Karen-Eileen Gordon is an award-winning American Actor, Voiceover Artist, Playwright, 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.
On Film, she was awarded Best Actress by the BEYOND THE CURVE International Film Festival in Paris, France for her work in the film Lost in Avalon, based on the Legends of King Arthur. Her female lead in the independent comedy feature A Free Bird won her rave reviews (click here to watch for free on Tubi), and she’s attached as lead to three independent feature films–two horror and one political thriller–all delayed due to COVID-19, and scheduled for production in 2022.
In the World of Television, Karen-Eileen created a two-season Series Regular role on the STARZ drama Magic City, often playing opposite that show’s leading man, Jeffrey Dean Morgan. She is a proud voting member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Emmy Awards!), Performer Category.
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 animation and commercial fields, she speaks both French and Spanish, and brought multiple multi-lingual characters to life in the Rockstar Games video game, Grand Theft Auto V.
Karen-Eileen’s love of theatre has a special focus on solo performance. A playwright with extensive experience in one-person shows, she’s in production on an original piece, “7 From the Light,” which is an Official Selection of the largest solo festival in the world, United Solo New York City.
When not on-set, in-studio or on-stage…Karen-Eileen adores coaching and speaking; she’s a member of the National Speakers Association, and a long-time 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/workshops on “Radical Self-Care for Creatives,” sharing instantly-useable toolkits to assist storytellers of all kinds to thrive on their journeys. Chosen from amongst hundreds of presenters, she was selected multiple years to present at one of the largest voiceover gatherings on the planet: VO Atlanta. Passionate about the Wellness Arts, she is a long-time practitioner of the Japanese energy healing art of Reiki, meditation, and Restorative Hatha Yoga.
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.
Karen-Eileen is happiest whenever bringing powerful stories to life.