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Iconic Actress And Singer Karen Black Dead At 74

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karen black has passed away

She was such a beautiful talent.

Karen Black passed away Wednesday, from complications with cancer.

She was 74.

The news of the Easy Rider and Five Easy Pieces actress' death came from her husband, Stephen Eckelberry, who released the following statement on Facebook:

"It is with great sadness that I have to report that my wife and best friend, Karen Black has just passed away, only a few minutes ago. Thank you all for all your prayers and love, they meant so much to her as they did to me."

Karen earned herself an Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe for her performance in Five Easy Pieces. Following her counter-culture hits, she went on to find herself in the horror genre, starring in The Trilogy of Terror.

Thanks to her dedication to the craft, her star will forever shine over the city of angels.

Rest in peace, Karen.

[Image via WENN.]

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One comment to “Iconic Actress And Singer Karen Black Dead At 74”

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    RIP Karen, you were great in Jimmy Dean!