Karen Lynn Gorney

Inside Biography

An American actress Karen Lynn Gorney is best known for her role Tara Martin in soap opera All My Children. Similarly, she is also famous for the portrayal of Stephanie Mangano in the film Saturday Night Fever. The list of her notable work credit includes The Magic Garden of Stanley SweetheartThe Hard Way, and Creating Karma

Early Life, Bio, And Education

Karen Lynn Gorney was born on January 28, 1945, California, the USA under the zodiac sign Aquarius. She holds American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. 

Karen's mother, Sondra Karyl was a public relations consultant while her father, Jay Gorney was a composer who used to write the music for a song about America's Great Depression, Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? Similarly, her sibling-sister's name is Daniel Gorney, and half-sister is Roderic Gorney; an author, professor, and physician. 

Lynn Gorney attended Carnegie Mellon University and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and later, she gained a degree in Master of Fine Arts

Professional Career, Films, And Television Series

Karen Lynn began her acting career in 1962 appearing in the movie David and Lisa as a teenage resident of the mental health treatment center. Then, in 1970, she appeared in the film The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart

Additionally, she worked in the soap opera All My Children for around four years and left the show. Later, she acted as Tara for the 1976 to 1977 season and did not return to the show for almost two decades. 

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Moreover, in 1977 she starred in the film Saturday Night Fever. After the break, the prominent figure organized an art gallery in New York. Again, she made a come back in acting and got minor roles in various movies like The Hard Way, Ripe and Creating Karma. Similarly, the actress is also part of television series and film such as Law & Order, The Sopranos, Six Degrees, and Dear J 

Net Worth And Earnings

American actress Karen Lynn Gorney is supposed to hold a net worth of  $1 million from her acting career. She collected a good sum of fortunes and ma s sive popularity from her appearances in television series and films. 

The actress earns a handsome salary from her commercials, TV advertisements, and sponsors, besides her movies and television series. Here is the list of her few films with it's budget and box office collections: 


Box Office Collection


Cast Members

David and Lisa

$2.3 million


Keir DulleaJanet MargolinHoward Da Silva

Saturday Night Fever

$237.1 million

$3.5 million

John TravoltaKaren Gorney

The Hard Way

$65.6 million

$24 million

Michael J. FoxJames WoodsStephen LangAnnabella SciorraPenny Marshall

Personal Life; Married, Divorce, And Husband

The gorgeous actress Karen Lynn Gorney is married twice and divorced once. She exchanged the wedding vows with Mark Toback on July 1995. The couple is happily living their marital life for over two decades and is yet not share their plan to have a baby.

Prior to her Mark, in 1966, Karen married Ken Golden; however, more details of her previous husband is not available. The former couple shared a blissful marital life for six long years. Unfortunately, the pair divorced in 1972 and the real reason behind their separation is not available. 

Karen stands at the height of 5 feet 1 inch and has a slim body build.

by samikshya, 22 Aug, 2019

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