Kirsten Nelson

Kirsten Nelson

  • Born on
    • October 3rd, 1970
Kirsten Nelson (born October 3, 1970) is an American actress and director. Born in Oklahoma, though raised in Chicago, Nelson attended Northwestern University and became a founding member of Chicago's Roadworks Theatre Ensemble before moving to Los Angeles. She starred in the USA Network dramedy Psych, where her character, Chief Karen Vick, is promoted to Chief of Police in Santa Barbara in Season 2. Nelson’s other roles include roles on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The O'Keefes (as Ellie O’Keefe), Baby's Day Out, The Fugitive, Frasier, Ally McBeal, The West Wing, Just Shoot Me! and Boy Meets World. Nelson is a Lutheran.


Acting (9 Credits)

2022Psych 3: This Is Gus as Karen Vick
2020Psych 2: Lassie Come Home as Karen Vick
2017Psych: The Movie as Karen Vick
2013Psych: The Musical as Karen Vick
2006Psych as Karen Vick
2005War of the Worlds as Businesswoman
2004Stuck in the Suburbs as Susan Aarons
1994Baby's Day Out as Woman in Park
1993The Fugitive as Betty


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