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James Karen

Veteran Broadway, TV and film actor James Karen was encouraged as a young man to take up an acting career by U.S. Congressman Daniel J. Flood, who was an amateur actor himself. In 1947 Karen made his Broadway debut in "A Streetcar Named Desire", which led to appearances in over 20 Broadway productions. His television work began in 1948 with the ...

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Nov 28, 1923 In Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow
Latest Project:
Movie When the World Breaks 2016-03-06

1 win & 2 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Pursuit of Happyness
Poster of Wall Street
Poster of All My Children
Poster of The Return of the Living Dead
Movie When the World Breaks Unknown 2016-03-06
Movie Bender Unknown 2016
Movie Notfilm Unknown 2015
Movie Rain from Stars Unknown 2013
Movie Green Briefs Unknown 2013
Movie America's Most Haunted Unknown 2013
Movie Ambush at Dark Canyon Unknown 2012
Movie The Butterfly Room Unknown 2012
Series CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 2012
Movie Drew Peterson: Untouchable Unknown 2012-01-21
Movie They Won't Stay Dead: A Look at Return of the Living Dead Part II Unknown 2011
Movie Pride Unknown 2011
Movie More Brains! A Return to the Living Dead Unknown 2011
Movie Sympathy for Delicious Unknown 2010
Movie Let It Begin! A Filmmaker's Journey Unknown 2010
Series The Cleveland Show Unknown 2009-09-01
Movie Jack and the Beanstalk Unknown 2009
Movie Dark and Stormy Night Unknown 2009
Movie They Are Here: The Real World of the Poltergeists Unknown 2007-10-31
Movie Heart Medicine Unknown 2007
Movie Return of the Living Dead: The Dead Have Risen Unknown 2007
Movie Making Pursuit: An Italian Take on the American Dream Unknown 2007
Series Secret's Out Unknown 2007
Movie Trail of the Screaming Forehead Unknown 2007
Series Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Unknown 2007-10-01
Movie The Ludlum Identity, Supremacy, and Ultimatum Unknown 2007
Movie Superman Returns Unknown 2006
Movie Outlaw Trail: The Treasure of Butch Cassidy Unknown 2006
Movie The Pursuit of Happyness Unknown 2006-12-15
Movie Requiem for Krypton: Making 'Superman Returns' Unknown 2006-11-29
Movie I'm King Kong!: The Exploits of Merian C. Cooper Unknown 2005
Movie Garbo Unknown 2005
Series Movies That Shook the World Unknown 2005
Movie Office Court Unknown 2005
Series Unscripted Unknown 2005-01-09
Series American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Movie So Funny It Hurt: Buster Keaton & MGM Unknown 2004
Movie The Bourne Identity: The Bourne Mastermind - Robert Ludlum Unknown 2004
Movie The China Syndrome: Creating a Controversy Unknown 2004
Movie The China Syndrome: A Fusion of Talent Unknown 2004
Movie Flickering Blue Unknown 2004
Movie The Bourne Supremacy: The Bourne Mastermind (Part 2) Unknown 2004
Movie A Moment of Grace Unknown 2004
Movie Cecil B. DeMille: American Epic Unknown 2004-04-05
Series Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Movie Time Machine: Banned from the Bible Unknown 2003
Movie A House on a Hill Sy 2003-11-14
Series First Monday Unknown 2002
Movie Fatal Kiss Unknown 2002
Series The Parkers Unknown 2001
Series The Nightmare Room Unknown 2001-08-31
Movie Thirteen Days Unknown 2001-01-12
Movie Mulholland Drive Unknown 2001-10-19
Movie Jane Bond Unknown 2001
Movie Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces Unknown 2000
Movie Mulholland Dr. Wally Brown 1999-03-07
Movie One Last Flight Unknown 1999
