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Karen Allen starred in the 1981 hit as Marion Ravenwood, Indiana's jilted lover and the daughter of Indiana's mentor Abner Ravenwood. Indiana comes in to her life once again when he visits her bar in Nepal searching for the headpiece of an artifact he needs in order to find the Ark of the Covenant.
Prior to her work in the 1981 movie, Allen starred in the mini-series adaptation of the novel 'East of Eden' playing Abra and played Katy in 'Animal House.' After her work on 'Raiders' she had roles in films like 'Starman,' 'Scrooged,' 'The Sandlot' and 'The Perfect Storm.' Allen reprised her role as Marion Ravenwood in the 2008 movie 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.'
The actress was married to soap opera actor Kale Browne for 10 years from 1988 to 1998. Allen gave birth to a son named Nicholas in 1990 and began a clothing company called the Karen Allen-Fiber Arts.
(Pictured: Karen Allen appears as Marion Ravenwood in the 1981 movie 'Raiders of the Lost Ark.' / Karen Allen reprises her role as Marion Ravenwood the 2008 movie 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.')
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