Karen Allen

Total Box Office:
 $537.9M
Highest Rated:
98% Manhattan (1979)
Lowest Rated:
0% Until September (1984)
Birthday:
Oct 5
Birthplace:
Carrollton, Illinois, USA
Bio:
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…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Root
  • Actor
-- 2013
44% White Irish Drinkers
  • Margaret
-- 2010
78% Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
  • Marion Ravenwood
$317.0M 2008
Shaka Zulu - The Last Great Warrior
  • Actor
-- 2005
Shaka Zulu - Last Great Warrior
  • Actor
-- 2005
40% The Sandlot 2
  • Actor
-- 2005
Plain Dirty
  • Actor
-- 2004
32% When Will I Be Loved
  • Alexandra Barrie
-- 2004
26% Poster Boy
  • Eunice Kray
-- 2004
Briar Patch (Plain Dirty)
  • Butcher Lee
-- 2003
Where Are They Now?: A Delta Alumni Update
  • Actor
-- 2003
Plain Dirty
  • Actor
-- 2001
34% World Traveler
  • Delores
-- 2001
My Horrible Year!
  • Belinda Faulkner
-- 2001
93% In the Bedroom
  • Marla Keyes
$35.7M 2001
47% The Perfect Storm
  • Melissa Brown
$182.1M 2000
44% The Basket
  • Bessie Emery
-- 1999
The Yearbook: An 'Animal House' Reunion
  • Actor
-- 1998
Wind River
  • Martha
-- 1998
Falling Sky
  • Reese Nicholson
-- 1998
All the Winters that Have Been
  • Hannah Raven
-- 1997
7% 'Til There Was You
  • Betty Dawkan
-- 1997
Hostile Advances: The Kerry Ellison Story
  • Margaret
-- 1996
63% The Sandlot
  • Director
  • Mom
-- 1993
Voyage
  • Catherine 'Kit' Norvell
-- 1993
97% King of the Hill
  • Miss Mathey
-- 1993
13% Ghost in the Machine
  • Terry Munroe
-- 1993
Turning
  • Glory
-- 1992
91% Malcolm X
  • Miss Dunne
-- 1992
Sweet Talker
  • Julie
-- 1991
Secret Weapon
  • Ruth
-- 1990
Challenger
  • Christa McAuliffe
-- 1990
13% Animal Behavior
  • Alex Bristow
-- 1989
66% Scrooged
  • Claire Phillips
-- 1988
Backfire
  • Mara
-- 1987
67% The Glass Menagerie
  • Laura Wingfield
-- 1987
Terminus
  • Gus
-- 1986
0% Until September
  • Mo Alexander
-- 1984
79% Starman
  • Jenny Hayden
-- 1984
89% Shoot the Moon
  • Sandy
-- 1982
Split Image
  • Rebecca
-- 1982
95% Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Marion Ravenwood
$3.1M 1981
57% Cruising
  • Nancy
-- 1980
A Small Circle of Friends
  • Jessica Bloom
-- 1980
89% The Wanderers
  • Nina
-- 1979
98% Manhattan
  • TV Actor No. 2
-- 1979
91% National Lampoon's Animal House
  • Katy
-- 1978


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Blue Bloods
2010-2013
  • Betty Lowe
2014
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999-2013
  • Paula Varney
2001
60% Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Judith Sandler
1996

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Quotes from Karen Allen's Characters

    1. Marion Ravenwood: I'm sure I wasn't the only one to move on with my life. There must have been plenty of women for you over the years.
    2. Indiana Jones: Yeah, there were a few. But, they all had the same problem.
    3. Marion Ravenwood: What's that?
    4. Indiana Jones: They weren't you, honey.
    1. Marion Ravenwood: You're not the man I knew ten years ago.
    2. Indiana Jones: It's not the years, honey, it's the mileage.
    From Raiders of the Lost Ark. Submitted by ethan t (21 months ago)
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