Kari Michaelsen

Kari Michaelsen
Kari Michaelsen  American Actress

Kari Michaelsen dating history

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Kari Michaelsen is currently single.


Kari Michaelsen was previously married to David Waldock (2002 - 2009).

Kari Michaelsen has been in relationships with Michael J. Fox (1985 - 1986) and Andy Gibb (1983 - 1985).


Kari Michaelsen is a 62 year old American Actress. Born Kari Kathleen Markussen on 3rd November, 1961 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA, she is famous for her role as the eldest and air-headed daughter Katie Kanisky in the NBC hit sitcom Gimme a Break! in a career that spans Acting (1970s–2001) and Motivational speaking and (1990–present) and 1976–2001 (Acting) and 1990–present (Motivational speaking). Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Kari Michaelsen has been in 2 on-screen matchups, including Dave Coulier in Full House (1987) and Dean Butler in The Kid with the 200 I.Q. (1983).

Kari Michaelsen is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American child actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 8 years, 6 months - -
Dating2 2 years 1 year, 6 months 1 year
Total3 8 years, 6 months 3 years, 10 months 1 year


First Name Kari
Middle Name Kathleen
Last Name Michaelsen
Maiden Name Markussen
Full Name at Birth Kari Kathleen Markussen
Alternative Name Kari Markusen, Kari Kathleen Markussen, Kari Markussen, Kari Kathleen Markusen, Kari Michaelsen, Kari Kathleen Michaelsen
Birthday 3rd November, 1961
Birthplace Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Height 5' 3½" (161 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Beverly Hills High School (1979)
University University of California, Los Angeles
Occupation Text Actress, TV Personality, Host, Speaker, Coach, Consultant, Communications Expert, Media and Marketing Mentor
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame her role as the eldest and air-headed daughter Katie Kanisky in the NBC hit sitcom Gimme a Break!
Year(s) Active Acting (1970s–2001) Motivational speaking (1990–present), Acting (1970s–2001), Motivational speaking, (1990–present), 1976–2001 (Acting), 1990–present (Motivational speaking)
Official Websites karimichaelson.com/, twitter.com/KariMichaelsen, michaelsenenterprises.com/about-kari.html, michaelsenenterprises.com, https://michaelsenenterprises.com, http://www.karimichaelsen.com

Kari Michaelsen (born Kari Markussen, November 3, 1961) is an American actress, television personality, and motivational speaker. As an actress, she is best known for her role as Katie Kanisky on the sitcom Gimme a Break! (1981–1987).

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Kari Michaelsen62 ScorpioActress
David Waldock-
Michael J. Fox62 GeminiActor
Andy Gibb30 PiscesMusician


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
NickolasMaleDavid Waldock


Girl Talk1989MarciaMovie
Full House1987Stacey FleetwoodTV Show
The Kid with the 200 I.Q.1983Julie GordonTV Movie
Saturday the 14th1981Debbie HyattMovie
Gimme a Break!1981Katie KaniskyTV Show
The Choice1981TeenagerTV Movie
Scared Straight! Another Story1980TV Movie
Hart to Hart1979LisaTV Show
Diff'rent Strokes1978Ellen MarshallTV Show
CHiPs1977TeriTV Show
Eight Is Enough1977LisaTV Show
Fantasy Island1977CassieTV Show
The Incredible Hulk1977LindaTV Show
Joy Ride: An Auto Theft1976Kari (as Kari Markussen)Short Film
ABC Afterschool Specials1972Fran Davies / Karla MurtaughTV Show
New Love, American Style1970GirlTV Show
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MAMN80MAMN80Nov 3, 2023

Happy birthday! Lots of health, peace and happiness.

Lee LovellMar 5, 2009

Hello Kari, Thank you for your help at the seminar today 3/5. Wow I was an engineering for Mercedes. I see your husband is a Mercedes exec. Did you ever visit Tuscaloosa AL? (MBUSI headquarters)

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