Karen Allen

Karen Allen is an actress famous for her signature role as Marion Ravenwood, the feisty, hard-drinking ex-love of Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark. She also appeared in a number of smaller Hollywood films, including Starman, Scrooged, and The Perfect Storm. In addition to her film roles she had a number of live theater roles, including a stint as Hellen Keller in the Broadway production The Monday After the Miracle.

Long fascinated with knitting, she opened her own shop, Karen Allen Fiber Arts, in 2003 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.