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Karyn Dwyer


Born and raised in Newfoundland, Karyn attended theatre school in Toronto. She is perhaps best known for her starring role as Maggie in the hit independent film, "Better Than Chocolate". In addition she wrote and starred in her feminist one woman show "Bad Girls" at the Rivoli, as well as playing Phoebe in "As You Like It" for the internationally ... See full bio »

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Known For

Better Than Chocolate
(1999)
The Right Way
(2004)
Superstar
Superstar Summer
(1999)
Polished
(2002)

Filmography

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 2015 Burning, Burning
The Woman
 2013 A Trip to the Island
Woman
 2013 The Art of the Steal
Ginger
 2013 Silent Garden (Short)
Lillian
 2013 Shit Mainlanders Say to Newfoundlanders (TV Series)
Mainlander
 2012 Monster Mountain (Video)
Carrie
 2011 First World Problems (TV Series)
Karyn
- Mani Pedi (2011)
- Tooth Brush 2 (2011)
- Tooth Brush 1 (2011)
- Homeless (2011) ... Karyn
- Tooth Brush 3 (2011)
 2011 Rose Bud's Guide to Seduction (TV Series)
Rose Bud
- Orgasm: Coming or Going (2011) ... Rose Bud
- When to Jump a Feller's Bones (2011) ... Rose Bud
 2010 Republic of Doyle (TV Series)
Brooke
- He Sleeps with the Chips (2010) ... Brooke
 2009 In My Back Yard (Short)
Female Victum
 2007 Last Call Before Sunset (Video)
Morgan
 2005 The Archer (Short)
Store Clerk
 2005 This Is Wonderland (TV Series)
Tammy
- Episode #2.7 (2005) ... Tammy
 2003 Snow on the Skeleton Key (Short)
Clea Dowd
 2002 Dying Like Ophelia (Short)
Joanne "Ophelia"
 2002 Polished (Short)
Jo
 2002 Pony (Short)
Pony
 2002 Bliss (TV Series)
Mitzi
- The Footpath of Pink Roses (2002) ... Mitzi
 2001 Doc (TV Series)
 2001 Dead by Monday
Christine
 2001 An Intrigue of Manners
Lady Emelia
 2001 Laughter on the 23rd Floor (TV Movie)
Toga Girl
 2000 Sailor Moon (TV Series)
Besubesu
- Dreams of Her Own (2000) ... Besubesu (voice)
- The Sweetest Dream (2000) ... Besubesu (voice)
- Golden Revival (2000) ... Besubesu (voice)
- One in the Hand (2000) ... Besubesu (voice)
- The Dark Legend (2000) ... Besubesu (voice)
 2000 Rivals (TV Movie)
Jennifer
 2000 The List
Kathy Miller
 2000 Cheaters (TV Movie)
Angela Lam
 1999 Ecstasy (Short)
Ashley
 1999 Superstar
Summer
 1999 The Life Before This
Teenage Girl
 1998 Tian shang ren jian
Jenny
 1998 Thanks of a Grateful Nation (TV Movie)
Deeni
 1998 The Fixer (TV Movie)
Irene
 1996-1998 PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (TV Series)
Karen Russell / Receptionist
- The Labyrinth (1998) ... Karen Russell
- The Freefall/Presence (1996) ... Receptionist
 1997 Space (Short)
 1997 Ursa Major (Short)
Jodie
 1997 End of Summer (TV Movie)
Jenny Melone
 1997 Lethal Tender
Sparky (as Karen Dwyer)
 1995-1996 Due South (TV Series)
Tiffany / Mary Ann
- Some Like It Red (1996) ... Tiffany
- Heaven and Earth (1995) ... Mary Ann
 1996 A Husband, a Wife and a Lover (TV Movie)
Samantha
 1996 Double Jeopardy (TV Movie)
Melanie Marks
 1996 Avonlea (TV Series)
Laura
- Woman of Importance (1996) ... Laura
 1995 The Great Defender (TV Series)
- Camille (1995)
- Naked Truth (1995)
- I Wuz Robbed (1995)
 1995 A Taste of Shakespeare (TV Series)
Ophelia / Horatio
- Hamlet (1995) ... Ophelia / Horatio
 1994 The Paper Boy
Brenda
 1994 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series)
Ginger Dawson
- May I Ride with You (1994) ... Ginger Dawson
 1994 Boozecan
Rosy
 1993 J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (TV Series)
Sadie
 1993 The Hidden Room (TV Series)
Rhoda
- Transfigured Night (1993) ... Rhoda
 1993 Class of '96 (TV Series)
Julia
- See You in September (1993) ... Julia
- David Is Authorized (1993) ... Julia
 1993 Family Pictures (TV Movie)
Stephanie (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Addict at HHM directed by Kevin Lewis See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Karen Dwyer | Karyn O'Dwyer

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

I knew I wanted to do Better Than Chocolate before I even read the script. When I heard Anne Wheeler was directing it, I knew it was going to be special. See more »

Trivia:

The product of an Irish Catholic Newfoundland family, Karyn is the oldest of 5 children. Her father died at the age of 38. Her brother died at the age of 24. See more »

Trademark:

Redhead

Star Sign:

Aries

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