EIGHT LEGGED FREAKS - Biography of Kari Wuhrer
Kari Wuhrer has found success as a singer, model and actress. A Ford model at the age of 13, Wuhrer was cast in her first feature film, FIRE WITH FIRE, when she was 17. In 1988, she appeared on MTV as a VJ and hosted the popular mock quiz show REMOTE CONTROL. In between her many television and film roles, Kari attended NYU's Drama Department and studied with the famed actress/teacher Uta Hagen.
After moving to Los Angeles, she landed principal roles on the Fox Network's Class of '96, the ever-popular BEVERLY HILLS, 90210, and SLIDERS, the science-fiction adventure series on which she played Maggie Beckett opposite Jerry O'Connell.
Wuhrer was seen in the thriller ANACONDA opposite Jon Voight, Eric Stoltz, Jennifer Lopez and Ice Cube and in PHOENIX, starring with Ray Liotta and Anjelica Huston. Among her numerous feature film credits are notable roles in Stephen King's THINNER and THE CROSSING GUARD, starring Jack Nicholson and Anjelica Huston.
Wuhrer recently completed production on the independent films THE MEDICINE SHOW and DO IT FOR UNCLE MANNY.