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Karissa Lee Staples
Born Karissa Lee Staples
(1987-12-01) December 1, 1987 (age 27)
Portland, Maine, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present

Karissa Lee Staples (born December 1, 1987) is an American actress best known for her series regular roles as Victoria Jagger in Family's What's Up Warthogs!.[1] and Paloma Madsen in USA Network's Necessary Roughness. She was crowned Miss Maine 2006.

Life and career[edit]

Staples was born December 1, 1987, in Portland, Maine. At the age of 14, she began performing throughout Maine in community and professional theater productions. In 2006, a week before graduating high school, she was crowned Miss Maine. She went on to compete in the Miss America 2007 pageant which gave her the chance to earn a scholarship for college and to perform her talent on a national level. Through the connections she made during her year of service, she ended up in New York City. Less than three months after arriving there, she booked a principal role in the 2009 feature film Red Hook and was cast in the original musical Hear Our Song.

In 2010, she landed a guest role on 90210 and provided the English dubbing in the video game The 3rd Birthday. In 2011, she landed her first starring role, portraying the character of Victoria Jagger in the Canadian TV sitcom What's Up Warthogs!.

In 2013, she joined the cast of Necessary Roughness in the series' third season.[2]

As of 2011, she lived in Studio City, California.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
2009 I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell Target Girl Extra (supporting role)
2009 Red Hook Camille Supporting role
Year Title Role Notes
2010 90210 Patty Episode: "I See London, I See France..."
2011–2012 What's Up Warthogs! Victoria Jagger Series regular
2013 Necessary Roughness Paloma Series regular (season 3)
2014 The Lottery Perry Sommers Recurring character


  1. ^ Meet Karissa Staples, Victoria from "What's Up Warthogs!", Youtube.com (2011-07-04). Retrieved on 2012-07-06.
  2. ^ "'Necessary Roughness' Casts Karissa Lee Staples As Series Regular". inquisitr.com. 2013-03-27. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  3. ^ Karissa Staples from "What's Up Warthogs!". Youtube.com (2011-12-07). Retrieved on 2012-07-06.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 21:08:53 -0700

With Karissa Staples, Brant Daugherty, Brittany Underwood. Dec. 6. “Beverly Hills Christmas,” 7 and 9 p.m. UP. A guardian angel helps a spoiled teen learn valuable lessons. With Dean Cain, Donna Spangler, John Savage. “Karen Kingsbury's The Bridge,” 8 ...
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WEST PALM BEACH, October 19, 2015 – ION Television wants to “Share the Joy” with viewers this holiday season, today announcing the premieres of five all-new holiday movies in 2015. The new lineup, which includes “A Prince for Christmas,” “Merry ...

The Inquisitr

The Inquisitr
Wed, 27 Mar 2013 17:33:45 -0700

The cast of the upcoming third season of USA's Necessary Roughness is continuing to grow. ADVERTISING. Karissa Lee Staples will be joining the drama as the newest series regular. She joins John Stamos and David Anders, who were recently cast for ...

TV Guide

TV Guide
Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:55:13 -0700

Necessary Roughness star Callie Thorne used to be the only full-time woman on her show's otherwise all-guy acting squad. But now she's got a female ally in Karissa Lee Staples, who joined the cast this season as Dr. Dani's feisty new assistant, Paloma.

Daily Mail

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Thu, 16 May 2013 21:40:39 -0700

Giggles: Covert Affairs actress Piper Perabo and Brooke D'Orsay of Royal Pains opted for flowing curls and huge smiles on the blue carpet. More stunners! Karissa Staples and Meghan Markle represent USA Network in style. Dressed to kill: John Stamos and ...

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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 17:26:05 -0700

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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 18:18:45 -0700

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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 21:13:19 -0700

Troy is a complete and total snake, as he uses Paloma's (Karissa Staples) drive to succeed to his advantage, He gets her to download Dani's schedule with promises of a promotion, but it's all a farce -- and isn't that exactly what drove Bruce away?

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