Caryn West

About Caryn West

Who is it?: Actress, Writer, Director
Birth Day: June 23, 1954
Birth Place: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Caryn West

Caryn also has numerous credits in theater: She won the prestigious 2014 Conn Critics Circle award "Outstanding Featured...
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Currently, Caryn West is 66 years, 3 months and 6 days old. Caryn West will celebrate 67rd birthday on a Wednesday 23rd of June 2021. Below we countdown to Caryn West upcoming birthday.

Popular As Caryn West
Occupation Actress
Age 66 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born June 23, 1954 (Washington, District of Columbia, USA)
Birthday June 23
Town/City Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Nationality USA

🌙 Zodiac

Caryn West’s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, the sign of Cancer belongs to the element of Water, just like Scorpio and Pisces. Guided by emotion and their heart, they could have a hard time blending into the world around them. Being ruled by the Moon, phases of the lunar cycle deepen their internal mysteries and create fleeting emotional patterns that are beyond their control. As children, they don't have enough coping and defensive mechanisms for the outer world, and have to be approached with care and understanding, for that is what they give in return.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Caryn West was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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Caryn also has numerous credits in theater: She won the prestigious 2014 Conn Critics Circle award "Outstanding Featured Actress" for playing Sonia at Hartford Stage's production of "Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike", up against many fine NYC actors that season at Yale Rep, the Long Wharf, Westport Co.

Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera etc.She starred on Broadway and in the national tour of "Crimes Of The Hearts" and played Maggie in the Broadway production's tour of Dancing At Lughnasa.Favorite major regional theater credits include lead roles in "The Clean House" ("Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress/Comedy"/ 2010 StageSceneLA.

com), Interact's State of the Union, Toys In The Attic directed by the gifted Jessica Kubzansky (2003 LA Ovation award for "Best Play in a Larger Theater" and many other local accolades) , May in Sam Shepard's "Fool For Love" ( 3 times!) , Brian Friel's genius work "Faith Healer" , Josie in Eugene O'Neill's epic "Moon For The Misbegotten", Athol Fugard's "Road To Mecca", John Guare's "Gardenia", Noel Coward's "Fallen Angels", Chekhov's "Three Sisters" ( twice, different sisters ) and by some other guy, Desdemona in "Othello", and Olivia "Twelfth Night".

She was a grateful participant in the American Film Institute's Directing Workshop for Women. While there, she wrote and directed the 35mm short, "Here Dies Another Day" (starring Oscar nominee/Tony Award winner John Randolph and "Nashville's" Judith Hoag).

It won a second prize at the Palm Springs International Short Film Festival, making it Academy Award eligible, at Worldfest/Charleston (top award for Best Short Adaptation), a Best Of Fest at the Rhode Island Film Festival, and was an official selection in 20 other film festivals.

It aired on KPBS/San Diego's Viewfinder program.In 2010, she recurred as Dr. Susan Heyworth on the CBS series Three Rivers. She co-wrote the Italian/U.S. short "The Father", which has been seen in 5 European festivals in 2011.

She has directed theater for the Actors Space in New York, the Classical Theater Lab and the Manhattan Punchline's One-Act Festival and the Lee Strasberg Institute in LA.She has taught acting at California Institute of the Arts, The Lee Strasberg Institute, Michael Howard's Studio and the School for Film and Television (both in NYC), Stella Adler's/LA, USC's School of Cinematic Arts, been a guest lecturer for The SAG Conservatory, the BFA programs at Syracuse University, the MFA programs at the American Conservatory Theater and UC Irvine and coached privately at Caryn's Space For Actors since 1999.

Caryn received a B.A. in Film/Drama from Stanford University and an M.F.A. from Temple University. She has also trained at the American Conservatory Theatre and studied with Stella Adler, Wynn Handman, Alfred Molina and Alan Langdon.

Caryn was a military brat of a Marine Colonel and longtime rancher. Her dad Fraser was also a lifetime steer team roper and skier who officiated at 5 Olympics and many Alpine skiing World Cups. Following him around, Caryn used to be the heeler for her dad in steer team ropings and was a member U.

S National Alpine Ski Team in her youth. She skied the famed Whistler Mtn. Peak To Valley 5000 ft vertical race ( about 165 GS gates) 14 times and medaled with her team twice.She hiked Whitney Mtn 14,500 ft elev.

in one day ( 22 miles) with actor John Berg and others in 2006. She is devoted to social justice, argentine salon tango, her tennis game, fitness, the amazing gift of all her rescue animals. Most of all, to the success of the actors she is privileged to work with.

Caryn West Movies

  • The Artist's Wife (2019) as Dr. Sheila Abrams
  • This Is Us (2017) as Dr. Lee
  • The Blacklist: Redemption (2017) as Eva Phelps
  • Chicago P.D. (2016) as Cathy Dougherty

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