Karen David is an Indian-Canadian actress, singer and songwriter, best known for portraying Princess Isabella Maria Lucia Elizabetta of Valencia in ABC's Galavant, as well as Francesca "Cesca" Montoya in the BBC television series Waterloo Road, and Layla in the American action film The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior. She plays Princess Jasmine (from Aladdin) in the American television series Once Upon a Time. Karen is also active in Charity work (Designers Against Aids, SOS Children's Villages Foundation, Breast cancer awareness).
An actress and producer of Swiss origin with over thirty years of acting experience, Jacqueline has appeared in theatre productions, television soaps, commercials and short films. She has worked with Klaus Maria Brandauer, M.K. Lewis, John Costopoulos, Elisabeth Kemp, Susan Batson and Bettina Lohmeyer. She is multilingual and has had extensive training in method acting, dance and vocals. (www.jfritschi-cornaz.ch)
The confrontation with poverty during her first visit in India was shocking for Jacqueline. She initiated the Kavita & Teresa charity film and is significantly involved in the project's development and fundraising of the $ 4 Mio production budget.