Kirsten Nelson (b. October 3, 1966, in Oklahoma) is an American actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Chief Karen Vick on the USA Network hit original series Psych. In Season Eight she directed an episode, "1967: A Psych Odyssey".
Kirsten Nelson was born on October 3, 1966, in Oklahoma, but was raised in Chicago, Illinois. There she attended Northwestern University and became a founding member of Chicago's Roadworks Theatre Ensemble. Afterward, she moved to Los Angeles, California.
Among Psych, Nelson's other roles include Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The O'Keefes, The Fugitive, Frasier and Boy Meets World.
|Baby's Day Out||Woman in Park|
|1996||Ned and Stacey||
|1997||Three Women of Pain||Lani|
|The Practice||Judy Burke|
|The Pretender||ATF Agent Beth Swik|
|Boy Meets World||Jessica|
|2000||Pensacola: Wings of Gold||Sgt. Carol Davis/Davidson|
|Just Shoot Me!||Helen|
|The West Wing||Young Dolores Landingham|
|2002||Buffy the Vampire Slayer||Lorraine Ross|
|Ally McBeal||Connie Dekumbis|
|2003||The O'Keefes||Ellie O'Keefe|
|Stuck in the Suburbs||Susan Aarons|
|2005||Without a Trace||Ms. MacPherson|
|War of the Worlds||Businesswoman|
|Mrs. Harris||TV Interviewer|
|2006-2014||Psych||Karen Vick||Main Cast|
|Warehouse 13||Judy Giltoy|
|2014||Saint George||Ms. Sloan|