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Occupation
  
Actress

Name
  
Karen Sillas


Role
  
Film actress

TV shows
  
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Born
  
June 5, 1963 (age 60) (
1963-06-05
)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Spouse
  
Ivan Menchell (m. 2002), Peter Stormare (m. 1989–2006)

Children
  
Lou Menchell, Olivia Menchell

Nominations
  
Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female

Movies
  
Female Perversions, Simple Men, The Beast, What Happened Was, Stuff

Similar People
  
Peter Stormare, Hal Hartley, Jeff Bleckner, Tom Noonan, Ted Hope

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Karen Sillas (born June 5, 1963) is an American stage and film actress. She graduated from the Acting Conservatory of the State University of New York. She is also a speech coach.

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Early life

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Karen Sillas was born in Brooklyn and graduated from the Acting Conservatory of the State University of New York at Purchase (SUNY Purchase).

Career

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Sillas appeared in Hal Hartley's 1992 film Simple Men. In 1994, she starred in What Happened Was..., which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and launched Sillas into prime-time television. In CBS's critically acclaimed detective series Under Suspicion, Sillas portrayed Rose Phillips, the only female detective in an otherwise male-dominated squad room. She also starred in several miniseries for television, including Peter Benchley's The Beast with William Petersen.

In the 1998–99 prime-time television season, Sillas appeared on two of CBS's most acclaimed series, Touched by an Angel and Promised Land. She also appeared on the hit HBO series The Sopranos as Debbie.

Personal life

Sillas was married to Peter Stormare from 1989 until 2006, but is now married to writer Ivan Menchell. They have two daughters, Olivia and Lucille.


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Karen Sillas Interview Karen Sillas on Resurfacing and Getting Past Stuff

Filmography

Actress
-
Mandy's Voice (Short) (post-production) as
Liz
2020
T11 Incomplete as
Kate Murphy
2015
Stuff as
Trish Murdoch
2015
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) as
Ruth Montrose
- The Last Ride (2015) - Ruth Montrose
2014
Ned Rifle as
Alice Gardner
2005
Wanted (TV Series) as
Mariah Belichek
- Judas (2005) - Mariah Belichek
- La pistola Y el corazón (2005) - Mariah Belichek
- Shoot to Thrill (2005) - Mariah Belichek
- Click, Click, Boom (2005) - Mariah Belichek
- The Promise of Darkness (2005) - Mariah Belichek
- Badlands (2005) - Mariah Belichek
- Rubbing One Out (2005) - Mariah Belichek
- Pilot (2005) - Mariah Belichek
2004
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series) as
Beth Landau
- Consumed (2004) - Beth Landau
2004
Without a Trace (TV Series) as
Martha Stanley
- Legacy (2004) - Martha Stanley
2003
CSI: Miami (TV Series) as
Belle King
- Dead Woman Walking (2003) - Belle King
2001
Among Thieves as
Chloe
2001
On the Edge (TV Movie) as
Dr. Anna Richardson (segment "The Other Side")
2000
75 Degrees in July as
Letty Anderson
2000
Falcone (TV Series) as
ADA Diane Gianetti
- Pilot (2000) - ADA Diane Gianetti
1999
As Time Runs Out (TV Movie) as
Janet Wise
1999
Bad Money as
Jan Wells
1999
The Sopranos (TV Series) as
Debbie
- Nobody Knows Anything (1999) - Debbie
1998
The Repair Shop
1998
Reach the Rock as
Donna
1998
Promised Land (TV Series) as
Sandra Mills
- Saving Grace: Part 2 (1998) - Sandra Mills
1998
Touched by an Angel (TV Series) as
Sandra Mills
- Saving Grace: Part 1 (1998) - Sandra Mills
1998
Lulu on the Bridge as
Candy (DVD deleted scene) (uncredited)
1998
Sour Grapes as
Joan
1997
Lies He Told (TV Movie) as
Alyson Haywood
1997
Night Sins (TV Movie) as
Dr. Hannah Garrison
1996
The Beast (TV Mini Series) as
Lt. Kathryn Marcus
- Episode #1.2 (1996) - Lt. Kathryn Marcus
- Episode #1.1 (1996) - Lt. Kathryn Marcus
1996
Female Perversions as
Renee
1995
Flirt as
Doctor Clint (as Karen Silos)
1994
Under Suspicion (TV Series) as
Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- Wrongful Shooting (1995) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- Cop Killing (1995) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- Kinky Murder (1995) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- Hostage Standoff (1995) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- A Haunting Case (1995) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- Holy Suspect (1995) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- Koreatown Murder (1995) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- Sex Harassment/Corruption Case (1995) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- Father/Daughter Murder (1994) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- The Retarded Witness (1994) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- Arson/Murder Story (1994) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- Wife Abuse/Murder: Part 2 (1994) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- Wife Abuse/Murder: Part 1 (1994) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- Child Molester: Part 2 (1994) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- Child Molester: Part 1 (1994) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- Serial Killer: Part 2 (1994) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- Serial Killer: Part 1 (1994) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
- Pilot (1994) - Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips
1994
Law & Order (TV Series) as
Cynthia Thomas
- Big Bang (1994) - Cynthia Thomas
1994
What Happened Was... as
Jackie Marsh
1993
Trip nach Tunis as
Ina Pallant
1993
Risk as
Maya
1992
Simple Men as
Kate
1991
Liebestraum as
Nurse #3
1990
Monsters (TV Series) as
Ellen
- Bug House (1990) - Ellen
1990
Trust as
Nurse Paine
1990
True Blue (TV Series) as
Sheila Maggio
- Fire Down Below (1990) - Sheila Maggio
1987
The Cartographer's Girlfriend (Short)
1984
Kid (Short) as
Patsy
Self
1995
Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 21 June 1995 (1995) - Self

References

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