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Kari Michaelsen

Kari Michaelsen was born on November 3, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA as Kari Kathleen Markussen. She is an actress, known for Gimme a Break! (1981), Hart to Hart (1979) and The Incredible Hulk (1977). She was previously married to David Waldock. See full bio »

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Gimme a Break! Katie Kanisky
Saturday the 14th Debbie Hyatt


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 1989 Girl Talk
 1989 Full House (TV Series)
Stacey Fleetwood
- Joey & Stacy and... Oh, Yeah, Jesse (1989) ... Stacey Fleetwood
 1981-1986 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Katie Kanisky
- Sam Goes to College: Part 2 (1986) ... Katie Kanisky
- Sam Goes to College: Part 1 (1986) ... Katie Kanisky
- The Purse Snatcher (1986) ... Katie Kanisky
- Found Money (1986) ... Katie Kanisky
- Katie's Korner (1986) ... Katie Kanisky
 1983 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
- Trust Your Hart (1983) ... Lisa
 1980-1983 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Fran Davies / Karala Murtaugh
- The Gymnast (1980) ... Karala Murtaugh (as Kari Markussen)
 1983 The Kid with the 200 I.Q. (TV Movie)
Julie Gordon
 1982 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
- Legends/The Perfect Gentleman (1982) ... Cassie
 1981 Saturday the 14th
Debbie Hyatt
 1981 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
- The First: Part 2 (1981) ... Linda
- The First: Part 1 (1981) ... Linda
 1981 CHiPs (TV Series)
- Karate (1981) ... Teri
 1981 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
- Vows (1981) ... Lisa
 1981 The Choice (TV Movie)
 1980 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Ellen Marshall
- Little Mother (1980) ... Ellen Marshall
 1980 Scared Straight! Another Story (TV Movie)
 1976 Joy Ride: An Auto Theft (Short)
Kari (as Kari Markussen)
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(January 2015 - Present) Brand Ambassador for Barefoot Dreams - Malibu California Kari is the Brand Ambassador for the Internationally loved Lifestyle Brand "Barefoot Dreams." She can be seen appearing weekly on QVC during the Barefoot Dreams "Hour" Shows, and on QVC's Primetime Apparel Shows including "PM Style" and "The Find." See more »

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Kari Markussen


5' 3½" (1.61 m)

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Studied psychology at UCLA, but her interest in business led her to marketing and promotion. See more »

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