Cele Hollywood

Cele Hollywood

Pictures of Karen Allen


She is of English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh descent. After she graduated from DuVal Senior High School, in Lanham, Maryland, at 17, she moved to New York City to study art and design at Fashion Institute of Technology. Allen won a Saturn Award for Best Actress for her performance. 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.