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After Karen Allen Gave Birth She Accepted Smaller Roles In TV And Films

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She is of English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh descent. Allen spent her first 10 years traveling around the country with her parents and two sisters. in 1974, Allen joined Shakespeare & Company in Massachusetts and, three years later, moved back to New York City and studied at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute. Allen debuted on Broadway in the 1982 production The Monday After The Miracle. in 1983, she played the lead in the off-Broadway play Extremities, a physically demanding role about a would-be victim who turns the tables on her attacker. in 1990, she portrayed the doomed crew member Christa McAuliffe in the controversial television movie Challenger, based on the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. Subsequently, she appeared in Spike Lee’s Malcolm X (1992), in a small supporting role in The Perfect Storm (2000) and in the Bedroom (2001). After she gave birth, she accepted smaller roles in TV and films in order to concentrate on raising Nicholas.

Karen Allen Currently Lives In Monterey Massachusetts

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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. After she gave birth, she accepted smaller roles in TV and films in order to concentrate on raising Nicholas. Given her affinity for knitting, in 2003, she started her own textile company, “Karen Allen Fiber Arts”, in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, for which she was awarded an honorary master’s degree from The Fashion Institute of Technology, in their 2009 Commencement Exercises. She also teaches acting at Bard College at Simon’s Rock, which is located in Great Barrington. She currently lives in Monterey, Massachusetts.
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Karen Allen Is Of English Irish Scottish And Welsh Descent

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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. 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. in 1990, she portrayed the doomed crew member Christa McAuliffe in the controversial television movie Challenger, based on the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. She also teaches yoga..