Karen Austin

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Birthday
24, 1955
Birthplace
West Virginia
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
24, 1955 (age 64)
Birthplace
West Virginia

About

Notable for her recurring roles in the television series The Quest (as Carrie Welby), Night Court (as Lana Wagner), and Live Shot (as Helen Forbes), Austin also appeared in several films, including The Wicked Within (2013), The Rum Diary (2011), and Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel (2000).

Before Fame

After earning a bachelor's degree in theatre from Virginia's Mary Baldwin College, she completed the dramatic literature master's program at Illinois' Northwestern University.

Trivia

She appeared alongside Drew Barrymore in the 1989 thriller Far from Home.

Family Life

A native of Welch, West Virginia, she later settled in Los Angeles, California, with her daughter Olivia.

Associated With

She appeared with Mary McCormack in several episodes of Murder One.