Movie My Last Love Unknown 1999
Series Judging Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Movie Any Given Sunday Unknown 1999
Movie Shadow of Doubt Norman Calloway 1998-04-09
Movie Universal Horror Unknown 1998
Movie Apt Pupil Victor Bowden 1998-10-23
Movie Freedom Strike Unknown 1998
Movie The Cowboy and the Movie Star Unknown 1998
Movie Girl Unknown 1998
Movie NightMan Secretary of Defense Laughton 1997-11-23
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Series NightMan Unknown 1997-09-30
Movie Always Say Goodbye Unknown 1997
Series Ned and Stacey Unknown 1997
Movie Joyride Unknown 1997
Movie Behind Enemy Lines Unknown 1997
Movie River Made to Drown In Unknown 1997
Movie Spycraft: The Great Game Unknown 1996
Series Dark Skies Unknown 1996-09-21
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-06
Movie Up Close & Personal Tom Orr 1996-03-01
Movie Nixon Unknown 1996-01-05
Movie Congo College President / Elliot's Boss 1995-06-09
Movie Tough and Deadly Winston Briggers 1995-02-14
Movie Bonanza: Under Attack Unknown 1995
Series JAG Unknown 1995-09-23
Movie Piranha Unknown 1995
Movie Tick, Tick, Tick Unknown 1994
Movie Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love Unknown 1994
Movie Future Shock Unknown 1994
Movie The Companion Peter Franklin 1994-10-13
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Movie A Kiss Goodnight Unknown 1994
Movie Stone Soup Unknown 1993
Movie Staying Afloat Unknown 1993
Movie A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion Unknown 1993
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Series Class of '96 Unknown 1993
Series Bodies of Evidence Unknown 1992
Series The Larry Sanders Show Unknown 1992-08-15
Series Melrose Place Unknown 1992-07-08
Series Jake and the Fatman Unknown 1992
Series Hearts Afire Unknown 1992-09-14
Series The Commish Unknown 1991-09-28
Movie The Unborn Unknown 1991
Series Sisters Unknown 1991-05-11
Movie Absolute Strangers Unknown 1991
Movie Lies Before Kisses Unknown 1991
Movie Spirit of the Eagle Unknown 1991
Movie The Closer Unknown 1990-12-01
Movie Heart of the Deal Unknown 1990
Series Beverly Hills, 90210 Unknown 1990-10-04
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1990-05-31
Series Drug Wars: The Camarena Story Unknown 1990
Movie Road Lawyers and Other Briefs Unknown 1990
Movie Shattered Dreams Unknown 1990
Movie Rich Men, Single Women Unknown 1990
Movie The Willies Unknown 1990
Movie Thanksgiving Day Unknown 1990
Movie Vital Signs Unknown 1990
Series Mancuso, FBI Unknown 1990
Movie Cult People Unknown 1989
Series Coach Unknown 1989-02-28
Series Booker Unknown 1989-09-24
Movie Girlfriend from Hell Unknown 1989
Movie The Roommate Unknown 1989
Series The New Lassie Unknown 1989
Series Designing Women Unknown 1988
Series Murphy Brown Unknown 1988-11-14
Series Square One TV Unknown 1988
Movie Return of the Living Dead II Unknown 1988
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie Wall Street Unknown 1987-12-11
Movie Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion Unknown 1987
Series Sinister Image Unknown 1987
Series Mathnet Unknown 1987-01-26
Series Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow Unknown 1987
Movie Drive-In Madness! Unknown 1987
Series Charles in Charge Unknown 1987
Movie Billionaire Boys Club Unknown 1987
Movie Invaders from Mars Unknown 1986
Series Amazing Stories Unknown 1986
Series The Paper Chase Unknown 1986
Series ABC Afterschool Specials Unknown 1986
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-09-20
