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Karen Black

Karen Black

From her Academy Award nominated performance in Five Easy Pieces to her stunning turn in Trilogy of Terror, Karen Black never fails to give the audience a unique and bizarre new character. Other career highlights include Easy Rider, The Player, The Great Gatsby, The Day of the Locust, and Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering. She can be seen in the upcoming films Saving Grace and Firecracker.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Karen Black Facts

Birth NameKaren Blanche Ziegler
OccupationActress
BirthdayJuly 1, 1945 (72)
SignCancer
BirthplacePark Ridge, Illinois, USA
Awards1975 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture (for The Great Gatsby)

Selected Filmography

Invisible Dad
Stuck!
Trilogy of Terror
House of 1,000 Corpses
Orange County
Wild in Blue
Easy Rider
Killing Heat
The Jackal
Born To Win
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