Karen Y. McClain


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Karen McClain was born in Los Angeles. Her father was a Los Angeles based singer/songwriter for the 1960s r&b group "Dan & The Clean Cuts". Later her parents moved back to Texas were she grew up in Houston with her younger sister Francine. She began performing in plays while in high school with Main Street Theatre. She attended Houston's High ... See full bio »

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(2007)
The Newest Pledge Mrs. Maine
(2010)
(2012)
(2011)

Filmography

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 2020 Friendsgiving
Lyft Driver
 2019 Ms. Mattie's Adventures: A New Beginning (Short)
Ms. Mattie
 2019 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Ruth
- Jack's Big Gay Wedding (2019) ... Ruth
 2019 Faith, Hope & Love
Coretta Maxwell
 2018 Great News (TV Series)
Coat Check Girl
- Catfight (2018) ... Coat Check Girl
 2017 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series)
Faith
- Hero or Hate Crime? (2017) ... Faith
 2017 Workaholics (TV Series)
Receptionist
- Faux Chella (2017) ... Receptionist (as Karen McClain)
 2017 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Reaves
 2016 Real Husbands of Hollywood (TV Series)
Tosha
- Back to School (2016) ... Tosha
 2016 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series)
Ann Lurks
- Coral Palms, Part 3 (2016) ... Ann Lurks
 2016 Baby Daddy (TV Series)
Mrs. Kimmel
- High School Diplomacy (2016) ... Mrs. Kimmel
 2016 Lady Dynamite (TV Series)
Casting Person
- A Vaginismus Miracle (2016) ... Casting Person (as Karen McClain)
 2016 American Crime Story (TV Series)
Black Lady
- The Verdict (2016) ... Black Lady (as Karen McClain)
 2016 Togetherness (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Just the Range (2016) ... Security Guard
 2016 The Middle (TV Series)
Librarian
- Birds of a Feather (2016) ... Librarian (uncredited)
 2014 I Didn't Do It (TV Series)
Dr. Lommen
- Now Museum, Now You Don't (2014) ... Dr. Lommen (as Karen McClain)
 2014 Three Minutes to Live (Short)
Nurse (as Karen McClain)
 2013 But Now I See (Short)
Mary (as Karen McClain)
 2013 The Choir (TV Series)
Choir Member
- Love Thyself (2013) ... Choir Member
 2013 Modern Family (TV Series)
Nurse
- Party Crasher (2013) ... Nurse (as Karen McClain)
 2011-2013 Raising Hope (TV Series)
Big Judy / Judy / Natalie
- Lord of the Ring (2013) ... Big Judy (as Karen McClain)
- I Want My Baby Back, Baby Back, Baby Back (2012) ... Judy (as Karen McClain)
- Gambling Again (2012) ... Big Judy (as Karen McClain)
- Mongooses (2011) ... Natalie (as Karen McClain)
 2012 Call for Back-up (Short)
Betty (as Karen McClain)
 2012 Kings of Van Nuys (TV Short)
Fat Jenny (as Karen McClain)
 2012/II Stigma (Short)
Train Operator (as Karen McClain)
 2012 Christmas in Compton
Mrs. Jones (as Karen McClain)
 2011 In the Flow with Affion Crockett (TV Series)
Hotel Guest
- No Rush! (2011) ... Hotel Guest (as Karen McClain)
 2011 Hollywoo
Douanière américaine (as Karen McClain)
 2011 Two and a Half Men (TV Series)
Chrissy
- What a Lovely Landing Strip (2011) ... Chrissy (as Karen McClain)
 2011 The Hard Times of RJ Berger (TV Series)
Women #1
- Hunkeez (2011) ... Women #1 (as Karen McClain)
 2011 Law & Order: LA (TV Series)
Le-Anndra
- Reseda (2011) ... Le-Anndra (as Karen McClain)
 2011 Harry's Law (TV Series)
Yvonne Morris
- Wheels of Justice (2011) ... Yvonne Morris (as Karen McClain)
- Innocent Man (2011) ... Yvonne Morris (as Karen McClain)
 2010 The Newest Pledge
Mrs. Maine (as Karen McClain)
 2010 Cougar Town (TV Series)
Tina, DMV Lady
- The Damage You've Done (2010) ... Tina, DMV Lady (as Karen McClain)
 2010 Hawthorne (TV Series)
Nurse Lana
- No Exit (2010) ... Nurse Lana (as Karen McClain)
- Final Curtain (2010) ... Nurse Lana (as Karen McClain)
- Afterglow (2010) ... Nurse Lana (as Karen McClain)
- No Excuses (2010) ... Nurse Lana (uncredited)
 2010 Hotel Hell Vacation (Video short)
Conventioneer #1 (as Karen McClain)
 2009 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
Robin Harvey
- Episode #1.5588 (2009) ... Robin Harvey (as Karen McClain)
- Episode #1.5587 (2009) ... Robin Harvey (as Karen McClain)
 2009 ER (TV Series)
Homeless Woman
- Love Is a Battlefield (2009) ... Homeless Woman (as Karen McClain)
 2009 The Crooked Eye (Short)
Sharon's Loud Co-Worker (as Karen McClain)
 2008 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Babysitter
- Little Bad Voodoo Brother (2008) ... Babysitter (as Karen McClain)
 2007-2008 The Sarah Silverman Program. (TV Series)
Karen McClain / Large Woman
- Making New Friends (2008) ... Karen McClain (as Karen McClain)
- Officer Jay (2007) ... Large Woman (as Karen McClain)
 2008 Senior Skip Day (Video)
Ms. Minn (as Karen McClain)
 2007 The Call (TV Movie)
Homeless Women (as Karen McClain)
 2007 Blonde Ambition
Betty (as Karen McClain)
 2006-2007 Mind of Mencia (TV Series)
Black Women / Karen / Customer
- Dean Carlos (2007) ... Karen (as Karen McClain)
- Episode #3.9 (2007) ... Black Women (as Karen McClain)
- Highlights (2007) ... Black Women (as Karen McClain)
- Episode #3.2 (2007) ... (as Karen McClain)
- Episode #2.12 (2006) ... Black Women (as Karen McClain)
 2007 7-10 Split
Black Woman (as Karen McClain)
 2007 Over the Wall (Short)
Marcy (as Karen McClain)
 2006 Rocker
Meter Maid (as Karen McClain)
 2006 Mr. Tempest Is Here (Short)
Grace (as Karen McClain)
 2004 Earl's Your Uncle (Short)
Sheena (as Karen McClain)
 2003 Who Killed the Idea? (Short)
Gospel Choir (as Karen McClain)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Casting director (1 credit)
Show Show Self (5 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

"Once On This Island" - role of Mama Euralie, at the Fullerton Civic Light Opera in 2005.

Official Sites:

Fan Page | Official Site

Alternate Names:

Karen McClain

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

Founding Artistic Director of the Star Pupil Players - a former interactive theatre company for kids.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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