Thursday, August 08, 2013

Karen Black, R.I.P.

Actress Karen Black has passed away according to the Facebook page The Real Karen Black. I will always remember her from the TV movie Trilogy of Terror. Rest in peace.

From Wikipedia --

Karen Black (July 1, 1939 – August 8, 2013) is an American actress, screenwriter, singer, and songwriter. She is noted for appearing in such films as Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, The Great Gatsby, Rhinoceros, The Day of the Locust, Nashville, Airport 1975, and Alfred Hitchcock's final film, Family Plot. Over the course of her career, she won two Golden Globe Awards (out of three nominations), and an Academy Award nomination in 1970 for Best Supporting Actress, among numerous other honors. On August 8, 2013, her husband Stephen Eckelberry announced on his Facebook page that she had passed away from bladder cancer at the age of 74.


Billy Hogan said...

I remember watching the movie that first picture came from. it was very creepy with the witch doctor doll coming to life and attacking her.

Jamdin said...

Sad news indeed and that wicked little doll will always haunt me.

Caffeinated Joe said...

Sad news, indeed.