Kari Wuhrer biography
Date of Birth: April 28, 1967
This Connecticut native who hit the big time as a MTV VeeJay is the
youngest of three kids, so as a child, was constantly vying for attention.
In her youth, the aspiring actress and singer would sneak into Manhattan at
night to sing with bands.
By the time she was 16, the German/Cherokee
descendent persuaded her mother to take her to the Ford Talent Agency where
she was signed on the spot and began working on commercial work, modeling
jobs and theatre productions.
The work led to a regular gig on MTV's TV-trivia game show Remote Control
alongside Adam Sandler.
While the work paid the bills, Wuhrer built up her
acting ability while attending NYU's Drama Department and studied with the
famed actress/teacher Uta Hagen, and at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
Wuhrer's veejay status helped her begin to get parts in Hollywood.
in an episode of Married...With Children, then recurring roles on Beverly
Hills 90210 as Ariel Hunter, a part on the TV series Swamp Thing, and then
as femme fatale Robin Farr on the short-lived drama series Class of '96.
She had better luck in 1997, becoming regular on the popular series
Sliders playing Maggie Beckett.
Though she has made numerous appearances on the big screen, Wuhrer remains a
relative unknown to the theatre goers.
Following a co-starring role in the
horror flop, Anaconda (1997), she moved through a pile of feature work,
few of which hit the mainstream.
She met her husband Salin, a rock musician, in 1991 at a mutual friend's
The two were married in 1995, but separated and divorced in 1999.
Though her marriage had ended, Wuhrer had achieved another ambition that
year, releasing her first album titled Shiny.
Do It for Uncle Manny (2002)
The Hitcher 2: The Prey (2002) (V)
Killer Love (2002)
Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
The Medicine Show (2001)
The Rose Technique (2001)
Spider's Web (2001)
Angels Don't Sleep Here (2000) (uncredited)
Fatal Conflict (2000)
Thy Neighbor's Wife (2000)
G-Men from Hell (2000)
Kate's Addiction (1999)
Ivory Tower (1998)
Kissing A Fool (1998)
The Undertaker's Wedding (1997)
Touch Me (1997)
Sex & the Other Man (1997)
The Disappearance of Kevin Johnson (1996)
An Occasional Hell (1996)
Beyond Desire (1995)
Red Blooded American Girl II (1995)
Terminal Justice (1995)
The Crossing Guard (1995)
Higher Learning (1995)
Teen Vid II (1991) (V)
Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time (1991)
The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990)
Fire with Fire (1986)
Kari Wuhrer Filmography