Karen Duffy is an American writer, model, television personality, actress, producer, and voiceover artist who has been cast in shows and movies like Dumb & Dumber, Malcolm X, Last Action Hero, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Big Easy, and Reality Bites. In 1993, she was also included in the “50 Most Beautiful People” list curated by People Magazine.

Sun Sign



New York City, New York, United States

Boyfriend / Spouse

Karen Duffy has dated –

  1. Whitfield Crane
  2. Christian Laettner (1992)
  3. (1993)
  4. Dwight Yoakam (1993-1994)
  5. (1995)
  6. John Lambros (1996-Present) – She started dating investment banker John Lambros in 1996 and duo got married the following year. They have been blessed with a son named Jack “Lefty” Lambros who was born via surrogate in 2003.

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Dimpled smile
  • Usually sports short hair

Brand Endorsements

Karen Duffy has done endorsement work for brands like Almay.

Karen Duffy Facts

  1. In 1991, she made her theatrical film debut as Crack Den Girl in the action film, McBain.
  2. Karen Duffy became a New York Times bestselling author with her memoir Model Patient: My Life as an Incurable Wise-Ass.
  3. She has also authored the book titled Backbone: Living With Chronic Pain Without Turning Into One and has revealed that the inspiration behind the book was Lord Byron who once wrote, “Always laugh when you can, it is cheap medicine.”
  4. She co-starred as J.P. Shay, a henchwoman of Nicholas Andre, in the 1994 screwball comedy film, Dumb and Dumber, alongside , , , and .
  5. She was diagnosed with a rare form of the disease sarcoidosis called neurosarcoidosis in 1995. The disease affected her brain and spinal cord and left her partially paralyzed.
  6. As a voiceover artist, Karen Duffy made her theatrical film debut as Linda Otter in the 2009 stop motion animated comedy film, Fantastic Mr. Fox.
  7. She was a speaker at the 2018 US Pain Foundation annual gala.
  8. She has also worked as a video jockey for MTV.
  9. As a producer, Karen Duffy has worked on projects like The Greatest Beer Run Ever, Surprise Vacations with Karen Duffy, and Schooled: The Price of College Sports.

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Facts of Karen Duffy

  • Gender Female
  • full nameKaren Duffy
  • nicknamesDuff
  • birthplaceNew York City, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth May 23, 1962
  • Age 59 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Gemini
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Agate
  • Lucky Color Yellow
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius, Libra
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundIrish
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionCatholic
  • net worth$17 Million
  • professionWriter, Model, Television Personality, Actress, Producer, Voiceover Artist
  • weight57 kg or 125.5 lbs
  • height5 ft 6¼ in or 168 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildSlim
  • high schoolPark Ridge High School
  • collegeUniversity of Colorado
  • motherCarol
  • fatherPhil

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