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Karen (the meme) has made Karen (the name) famous. Most of us probably know a Karen or two in real life who don’t fit the “I’m calling the manager” mold. But do you know these Karens? See if you can identify them — before reading their mini-bios below.

1. Karen Allen

Karen Allen
Karen Allen

Paramount Pictures

An actress, this Karen is best known for her roles in “Animal House” and two of the Indiana Jones movies.

2. Karen Bass

Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif.
Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif.

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A fifth-term congresswoman, she represents California’s 37th District and is reportedly on the shortlist to be Joe Biden’s running mate.

3. Karen von Blixen-Finecke

Karen von Blixen-Finecke (known to the literary world as author Isak Dinesen)
Karen von Blixen-Finecke (known to the literary world as author Isak Dinesen)

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Also known by her pen name, Isak Dinesen, this Danish-born Karen wrote “Out of Africa” and “Babette’s Feast.”

4. Karen Carpenter

Karen Carpenter
Karen Carpenter

Claude Mougin

The late singer and drummer, along with her brother Richard, created the popular duo the Carpenters.

5. Karen Elson

British model Karen Elson
British model Karen Elson

(AP Photo/Jorge Herrera)

An English model with more than 30 magazine covers to her credit, she also is a singer and songwriter.

6. Karen Gillan

British actress Karen Gillan.
British actress Karen Gillan.

Joel Ryan, Associated Press

The Scottish actor is best known for her stint on “Doctor Who,” and her role as Nebula in Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” films.

7. Karen Grassle

Karen Grassle
Karen Grassle

NBC

The American actress is best known for her role as Caroline Ingalls in the “Little House on the Prairie” TV series.

8. Karen Pence

Second Lady Karen Pence.
Second Lady Karen Pence.

Aaron Lavinsky • aaron.lavinsky@startribune.com

The Second Lady of the United States is also a mother, former teacher and watercolor artist.

Correction: Previous versions of this article misstated the nationality of Karen von Blixen-Finecke.