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.
|Full name at birth||
Karen Jane Allen
|Claim to fame||
Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark
|Date of birth||
5 October 1951
|Place of birth||
Carrollton, Illinois, USA
5' 5" (165 cm)
DuVal High School, Glenndale, MD (1969)
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