Landry, a beloved fixture in the Minneapolis-St. Paul theatre scene for decades, performed through her illness, portraying a music researcher pursuing an ambitious Beethoven project despite a diagnosis of a terminal illness in 33 Variations in October 2014. She only revealed her real-life diagnosis to a few cast members.
Landry is survived by her two daughters, and her husband, actor Chris Mulkey.
These articles paint a great portrait of her. I didn't know much about her before reading these. I'm glad to have read them and learned about her.
Obituary: Before death, life imitated art for actress Karen Landry - TwinCities.com
Minneapolis-bred actor Karen Landry dies at 65 at her Los Angeles home - StarTribune
She brought a great sensitivity and strength to the role of Myra, and I especially liked it when she stood up to her difficult husband. Here's a great clip featuring Karen Landry, as Myra is about to give birth after her husband's death.