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Karen Kirschenbauer (1938–2005)

Karen Kirschenbauer was born on December 18, 1938 in Brownsville, Texas, USA as Karen Kristofferson. She was an actress, known for The Jackal (1997), Vanishing Son (1994) and Sommersby (1993). She was married to Kirschenbauer, George. She died on May 6, 2005 in Middleburg, Virginia, USA. See full bio »


(age 66) in Middleburg, Virginia, USA

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Known For

The Jackal Speaker
Vanishing Son Sylvia Rutledge
Sommersby Mrs. Evans
He Said, She Said Olga, Olaf's Bride


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (11 credits)
 2002 The Locket (TV Movie)
Dean Scott
 2002 The Wire (TV Series)
- Lessons (2002) ... Hostess (uncredited)
 2001 Amy & Isabelle (TV Movie)
Maggie Dunlop
 2000 Dawson's Creek (TV Series)
Handsome Woman
- Cinderella Story (2000) ... Handsome Woman
 1998 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Virginia Bayliss
- Fallen Heroes: Part 2 (1998) ... Virginia Bayliss
 1997 The Jackal
 1994 Vanishing Son (TV Movie)
Sylvia Rutledge (as Karen K. Kirschenbauer)
 1993 Scattered Dreams (TV Movie)
Mrs. Evans (uncredited)
 1993 Sommersby
Mrs. Evans
 1991 He Said, She Said
Olga, Olaf's Bride (as Karen K. Kirschenbauer)

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Other Works:

2004: Did a television commercial for the presidential campaign of John Kerry.

Alternate Names:

Karen K. Kirschenbauer

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Spending three months on Sommersby (1993), watching Jodie Foster and Richard Gere was heaven. I was the doctor's wife in that, and had only a few lines, all of which were cut.


Did not start acting professionally until she was in her 50s. See more »

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