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Karen Blanche Black (née Ziegler; July 1, 1939 – August 8, 2013) was an American actress, screenwriter, singer, and songwriter. A native of Illinois, Black studied acting in New York City and performed on Broadway before making her major film debut in Francis Ford Coppola's You're a Big Boy Now
You're a Big Boy Now
(1966). She followed this with roles in Easy Rider
Easy Rider
(1969), Five Easy Pieces (1970), and The Great Gatsby (1974), for the latter two of which she won Golden Globe
Golden Globe
awards for Best Supporting Actress; her performance in Five Easy Pieces
Five Easy Pieces
also garnered her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.[1] In 1975, she appeared in Dan Curtis's cult horror films Trilogy of Terror and Burnt Offerings; Robert Altman's Nashville, and The Day of the Locust, which earned her a third Golden Globe
Golden Globe
nomination. Other roles include Airport 1975
Airport 1975
(1974), Alfred Hitchcock's
Alfred Hitchcock's
Family Plot (1976), Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982), and Tobe Hooper's Invaders from Mars (1986). In the 1990s, Black starred in a variety of arthouse and horror films, as well as writing her own screenplays before appearing in Rob Zombie's House of 1000 Corpses
House of 1000 Corpses
(2003), which cemented her status as a cult horror icon.[2] Black continued to star in low-profile films throughout the early 2000s, as well as working as a playwright before being diagnosed with ampullary cancer in 2010. She died of the disease in Los Angeles, in August 2013. Black's career spanned over fifty years, and includes nearly two hundred film credits.[2]

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Early work: 1960–1970 2.2 Breakthrough and success in Hollywood: 1971–1985 2.3 Later work and playwrighting: 1986–2013

3 Personal life 4 Death 5 Filmography 6 References 7 External links

Early life[edit] Black was born as Karen Blanche Ziegler in Park Ridge, Illinois, in suburban Chicago, the daughter of Elsie Mary (née Reif), a writer of several prize-winning children's novels, and Norman Arthur Ziegler, an engineer and businessman.[3][4][5] Her paternal grandfather was Arthur Charles Ziegler, a classical musician and first violinist for the Chicago
Chicago
Symphony Orchestra.[6] She had one sister, actress Gail Brown, and a brother. Black was of German, Bohemian (Czech) and Norwegian descent.[7] She graduated from Maine Township High School East
Maine Township High School East
in 1957. After high school, Black enrolled at Northwestern University, where she majored in theatre arts.[8] Career[edit] Early work: 1960–1970[edit] Black made her Broadway debut in 1965's The Playroom, which received good reviews and for which she was nominated for a Drama Circle Critic Award for Best Actress. Her film debut was in The Prime Time (1960) and her first big role was in You're a Big Boy Now
You're a Big Boy Now
(1966), directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Beginning in 1967, she appeared in guest roles in several television series, including The F.B.I., Run for Your Life, The Big Valley, The Iron Horse, The Invaders, Mannix and Adam-12. Her feature film career expanded in 1969, playing the role of an acid-tripping prostitute opposite Dennis Hopper
Dennis Hopper
and Peter Fonda
Peter Fonda
in the iconic counterculture movie Easy Rider. In 1970, Black appeared as Rayette, the waitress girlfriend of Jack Nicholson, in the film Five Easy Pieces, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and earned her her first Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Supporting Actress-Motion Picture. She also won a New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the film.[9] Breakthrough and success in Hollywood: 1971–1985[edit]

