The Karen Carpenter Story

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The Karen Carpenter Story
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Airdate January 1, 1989
Writer(s) Barry Morrow
Director Joseph Sargent,
Richard Carpenter
Network CBS
Style 120-minute biographical drama
Company
Origin USA


The Karen Carpenter Story is a biographical adaptation of the life of music legend, Karen Carpenter. It tells the story of Karen's start as a young pre-teen through to her career and her ongoing battle with anorexia and bulimia, which tragically led to her passing at age 32.

Starring: Cynthia Gibb (Karen Carpenter), Mitchell Anderson (Richard Carpenter), Peter Michael Goetz (Harold Carpenter), Michael McGuire (Sherwin Bash), Lise Hilboldt (Lucy), Kenneth David Gilman (David Lattimer), Scott Burkholder (Ted), Louise Fletcher (Agnes Carpenter), John Patrick Reger (Bob Knight), Doug MacHugh (Dr. Lazwell), William Tucker (Peter Howard), Henry Crowell Jr. (Denny), Josh Cruze (Herb Alpert), Carrie Mitchum (Randy Bash), James Hong (Dr. Dentworth), Stephanie Griffin (Dr. Brooks), Hartley Silver (Band Teacher), Robert Broyles (Bowl Emcee), Howard Dayton (Park Emcee), Grayce Spence (Nurse)

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