Movie Hardbodies 2 Unknown 1986
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Series Sledge Hammer! Unknown 1986-09-23
Series Melba Unknown 1986
Movie The Return of the Living Dead Unknown 1985
Series 227 Unknown 1985-09-14
Movie Jagged Edge Andrew Hardesty 1985-10-04
Series MacGyver Unknown 1985-10-06
Series The Golden Girls Unknown 1985-09-14
Series Moonlighting Unknown 1985-03-05
Movie Little House: The Last Farewell Unknown 1984
Series Who's the Boss? Unknown 1984-09-20
Movie Sam's Son Mr. Collins 1984-08-17
Series Highway to Heaven Unknown 1984-09-19
Series Three's a Crowd Unknown 1984
Movie The Boy Who Loved Trolls Unknown 1984
Series Webster Unknown 1983-09-16
Series Hardcastle and McCormick Unknown 1983-09-18
Series Emerald Point N.A.S. Unknown 1983-09-26
Movie Poltergeist Unknown 1982
Series Family Ties Unknown 1982-09-22
Series The Powers of Matthew Star Major Wymore 1982-09-17
Movie Frances Unknown 1982
Movie Kiss Me Goodbye Unknown 1982
Movie The Day the Bubble Burst Unknown 1982
Series Cheers Unknown 1982-09-30
Movie Time Walker Unknown 1982
Series Tucker's Witch Unknown 1982-10-06
Series Herbie, the Love Bug Unknown 1982
Series Eight Is Enough Unknown 1981
Series Dynasty Unknown 1981-01-12
Series The Jeffersons Unknown 1981
Series Simon & Simon Unknown 1981-11-24
Movie The Violation of Sarah McDavid Dr. Spandler 1981-05-19
Movie Take This Job and Shove It Unknown 1981
Series Trapper John, M.D. Unknown 1981
Movie F.D.R.: The Last Year Unknown 1980
Movie Once Upon a Family Unknown 1980
Series Magnum, P.I. Unknown 1980-12-11
Movie Portrait of a Rebel: The Remarkable Mrs. Sanger Unknown 1980
Movie The Jazz Singer Unknown 1980
Movie The Ordeal of Patty Hearst Unknown 1979-03-04
Series Knots Landing Unknown 1979-12-27
Movie Institute for Revenge Unknown 1979
Series Lou Grant Unknown 1979
Series Blind Ambition Unknown 1979
Movie Topper Unknown 1979
Movie The China Syndrome Unknown 1979
Series The Bionic Woman Unknown 1978
Movie Capricorn One Unknown 1978
Series Dallas Unknown 1978-04-02
Movie F.I.S.T. Unknown 1978
Movie The Gathering Unknown 1977
Series Delvecchio Unknown 1977
Series Lucan Unknown 1977
Series Rafferty Unknown 1977
Movie Opening Night Unknown 1977
Movie Something for Joey Unknown 1977
Movie Mary Jane Harper Cried Last Night Dr. Sutterman 1977-10-05
Series The Blue Knight Unknown 1976
Series Family Unknown 1976
Series One Day at a Time Unknown 1976
Series Serpico Unknown 1976
Movie All the President's Men Unknown 1976-04-09
Series Executive Suite Unknown 1976
Series Quincy M.E. Unknown 1976-10-03
Series Starsky and Hutch Unknown 1975-09-10
Series The Invisible Man Unknown 1975
Movie Amazing Grace Unknown 1974
Series The Rockford Files Unknown 1974-09-13
Series Police Woman Unknown 1974-09-13
Series The Waltons Unknown 1972-09-14
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-16
Series M*A*S*H Unknown 1972-09-17
Movie Rivals Unknown 1972
Series McMillan & Wife Unknown 1971-09-29
Movie Hercules in New York Unknown 1970
Movie I Never Sang for My Father Unknown 1970
Series All My Children Unknown 1970-01-05
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-26
Movie Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster Unknown 1965
Series Directions Unknown 1965
Movie Film Unknown 1965
Series The Defenders Unknown 1962
Series Car 54, Where Are You? Unknown 1961
Series As the World Turns Unknown 1956-04-02
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1953
Series The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse Unknown 1952