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Maren Jensen
Born (1956-09-23) September 23, 1956 (age 58)
Arcadia, California
Occupation Actor
Years active 1978-1981

Maren Kawehilani Jensen (born September 23, 1956) is an American former model and actress, best known for portraying Athena in the 1970s television series Battlestar Galactica.


Maren Jensen was born in Glendale, California. Her father was a physician, and her mother was a secretary with the Los Angeles Zoo. She is a middle child, with a brother, Dana (who is five years older), and a sister, Kathleen, who is seven years younger. Maren attended Herbert Hoover High School from 1971 to 1974, and after graduating received a scholarship to attend UCLA, where she majored in Theater Arts and Law.

While still in college, Maren began a modeling career. She was featured on the covers of Vogue and Mademoiselle. A mutual friend introduced her to the agent Barbara Gale, who helped arrange two network commercials and a role in The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries in 1977. In 1978, Jensen starred in Battlestar Galactica. She was featured on the cover of TV Guide in April 1978. Her last known role was in Wes Craven's 1981 horror film Deadly Blessing alongside Sharon Stone. Her career was cut short by illness, after she contracted Epstein-Barr Syndrome.[1]

Jensen was a longtime companion of singer-songwriter Don Henley. In 1982, Henley released his first solo album, I Can't Stand Still, and dedicated it to her. She is credited for "Harmony Vocals" on the song "Johnny Can't Read," and is credited in the liner notes for having composed the piano intro and interlude on the song "A Month of Sundays" on Henley's 1984 album Building the Perfect Beast. She appeared in the video for Henley's song "Not Enough Love In the World" in 1985. Henley and Jensen were engaged, but they separated in 1986.[1] Jensen helped Henley establish The Walden Woods Project in the early 1990s, an organization dedicated to protecting the Walden Woods in Massachusetts from development.



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Thu, 05 Feb 2015 11:18:45 -0800

Freshman forward Maren Jensen also had a nice game for the Demons as she scored 7 points and grabbed a team-high 12 rebounds. “Maren coming off the bench gives us a nice addition to the offensive end as she is a versatile player with a nice ...
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:15:00 -0800

The following is a list of Deerfield High School students who have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. In order to be named to the honor roll, students must have achieved a grade point average of 3.0 to 3 ...
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 22:25:04 -0800

DEERFIELD (47) — Jordan Fischer 5, Maren Jensen 7, Rachel Pulling 4, Sara Hildebrandt 14, Becca Albrecht 8, Callista Schindler 5. Totals: 15 15-29 47. 3-point goals — Wayland Academy 6 (Abby Vaubel 2, Maggie Sanderson 1, Jade Ramirez 3), Deerfield ...
Kimberley Daily Bulletin
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 07:33:45 -0800

The Kimberley Alpine Team GS and Night Slalom Races received athletes' vote for the most fun at a ski race this year. The races were held this past January 31 and February 1, hosted by the Kimberley Alpine Team, with support from the Kimberley Alpine ...
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Fri, 06 Feb 2015 09:15:00 -0800

Kimberley Alpine Team (KAT) held a ski race Jan 31 and Feb 1 with the support of Kimberley Alpine Resort and Teck. Ten clubs and over 130 racers from Manitoba to Rossland competed in Giant Slalom (GS), and night slalom. KAT racers, several who had ...


Tue, 03 Feb 2015 20:18:45 -0800

Wildeshausen Mit einer Sonatine von Schubert, gespielt von Maren Jensen (17) an der Violine und Miriam Henzl (17) am Klavier, hat am Dienstag der offizielle Empfang zum Sanierungsabschluss der Kreismusikschule an der Burgstraße in Wildeshausen ...


Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:03:45 -0800

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:54:31 -0800

DEERFIELD (45) — Jordan Fischer 10, Rachel Pulling 10, Becca Albrecht 9, Maren Jensen 2, Gracie Wilson 14. Totals: 17 9-12 45. WAYLAND ACADEMY (50) — Jade Ramirez 32, Abby Vaubel 6, Alicia Hubbard 3, Maggie Sanderson 2, Kenya Hunter 7.

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