she attended the two-year program at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute. She modeled for Playboy Magazine, was Pet of the month in 1980 (under the name Tamara) and Pet of the Year runner-up for Penthouse Magazine in 1981. During that time, Carole sang in nightclubs and was a lingerie and bathing suit model for LaPerla and Playtex bras. Carole modeled for hundreds of covers of romance novels as well as appearing and singing for commercials for Pepsi and Miller Beer.
As a singer/song-writer and recording artist, she was signed to Warner Brother records in 1989. Her record "Heart of Gold" was produced by Nile Rodgers. Her single "Serious Money" was a Dance hit and the video was number one on BET. Carole toured Europe and Asia and performed in clubs throughout the US. Davis wrote the song "Slow Love" for Prince on his Grammy Award winning album Sign O' the Times". Carole recorded her own version of the song for Warner Brothers records. Davis subsequently left Warners in 1993 and moved to Atlantic Records, where she self-produced and wrote the album "I'm No Angel." As a song-writer, Carole made a publishing deal, signing with MCA. She was signed to Sony France for Europe.
Carole is also a writer. Her script "Amnesia of the Heart" was bought by DreamWorks. Davis also co-wrote animated series for Klasky-Scupo "Mean Girls". She wrote a series of articles on anti-Semitism in Europe for The Jewish Journal. As a novelist, she is the author of critically acclaimed "The Diary of Jinky, Dog of a Hollywood Wife", a non-fiction humor book about Hollywood excess and human status anxiety written from the point of view of a death-row dog. She is an investigative journalist for American Dog Magazine for which she has written a series of articles about cruelty in the pet trade. She is a contributor to Animal Wellness Magazine, FetchDog.com, Fido Friendly Magazine and has appeared numerous times on CNN as an animal welfare contributor. Carole has an animal welfare column on Newsvine.com and is the author of a popular Hollywood Dog blog.
Davis is the West coast Director of the Companion Animal Protection Society, a national non-profit organization that investigates puppy mills and pet stores. She leads the anti-puppy mill movement in Los Angeles.
She is married to Emmy Award winning comedy writer Kevin Rooney and lives in Los Angeles and Nice, France with their four pound dogs.