Karl was a Canadian geologist stationed at Thule Station. The character appeared in the 2011 film The Thing and was portrayed by actor Carsten Bjørnlund.



  • He has a facial resemblance with Fuchs.
  • In a deleted scene, after Jonas extinguished the fire they go back to check on his dead body, but he is gone and Lars follows his blood trail. He then sees Karl get up from behind a desk. The wound he sustained is gone. Seeing the others, he lets out an inhuman roar before being incinerated, revealing to be Karl-Thing.