Born December 1, 1987 in Biddeford, Maine, USA
Karissa Lee Staples was born in Portland, Maine. At 19, after years of performing in community and professional theater productions, she moved to New York City to study at an acting conservatory before ultimately landing in Los Angeles. Staples is best known for her series regular roles as Victoria Jagger in the Gemini-nominated sitcom, "What's Up, Warthogs!" ('11) and Paloma Madsen in USA Network's, "Necessary Roughness" ('13).