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Karen Culliver Biography (1959-)
Born December 30, 1959, in Florida; daughter of Robert Eugene (a tax auditorand licensed minister) and Melinda Jane (a reading teacher; maiden name, Jones) Culliver; married Garrett Parks; children: Madison Claire.
- Birth Details
- December 30, 1959
- Florida, United States
Credits; Stage Appearances
- (New York debut) Kim, Showboat, Gershwin Theatre, New York City, 1983.
- Luisa, The Fantasticks, Sullivan Street, NY, 1984.
- Rosa Bud and Deirdre Peregrine, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Imperial Theatre, New York City, 1986-87.
- Fanny, Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT, 1986-87.
- Shirley Vernon, Lady, Be Good!, Goodspeed Opera House, 1987-88.
- Mary Stewart, Animal Crackers, Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, MA, 1987-88.
- Animal Crackers: The Marx Brothers Musical, Alliance Theatre Company, Atlanta, GA, 1988-89.
- Broadway Jukebox, American Stage Company, Teaneck, NJ, 1988-89.
- Lucille Ballard, Meet Me in St. Louis, Gershwin Theatre, 1989.
- Christine Daae, The Phantom of the Opera, Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1990, then Majestic Theatre, New York City, 1990-92, then Washington, DC, 1991, then Curran Theatre, San Francisco, CA, 1997.
- Made stage debut as Elaine Harper, Arsenic and Old Lace, Once Upon a Stage Dinner Theatre; appeared as Linda Christie in Play It Again, Sam, Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls, Daisy Mae in Li'l Abner, and Laurey in Oklahoma!, all at Once Upon a Stage Dinner Theatre; appeared as Pegeen Ryan, Mame, Show BoatDinner Theatre; as Philia, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Country Dinner Playhouse; as Gwendolyn, Little Mary Sunshine, Burt Reynolds Theatre, Florida; as Gloria Upson, Mame, Coachlight Dinner Theatre; as Mrs. Potiphar, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, An Evening Dinner Theatre. Toured in the chorus, Camelot; toured as Kim and understudy for Magnolia, Showboat, U.S. cities.
Credits; Film Appearances
- (Film debut) Preppies, Platinum Pictures, 1984.
- The Flamingo Kid, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984.
- Falling in Love, Paramount, 1984.
- Mayor's aide, Turk 182!, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985.
- Whatever It Takes, Aquarius Films, 1986.
- San Francisco Phantom of the Opera, Christmas Center Stage, Cabanna Boy,1997.
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