Karen Y. McClain to Appear on ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine:Coral Palms Pt.3’ To Air October 4th Tuesday 8/7c on FOX
Veteran Actress Karen Y. McClain to appear on ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine:Coral Palms Part 3’ to air October 4th 8/7c on Fox.
In “Coral Palms Pt. 3” – The team makes a road trip to Florida to try to help Jake and Holt take down Figgis (guest star Eric Roberts, “Suits”). With an unforeseen injury and yet another interruption by Sheriff Reynolds (guest star Jim O’Heir, “Parks and Recreation”), the plan doesn’t follow through quite like they all had hoped. In the midst of the chaos, Jake and Amy share an awkward reunion in the all-new “Coral Palms Pt.3” episode of BROOKLYN NINE-NINE airing Tuesday, Oct. 4 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
Guest Stars: Eric Roberts as Jimmy Figgis, Ken Marino as Captain C.J. Jason Stentley,Jim O’Heir as Sheriff Reynolds, Peter Banifaz as Rob, Bo Kane as John Luz, Doreene Hamilton as Gemma, Karen Y. McClain as Ann Lurks.
About Karen Y. McClain
Karen McClain was born in Los Angeles. Her father was a Los Angeles based singer/songwriter for the 1960s r&b group “Dan & The Clean Cuts”. Later her parents moved back to Texas where she grew up in Houston with her younger sister Francine. She began performing in plays while in high school with Main Street Theatre. She attended Houston’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, and later went on to study acting at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia which she spent several years learning a range of training methods (Linklater, Meisner, IPA, LeCoq, Williamson, Fitzmaurice, Laban) as a part of her training. Karen has made numerous television appearances including guest-starring and recurring roles on Comedy Central. She has also appeared in national and regional television commercials for Capital One, Vodafone, and Burger King.
Aside from film and television, she has several stage credits. Her portrayal of Aunt Ethel in the production of “The Colored Museum” by George C. Wolfe won her a nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a play by the L.A Stage Alliance.
Some of her other stage credits include “Once On This Island: The Musical” at the Fullerton Civic Light Opera, “Nunsense” – The Welk Resort, “South Pacific” for Carousel Theatre in Akron, Ohio and the off-Broadway production of “Ain’t Misbehavin.
For more detailed information on Karen Y. McClain check out her IMDP page at http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1701048/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
Eric Roberts Karen Y.McClain on set
Judith Scarpone and KarenY. McClain on set
Entering its fourth season, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE follows the exploits of the hilarious Detective JAKE PERALTA (Andy Samberg), his diverse, lovable colleagues and their more-serious-than-a-hunk-of-actual-granite boss, CAPTAIN HOLT (Andre Braugher), as they police the NYPD’s 99th precinct.
From Emmy Award-winning writer/producers Dan Goor and Michael Schur (“Parks and Recreation”), BROOKLYN NINE-NINE won the 2014 Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical and Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (Samberg). Braugher recently earned his third consecutive Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
To learn more about the show visit:http://www.fox.com/brooklyn-nine-nine