Get to know Karen Abercrombie


Karen Abercrombie is an award-winning actress, Parents’ Choice Award winning storyteller, award-winning independent film producer, a highly sought-after speaker, an activist, and an avid environmentalist.

Karen is currently playing a recurring character, "Miss Virginia" on OWN'S new TV show, Delilah. In the past she has guest starred on such TV shows as, ‘The Inspectors’, ‘Turn"Vampire Diaries', ‘ and Saved by the Bell’,  just to name a few. Her most recent film projects include 'Discarded Things'. a film that she co-wrote, produced and starred in. The film has garnered numerous awards at film festivals in the US  as well as international film festivals around the world. To date the picture has been nominated twelve times, won three Best Picture awards, three Best Supporting Actor awards, and Karen has won four Best Actress awards for her performance in the film. In 2015 Karen received a Best Actress award for her portrayal of the 80 year old prayer warrior, Miss Clara in the Kendrick Brothers film, 'War Room',  She also received a Dove award for the same film.  As for the stage, Karen has a long list of credits - including Off-Broadway performances - to her name. She is beyond grateful for each and every opportunity that she gets to use her God-given gifts and talents in meaningful, positively impactful ways.

Karen's latest project is one that has been a dream of hers for a very long time - a new Non-Profit organization, The Village is Alive. The organization will make creative arts available to children and young adults in underserved communities and will also plant raised vegetable gardens in communities where access to fresh vegetables is non-existent.

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.

- Mother Teresa