Karen Black American actress screenwriter singer and songwriter

Karen Black is a 74 years old American actress screenwriter singer and songwriter from Park Ridge, Illinois. Karen Black was born on July 01, 1939 (died on August 08, 2013, she was 74 years old) in Park Ridge, Illinois as Karen Blanche Ziegler. Her nickname was Karen Blanche Ziegler.

Karen Black



Karen Blanche Black was an American actress screenwriter singer and songwriter. She is known for her appearances in such films as Easy Rider Five Easy Pieces The Great Gatsby and Airport 1975 The Day of the Locust and Nashville Alfred Hitchcock's final film Family Plot and Capricorn One.
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Her real name:
Birth name of Karen Black is Karen Blanche Ziegler
Is Karen Black still alive?

No, she died on 08/08/2013, 10 years ago. She was 74 years old when she died. Cause of death: bladder cancer. She died in Santa Monica



Karen Black had two marriages.

Stephen Eckelberry

Stephen Eckelberry, Editing

She married with Stephen Eckelberry in 1987. Karen Black was 47 and Stephen Eckelberry was 25 years old. After 26 years, in 2013 Karen passed away.

L. M. Kit Carson

L. M. Kit Carson, American actor

Black married with L. M. Kit Carson (78), in 1975. Karen Black was 35 and L. M. Kit Carson was 33 years old. They ended their 8 years marriage in 1983.


She had one child, Hunter (47, American actor) . When her first child, Hunter Carson, was born, Karen Black was 36 years old.


Karen Black had 1 sibling. American actor Gail (1 year older)

Karen Black net worth

She had a net worth of 10 million dollars.


Karen Black Albums (2)

There are 2 albums of Karen Black.

Her last album Songs from Gypsy 83 released 7 years 1 month ago. When Songs from Gypsy 83 released, she was 77 years old. This album contains 2 tracks

Her first album Catacombs released 14 years ago, she was 70 years old when this album released. There were 11 songs in this album.

Songs from Gypsy 83
Songs from Gypsy 83

Popular Karen Black Songs

  1. Memphis (Nashville - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, released 48 years ago)
  2. Rolling Stone (Nashville - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, released 48 years ago)
  3. Walking In The Light (Songs from Gypsy 83, released 7 years ago)
  4. I Want A Lip (Songs from Gypsy 83, released 7 years ago)
  5. Greatest Nightmare (Shades of Beautiful: The Tracy Stark Songbook, released 6 years ago)

Karen Black Movies (151)

There are 151 movies of Karen Black.

Her first feature film was House of 1000 Corpses (2003, as Mother Firefly). She was 63 when she starred in this movie. Since 2003, she has appeared in 151 feature films. The last one is Bottomless Pit (2015). In this movie, she played the character Karen Black .

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Karen Black movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films she starred in are as follows:

Karen Black TV Shows (21)

Her first TV Show was Run for Your Life (1965).

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Awards (1)

Nominated Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1969 .


She graduated from Northwestern University and Maine East High School

What was Karen's zodiac sign?

Karen Black zodiac sign was cancer.

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Karen Black's Child

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