Karen Knox is a Toronto and London England based actress who has worked and trained in both the U.K (L.A.M.D.A) and Canada. She plays “Veronica Vale” in Bell Fibe T.V’s BARBELLE. Selected screen performances include: Jessie Reyez’s Gatekeepers (Peter Huang/Mud Ruk Entertainment), That’s My DJ (D.W Waterson/Night is Y), Murdoch Mysteries (Peter Mitchel/CBC), Sinner (Stash Capar/Spy Films), Sugar Sisters (Katie Nolan/Babe Nation & Muse Entertainment), and Assassins’s Creed, Watchdogs, Far Cry, and Starlink: Battle for Atlas for Ubisoft.
She has performed across Canada, as well as in London’s West End. Selected theatre credits include: Stupid Fucking Bird (Vinetta Stromberg/Pop Up Theatre), The world premiere of John Patrick Shanley’s A Woman is a Secret (Andrew Shaver/Theatre Centre), Venus in Fur (Sam Gibbs/Tristian Bates Theatre U.K), The Things We Do For Love (Laurie Stevens/Odyssey Theatre) for which she received a Rideau Award Nomination for Best Actress, Taming of the Shrew (Tyrone Savage/The Storefront Theatre).
Karen is also an accomplished writer and director. Her production company, BOSS & CO released it’s first series in July 2017 on Bell Fibe T.V. She wrote and directed Case of the Massey Bodice Ripping in partnership with The Toronto Rape Crisis Centre in fall 2017 starring some of Canada’s top talent. Boss & Co has several other creative projects in development which feature female written/directed/driven content.
In 2012 she co wrote and directed the critically acclaimed The Loyalists for Single Thread, voted Toronto’s best immersive and site specific theatre company in NOW Magazine. In September of 2014 she directed Single Thread’s production of Much Ado About Nothing at Toronto’s historic Spadina House.