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Kaaren Verne (1918–1967)

Berlin-born actress Kaaren Verne (sometimes billed as Karen) was born Ingeborg Catherine Marie Rose Klinkerfuss in 1918. Originally a stage actress and member of the Berlin State Theatre, she and her first husband, Arthur Young, fled their homeland in 1938. She began her career in England as a model and eventually signed with 20th Century-Fox for ... See full bio »

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 1966 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Woman Refugee
- The Duel at Mont Sainte Marie (1966) ... Woman Refugee (as Karen Verne)
 1966 Madame X
Nurse Riborg (as Karen Verne)
 1965 Ship of Fools
Frau Lutz (as Karen Verne)
 1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
- The Easter Breach (1965) ... Inge (as Karen Verne)
 1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Mrs. Schoenbrun--Landlady
- Loophole (1961) ... Mrs. Schoenbrun--Landlady (as Karen Verne)
 1961 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
- Deaths-Head Revisited (1961) ... Innkeeper (as Karen Verne)
 1960 Michael Shayne (TV Series)
- The Poison Pen Club (1960) ... Flora (as Karen Verne)
 1959 Bronco (TV Series)
Ilse von Waldenheim
- Flight from an Empire (1959) ... Ilse von Waldenheim (as Karen Verne)
 1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Frau Schuman
- Auf Wiedersehen (1958) ... Frau Schuman (as Karen Verne)
 1957 Silk Stockings
Postwoman (uncredited)
 1956 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Marya Jezek
- The Immigrants (1956) ... Marya Jezek
 1956 Crusader (TV Series)
Mrs. Hawelka
- Way Station to Hope (1956) ... Mrs. Hawelka
 1956 Outside the Law
Mrs. Pulenski
 1955 A Bullet for Joey
Viveca Hartman (as Karen Verne)
 1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Bread Upon the Waters (1954) ... Anna (as Karen Verne)
 1953 The Juggler
Woman Mistaken for Hans' Wife (uncredited)
 1953 The Story of Three Loves
Madame Legay (segment "Equilibrium") (uncredited)
 1952 The Bad and the Beautiful
Rosa (uncredited)
 1944 The Seventh Cross
Leni (as Karen Verne)
 1942 The Great Impersonation
Baroness Stephanie Idenbraum
 1942 Kings Row
Elise Sandor
 1941 Underground
Sylvia Helmuth
 1941 The Wild Man of Borneo
Actress in Film Scene (uncredited)
 1940 Sky Murder
Pat Evans (as Karen Verne)
 1940 Ten Days in Paris
Diane de Guermantes
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Karen Verne

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Adopted her 2nd child, a daughter Catharine Lorre (b.1953), with her now widowed 3rd husband James Powers. Catharine's biological father was Kaaren's ex-2nd husband Peter Lorre and she decided to adopt a girl after he died. See more »

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