Karen-Eileen Gordon is an American Actor, Voiceover Artist, Speaker and Coach who stepped memorably into public awareness with her completely improvised turn in the HBO comedy, “Curb Your Enthusiasm” opposite Larry David. Many projects later, her roles and sessions continue to win her global fans.
Born in Philadelphia, Karen-Eileen grew up in Hollywood, Florida, where her parents founded a residential real estate company. She holds an Economics degree from Harvard, where that student body voted her “One of the Ten Funniest People” on campus, thanks to her daily-changing outgoing answering machine messages.
In the World of Television, Karen-Eileen was honored to be a two-season Series Regular on the STARZ Original Drama “Magic City,” often playing opposite that show’s leading man, Jeffrey Dean Morgan.
On Film, her female lead in the independent comedy feature “A Free Bird” won her rave reviews (currently available on Amazon http://goo.gl/c4OGNL and http://goo.gl/NnWF7s). She’s attached as lead to two independent feature films–one horror and one political thriller–both scheduled for production before end of 2020.
In the Voiceover Universe, Karen-Eileen is an active Audiobook Narrator/Producer for Authors and Rights Holders in both the US and UK. Working additionally in the commercial and animation fields, she is strongly conversational in both French and Spanish, and brought multiple Latina characters to life in the Rockstar Games video game, “Grand Theft Auto V.”
Karen-Eileen’s love of theatre has had a special focus on solo performance. She’s a skilled playwright with extensive experience in one-person shows. Currently in pre-production on an original piece, she found inspiration from energies she refers to as “angels” or “guides” that came through to chat during her energy work sessions with clients. The piece, called “7 From the Light,” will debut in the festival arena in 2021.
When not on-set, in-studio or on-stage, Karen-Eileen adores coaching; she’s a Senior Instructress for the Backstage award-winning “VOHeroes.com” voiceover curriculum. She finds great joy helping fellow artists to find their unique magic. In that spirit, she also keynotes and workshops on “Radical Self-Care for Creatives,” joyfully sharing instantly-useable toolkits to assist storytellers of all kinds to thrive on their journeys. Passionate about the Wellness Arts, she is a long-time practitioner of the Japanese energy healing art of Reiki and Restorative Hatha Yoga…as well as a Meditation Leader and Wellness Coach–teaching mind-body techniques to boost calm and healing.
Karen-Eileen is happiest whenever bringing powerful stories to life.