Karen Allen Also Appeared As A Guest Star In The 1979 Pilot Episode

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She also appeared (as a guest star) in the 1979 pilot episode of the long-running CBS series Knots Landing and played Annie Fairgate, the daughter of Don Murray’s character Sid Fairgate. Allen won a Saturn Award for Best Actress for her performance.

Karen Allen’s Next Two Film Appearances Were In The Wanderers In 1979 And

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She is of English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh descent. Her next two film appearances were in The Wanderers, in 1979, and A Small Circle of Friends in 1980, where she played one of three radical college students during the 1960s. Allen won a Saturn Award for Best Actress for her performance. She had also starred in the short-lived series The Road Home (1994) and portrayed Dr. Clare Burton in the video game Ripper (1996). The couple divorced in 1998.

Karen Allen After A Few Minor Films Including Leading Roles In The Dramatic Thriller

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Karen Allen


In 1978, Allen made her major film debut in National Lampoon’s Animal House. After a few minor films, including leading roles in the dramatic thriller Split Image (1982), directed by Ted Kotcheff and the Paris-set romantic drama Until September (1984), directed by Richard Marquand as well as other stage appearances, she co-starred with Jeff Bridges in the science-fiction film Starman (1984). in 1988, Karen Allen returned to the big screen as Bill Murray’s long-lost love, Claire, in the Christmas comedy Scrooged. Allen reprised her best-known role as Marion Ravenwood for the 2008 sequel Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, in which she renews her relationship with Indiana Jones and reveals to him that they have a son named Henry Jones III, who named himself Mutt Williams, played by Shia LaBeouf. The couple divorced in 1998. She also teaches yoga..

In 1978 Allen Made Her Major Film Debut In National Lampoons Animal

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Allen has also had roles in films including National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978), The Wanderers (1979), Cruising (1980), Starman (1984), Scrooged (1988), The Sandlot (1993), and Poster Boy (2004). She is of English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh descent. She later attended the University of Maryland, College Park, and spent time traveling through South and Central America. in 1978, Allen made her major film debut in National Lampoon’s Animal House. She often took breaks from movie roles to concentrate on stage acting, although Allen appeared as Laura in the Paul Newman directed film version of the Tennessee Williams play The Glass Menagerie, with John Malkovich and Joanne Woodward, in 1987. in 1988, Allen married actor Kale Browne and gave birth to a son Nicholas in 1990. After she gave birth, she accepted smaller roles in TV and films in order to concentrate on raising Nicholas.