Karen Allen
Date of Birth
Oct 05, 1951
Birth Place:
Carrollton, IL

Biography

Trained at the Washington Theatre Laboratory and Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, Karen Allen was primarily a stage actress when she began to accept small film roles in such productions as National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) and Manhattan (1979), although her most celebrated film assignment was as the plucky Marion in Steven Spielberg's Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). Spielberg reportedly...