Karen Chilton

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KAREN CHILTON is a New York-based Writer-Actor. A native of Chicago's South Side, Ms. Chilton received her M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing at NYU-Tisch School of the Arts, and a B.S. degree in Economics from Bradley University. She has extensive musical training from The Chicago Conservatory of Music in classical piano. Her dramatic writing credits ... See full bio »

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Half Nelson Karen
Struggle Assata
Quantico Bardsley President


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  Ricky (Short) (post-production)
 2020/III Still Here
 2020 Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (TV Series)
- Open Warfare (2020) ... Nurse
 2018 Quantico (TV Series)
Bardsley President
- Spy Games (2018) ... Bardsley President
 2010 Rubicon (TV Series)
- A Good Day's Work (2010) ... NSA
 2010 It's Kind of a Funny Story
Nurse Harper
 2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
- Traffic (2010) ... Attorney
 2010 Futurestates (TV Series)
- Silver Sling (2010) ... Ana
 2009 Inside a Change
 2006 Half Nelson
 2004 Gowanus, Brooklyn (Short)
Drey's mother
 2002 Struggle (Short)

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She is author of Hazel Scott: The Pioneering Journey of a Jazz Pianist from Cafe Soceity to Hollywood to HUAC (University of Michigan Press: Sept 2008)

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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