October 10, 1961
Ridgefield, Connecticut, U.S.
Mark Shaw (m. 1990)
Life and career
Kopins starred in films Fast Forward, Creator, Once Bitten, and Jake Speed, and appeared in guest roles in various television shows, such as The A-Team and Riptide. During seasons 11 and 13 of Dallas, she played Kay Lloyd, a love interest of Bobby Ewing. She was cast as one of Charlie's Angels in the unaired spinoff Angels '88.
In 1990, Kopins married her high school sweetheart, Marc Shaw, with whom she has four children. The family resides in Redding, Connecticut.
|1985||Fast Forward||Susan Granger|
|1985||Once Bitten||Robin Pierce|
|1986||Jake Speed||Margaret Winston|
|1988||The Tracker||Sarah Bolton|
|1989||Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson||Kimberly McDonald||TV Movie|
|1989||Troop Beverly Hills||Lisa|
|1990||Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again||Veronica Lodge||TV Movie|
|1994||Lady in Waiting||Fiona Richards||(final film role)|
|1983||The Fall Guy||Government Agent||Episode: "Baker's Dozen"|
|1984||Riptide||Kimba Hall||Episode: "Pilot"|
|1984||T.J. Hooker||Officer Maggie Paine||Episode: "Target: Hooker"|
|1984||Knight Rider||Cindy Morgan||Episode: "Dead of Knight"|
|1985||The Love Boat||Misty Lawson||Episode: "Getting Started/Daughter's Dilemma/The Captain Wears Pantyhose"|
|1985||Amazing Stories||Liz||Episode: "The Mission"|
|1986||Scarecrow and Mrs. King||Sonja Chenko||Episodes: "Stemwinder: Part 1" and "Stemwinder: Part 2"|
|1986||The A-Team||Dominique Conré||Episode: "The Spy Who Mugged Me"|
|1988||Full House||Linda Stratton||Episode: "Danny's Very First Date"|
|1989||Midnight Caller||Kathy Heller||Episode: "Blood Red"|
|1988-1989||Dallas||Kay Lloyd||Recurring role, 13 episodes|
|1990||Designing Women||Eugenia Weeks||Episode: "Suzanne Goes Looking for a Friend"|
|1994||The Cosby Mysteries||Lauren Murdoch||Episode: "The Fine Art of Murder"|
- May 1, 1988 (2001-07-22). "Karen Kopins - Sun Sentinel". Articles.sun-sentinel.com. Retrieved 2013-11-01.
- Maslin, Janet (November 15, 1985). "Once Bitten (1985) FILM: 'ONCE BITTEN,' VAMPIRE HUMOR".
- "Karen Kopins - Filmography - Movies & TV". NYTimes.com. 2007-01-18. Retrieved 2013-11-01.
- Former "Dallas" Actress Karen Shaw and Her Family Script a New Role for Their Rye House in Litchfield
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