Elizabeth Karr

Elizabeth Karr

Actor, Producer and Theatrical Producer

Los Angeles, California

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About Elizabeth

Elizabeth’s motto: Work hard and be nice to people.

Elizabeth is writer/director/producer John Alan Simon’s producing partner at Discovery Productions. Discovery’s development slate includes prestigious IP from authors Philip K. Dick, Jim Thompson, Lucius Shepard and Ian Watson.

Elizabeth’s is a producer of the film adaptation of novel by Philip K. Dick (Blade Runner, A Scanner Darkly, Minority Report), RADIO FREE ALBEMUTH, directed by John Alan Simon, starring Shea Whigham, Jonathan Scarfe, Alanis Morissette, Katheryn Winnick and Scott Wilson. RADIO FREE ALBEMUTH has won numerous awards at US / international festivals and screened at Film Society of Lincoln Center’s prestigious “Indie Night Series.” US theatrical release on June 27, 2014,, currently streaming on Netflix. For television, EK produced a Disney Channel pilot, WEBGIRL, aka VIRTUALLY CASEY, based on Elizabeth’s treatment, optioned by Suzanne De Passe Entertainment, Executive Produced by Brookwell/Macnamara Entertainment. Elizabeth has produced, cast and directed several short films and PSA’s.

Elizabeth is a producer of the documentary, THE GOOD BREAST, which premiered at Bentonville Film Festival May 4, 2016. It continues its festival run and is being distributed by Icarus Films.

Elizabeth has spearheaded two successful crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter and Seed & Spark. RFA Kickstarter raise of $94K was the platform’s third highest raise for distribution funds at the time. She is a sought-after social media and crowdfunding consultant.

Elizabeth brings a well-rounded background to producing as an actor, writer, director, casting director and coach. On the other side of the camera, TV/film guest appearances include HOUSE, WOMENS MURDER CLUB, VERONICA MARS, SLEEPER CELL, ER, J EDGAR, SHILOH SEASON, JANUARY MAN. She has performed numerous roles on stage in New York, LA and regionally and been a Master Theatre Teaching Artist on the Los Angeles Music Center roster and LA’s Best, as well as a private acting/audition coach. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA.

Elizabeth’s first foray into producing was in theatre – numerous critically acclaimed plays in LA and New York; Founding producer of Classical Theatre Lab/West Hollywood’s annual FREE SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKS and secured its annual permanent financing. She recently was a producer of Pacific Resident Theatre’s award-winning solo show, SAFE AT HOME: AN EVENING WITH ORSON BEAN. She continues to be an active member in the Los Angeles Theatre community and has been a LA Theatre Ovations Award voter for ten plus years. She is Director/Producer/Founder of Cedarburg Productions. Company member/Producer of Pacific Resident Theatre, former Company member and Board member of Classical Theatre Lab for fourteen years, Chairman of the Board for four.

Graduate of Cornell University, BADA/London and Yale Drama’s Summer Program at Oxford University. She serves on the Board of Directors of BADA (British American Drama Academy).

Elizabeth’s motto: Work hard and be nice to people.



  • The Good Breast

    The Good Breast (2016)
    Film (Documentary and Drama) Producer Four strikingly different women undergo treatment at a comprehensive breast center presided over by the inimitable and searingly honest veteran surgeon Dr. Lauren Schnaper. She believes that fear, ignorance, and pink-ribbon culture are fueling an explosive rate of unnecessary mastectomies in America. Blending medical archival footage with extensive 'collateral damage' suffered by our four women - repeated loss of implants, blood infections caused by multiple surgical procedures, cosmetic nipple exchanges, reactions to cadaver's skin that is used to house breast implants - we learn that breast reconstruction post-mastectomy is no 'boob job.' As Dr. Schnaper advocates breast conservation and debunks breast cancer myths, so the myth of St. Agatha, the Sicilian martyred saint of the breast, offers a commentary on our own confused contemporary moment.

  • Holt Kills Randy

    Holt Kills Randy (2014)
    Film (Comedy) Actress Randy is killed by Holt.

