Karen Akers (born Karen Orth-Pallavicini on October 13, 1945) is an American singer and actress. She does cabaret, movies and stage plays. In 1985, Akers played the mistress in the movie Heartburn. That same year she also played a singer in the movie The Purple Rose of Cairo. She has appeared in two Broadway musicals directed by Tommy Tune. In 1982, she acted with Raúl Juliá as his wife in the musical Nine. In 1989 she appeared in Grand Hotel.
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- Broadway Musicals, Show by Show, ed. Key Green (Milwaukee, WI: Hal Leonard Publishing, 1996), p. 262
- Broadway Musicals, Show by Show, ed. Key Green (Milwaukee, WI: Hal Leonard Publishing, 1996), p. 281
- "Karen Akers". Karen Akers. Retrieved December 24, 2013.