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Maureen Muldoon

Maureen Muldoon (born 20 May 1966) is an American actress, spiritual teacher, and author.

She played Kara Simmons, the wife of an undercover police officer, on Showtime's series DEXTER.


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Her movie credits include roles in Venus Envy (1997); The Setting Son (1997); Shteps (2002); The Mojo Cafe (2004); and The Matador (2005).

TV Movies

Her TV movies include Prophet of Evil: the Ervil LeBaron Story (1993).


Her TV credits include appearances on Charmed; CSI; Mental; CSI: Crime Scene Investigation; Standoff; NYPD Blue; V.I.P.; Strong Medicine; Any Day Now; Profiler; Grace Under Fire; Night Stand; The Gregory Hines Show; Herman’s Head; ER; and Tour of Duty.


She has appeared in commercials for Miller Beer (as Lisa); Kmart; Chevy; AT&T; and Direct TV

Personal Life[]

Maureen was a born to an Irish Catholic family in South Orange, New Jersey. She became involved in community theatre at age sixteen or seventeen. After this, she moved to New York City, where she did theater, independent films, and commercials. At age twenty, she moved to Los Angeles. After returning for a year to NYC, she spent twenty years in Hollywood working in TV and film.

In 2011, she founded Speakeasy Spiritual Community in Western Springs, Illinois.


  • She is also known as Maureen Pierson.
  • One of her last roles was as a murder victim, covered in blood, in Dexter in 2006. Afterward, she said,"I'm done."[1]