Karen Barnett

Actor, Extra, Singer, TV Presenter, Radio Presenter

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Karen Barnett - Accentuate the Positive

Cover of the Rumer & Jools Holland rendition of this fantastic song

01Karen Barnett - Accentuate the Positive
02Yesterday Once More
03Karen Barnett - Dream a Little Dream

Physical Attributes

Height:
170 cm / 5ft 7in
Hips:
88 cm / 35 in
Weight:
63 kg / 138 lbs
Dress size:
UK 8 / AUS 8 / US 4
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Eye color:
Brown
Chest:
86 cm / 34 in
Hair color:
Brown
Skin color:
White
Hair length:
Short
Waist:
66 cm / 26 in
Hair type:
Straight

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English
  • French

Accents
  • Australian
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • USA California
  • French
  • Russian

Union memberships
  • Equity

Portsmouth University Year 3 Student Film Scripted Voice Over - Therapist
B&Q Corporate Training Video(July 2014) Paid Role
Fred Dinenage's Murder Casebook for Sky TV.(2012) playing Mary Bell's Mother
Speaking part in award winning Portsmouth University Year 3 short film "Threads"
Various student films
Mother role & female voice over on Rabbit Punch - short film on My Videos page
Music Video Project playing three separate roles due for release in Sept 2012
Various Extras Roles
Whilst living in America was part of B*Witched Documentary & Video on Venice Beach.
Beach crowd in Baywatch.
Acting decoy in The Other Half
Noel's House Party
Match of the Day 2
Theatre work from young age (continued)
Recently toured with 2 tribute shows - Portrait A Tribute to the Carpenters and Step Right Back; A Tribute to the 60's & 70's

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Music

Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Mezzo-Soprano


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Jazz
  • Country

Influences: The Carpenters, Karen Carpenter, U2, Simple Minds, Oasis, Bryan Adams, Kt Tunstall, Sheryl Crowe, Alicia Keyes, Dusty Springfield, Mama Cass, Mamas & Papas, Beatles, Rolling Stones

15 years plus of touring the national circuit means I have received bookings from many venues throughout the country including many top hotels, corporate events companies, restaurants, military establishments, theatres, holiday park and cabaret venues, not to mention a vast amount of private bookings for parties/weddings, etc.

I have appeared on stage with Foreigner on their 2007 tour, including Led Zeplin come back concert at the O2 Arena in December 2007.

As a Karen Carpenter tribute and soundalike, I have been enjoying much success with my live Carpenters Tribute show called Portrait A Tribute to The Carpenters. We have recently been performing at Tribfest & many other tribute festivals, plus have been a part of the Billy & Wally's Big Variety Night Out supporting Chrissy Rock in and around Merseyside, as well as performing in their variety weekenders at Pontins Southport. We also have a fantastic Christmas Tribute that has been flat out through Nov/Dec 2015.

Professionally trained vocally and in acting. Fully insured through Equity & all equip is PAT Tested.

More info on www.karen-barnett.com
www.facebook.com/karenbarnettvocalist
www.facebook.com/PortraitATributetotheCarpenters
www.facebook.com/BBbytheDD

www.karenb-sings@hotmail.co.uk

TV & Reality

TV as above
The Other Half with Dale Winton
Noel's House Party
Match of the Day 2
Various Regional TV Programmes relating to Singing profession

Presenting

Languages
  • English
  • French

Accents
  • Australian
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • USA California
  • French
  • Russian

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