Kyra Schon

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Kyra Schon has the distinction of having portrayed Karen Cooper, the trowel-wielding zombie kid in George Romero's original "Night of the Living Dead." She currently keeps her artistic skills honed by teaching art, creating handmade sterling silver and bronze jewelry and designing whimsical greeting cards featuring her pooch Spiffy, a hound with an... See full bio »

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Night of the Living Dead Karen Cooper / Corpse in House
The Greenman Judge Krya Brody


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 2021 Iron City Asskickers (TV Short)
Bar patron
 2013 Dayplanner of the Dead (Short)
Zombie Kyra
 2011 The Greenman
Judge Krya Brody
 1968 Night of the Living Dead
Karen Cooper / Corpse in House
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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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I didn't see Resident Evil but I liked 28 Days Later. I don't typically like fast zombies, but they didn't bother me in 28 Days Later because those people weren't really dead. It made sense in that context. What makes no sense to me is when dead people are faster than they were in life. Like the fat woman in the "Dawn" remake. It's absurd. See more »


Though famous for her role in Night of the Living Dead (1968), Kyra Schon ultimately decided that she did not want to pursue acting as a full-time career and retired, instead becoming a jeweler and teacher in pottery. See more »

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