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Karen Akers

Karen Akers was born on October 13, 1945 in New York City, New York, USA as Karen Orth-Pallavicini. She is an actress, known for The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985), Heartburn (1986) and Vibes (1988). She has been married to Kevin Power since September 16, 1993. She was previously married to Jim Akers. See full bio »

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Known For

The Purple Rose of Cairo
Heartburn Thelma Rice
Vibes Hillary
The 44th Annual Tony Awards
The 44th Annual Tony Awards Herself - Performer: Gran Hotel


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 1988 Vibes
 1987 Cheers (TV Series)
- My Fair Clavin (1987) ... Sally
 1986 Heartburn
Thelma Rice
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
- China Rain (1985) ... Cynthia
 1985 The Purple Rose of Cairo
Kitty Haynes
 1984 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Raquel Moskowitz
- Whispers in the Wings (1984) ... Raquel Moskowitz
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 1985 The Purple Rose of Cairo (performer: "One Day at a Time" - uncredited)
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 1983-1997 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Ellington: The Music Lives On (1983) ... Herself
 1991 Today (TV Series)
- Episode dated 5 November 1991 (1991) ... Herself
 1990 The 44th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Performer: Gran Hotel
 1986 Star's Table (TV Series)
- Episode #1.23 (1986) ... Herself
 1982 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary)
- Performance (1982) ... Herself
 1982 The 36th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Nominee: Best Featured Actress in a Musical

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Other Works:

(1982- ). Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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Winner of the MAC Award for Lifetime Achievement (2002), by the Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs, New York. See more »

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