  • Radio Free Albemuth

    Radio Free Albemuth (2014)
    Film by Discovery Productions / John Alan Simon (Drama and Sci-Fi) Producer Berkeley record store clerk Nick Brady (Jonathan Scarfe) begins to experience strange visions from an entity he calls VALIS that cause him to uproot his family and move to Los Angeles where he becomes a successful music company executive. With the help of best friend, science-fiction writer Philip K. Dick himself (Shea Whigam) and a mysterious woman named Silvia (Alanis Morissette), Nick finds himself drawn into a dangerous political-mystical conspiracy of cosmic proportions. The story is set in an alternate reality America circa 1985 under the authoritarian control of President Fremont, a Nixon-like clone (Scott Wilson). Written by Radio Free LLC

  • The Gun, the Cake and the Butterfly

    The Gun, the Cake and the Butterfly (2013)
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  • J. Edgar

    J. Edgar (2011)
    Film (Biography, Crime, Drama and Romance) Actress Biopic of J. Edgar Hoover told by Hoover as he recalls his career for a biography. Early in his career, Hoover fixated on Communists, anarchists and any other revolutionary taking action against the U.S. government. He slowly builds the agency's reputation, becoming the sole arbiter of who gets hired and fired. One of his hires is Clyde Tolson who is quickly promoted to Assistant Director and would be Hoover's confidant and companion for the rest of Hoover's life. Hoover's memories have him playing a greater role in the many high profile cases the FBI was involved in - the Lindbergh baby kidnapping, the arrest of bank robbers like John Dillinger - and also show him to be quite adept at manipulating the various politicians he's worked with over his career, thanks in large part to his secret files. Written by garykmcd

  • Black and Blue

    Black and Blue (2010)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actress After years of working towards his mothers life long dream of attending Harvard, August is faced with the choice between continuing to do what is expected of him or carving out his own path.

  • Gosia's Witch

    Gosia's Witch (2009)
    Film (Short and Fantasy) Actress Add a Plot »

  • Pawn

    Pawn (2009)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Actress In the aftermath of Presidential assassination, a young federal agent must interrogate the gunman to learn the truth behind the assassination. But once the truth is discovered, who will be ready to hear it?

  • Morning After

    Morning After (2009)
    Film (Short, Drama and Family) Producer Mother and daughter grapple with a new member of the family.

  • Void

    Void (2009)
    Film (Short, Fantasy, Horror and Thriller) Casting director When Special Agent Liz Metera investigates a series of grisly murders in a small town, she uncovers a little boy's powerful and chilling secret -- one that will change her life, and the town, forever.

  • Secret Lover

    Secret Lover (2008)
    Film (Drama) Actress Sam, at the age of 14, witnesses his parents' death in front of him. Before his parents kill each other, Sam's father throws a pan of boiling hot oil onto Sam's face which changes the course of his life. Sam struggles to survive with his half sister but happiness eludes him. Rather, his life is full of agony and difficulty. However, he experiences a surprise incident before he faces his life's end. Written by Anonymous

  • Women's Murder Club

    Women's Murder Club (2007)
    Television (Crime, Drama and Mystery) Actress A homicide detective, a medical examiner, a newspaper reporter and a young assistant district attorney work together to solve homicide investigations.

  • Veronica Mars

    Veronica Mars (2007)
    Television (Crime, Drama and Mystery) Actress The murder of high-school student Lilly Kane shook the seaside town of Neptune, California to the core. For once popular girl Veronica Mars, it meant the loss of her best friend and being ousted from the affluent crowd that she once thought were her friends. Her father, Sheriff Keith Mars, found himself voted out of his job after making some unpopular accusations about the murdered girl's family. In response, Keith opened his own private detective agency. Now, Veronica, with her sardonic wit and a few new friends, works as his assistant while also navigating life as a high school (and later college) student. Written by L. Hamre

  • The Young and the Restless

    The Young and the Restless (2007)
    Television (Drama and Romance) Actress Set in Genoa City, Wisconsin, this is the forty-five-year-old soap opera that centers on the saga between two wealthy families (the Newmans and the Abbotts) in the cosmetics industry. Head of the Newman clan is Victor Newman, the arrogant, cavorting billionaire and his wife Nikki; and running the Abbott show is Jack Abbott, the irresponsible, playboy CEO, and his sister Ashley. Most of the show is centered on the competition between the two companies: Victor's Newman Enterprises and the Abbotts' Jabot. Written by scott

  • Sleeper Cell

    Sleeper Cell (2006)
    Television (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actress An American undercover FBI agent is assigned to infiltrate a terrorist sleeper cell that is planning an attack in Los Angeles.

