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Kari Michaelsen

Kari Michaelsen was born on November 3, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA as Kari Kathleen Markussen. She is an actress, known for Gimme a Break! (1981), The Incredible Hulk (1977) and Hart to Hart (1979). She was previously married to David Waldock. See full bio »

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Gimme a Break! Katie Kanisky
Saturday the 14th Debbie Hyatt


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 1989 Girl Talk
 1989 Full House (TV Series)
Stacey Fleetwood
- Joey & Stacy and... Oh, Yeah, Jesse (1989) ... Stacey Fleetwood
 1981-1986 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Katie Kanisky
- Sam Goes to College: Part 2 (1986) ... Katie Kanisky
- Sam Goes to College: Part 1 (1986) ... Katie Kanisky
- The Purse Snatcher (1986) ... Katie Kanisky
- Found Money (1986) ... Katie Kanisky
- Katie's Korner (1986) ... Katie Kanisky
 1983 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
- Trust Your Hart (1983) ... Lisa
 1980-1983 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Fran Davies / Karala Murtaugh
- The Gymnast (1980) ... Karala Murtaugh (as Kari Markussen)
 1983 The Kid with the 200 I.Q. (TV Movie)
Julie Gordon
 1982 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
- Legends/The Perfect Gentleman (1982) ... Cassie
 1981 Saturday the 14th
Debbie Hyatt
 1981 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
- The First: Part 2 (1981) ... Linda
- The First: Part 1 (1981) ... Linda
 1981 CHiPs (TV Series)
- Karate (1981) ... Teri
 1981 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
- Vows (1981) ... Lisa
 1981 The Choice (TV Movie)
 1980 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Ellen Marshall
- Little Mother (1980) ... Ellen Marshall
 1980 Scared Straight! Another Story (TV Movie)
 1976 Joy Ride: An Auto Theft (Short)
Kari (as Kari Markussen)
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(4/11) Toured the US with Gen. Colin Powell, Rudy Giuliani and others in the motivational program "Get Motivated" Business Seminar. See more »

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Kari Markussen


5' 3½" (1.61 m)

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Beat out Helen Hunt for the role of Katie on Gimme a Break! (1981). See more »

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