Karen Kondazian

About me

Karen Kondazian’s debut novel, The Whip (winner of both the USA News Best Book Award/Historical Fiction, The National Indie Excellence Award/Best Western, International Book Awards/Best Western) is a former journalist and also an award winning actress. She began her acting career at the age of eight as one of the infamous children on Art Linkletter’s Children Say the Darndest Things and has distinguished herself on-stage portraying the women of Tennessee Williams, winning the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for her performance in The Rose Tattoo. Williams was so impressed by her performance, they became friends and he gave her carte blanche to produce any of his works during his lifetime. Kondazian is a lifetime member of The Actors Studio– and has guest starred in over fifty television shows and films, including James Dean with James Franco and portraying Kate Holliday in the award winning David Wolper TV movie, Showdown at the OK Corral.

From my website

Q&A with Karen & LLC Book Club & Northpark Book Club, Louisiana

Q&A with Karen & LLC Book Club U and Northpark Book Club, Louisiana 1) Would you rather be noted/remembered as an author or actress? In this day of multi-hyphenates, I guess one is allowed to be all things that give one pleasure… So, to answer your question, I would love…

Q&A w/ Karen & The Pelican Pointe Women’s Association Wednesday Night Book Club – Venice, FL

The Pelican Pointe Womens Association Wednesday Night Book Club – Venice, FL The Pelican Pointe Women’s Association Wednesday Night Book Club sent me Q&A questions for their book club discussion. I enjoyed the questions and answering so much that I thought to share on my blog: 1) From Marsha: How…

Accessing Your Emotions For Writing Through Acting Excercises

Accessing Your Emotions For Writing Through Acting Exercises. Work for the actor lies in two areas: the ability to consistently create reality and the ability to express that reality. - Lee Strasberg. I’ve been acting since I was eight years old. Believe it or not, I was one of the…

 
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