Karen Black died from cancer, She was 74

Karen Black is probably one of the actresses that you rarely see in like 100+ movies, to think that she was even featured as favorites with the labels "Easy Rider" and "Five Easy Pieces" among many others.
Reports say, complications from cancer took away the life of Karen Black on Wednesday. The same information came from Black's husband Stephen Eckelberry.

Karen Black had a break with the role of being a prostitute in the film "Easy Rider" (1969). Black's performance brought her Oscar nomination and Golden Globe Award.

Here are some of the films featuring Karen Black (List from http://www.therepublic.com):
"You're a Big Boy Now," 1959
"Hard Contract," 1966
"Easy Rider," 1969
"Five Easy Pieces," 1970
"Drive, He Said," 1971
"Little Laura and Big John," 1972
"Portnoy's Complaint," 1972
"The Great Gatsby," 1974
"Airport 1975," 1974
"The Day of the Locust," 1975
"Nashville," 1975
"Burnt Offerings," 1976
"Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean." 1982
"Caged Fear," 1992
"Starstruck," 1994
"Dogtown," 1996
"Fallen Arches," 1997
"Sugar: The Fall of the West," 1998
"House of 1000 Corpses," 2003
"Firecracker," 2005
"Contamination," 2007
"Vacationland," 2012
"She Loves Me Not," (completed) 2013
"The Being Experience," (in post-production) 2013
Karen Black studied acting under the mentorship of Lee Strasberg. She married four (4) times.

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