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Karen Sprague
Karen sprague.jpg
Portrayed by Unknown
First appearance Nothing to Hide
In-story stats
Known ability None
Formal name Karen Gallagher Sprague
Age 31 (at death)
Date of birth January 29, 1975
Date of marriage 2004
Date of death October 8th, 2006
Home Los Angeles, CA
Residence Karen Sprague's home
Occupation 2nd grade teacher
Significant others Ted Sprague (husband, deceased)
Sibling Joseph Gallagher (deceased)
Other relatives Mindy Sprague (mother-in-law)

Karen Sprague (née Gallagher) is the late wife of Ted Sprague.

Character History

Nothing to Hide

Matt and Audrey encounter Ted and his comatose wife. She is dying of cancer, caused by her husband's radiation powers. Her oncologist, Robert Fresco, was accidentally killed by her husband. Thanks to Matt Parkman's telepathic abilities, Karen, although comatose, is able to enjoy one last moment together with her husband just before she dies.

Graphic Novel:How Do You Stop an Exploding Man?, Part 1

Ted and Karen get married, and the newlyweds seem content in their happy lives. Some time later, Ted's powers cause Karen to develop cancer. She dies, leaving Ted angry, depressed, and confused.


Ted tearfully visits the cemetery where Karen is buried. He bids her farewell, as he is about to embark on a journey of which she would not approve. His vengeance scorches the ground.

Graphic Novel:The Path of the Righteous

Ted and Hana meet Matt at Karen's grave.

Company Man

Ted blames Mr. Bennet and the Company for giving him the radioactive power that caused Karen's death.

Graphic Novel:The Kill Squad, Part 3

Sean Fallon promises to tell Karen's brother Joseph Gallagher what happened to his sister and her husband.


  • Karen was born on January 29, 1975, as revealed on her tombstone.


See Also

  Season One Characters edit

Claire BennetNoah BennetSimone DeveauxD.L. HawkinsIsaac MendezHiro NakamuraMatt ParkmanNathan PetrelliPeter PetrelliMicah SandersNiki/Jessica SandersMohinder Suresh


Lyle BennetSandra BennetCampaign managerSheriff DavidsonFuture HiroThe HaitianAudrey HansonEden McCainAndo MasahashiBrody MitchumMr. MugglesKaito NakamuraJanice ParkmanAngela PetrelliHeidi PetrelliClaude RainsTed SpragueSylarEric Thompson, Sr.TinaMolly WalkerJackie WilcoxCandice WillmerZach

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