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Karen Young was born in Pequannock, New Jersey, and educated at Rutgers University. She was the eldest of six children; her mother was a homemaker and her father was a stonemason. After college, she went to New York City to pursue a career in acting and has been a New Yorker ever since. One of her first successes was in the original theatrical ... See full bio »

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Jaws: The Revenge Carla Brody
Daylight Sarah Crighton
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 2012 The Sumo Wrestler
 2012 The Man with the Golden Brain (Short)
The mother
 2012 Temma (Short)
 2004-2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Dr. Meg Whitmere / Christina Nerrit
- Educated Guess (2011) ... Dr. Meg Whitmere
- Double Strands (2011) ... Dr. Meg Whitmere
- Painless (2004) ... Christina Nerrit
 2011 The Orphan Killer
Sister Mary
 2011 Warrior Woman
 2011 The Green
 2011 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Diana Chandler
- F-T-F (2011) ... Diana Chandler
 2010/II Conviction
Elizabeth Waters
 2010 Twelve Thirty
 2010 Two Gates of Sleep
 1996-2010 Law & Order (TV Series)
Mrs. Sachs / Ms. Milford / Leslie Cooper / ...
- Steel-Eyed Death (2010) ... Mrs. Sachs
- Invaders (2006) ... Ms. Milford
- Equal Rights (2002) ... Leslie Cooper
- Slave (1996) ... Cassie Rickman
 2009 Handsome Harry
 2008 Bonne année
 2008/I Restless
 2002-2006 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Agent Robyn Sanseverino
- Members Only (2006) ... Agent Robyn Sanseverino
- Long Term Parking (2004) ... Agent Robyn Sanseverino
- Unidentified Black Males (2004) ... Agent Robyn Sanseverino
- Irregular Around the Margins (2004) ... Agent Robyn Sanseverino
- Where's Johnny? (2004) ... Agent Robyn Sanseverino
 2005 Heading South
 2005 Factotum
 2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Denise Talbott
- Jones (2001) ... Denise Talbott
 2001 Falling Like This
 2001 Third Watch (TV Series)
Shirley Holsclaw
- Man Enough (2001) ... Shirley Holsclaw
 2000 Mercy
 1999 Joe the King
Theresa Henry
 1998 Pants on Fire
Dierdre Grogan
 1997 On the Edge of Innocence (TV Movie)
Mrs. Victoria Tyler
 1996 Daylight
Sarah Crighton
 1995 The Wife
 1992 Hoffa
Young Woman at RTA
 1992 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Marcia Trafficante
- Silence of the Lambskins (1992) ... Marcia Trafficante
 1992 Drug Wars: The Cocaine Cartel (TV Mini Series)
Faye Vaughan
- Part II (1992) ... Faye Vaughan
- Part I (1992) ... Faye Vaughan
 1992 A Blink of Paradise (Short)
 1991 The Boy Who Cried Bitch
Candice Love
 1991 The 10 Million Dollar Getaway (TV Movie)
 1991 The Summer My Father Grew Up (TV Movie)
 1990 To the Moon, Alice (Short)
 1989 Night Game
 1988 Little Sweetheart
 1988 Wild Things (TV Movie)
 1988 Torch Song Trilogy
 1988 Criminal Law
Ellen Faulkner
 1987 Jaws: The Revenge
Carla Brody
 1986 The High Price of Passion (TV Movie)
Robin Benedict
 1986 Heat
 1986 9½ Weeks
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Officer Sandra Stahl
- Lady Cop (1985) ... Officer Sandra Stahl
 1985 Night Magic
Doubt (voice)
 1984 Birdy
Hannah Rourke
 1984 Almost You
Lisa Willoughby
 1984 Maria's Lovers
 1983 Deep in the Heart
Kathleen Sullivan
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I always had in the back of my mind that, rightly or wrongly, I expected to work more when I was older because I had not, in fact, become a star in my 20s or 30s. I still feel I've only gotten better as an actress. I knew that if I just hung in there, I could really have a shot. I just didn't know where it would come from. There's a security in slogging on in that you don't have the time or ... See more »


Has two children, a son and daughter, from her former marriage to Tom Noonan. See more »

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