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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
 2015 Where's Roman? (Short) (completed)
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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Stage: Appeared (as "Barbara") in "Gingham Dog" on Broadway. Written by Lanford Wilson. Directed by Alan Schneider. John Golden Theatre: 23 Apr 1969-26 Apr 1969 (5 performances + 19 previews). Cast: George Grizzard (as "Vincent"), Roy London (as "Robert"), Diana Sands (as "Gloria"). Standbys: Joseph Cali (as "Robert"), Kristina ... See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Well, yes! But you have to put the work first. It can be quite painful if you don't feel appreciated by your partner, or if you're supposed to be wildly attracted to them and you're not. But so what? We get to be actors. We are lucky to be able to work. See more »

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Her first New York break was the play "The Gingham Tree." She had to borrow a dollar from a friend to go to the audition! See more »

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Pisces

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