Biography

The film and television career of vulnerable-looking brunette leading-lady Karen Carlson commenced with a small recurring role on the 1968 TV series Here Come the Brides. Karen's later TV-series credits include An American Dream (1981), Two Marriages (1983) and Dallas (1987, as Mrs. Scottsfield) In films, Karen garnered good notices for her quietly effective performance as the wife of Bobby Kennedy-clone Robert Redford in 1973's The Candidate. More recently, she has guest-starred in made-for-TV movies like In the Heat of the Night: A Matter of Justice (1994). Karen Carlson was at one time married to Starsky and Hutch leading man David Soul. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi