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Karen Rachel Witter (born December 13, 1961 in Long Beach, California) is an American model and actress.

Karen Witter
Playboy centerfold appearance
March 1982
Preceded byAnne-Marie Fox
Succeeded byLinda Rhys Vaughn
Personal details
Born (1961-12-13) December 13, 1961 (age 57)
Long Beach, California
MeasurementsBust: 35 in (89 cm)
Waist: 23 in (58 cm)
Hips: 33 in (84 cm)
Height5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight106 lb (48 kg)



She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its March 1982 issue,[1] and her centerfold was photographed by Arny Freytag.[2][3] Witter later appeared on the cover of the March 1983 issue with fellow Playmates Kimberly McArthur and Kelly Tough. She was also featured in the December 1991 issue.[4]

She soon made the transition to acting, working mostly on television on series as diverse as Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer (1984), the syndicated version of Sale of the Century (1985-86), Cheers (1988), The Vineyard (1989), The X-Files (1995), Witter later appeared as Nemesis in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, in the seventh episode "Pride Comes Before a Brawl" (1995). Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1998), NYPD Blue (2000), Dharma & Greg (2000), and Malcolm in the Middle (2001). From 1990 to 1994 had a contract role as Tina Lord on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live,[5] for which she was nominated for a 1991 Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Female Newcomer in Daytime.

Witter was married to television writer and producer Chuck Lorre in 2001.[6] They divorced in 2010.[7][8]

She is still acting and also teaches in person and online classes in how to live in unconditional love, and creates personalized guided meditations for people so they can feel they have all they desire.

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  1. ^ "Karen Witter ~ Playmate". Playboy. 2015. Retrieved August 16, 2015.
  2. ^ Arny Freytag (March 1982). "Playmate Of The Month: Siren Of The Sea". Playboy. 29 (3): 120–131.
  3. ^ "Playmate Directory: Karen Witter". Archived from the original on March 23, 2010. Retrieved January 21, 2010.
  4. ^ Jim Harwood (December 1991). "Sex Stars 1991". Playboy. 38 (12): 182.
  5. ^ Waggett, Gerard J. (November 1997). "One Life to Live". The Soap Opera Encyclopedia. Harper Paperbacks. pp. 163–188. ISBN 0-06-101157-6.
  6. ^ "Karen Witter". The New York Times.
  7. ^ Rice, Lynette (January 8, 2007). "It Hurts to Laugh". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved May 30, 2012.
  8. ^ "All You Need to Know About Charlie Sheen Nemesis Chuck Lorre". E!. March 11, 2011. Retrieved May 30, 2012.

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