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    The Bold and the Beautiful CAST - Karen Spencer

    Full detailed profile on Karen Spencer Played by Joanna Johnson on The Bold and the Beautiful Daytime Soap Opera.

    Joanna Johnson (
    Karen Spencer

    Actor: Joanna Johnson

    Who played Karen Spencer over the years

    Joanna Johnson (December 11 1991 to August 1994; April 28 2009 to Present)

    Useful information on Karen Spencer

    * Twin sister of the late Caroline Spencer.
    * Sister of Bill Spencer.
    * Used to date Thorne Forrester.
    * Raised daughter, Caroline, with wife, Danielle.
    * Lives in beach house


    Current: Executive at Spencer Publications


    Karen was kidnapped as a baby, so Caroline Spencer had no idea she had a twin sister. Karen was found working as Faith Roberts in a diner in Texas. Blake Hayes hoped to use her to lure Ridge away from his then-wife, Taylor. When Blake's plan didn't go off as hoped, he bound and gagged Karen, who was saved by her father Bill and Thorne Forrester. She and Thorne began dating. Karen ended up competing for Thorne's attentions with his ex-wife, Macy, and after befriending Brooke, started seeing her attorney, Connor Davis. After lying to him that she was pregnant, their wedding was halted just after exchanging vows at the altar, and was later ruled invalid. Karen left town.

    Karen returned to Los Angeles after Bill Spencer Sr died and she learned of her half-brother, Bill Spencer Jr. She attended Bill's wedding to Katie, and later returned for his vow renewal ceremony.

    Not long afterward, Karen came back to Los Angeles with her daughter, Caroline, her late sister's namesake, and Brooke helped Caroline land a job at Forrester. Karen left, but soon moved to Los Angeles to be with Caroline, bringing her wife, Danielle. Karen wanted to keep the true nature of her relationship with Danielle a secret, but after Katie saw them kiss, she finally told her brother, Bill, the truth and was relieved to have his love and acceptance - so unlike her late father's reaction.


    Connor Davis (invalid)


    Thorne Forrester


    Bill Spencer Sr. (father)
    Bill Spencer Jr. (half-brother)
    Caroline Spencer (Sister - deceased)
    Liam Spencer (nephew)
    Katie Spencer (sister-in-law)


    Caroline Spencer (father unknown)


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    Friday, April 18 2014: B&B Recap: Have A Heart.

    At the outdoor cafe, Brooke works on Karen to try to get her to let Bill return as CEO and run Spencer Publications. Karen remarks on Brooke being willing to fight for Bill despite what it would do to her sister. Brooke soothes that Karen had the right intentions with Katie, but it's simply not fair to Bill. Karen thinks personal issues shouldn't affect business. Bill questions why he's not in his office then. He wants Karen's support like he gave her his. Karen says Brooke is good for Bill, and she appreciates Bill's support, but she's going to stay with Katie. After, Brooke flashes to the papers Katie signed before. She pulls them from her purse while Bill is paying.

    Thursday, April 17 2014: B&B Recap: Find Your Mojo.

    At the outdoor cafe, Brooke talks to Karen about who should be running the Spencer family business. She thinks Bill should be CEO.

    At the cafe, Brooke hangs up from Bill, but doesn't tell Karen he's coming. Brooke asks Karen if she can really trust Katie now that she's involved with Ridge. She says Spencer is Bill's passion. Bill arrives. "What's going on?" Karen tries to leave, but Brooke asks her to hear Bill out. Bill asks why Karen turned on him. He insists that he's learned a lesson, if that's what it was about. Brooke tells Karen her sister Caroline would have hated to see them at odds. Brooke tells Bill she's asking Karen to reinstate him as CEO.

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