Karen Maruyama

Karen Maruyama

2000s Alumni — Teacher

Karen not only enjoys acting and improvising but also teaches all class levels as well as having the privilege of directing Main shows, Sunday shows, Gas Shows, and the Black Version at the Groundlings. She is also currently part of the directing faculty at the American Film Institute. Some of her recent television credits include playing a forensics tech on Bosch, a gynecologist on Shameless, and a body waxing mother/grandmother on Tacoma FD. She has also appeared in Two Broke Girls, Dead To Me, Arrested Development, Nip/Tuck, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Whose Line Is It Anyway? Her movie credits include Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar, Life of the Party, The Campaign, and The Bucket List. She has done voiceovers on The Simpsons, American Dad, Futurama, and Deadendia.

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