Karen Arthur

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Karen Arthur
Born (1941-08-24) August 24, 1941 (age 79)
OccupationFilm director, producer, actress
Years active1979–present

Karen Arthur (born August 24, 1941) is an American film director, producer, and actress.[1]

Arthur has directed three feature films, including Lady Beware (1987) and The Mafu Cage (1978),[1] but the majority of her work has been in television, where she has had a long and prolific career directing television movies and series. In 1985, she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series (for an episode of Cagney & Lacey).[1]

She is currently a resident of the town of Springfield, Vermont.[2]

Partial filmography[edit]

List of film and television works
Title Year Notes
The Christmas Blessing 2005 TV movie
Judging Amy TV series
The Locket 2002 TV movie
The Song of the Lark 2001 TV movie, based on The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather
The Lost Child 2000 TV movie
The Staircase 1998 TV movie
Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story 1995 TV movie
The Jacksons: An American Dream 1992 TV miniseries
The Secret 1992 TV movie
Shadow of a Doubt 1991 TV movie
Blue Bayou 1990 TV movie
Lady Beware 1987 TV movie
Crossings 1986 TV miniseries
Victims for Victims: The Theresa Saldana Story 1984 TV movie
Cagney & Lacey TV series
Remington Steele TV series
Hart to Hart 1979 TV series
The Mafu Cage 1978 Film
Legacy 1975 Film
Mannix 1970 TV series, Season 4 Ep. 11 "Bang Bang, You Are Dead"
Get Smart 1969 TV series, Season 5 Ep.7 "And Baby Makes Four Part.1"


  1. ^ a b c Hal Erickson (2015). "Karen Arthur". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on 2015-04-27.
  2. ^ "Christmas in July?". Rutland Herald. 2008-05-20. Retrieved 2008-06-09.

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