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Story of the meteoric rise and sudden fall of Karen Carpenter, who became a famous singer before battling anorexia and bulimia. This made-for-TV movie is the authorized version of the life of Karen Carpenter and was made with the approval of Richard Carpenter and the Carpenter family.

  1. Joseph Sargent

    Director

  2. Richard Carpenter

    Director

  3. Barry Morrow

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Cynthia Gibb

    Cynthia Gibb

    Karen Carpenter

  2. Mitchell Anderson

    Richard Carpenter

  3. Peter Michael Goetz

    Peter Michael Goetz

    Harold Carpenter

  4. Michael McGuire

    Michael McGuire

    Sherwin Bash

  5. Lise Hilboldt

    Lucy

Full Cast & Crew

The Karen Carpenter Story
The Karen Carpenter Story

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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 1, 1989
    NR
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

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