Lagerfelt, Caroline 1947–

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LAGERFELT, Caroline 1947–

(Carolyn Lagerfelt)


Full name, Caroline Eugenie Lagerfelt; born September 23, 1947, in Paris, France; daughter of Baron Karl–Gustav Israel (an ambassador) and Mary Charmian Sara Chapion (maiden name, de Crespigny; some sources cite name as Sara Champion de Crespigny) Lagerfelt; married; children: two sons. Education: Attended Sigtuna Stiftelsens Humanistiska Larouerket, Sigtuna, Sweden; studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.


Actress. Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, member of acting company, 1987–88.

Stage manager for theatrical productions. Children's Village, Dobbs Ferry, NY, volunteer.


Actors' Equity Association (member of council), American Academy of Dramatic Arts Alumni Association (president).

Awards, Honors:

Villager Downtown Theatre Award, 1982, for The Sea Anchor.


Stage Appearances:

(As Carolyn Lagerfelt) Liz and understudy for Celia, The Philanthropist, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1971.

(As Carolyn Lagerfelt) Understudy for various roles, Four on a Garden (four one–acts), Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1971.

(As Carolyn Lagerfelt) Lady Ursula Itchin, The Jockey Club Stakes, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1973.

Marie–Louise Durham, The Constant Wife, Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1975.

Della, Clarence, Roundabout Theatre Company, Stage II, New York City, 1975–76.

(As Carolyn Lagerfelt) Beth, Otherwise Engaged, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1977.

Judith, The Devil's Disciple, Meadow Brook Theatre, Rochester, MI, c. 1978.

Standby for Emma, Betrayal, Trafalgar Theatre, New York City, 1980.

Jean, The Sea Anchor, Open Space, New York City, c. 1982.

Ruth Carson, Night and Day, Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, MA, 1982.

Anita Manchip, Quartermaine's Terms, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, and Playhouse 91, New York City, both 1983.

Gila/Pauline, Other Places, Manhattan Theatre Club, Stage 73, New York City, 1984.

Annie, The Real Thing, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, c. 1984–85.

The Wall of Water, produced as a part of Winterfest 8: Four New Plays in Repertory, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1988.

Governor's wife, Phaedra Britannica, Classic Stage Company, New York City, 1988–89.

Diana, Lend Me a Tenor, Really Useful Theatre Company, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1989–90.

Izz, Swim Visit, Primary Stages, New York City, 1990.

Anita, A Small Family Business, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1992.

Suzanne, Don't Dress for Dinner, Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ, 1992.

Tekla, Creditors, Classic Stage Company, New York City, 1992.

Simone, The Workroom, American Jewish Theatre, New York City, 1993.

The Misanthrope, Long Wharf Theatre, 1993.

Death Takes a Holiday, Lobero Theater, Santa Barbara, CA, 1997.

Elizabeth I, Mary Stuart, San Francisco, CA, then Huntington Theatre Company, Boston University Theatre, Boston, MA, 2000.

Gareth Peirce, Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom, Culture Project, Forty–Five Bleecker Street Theatre, New York City, 2004.

Appeared as Margaret, Close of Play, as Edward/Victoria, Cloud Nine, and as Alison, Look Back in Anger, all Manhattan Theatre Club; as Gwendolyn, The Importance of Being Earnest, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA; as Monika Stettler, The Physicists, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC; as Clarissa, Spider's Web, Nassau Repertory; as Mary, Vanities, George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick, NJ; as Stephanie Dickinson, Cactus Flower; and in other productions, including dinner theatre productions.

Major Tours:

Appeared as Sister Margaret, The Hasty Heart; Sally Boothroyd, Lloyd George Knew My Father; Nia, The Right Honorable Gentleman; and Beatrice, To Grandmother's House We Go.

Stage Work; As Carolyn Lagerfelt:

Assistant stage manager, Four on a Garden (four one–acts), Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1971.

Stage manager, The Philanthropist, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1971.

Film Appearances:

Elizabeth Masters, Iron Eagle, TriStar, 1986.

Sidewalk Motel, 1990.

Check–in nurse, Father of the Bride Part II (also known as Father of the Bride 2), Buena Vista, 1995.

First mother at McDonald's, Bye Bye, Love, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1995.

Joleen Lemon, Glam, Storm Entertainment, 2001.

Miss Greta Van Eyck, Minority Report, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2002.

Mrs. Carter, Homecoming, Myriad Arts Productions, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Patricia Devereaux, The Edge of Night, ABC, 1983.

Elaine Hargrove, As the World Turns, CBS, 1986.

Carrie Gordon, One Life to Live, ABC, 1988–89.

Sheila Silver, Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1995–96.

Inger Dominguez, Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), CBS, 1996–2001.

Appeared in Guiding Light, CBS.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Liz Shaw, Do You Remember Love, CBS, 1985.

Emily Fukes, No Way Back, 1996.

Lady of the house, Journey of the Heart, 1997.

Mayor Louise Terry, The Lake, NBC, 1998.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Serena, "Missing Pieces," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Carolyn Lagerfelt) Ruth Kendall, "The Shabbat Dinner," Archie Bunker's Place, CBS, 1979.

Julia, "The Throwaway," T. J. Hooker, ABC, 1985.

April Hamilton, "The Misfortune Cookie," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1986.

Rita Quintero, "DWI," Cagney & Lacey, CBS, 1986.

"Keeper of the Flame," Bridges to Cross, CBS, 1986.

Christina, "Home at Last," WonderWorks, PBS, 1988.

Evelyn, "Eighteen with a Bullet," The Equalizer, CBS, 1988.

Governess, "Haunting," Spenser: For Hire, ABC, 1988.

Mary Ann Miller, "But Now a Word from Our Sponsor," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1990.

Danielle Keyes, "Black Tie," Law & Order, NBC, 1993.

Sally Lewis, "Over a Barrel: Parts 1–4," Ghostwriter, PBS, 1993.

Andrea, "ER Confidential," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1994.

Kitty Lear, "Good Time Charlie," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1994.

Makbar, "Tribunal," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as Deep Space Nine, DS9, and Star Trek: DS9), syndicated, 1995.

Nurse Holder, "The Virus," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1995.

Rhinebeck Retreat receptionist, "Showgirls," Central Park West (also known as CPW), CBS, 1995.

Amazing Grace, NBC, 1995.

Marta Beiler, "To Forgive Is Divine," Picket Fences, CBS, 1996.

Mrs. Hoyt, "Atomic Cat Fight," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 1996.

Rae, "Bogey Man," Pensacola: Wings of Gold, syndicated, 1997.

Marcia Zindler, "The Grinch," Snoops, ABC, 1999.

Mother, "Egg Lessons," Chicken Soup for the Soul, PAX TV, 1999.

Attorney, "Children Are the Most Important Thing," Any Day Now, Lifetime, 2001.

Rustic woman, "The Gift," The X–Files, Fox, 2001.

Barbara Evans, "Right to Die," First Monday, CBS, 2002.

Corinne, "The Fever Episode," Maybe It's Me, The WB, 2002.

Alternate wife, "Perfect Circles," Six Feet Under, HBO, 2003.

Anne, "Lies My Parents Told Me," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as Buffy and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series), UPN, 2003.

Glinka (some sources cite Ginka), "The Doctor Is Out," Frasier (also known as Dr. Frasier Crane), NBC, 2003.

Hannah Heltman, "The Posthumous Collection," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Veronica Pierson, Red Skies, USA Network, 2002.