Kari Michaelsen

Kari Michaelsen

Born Nov 3, 1961

Kari Michaelsen is an American actress and motivational speaker. As an actress, she is best known for her role as Katie Kanisky on sitcom Gimme a Break! (1981–1986). Born in Manhattan, Michaelsen followed her parents into show business. Her father, Arne Markusen, is a singer. Her mother, Roberta Stevenson, was a dancer. She sang on the soundtrack for Sesame Street and was performing in Off-Broadway plays by age 11.… Read More

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1961 Birth Born on November 3, 1961.


1975 13 Years Old In 1975 her family moved to Beverly Hills and Michaelsen (who changed her name from Markussen) soon won guest spots on such shows as Diff'rent Strokes and Eight Is Enough. … Read More


2001 39 Years Old She retired from television work in 2001. … Read More


2002 40 Years Old She married David Waldock, a Mercedes-Benz executive, in July 2002. … Read More
2009 47 Years Old Michaelsen and David Waldock were divorced in 2009.
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