  • My Normal Life

    My Normal Life (2006)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actress With the annual Halloween dance quickly approaching, angst-ridden teen Stacey fantasizes about dreamy Spencer in order to forget about her wheelchair bound mother.

  • Sleepwalk

    Sleepwalk (2006)
    Film (Short) Actress A teenage orphan discovers that his new foster family members sleepwalk at night, pantomiming and foreshadowing their tragic future.

  • Ice Cream

    Ice Cream (2006)
    Film (Short) Actress Zyla is a six-year old girl, who always obeys her austere mother. But there are some things she simply can't resist that could get her into a lot of trouble.

  • Passions

    Passions (2005)
    Television (Drama) Actress In the world of power and money, the wealthy and powerful Crane family rule the town of Harmony from their mansion on Raven Hill. But behind the money are many lies and secrets. Most of what the Cranes do affects the other core families: the working class Bennets, the Russells, and the Lopez-Fitzgeralds. The wealthy Hotchkiss family cause's a lot of problems in Harmony. They are heavily involved with the much wealthier Crane family. And everyone must watch out for Tabitha Lenox, who is thought to be the crazy neighbor of the Bennets, but is actually a 300 year old witch who plays god with all of their lives.

  • House M.D.

    House M.D. (2005)
    Television (Drama and Mystery) Actress The series follows the life of anti-social, pain killer addict, witty and arrogant medical doctor Gregory House with only half a muscle in his right leg. He and his team of medical doctors try to cure complex and rare diseases from very ill ordinary people in the United States of America. Written by Samtroy

  • ER

    ER (2005)
    Television (Drama and Romance) Actress Michael Crichton has created a medical drama that chronicles life and death in a Chicago hospital emergency room. Each episode tells the tale of another day in the ER, from the exciting to the mundane, and the joyous to the heart-rending. Frenetic pacing, interwoven plot lines, and emotional rollercoastering is used to attempt to accurately depict the stressful environment found there. This show even portrays the plight of medical students in their quest to become physicians. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

  • The West Wing

    The West Wing (2004)
    Television (Drama) Actress Presidential advisers get their personal lives hopelessly tangled up with professional duties as they try to conduct the business of running a country. Fictional Democratic President Josiah "Jed" Bartlet suffers no fools, and that policy alienates many. He and his dedicated staffers struggle to balance the needs of the country with the political realities of Washington, D.C., working through two presidential terms that include countless scandals, threats and political scuffles, as well as the race to succeed Bartlet as the leader of the free world. Written by Jwelch5742

  • Virtually Casey

    Virtually Casey (2001)
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  • Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season

    Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season (1999)
    Film (Drama, Family and Thriller) Actress After young Marty Preston rescued Shiloh from his abusive owner, Judd Travers, he thought his troubles were over. But when Judd starts threatening to take "his" dog back, Marty is afraid of losing the best friend he's ever had. Even after Shiloh's keen senses help save Judd's life, the old man refuses to mend his mean-spirited ways, convincing everyone in town he's just too nasty to change. Now, in a long-short gamble to keep the dog he loves, Marty sets out to prove that just like a mistreated animal, a man filled with hate can be healed by the power of kindness. Written by Anonymous

  • The Hunted

    The Hunted (1998)
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  • Just Off the Coast

    Just Off the Coast (1992)
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  • Hangin' with the Homeboys

    Hangin' with the Homeboys (1991)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Actress Two African-Americans and two Puerto-Ricans (though one pretends to be Italian) go out on the town on a Friday night. They will be forced to get to know each other, and even worst, learn to like each other as friends. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

  • Stella

    Stella (1990)
    Film (Drama and Romance) Actress Stella is determined, courageous, vulgar, unfashionable...and all her daughter has. Through the trials of teenagehood, to the problems of adulthood, Stella will do anything for Jenny...ending in an selfless, unforgettable sacrifice. Written by Jennifer Valley

  • The January Man

    The January Man (1989)
    Film (Action, Crime, Mystery and Thriller) Actress Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that includes Frank's wife, bribery, and corruption all are in the background as Nick tries to uncover the secret of where the killer will strike next, and finally must lay a trap without the police. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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