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Karen Grassle


Karen Grassle was born on February 25, 1942 in Berkeley, California, USA as Karen Trust Grassle. She is an actress and writer, known for Little House on the Prairie (1974), Wyatt Earp (1994) and Cocaine: One Man's Seduction (1983). See full bio »
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Known For

Little House on the Prairie
Little House on the Prairie Caroline Ingalls
(1974-1982)
Wyatt Earp
Wyatt Earp Mrs. Sutherland
(1994)
Cocaine: One Man's Seduction
(1983)
Battered
Battered Susannah Hawks
(1978)

Filmography

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 2017 Lasso (post-production)
Lillian
 2017 Where's Roman? (Short)
Mysterious Woman (rumored)
 2012 My Greatest Teacher
Aunt Dorothy
 2012 Tales of Everyday Magic
Aunt Dorothy
 1987-1988 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Fay Hewitt / Christine Stoneham
- Murder in a Minor Key (1987) ... Christine Stoneham
 1985 Between the Darkness and the Dawn (TV Movie)
Ellen Foster Holland
 1983 Hotel (TV Series)
Susan Walker
- Christmas (1983) ... Susan Walker
 1983 Cocaine: One Man's Seduction (TV Movie)
Barbara Gant
 1981 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Paula
 1981 Harry's War
Kathy
 1979 Crisis in Mid-air (TV Movie)
Betsy Culver
 1978 Battered (TV Movie)
Susannah Hawks
 1978 The President's Mistress (TV Movie)
The President's Mistress / Donna Morton
 1977 Emily, Emily (TV Movie)
Terry
 1974 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Fran
- The Wiving (1974) ... Fran
 1951 Love of Life (TV Series)
Bonnie Draper (early '70s)
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She played the Matron in Ferenc Molnar's play, "The Cab," in Romantic Interludes (One Act Plays of Molnar) in a Brown Forman Classics in Context Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with William McNulty (The Man) in the cast. Benjamin Glazer was translator. See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the importance of having the right chemistry of either a series' or a co-star]: No. Of course, it's more fun if you and the other person work well together, but it's not a requirement. I mean, you're acting. You can have difficulties with each other because of ego or insecurity or advertising and billing, things that can annoy people or hurt their feelings, but you don't let it get in the way... See more »

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Graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1964 See more »

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Pisces

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