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Karen Allen

1951 - Today

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Karen Jane Allen (born October 5, 1951) is an American film and stage actress. She made her film debut in the comedy film Animal House (1978), which was soon followed by a small role in Woody Allen's romantic comedy-drama Manhattan (1979) and a co-lead role in Philip Kaufman's coming-of-age film The Wanderers (1979), before co-starring opposite Al Pacino in William Friedkin's crime thriller Cruising (1980). Her critical and commercial breakthrough came when she portrayed Marion Ravenwood opposite Harrison Ford in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), for which she won the Saturn Award for Best Actress. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karen Allen has received more than 7,341,608 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Karen Allen is the 1,399th most popular actor (up from 1,737th in 2019), the 2,447th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,025th in 2019) and the 676th most popular American Actor.

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  • 7.3M

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  • 55.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Karen Allen ranks 1,399 out of 9,996Before her are Olga Chekhova, Felicity Huffman, Jean-Gaspard Deburau, Pilar Bardem, Louis Gossett Jr., and Jean Delannoy. After her are Leslie Caron, Tatiana Samoilova, Lin Shaye, Zac Efron, Lynda Carter, and Vladimir Menshov.

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Among people born in 1951, Karen Allen ranks 90Before her are Šaban Šaulić, Isabel Preysler, Horst Hrubesch, Jack Unterweger, Zdravko Čolić, and Laimdota Straujuma. After her are Carl Wieman, Lynda Carter, John McTiernan, Julian Schnabel, Behgjet Pacolli, and Karekin II.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Karen Allen ranks 2,447 out of 18,182Before her are Robert J. Van de Graaff (1901), James Baker (1930), Robert Benton (1932), Jim Bridger (1804), Louis Gossett Jr. (1936), and Richie Sambora (1959). After her are Billy Ray Cyrus (1961), Kathy Reichs (1948), Nora Ephron (1941), Carl Wieman (1951), Lin Shaye (1943), and George Gaylord Simpson (1902).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Karen Allen ranks 676Before her are Melissa Leo (1960), George Reeves (1914), Elijah Wood (1981), Terry Crews (1968), Felicity Huffman (1962), and Louis Gossett Jr. (1936). After her are Lin Shaye (1943), Zac Efron (1987), Lynda Carter (1951), Charles Grodin (1935), J. T. Walsh (1943), and Robert Downey Sr. (1936).

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