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Karen Black Obituary

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

OBITUARY

Karen Black dies at 74; actress starred in ‘Five Easy Pieces’ and ‘Easy Rider’

 

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With a distinctive appearance, Black built a film resume that included prostitutes, murderers, waitresses, transsexuals and thieves.

 

By Rebecca Trounson
Los Angeles Times
August 8, 2013

 

Karen Black, the bravely offbeat actress who burst into the public consciousness in such iconic counterculture films as “Five Easy Pieces” and “Easy Rider,” has died. She was 74.

 

Black, who was found to have ampullary cancer in 2010, died Thursday at West Hills Hospital, said her husband, Stephen Eckelberry.

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