|Education||Northwestern University (BA)|
New York University (MFA)
|Home town||Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.|
Karen Pittman is an American actress. Born in Mississippi and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Pittman received a Bachelor of Arts in Voice and Opera at Northwestern University and a Masters of Fine Arts from NYU's Graduate Acting Program. Pittman has portrayed the character of Jory in the 2012 Lincoln Center production of Disgraced and has performed in FX Network's The Americans and Netflix's Luke Cage, as Lisa and Inspector Priscilla Ridley, respectively.
|2012||The Bourne Legacy||Landy Reporter|
|2013||Begin Again||Business Woman|
|2014||The Rewrite||Naomi Watkins|
|2017||Was It Rape Then?||Fury||Short|
|2017||Benji the Dove||Laura|
|2009||Great Performances||Mom - Understudy||Episode: "Passing Strange"|
|2009||30 Rock||Nurse||Episode: "St. Valentine's Day"|
|2009||Law & Order||Amanda Rendina||Episode: "Bailout"|
|2009||Kings||TV Reporter||Episode: "Prosperity"|
|2009||Medium||Nurse #3||Episode: "The Man in the Mirror"|
|2010||White Collar||Press Secretary||Episode: "Need to Know"|
|2010||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||FBI Agent Wilcox||Episode: "Locum"|
|2011||One Life to Live||Nurse #1||Guest role (4 episodes)|
|2013||The Good Wife||Dr. Patricia Serling||Episode: "A Precious Commodity"|
|2014||House of Cards||Elizabeth Ward||Episode: "Chapter 19"|
|2014, 2019||The Blacklist||Interrogator #2, Miss Holt||Episodes: "Berlin (No. 8)", "The Corsican (No. 20)"|
|2014–2016||The Americans||Lisa||Recurring role (seasons 2–4)|
|2016||Horace and Pete||Rhonda||Episodes: "1.7", "1.8"|
|2016||Person of Interest||Tracey Phillips||Episode: "Synecdoche"|
|2016||Blindspot||Elizabeth Gubara||Episode: "If Beth"|
|2016||Madam Secretary||Taylor Wilson||Episode: "The Race"|
|2016–2018||Luke Cage||Priscilla Ridley||Recurring role (season 1)|
|2017||Elementary||Daria Wyngold||Episode: "Moving Targets"|
|2017||Love You More||Raquel||TV short|
|2018||Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce||Patricia||Episode: "It Takes Two to Stab Yourself in the Butt"|
|2019||Live from Lincoln Center||Nya||Episode: "Pipeline"|
|2019||NOS4A2||Angela Brewster||Episodes: "The Shorter Way", "The Graveyard of What Might Be"|
|2019||The Morning Show||Mia Jordan||Main role|
|2019||Living with Yourself||Lenore Pool||TV series|
|2020||Yellowstone||Willa Hays||Recurring role (season 3)|
|2012-2014||Disgraced||Jory||Theater World Award |
|2015||King Liz||Liz Rico|||
|2017||Pipeline||Nya||Broadcast on PBS in 2019|
- Blank, Matthew (November 11, 2014). "CUE & A: Disgraced Star Karen Pittman on the Challenges of the Project, Her Cooking Skills and Beyonce". Playbill. Retrieved 2017-02-10.
- Soloski, Alexis (15 July 2015). "Karen Pittman on What It Takes to Be 'King Liz'". New York Times.
- "Karen Pittman Joins 'The Americans'; Gloria Reuben In 'Mr. Robot'". Deadline. 2014-10-23. Retrieved 2017-02-10.
- "Why Marvel & Netflix's 'Luke Cage' Feels Like Such A Missed Opportunity". The Playlist. 2016-10-03. Retrieved 2017-02-10.
- VIAGAS, ROBERT (May 5, 2015). "Broadway Siblings Megan and Robert Fairchild Among 71st Annual Theatre World Award Winners". Playbill. Retrieved 2017-02-10.
- Isherwood, Charles (2015-07-27). "Review: 'King Liz,' at the Top of Her Game and Wanting More". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-02-10.
- Obenson, Tambay A. "Showtime Is Developing a TV Series Adaptation of Fernanda Coppel's Off-Broadway Play, 'King Liz'". IndieWire. Retrieved 2017-02-10.
- "Karen Pittman commands basketball soap 'King Liz'". NY Daily News. Retrieved 2017-02-10.
- Reed, Rex (2015-07-29). "'King Liz' Zeroes in Brilliantly on the Internecine World of Sports". Observer. Retrieved 2017-02-10.
- Theater, Lincoln Center. "Pipeline". Lincoln Center Theater. Retrieved 2019-02-09.