Black in Ace Up My Sleeve, 1976

Black played an unfaithful wife, Myrtle Wilson, in the 1974 version of The Great Gatsby, a performance that earned her a second Golden Globe Award in the same category. In the same year she starred as Nancy Pryor, the stewardess who is forced to fly the plane, in the disaster film Airport 1975
Airport 1975
(1974).[8] In 1975, she played multiple roles in Dan Curtis's televised anthology film Trilogy of Terror. The segments, all written by suspense writer Richard Matheson, were named after the women involved in the plot — a plain college professor who seduces a student ("Julie"), a pair of sisters who squabble over their father's inheritance ("Millicent and Therese"), and the lonely recipient of a cursed Zuni fetish
Zuni fetish
that comes to life and pursues her relentlessly ("Amelia").[10][11] Black received another Golden Globe
Golden Globe
nomination as Best Actress for her role as an aspiring actress in 1930s Hollywood in John Schlesinger's tragic drama The Day of the Locust (1975). She also starred as a country singer in Robert Altman's Nashville (also 1975) and as a kidnapper in what turned out to be Alfred Hitchcock's
Alfred Hitchcock's
last film, Family Plot
Family Plot
(1976). She also reunited with director Dan Curtis to star in the horror film Burnt Offerings (1976), with Oliver Reed
Oliver Reed
and Bette Davis. She then played a dual role in a 1977 thriller, The Strange Possession of Mrs. Oliver. Other notable films from the 1970s include Born to Win
Born to Win
(1971) with George Segal
George Segal
and Robert De Niro, Cisco Pike
Cisco Pike
(1972) with Kris Kristofferson and Gene Hackman, Portnoy's Complaint (1972) with Richard Benjamin, The Pyx
The Pyx
(1973) with Christopher Plummer, The Outfit (1973) with Robert Duvall, Rhinoceros (1974) with Gene Wilder
Gene Wilder
and Zero Mostel, and Capricorn One
Capricorn One
(1978) with Elliott Gould. In 1980, Black starred in a made-for-TV movie Police Story: Confessions of a Lady Cop. In 1982, she gave a critically acclaimed performance in Robert Altman's Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, where she starred alongside Cher
Cher
and Sandy Dennis. From 1984 to 1985, she played the role of Sheila Sheinfeld in the NBC series E/R. Other television credits include Saturday Night Live, Murder, She Wrote, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Later work and playwrighting: 1986–2013[edit] Black's later career emphasized numerous horror roles, beginning in Tobe Hooper's Invaders from Mars (1986), which she starred in with her son, Hunter Carson. As her later career progressed, Black gained a cult following, as alluded to by Family Guy
Family Guy
television anchor Tom Tucker in his remark "Karen Black: what an obscure reference." in the episode Death Is a Bitch
Death Is a Bitch
(season 2, episode 6). Other horror roles included as a troubled single mother in Mirror, Mirror (1990), Children of the Night (1991), and as a paranoid mother in small-town Nebraska in Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering (1996), alongside Naomi Watts. In 1997, Black played Lady Byron in the ground-breaking feminist science fiction feature Conceiving Ada
Conceiving Ada
(Dir. Lynn Hershmann Leeson), about a contemporary scientist who uses software to make contact with the Victorian pioneer of computer programming Ada Lovelace, daughter of the poet Lord Byron. In 2003, Black starred as Mother Firefly
Mother Firefly
in the Rob Zombie
Rob Zombie
horror movie House of 1000 Corpses.[12] In March 2005, Black received the Best Actress Award at the Fantasporto
Fantasporto
International Film Festival in Porto, Portugal, for her work in the critically acclaimed Steve Balderson film Firecracker (2005), in which she plays two roles, Sandra and Eleanor. She and actor John Hurt
John Hurt
were both presented with Career Achievement Awards as well. Black launched a career as a playwright in May 2007 with the opening of Missouri Waltz at the Blank Theater in Los Angeles; Black starred in the play as well. In April 2009, Black worked with director Steve Balderson for Stuck!, a homage to film noir women-in-prison dramas, which co-starred Mink Stole, Pleasant Gehman
Pleasant Gehman
and Jane Wiedlin
Jane Wiedlin
of The Go-Go's. Black also starred in John Landis' 2010 thriller, Some Guy Who Kills People,[13] as well as Aïda Ruilova's surrealist short film Meet the Eye (2009). Later that year, Black appeared on Cass McCombs' song "Dreams-Come-True-Girl" from the album Catacombs. The experimental hip-hop group Death Grips
Death Grips
released a video on YouTube called "Bottomless Pit" in October 2015. The video shows footage of Black reciting lines from a film script written by the group's drummer/co-producer Zach Hill. The footage was shot in early 2013.[14] Personal life[edit]

Black in 2010.

Black married four times:

Charles Black, married in 1960.[15][16] Robert Burton, an actor (who appeared alongside Black in Trilogy of Terror), married on April 18, 1973 and separated in October 1974.[3][15] L. M. Kit Carson, an actor/screenwriter, married on July 4, 1975 and separated in 1980. They had a son, actor Hunter Carson.[15][16] Stephen Eckelberry, from September 27, 1987. They adopted a daughter, Celine.[15][16] The couple were active Scientologists.[17][18]

Death[edit] After her final films were released in 2010, she was diagnosed with cancer and stopped making public appearances. She had a portion of her pancreas removed that year and endured two further operations.[19] She was invited to attend the premiere of River Phoenix's last on-screen performance in the salvaged feature film Dark Blood, in which she had played a small part in the original early 1990s shoot. Black was unable to attend the event, held in the Netherlands in September 2012, due to her illness.[16] On August 8, 2013, Black died in Los Angeles
Los Angeles
from ampullary cancer at age 74.[20] Actress Juliette Lewis
Juliette Lewis
paid tribute, saying "Karen Black was my mentor and a second mother to me. She inspired everyone she came in contact with."[21] Filmography[edit] Film

