|Karen Kopins Shaw|
October 10, 1958
Karen Kopins Shaw (born October 10, 1958) is an American actress and former model. Her acting career is mostly under her maiden name.
Kopins was Miss Connecticut 1977, having entered the pageant as Miss Ridgefield. Kopins graduated from Marymount College before moving to California to pursue an acting career.
She has played minor and guest roles in various television shows, such as The A-Team and Riptide. During season 11 of Dallas, she played Kay Lloyd, a love interest of Bobby Ewing. She has also appeared in films, including Once Bitten. She was cast as one of Charlie's Angels in the unaired spinoff Angels '88.
In 1990 she married her high school sweetheart Mark Shaw, with whom she has four children. The family resides in Redding, Connecticut.