(written from a Production point of view)
Karen Iverson is a makeup artist who worked on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
For her work she won an Emmy Award in 1995 for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Makeup for a Series for the DS9 episode "Distant Voices", shared with Michael Westmore, Camille Calvet, Dean Jones, Dean Gates, Scott Wheeler, Michael Key, David Quashnick, Karen Westerfield, Thomas E. Surprenant, and Gilbert A. Mosko. The following years Iverson received four Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Makeup for a Series for the episodes "The Visitor" (1996 shared with Michael Westmore, Camille Calvet, Dean Jones, Mark Bussan, Scott Wheeler, Gilbert A. Mosko, Ellis Burman, Jr., David Quashnick, Thomas E. Surprenant, R. Stephen Weber, Brad Look, and Kevin Haney), "Apocalypse Rising" (1997 shared with Michael Westmore, Camille Calvet, Ellis Burman, Jr., R. Stephen Weber, David Quashnick, Dean Jones, Mark Bussan, Brad Look, Belinda Bryant, James MacKinnon, Allan A. Apone, Perri Sorel, Mary Kay Morse, John Maldonado, Lisa Collins, and Karen Westerfield), "Who Mourns for Morn?" (1998 shared with Michael Westmore, Camille Calvet, Dean Jones, Mark Bussan, Ellis Burman, Jr., Karen Westerfield, Mary Kay Morse, Belinda Bryant, Joe Podnar, Suzanne Diaz, Jill Rockow, David Quashnick, and Bernd Rantscheff), and "The Dogs of War" (1999 shared with Michael Westmore, Camille Calvet, Dean Jones, Mark Bussan, Mary Kay Morse, Ellis Burman, Jr., Belinda Bryant, Karen Westerfield, Brad Look, David Quashnick, Earl Ellis, Joe Podnar, R. Stephen Weber, Jeff Lewis, Sandra Rowden, Toby Lamm, Michael F. Blake, June Westmore, Judith Silverman, Craig Smith, Kevin Haney, Suzanne Diaz, Scott Wheeler, James Rohland, Tina Hoffman, and Natalie Wood).
Prior to Deep Space Nine, Iverson worked as makeup artists and hair stylist on the action drama Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991, with Perri Sorel), the television series Eerie, Indiana (1991-1992, with Camille Calvet, Laura Connolly, and R. Christopher Biggs) and The Edge (1992-1993), the science fiction film Doorways (1993, with Camille Calvet and Laura Connolly), the drama Lake Consequence (1993), and the thriller Almost Dead (1994).
After Deep Space Nine wrapped, Iverson worked as makeup artist on the fantasy film How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Tim Burton's science fiction remake Planet of the Apes (2001, as makeup artist for Michael Clarke Duncan), the family film The Cat in the Hat (2003), the science ficiton film Serenity (2005, with Camille Calvet, Mark Garbarino, Christopher Allen Nelson, and Ron Pipes), and the television series CSI: Miami (2003), The Inside, Six Feet Under (2005), The Shield, and CSI: New York (2008).
Star Trek creditsEdit
(Note that due to the rotation of credits Iverson is not credited for every episode she worked on)
(This list is currently incomplete.)
- "Past Tense, Part II" (Season 3)
- "Life Support"
- "Prophet Motive"
- "Distant Voices" (uncredited)
- "The Die is Cast"
- "Family Business"
- "The Adversary"
- "The Way of the Warrior" (Season 4)
- "The Visitor" (uncredited)
- "Hippocratic Oath"
- "Starship Down"
- "Little Green Men"
- "Paradise Lost"
- "Bar Association"
- "Rules of Engagement"
- "The Muse"
- "For the Cause"
- "To the Death"
- "The Quickening"
- "Broken Link"
- "Apocalypse Rising" (Season 5)
- "The Ship"
- "Looking for par'Mach in All the Wrong Places"
- "Let He Who Is Without Sin..."
- "Things Past"
- "The Ascent"
- "The Begotten"
- "For the Uniform"
- "In Purgatory's Shadow"
- "Business as Usual"
- "Ties of Blood and Water"
- "Ferengi Love Songs"
- "Empok Nor"
- "In the Cards"
- "Call to Arms"
- "Sons and Daughters" (Season 6)
- "Who Mourns for Morn?" (uncredited)
- "Wrongs Darker Than Death or Night"
- "Profit and Lace"
- "The Dogs of War" (Season 7) (uncredited)