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Karen Lynn Gorney


Karen Lynn Gorney is the romantic star of Saturday Night Fever (1977): the dance partner and fantasy girlfriend who said "no" to John Travolta, and won his heart in this mega-hit film, recently released on DVD to raves. Miss Gorney is also the legendary "Tara Martin" (Tad's big sister, Erica's mortal enemy) on ABC's award-winning All My Children (... See full bio »
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 2014 H.O.M.E. (filming)
Lynnie
 2014 Late Phases
Delores
 2013 The Testimony of Erin J (Short)
Reporter
 2013 The Buffalo Kid (Short)
Fortune Teller
 2011 Can't Dance (Short)
Joanne
 2010 100 Years of Evil
Ann Richmond
 2010 Bronx Paradise
Lucy
 2008 Saturday Night Fever (Video Game)
Stephanie
 2008 Dear J (Video)
The Judge
 2007 George (Short)
Maria Wallowicz
 2007/I Therapy
Eve
 2006 Six Degrees (TV Series)
Mary O'Malley / Waitress
- The Puncher (2006) ... Mary O'Malley (uncredited)
- A New Light (2006) ... Waitress
 2006 Creating Karma
Chanel "Lollipop Fields" Fontaine
 2006 A Crime
Sara
 2006 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Judy
- Moe n' Joe (2006) ... Judy
 1999 Final Rinse
Mrs. Parnell
 1999 Cradle Will Rock
Dancer (uncredited)
 1992-1998 Law & Order (TV Series)
Monk / Iris Corman
- Grief (1998) ... Monk
- Cradle to Grave (1992) ... Iris Corman
 1997 Men in Black
Announcer (uncredited)
 1996 Ripe
Janet Wyman
 1991 The Hard Way
Woman in Subway
 1977 Saturday Night Fever
Stephanie
 1975 Harry O (TV Series)
Sally Seiple
- Lester (1975) ... Sally Seiple
 1975 The Secret Night Caller (TV Movie)
Mary
 1962 David and Lisa
Josette (as Karen Gorney)
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Other Works:

  • Performed in 'The Field' at the The Irish Repertory Theatre as Mrs. Dandy McCabe.
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Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Pictorials | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Karen Gorney

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on the lack of film work, post her breakthrough Saturday Night Fever] They didn't know what to do with me. I was ahead of my time, and they didn't know what to put me in.

Trivia:

Due to her success on Saturday Night Fever (1977), Gorney worked as an acting and dancing teacher at the now defunct Jo Jo's Dance Factory on Broadway at Fifty-fifth from 1980 to 1982. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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