Karen Allen is an award-winning actor and director. After making her film debut in NATIONAL LAMPOON’S ANIMAL HOUSE, she became widely known for her portrayal of Marion Ravenwood in RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK opposite Harrison Ford. She would later reprise this role in INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL. She has starred in over 50 films and done many roles in television projects as well. Select film credits include STARMAN opposite Jeff Bridges, SCROOGED opposite Bill Murray, THE PERFECT STORM with George Clooney, THE GLASS MENAGERIE opposite Joanne Woodward and John Malkovich, THE WANDERERS, SHOOT THE MOON opposite Albert Finney, UNTIL SEPTEMBER opposite French actor Thierry L'hermitte, A SMALL CIRCLE OF FRIENDS, WHITE IRISH DRINKERS, BAD HURT, and YEAR BY THE SEA.
In 2019, she was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress for her performance in COLEWELL. The film was also nominated for the Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award. She recently completed roles in the feature film UNSINKABLE, Quibi’s 50 STATES OF FRIGHT, and Netflix’s THINGS HEARD AND SEEN opposite Amanda Seyfried. Karen has starred in numerous plays both On and Off Broadway.
She also directs, having most recently directed John Patrick Shanley’s play OUTSIDE MULLINGAR with Jeff DeMunn and an award-winning film version of Carson McCullers’ short story A TREE. A ROCK. A CLOUD.
She is a lifetime member of the Actor’s Studio.
William Sadler’s extraordinary film career stretches back several decades and includes such iconic titles as THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, IRON MAN 3, THE GREEN MILE, DIE HARD 2, AUGUST RUSH, THE MIST, EAGLE EYE, KINSEY and BILL AND TED’S BOGUS JOURNEY and he JUST reprised his role as “Death” in BILL AND TED FACE THE MUSIC. He is next to appear in THE COMEY RULE coming to Showtime.
Moving with equal ease from drama to comedy, from action to sci-fi, Sadler has created some of the most memorable characters ever put on film.
His TV performances include such notable roles as “Michael Sheehan” in the Emmy Winning WHEN THEY SEE US, as “Mitch Barrow” in THE HIGHWAYMEN, as “Mitch McConnell,” “Wilbur Ross,” “General Kelly” and “Jeff Sessions” in the animated Showtime series OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT, “Tony Teresi” in the hit series POWER on the Starz network, Chuck Cooper in the ABC’s WHEN WE RISE, “Chesty Puller” in the award winning HBO mini-series THE PACIFIC, William Clay in the Epix series BERLIN STATION, John McGarrett in HAWAII 5-O, and Jim Valenti in the ROSWELL among many others.
William Sadler started his career on the stage in New York and has returned to those theater roots again and again. He created the roles of Sgt. Toomey in the original Broadway cast of BILOXI BLUES, Mark Twain in John Guare’s A FEW STOUT INDIVIDUALS, JULIUS CAESAR in Denzel Washington’s Broadway production of Shakespeare’s JULIUS CAESAR, and most recently appeared opposite Geoffrey Rush and Susan Sarandon in the Tony winning EXIT THE KING.