Karen Bryson, MBE, is a London-born British stage and screen actress.
She was awarded the Member of the Order of the British Empire in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours List for Services to Drama. She has performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Works she has appeared in include:
- Silent Witness (2008) as DI Helen Okoroafor
- Shameless (2008-2013) as Doctor / Avril Powell
- Cuffs (2015) as Custody Sgt. Melanie Pyke
- Safe (2018) as Helen Crowthorne
- World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth (2018) - voice work
- MotherFatherSon (2019) as Kali Elgood
- Vera (2020) as Louise Wilmott
- Black Narcissus (2020) as Sister Philippa
- Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021) as Elinore Stone
Tropes applying to her works:
- Deleted Role: Her role as Elinore Stone, mother of Victor/Cyborg, was cut from the theatrical version of Justice League. It will be restored in Zack Snyder's director's cut.
- How's Your British Accent?: She had to learn how to do a Manchester accent for Shameless.