Kari Coleman is an actress known for her work in television in the 1990s and 2000s. She is known for The Amazing Spider-Man, Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous and Switched at Birth.

Personal Life

She resides with Los Angeles, CA with her husband, Kyle Decor, and their two daughters.


She made a brief appearance on Glee, as Becky Jackson's mother in the Season Two episode, Funeral. She has been in many other shows such as Home Improvement.

She has a recurring role on Switched at Birth as Regina's boss, Whitney.


Year Title Role Notes
1992 Married with Children Muffy/The Anchorwoman 1992 - 93 (The Chicago Wine Party and Un-Alful Entry)
In Living Color 1992 - 93 (Black People Awards, Homey and Son and Thelma and Louise Jefferson)
1993 Roseanne Melissa (A Stash from the Past)
Based on an Untrue Story TV Woman in Distress TV Movie
Seinfeld Allison (The Pilot, The Smelly Car and The Outing)
1994 The Boys Are Back Cindy (The First Day and The Christmas Show)
Herman's Head Lil (Herm-in the Time of Cholera)
1995 Phobophilia: The Love of Fear TV Movie
Pointman India (The Good, the Bad and the Irish)
A Whole New Ballgame Libby Desoto (7 episodes)
1996 Men Behaving Badly Nicole (Getting the Bugs Out)
Champs Lorelei (Home Alone)
Multiplicity Patti
1997 Life Sold Separately Bob
Home Improvement Kathy (The Dating Game)
Grace Under Fire Martha (Grace of Wrath)
Mad About You Molly Norman (Chicken Man)
1998 Murder She Purred: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery Susan TV Movie
T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous Elizabeth Sample
Getting Personal Shari (Sam I Am)
Sour Grapes Female Co-Worker
1999 Martial Law Rebecca Wainwright (Sammo Claus)
Oh, Grow Up Trudy Keller (Himbo)
JAG Marcy Katz (The Colonel's Wife)
The Jamie Foxx Show Lauren (Mr. Bo-Jingles and Poker Face)
Oh Baby Emma (Dreams)
2000 ER Mona (The Greatest of Gifts)
2001 The Tick Woman (The License)
The District Tracy Riverton (To Serve and Protect)
Charmed Interviewer (Size Matters)
2002 Judging Amy Penny Hadcoate (Damage Control)
Becker Customer (The Grand Gesture)
2005 Close to Home Cheryl Swinger (Divine Directions)
Joan of Arcadia Natalie Hoyt (Trial and Error)
Veronica Mars Deborah Hauser 2005 - 06 (Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner, My Mother, the Fiend and Ain't No Magic Mountain High Enough)
2006 Sons & Daughters Julie (Hospital Visit)
According to Jim Miss Miller (Sex Ed Fred)
2008 Without a Trace Julia McAvoy (Closure)
2009 Lie to Me Mrs. Mary McLaughlin (Lack of Candor)
Three Rivers Rebecca (Alone Together)
Castle Julia Hammond (A Death in the Family)
NCIS Maggie Scott (Deliverance)
2010 The Mentalist Patricia (Red Sky at Night)
Drop Dead Diva Mrs. Tildon (Bad Girls)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Mrs. Sheila Beck (Internal Combustion)
Ghost Whisperer Diane Walker (Blessings in Disguise)
2011 Wilfred Suzy (Isolation and Sacrifice)
Glee Donna Jackson (Funeral)
2012 Private Practice Laura (I'm Fine)
Major Crimes Laurie Barlow (Citizen's Arrest)
Common Law Maria Bergen (Performance Anxiety)
The Amazing Spider-Man Helen Stacy
Grey's Anatomy Mother (Moment of Truth)
2013 Switched at Birth Whitney 2013 - (6 episodes)
NCIS: Los Angeles Jillian Rome (The Livelong Day)
Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous Mrs. Stone (12 episodes)
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Helen Stacy


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