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Karen Maruyama

IMDB : Karen Maruyama - IMDB(nm0555462)

1958-05-29

U.S.A

Female

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Karen Maruyama (born May 29, 1958) is an American actress and comedienne. She has appeared on television in supporting roles in a number of sitcoms, including recurring characters on The Jamie Foxx Show, Strip Mall, Suddenly Susan, and Arrested Development. Maruyama is well known as an improv performer and instructor, and was a featured guest on both the American and British versions of Whose Line Is It Anyway?, as well as a member of The Groundlings. She also appeared as a parking lot attendant in an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm. She also played a nurse in The Bucket List (2007) and a housekeeper in the 2012 film The Campaign. She is part of the cast of The Jim Henson Company's live stage show "Puppet Up! - Uncensored" which has toured to Aspen, Las Vegas, Edinburgh, Sydney and Melbourne and is currently appearing monthly at Avalon Hollywood. In 2013, on the serie 2 Broke Girls (third season, seventh episode), she appears how Han's mother, under the name Su-Min. Karen was also featured as a fashion victim in an episode of the makeover show How Do I Look?. She also appeared as a non-celebrity contestant on the 1984 CBS game show, Body Language, under the name Karen Upshaw, saying she was from Perris, California. She was paired with celebrity players Ted Lange and Constance Towers. She was also on The New $25,000 Pyramid in 1983 with Audrey Landers and Michael McKean.

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction

A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.

1994-10-14
The Campaign

The Campaign

Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.

2012-08-10
The Bucket List

The Bucket List

Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers are worlds apart. At a crossroads in their lives, they share a hospital room and discover they have two things in common: a desire to spend the time they have left doing everything they ever wanted to do and an unrealized need to come to terms with who they are. Together they embark on the road trip of a lifetime, becoming friends along the way and learning to live life to the fullest, with insight and humor.

2007-12-25
The Enigma with a Stigma

The Enigma with a Stigma

The original intent of this documentary was to tell the story of a couple preparing for their wedding day. During the filming, things took a dramatic and unexpected turn when a mysterious worldwide phenomenon was uncovered. International outcry from governmental agencies, civic groups and private organizations has threatened to thwart this film's release. After careful consideration, the filmmakers remain steadfast in their commitment and moral obligation to expose the truth. The following story is real.

2006-10-01
Life of the Party

Life of the Party

After a divorce, Deanna decides to attend college. The same school her daughter Maddie goes to.

2018-05-11