Booth, Karin (1919–1992)

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Booth, Karin (1919–1992)

American actress. Name variations: Karen Booth, Katharine Booth. Born Katharine Hoffman, June 20, 1919, in Minneapolis, Minnesota; died 1992.

Began career as a photographer's model; as a contract player for Paramount, was billed as Katharine Booth; signed with MGM and changed name to Karin Booth; films include Louisiana Purchase, The Fleet's In, This Gun for Hire, Holiday Inn, Swing Shift Maisie, Abbott and Costello in Hollywood, Big City, My Foolish Heart, Seminole Uprising and Beloved Infidel.