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List Of Karen Black Performances
Karen Black was an American actress whose career spanned over 50 years, and included over 200 credits across film, television, and theater. She made her Broadway debut in 1965 before making her major film debut in Francis Ford Coppola's ''You're a Big Boy Now'' (1966). She subsequently appeared as an acid-tripping prostitute in Dennis Hopper's road film ''Easy Rider'' (1969), which she followed with a lead in the drama ''Five Easy Pieces'' (1970), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award and won a Golden Globe for Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, Best Supporting Actress, and the disaster film ''Airport 1975'' (1974). Her following role as Myrtle Wilson in Jack Clayton's The Great Gatsby (1974 film), ''The Great Gatsby'' (1974) won her a second Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. Black starred as a glamorous country singer in Robert Altman's ensemble musical drama ''Nashville (film), Nashville'' (1975), and as an aspiring actress in Jo ...
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Karen Black (1973)
Karen Blanche Black (née Ziegler; July 1, 1939 – August 8, 2013) was an American actress, screenwriter, singer, and songwriter. She rose to prominence for her work in various studio and independent films in the 1970s, frequently portraying eccentric and offbeat characters, and established herself as a figure of New Hollywood. Her career spanned over 50 years and includes nearly 200 credits in both independent and mainstream films. Black received numerous accolades throughout her career, including two Golden Globe Awards, as well as an Academy Award nomination for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actress. A native of suburban Chicago, Black studied theater at Northwestern University before dropping out and relocating to New York City. She performed on Broadway in 1965 before making her major film debut in Francis Ford Coppola's ''You're a Big Boy Now'' (1966). Black relocated to California and was cast as an LSD-tripping prostitute in Dennis Hoppe ...
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