John Karlen

John Karlen

  • Born on
    • May 28th, 1933
  • Died on
    • January 22nd, 2020
John Karlen (born John Adam Karlewicz) was an American character actor who played multiple roles (Willie Loomis, Carl Collins, William H. Loomis, Desmond Collins, Alex Jenkins, and Kendrick Young) on the ABC serial Dark Shadows, in various episodes which aired from 1966 to 1971. Karlen also played Harvey Lacey, husband of Mary Beth Lacey (played by Tyne Daly), on the CBS crime series Cagney & Lacey (1982–88).


Acting (15 Credits)

1993Surf Ninjas as Mac
1991In a Child's Name as Joe Silvano
1991In a Child's Name as Joe Silvano
1990Nightmare on the 13th Floor as Sgt. Madden
1989Babycakes as Al
1986Native Son as Max
1984Impulse as Bob Russell
1984Racing with the Moon as Mr. Nash
1981Pennies from Heaven as The Detective
1981Cagney & Lacey as Harvey Lacey
1975Trilogy of Terror as Thomas Amman
1971Daughters of Darkness as Stefan
1971Night of Dark Shadows as Alex Jenkins
1970House of Dark Shadows as Willie Loomis
1966Dark Shadows as Willie Loomis

Himself (1 Credits)

2019Master of Dark Shadows as Himself


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