Karen Allen

Film Actress / Stage Actress / Television Actress | * 10/05/1951 (69) | Carrollton, Illinois, USA
Karen Jane Allen (born October 5, 1951) is an American film and stage actress. After making her film debut in Animal House (1978), she became best known for her portrayal of Marion Ravenwood opposite Harrison Ford in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), a role she later reprised for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008). She also co-starred in Starman (1984) and Scrooged (1988). Her stage work has included performances on Broadway, and she has directed both for stage and film. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Karen Allen

Theatre World Award

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Movies with Karen Allen as Actress(56)

as Mare Laughton2021 Things Heard & Seen
as Nora2019 Colewell
as director2017 A Tree a Rock a Cloud
as Elaine Kendall2016 Bad Hurt
as Joan2016 Year by the Sea
as Sam's Mom (scenes deleted) (uncredited)2011 I Am Number Four
as Margaret2011 White Irish Drinkers
as Claire Sanford2011 November Christmas
as Paula (voice)2009 A Dog Year
as Katherine Farewell2005 Shaka Zulu: The Last Great Warrior
as Alexandra Barrie2004 When Will I Be Loved
as Eunice Kray2004 Poster Boy
as Butcher Lee2003 Plain Dirty
as Delores2002 World Traveler
as Marla Keyes2001 In the Bedroom
as Belinda Faulkner2001 My Horrible Year!
as Bessie Emery2000 The Basket
as Melissa Brown2000 The Perfect Storm
as Martha2000 Wind River
as Resse Nicholson1999 Falling Sky
as Betty Dawkan (Nick's Mom)1997 Til There Was You
as Hannah Raven1997 All the Winters that Have Been
as Georgianne Corcoran1993 Rapture
as Miss Mathey1993 King of the Hill
as Catherine 'Kit' Norvell1993 Voyage
as Mom1993 The Sandlot
as Terry Munroe1993 Ghost in the Machine
as Glory Lawson1992 The Turning
as Miss Dunne1992 Malcolm X
as Christa McAuliffe1990 Challenger
as Alex Bristow1989 Animal Behavior
as Mara McAndrew1988 Backfire
as Claire Phillips1988 Scrooged
as Laura Wingfield1987 The Glass Menagerie
as Gus1987 Terminus
as Jenny Hayden1984 Starman
as Mo Alexander1984 Until September
as Rebecca / Amy1982 Split Image
as Sandy1982 Shoot the Moon
as Marion Ravenwood1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark
as Nancy Gates1980 Cruising
as Jessica Bloom1980 A Small Circle of Friends
as Nina1979 The Wanderers
as Television Actor #21979 Manhattan
as Katy1978 Animal House

TV Shows/Series with Karen Allen as Actress(8)

Movies with Karen Allen as Crew(1)

Directing/Director2017 A Tree a Rock a Cloud

Additional Information

Full Name: Karen Allen
Born: Friday, 10/05 1951 (October) in Carrollton (current age: 69 years + 192 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Educated at: Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Fashion Institute of Technology, DuVal High School, University of Maryland, George Washington University
Employer: Bard College
Spouses (current/former): Kale Browne
Other names for Karen Allen (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Karen Jane Allen"
Karen Allen frequently works together with these people:
George Lucas (8x, Crew)
Mariska Hargitay (6x, Actress)
Dick Wolf (6x, Crew)
Ned Eisenberg (6x, Actor)
Steven Spielberg (5x, Crew)
Victor Slezak (5x, Actor)
Robin Weigert (5x, Actress)
Ed Zuckerman (5x, Crew)
Carolyn McCormick (5x, Actress)
Paul Fitzgerald (5x, Actor)
Vincent Curatola (5x, Actor)
Carlos Leon (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1877, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 04/02/2021