Born in Asbury Park, N.J., Kareman discovered theater when he and a friend skipped school and attended a 1947 Broadway production of "A Streetcar Named Desire" starring Marlon Brando, Variety said.
Kareman trained at the Neighborhood Playhouse under Sanford Meisner and appeared as an actor on Broadway, off-Broadway, television and film.
Kareman, who died Feb. 25, is survived by his wife, director Pamela Moller Kareman, a daughter, a son and a sister.
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