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Karen Kadler (1934–1984)

Karen Kadler was born Karen Stefanik on November 17, 1934 in Bellevue, Alberta, Canada. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Stefanik, Kadler was of Russian descent and grew up in Vancouver. After deciding to pursue a dramatic career at age eleven, Karen displayed her versatility by playing everything from romantic roles to half a horse in a stage ... See full bio »


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Known For

The Beatniks
The Devil's Messenger
It Conquered the World
It Conquered the World Ellen Peters


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 1974 The Spectre of Edgar Allan Poe
The Night Nurse (as Karen Hartford)
 1963 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
- The Chinese Horse (1963) ... Gloria
 1961 The Devil's Messenger
 1959 The Big Fisherman
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1959 The Rough Riders (TV Series)
Mary Ellen Lee
- The Scavengers (1959) ... Mary Ellen Lee
 1959 13 Demon Street (TV Series)
Inez the Model
- Fever (1959) ... Inez the Model (as Karen Stefanee)
 1958 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Lois Emory
- Hit and Run (1958) ... Lois Emory
 1956 It Conquered the World
Ellen Peters (as Karyne Kadler)
 1956 Cheyenne (TV Series)
- Fury at Rio Hondo (1956) ... Isabella
 1955 Running Wild
Girl Necking in Car (uncredited)
 1955 Kiss of Fire
Shining Moon
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Vera Collins
- Perilous Deception (1955) ... Vera Collins
 1954 Francis Joins the WACS

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Ghost Train", Victoria York Theatre, Canada.

Alternate Names:

Karen Hartford | Karyne Kadler | Karen Stefanee


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Was also a pianist.


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