Karen Lamm (June 21, 1952 – June 29, 2001) was an American character actress and producer. She was known for Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), The Unseen (1980) and Trackdown (1976). She was married to musicians Dennis Wilson and Robert Lamm.
Barbara Karen Perk
June 21, 1952
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
|Died||June 29, 2001 (aged 49)|
|Resting place||Westwood Memorial Park|
|Spouse(s)||Robert Lamm (1970–1971) (divorced)|
Dennis Wilson (1976–1977, 1978–1980) (divorced))
Life and careerEdit
Lamm was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. Lamm co-wrote the Beach Boys’ song Baby Blue for the L.A. (Light Album) release and was featured as backup vocalist and songwriter on Dennis Wilson’s solo album Pacific Ocean Blue. Wilson drowned in 1983 in Marina del Rey, Calif., and Lamm subsequently contributed to many of his biographies, including the ABC miniseries The Beach Boys Story.
As an actress, Lamm was featured in more than 150 national commercials, TV movies, miniseries, series and films.
- The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series) (1984)
- The Unseen (1980)
- 240-Robert (TV Series) (1979)
- The Power Within (TV Movie) (1979)
- Tilt (1979)
- A Last Cry for Help (TV Movie) (1979)
- The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series) (1979)
- Coming Attractions (1978)
- Almost Summer (1978)
- Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. (TV Movie) (1977)
- It Happened at Lakewood Manor (aka Ants) (TV Movie) (1977)
- Police Woman (TV series) (1974-1977)
- The Night They Took Miss Beautiful (TV Movie) (1977)
- Trackdown (1976)
- Starsky and Hutch (TV Series) (1975)
- The Hatfields and the McCoys (TV Movie) (1975)
- Columbo (TV Series) (1974)
- Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
- Kojak (TV Series) (1974)
- Scarecrow (1973)
- Harry O (TV Series) (1973)
- Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills (TV Movie) (co-executive producer)