Year Title Role Notes

1960 The Prime Time Betty - Painted Woman

1966 You're a Big Boy Now Amy Partlett

1969 Hard Contract Ellen

Easy Rider Karen

1970 Five Easy Pieces Rayette Dipesto Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture (tied with Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
for Airport) Laurel Award for Star of Tomorrow (runner-up) Laurel Award for Top Female Supporting Performance (runner-up) National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress (runner-up) New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated—Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated—National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress

1971 Drive, He Said Olive

A Gunfight Jenny Simms

Born to Win Parm

1972 Cisco Pike Sue

Portnoy's Complaint Mary Jane Reid - The Monkey

1973 The Pyx Elizabeth Lucy

The Outfit Bett Harrow

1974 Rhinoceros Daisy

The Great Gatsby Myrtle Wilson Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture

Law and Disorder Gloria

Airport 1975 Nancy Pryor

1975 Trilogy of Terror Julie Millicent Larimore Therese Larimore Amelia

The Day of the Locust Faye Greener Nominated— Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama

Nashville Connie White Nominated—Grammy Award for Album of Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special

1976 Family Plot Fran

Burnt Offerings Marian Rolf Sitges-Catalan International Film Festival Best Actress Award

Crime and Passion Susan Winters

1977 Capricorn One Judy Drinkwater

1978 In Praise of Older Women Maya

The Rip-Off Clarisse Saunders

1979 The Last Word Paula Herbert

Killer Fish Kate Neville

1980 Police Story: Confessions of a Lady Cop Officer Evelyn Carter

1981 Separate Ways Valentine Colby

Chanel Solitaire Emilienne d'Alençon

Killing Heat Mary Turner

1982 Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean Joanne

The Last Horror Film Karen Black (uncredited)

Miss Right Amy

1983 Can She Bake a Cherry Pie? Zee

1984 Bad Manners Gladys Fitzpatrick (also released as Growing Pains)

1985 The Blue Man aka Eternal Evil Janus

Savage Dawn Rachel

Cut and Run Karin

Martin's Day Karen

1986 Invaders from Mars Linda Magnusson

Flight of the Spruce Goose Gloria

1987 Hostage Laura Lawrence

It's Alive III: Island of the Alive Ellen

1988 The Invisible Kid Deborah Dunn

Dixie Lanes Zelma Putnam

Out of the Dark Ruth Wilson

The Legendary Life of Ernest Hemingway Martha Gelhorn

1989 Homer and Eddie Belle

1990 Mirror, Mirror Susan Gordon

The Children Sybil Lullmer

Club Fed Sally Rich

Zapped Again! Substitute Teacher

Overexposed Mrs. Trowbridge

Twisted Justice Mrs. Granger

Night Angel Rita

Evil Spirits Ella Purdy

1991 The Roller Blade Seven Tarot

Rubin and Ed Rula

Children of the Night Karen Thompson

1992 Return of the Roller Blade Seven Tarot

The Double 0 Kid Mrs. Elliot

Tuesday Never Comes Michelle

Caged Fear Blanche

Judgment Tiffany Powers

Auntie Lee's Meat Pies Auntie Lee

1993 Bound and Gagged: A Love Story Carla

The Trust Maria Vandermeer

Dark Blood Motel Woman (completed in 2012)

1995 Plan 10 from Outer Space Nehor

Starstruck Bertha

The Wacky Adventures of Dr. Boris and Nurse Shirley Evelyn

1996 Crimetime Millicent

Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering June Rhodes

Sister Island (orig. Cries Of Silence)[citation needed] Rose Walsh

Movies Money Murder Bettie

Every Minute is Goodbye Schubert

Dinosaur Valley Girls Ro-Kell

1997 Dogtown Rose Van Horn Hermosa Beach Film Festival Best Actress Award (also for Sugar: The Fall of the West)

Conceiving Ada Lady Byron Mother Coer

Stir Dr. Gabrielle Kessler

Men Alex also screenwriter

1998 Fallen Arches Lucy Romano Chicago
Chicago
Alt. Film Festival Best Actress Award

Charades Jude

I Woke Up Early The Day I Died Whip Lady

Bury the Evidence The Mother

Malaika Jessica Martin

Waiting for Dr. MacGuffin Dental Assistant Short film

Stripping for Jesus

Short film

1999 The Underground Comedy Movie Mother

Mascara Aunt Eloise

Paradise Cove Ma

2000 Red Dirt Aunt Summer

Oliver Twisted Mrs. Mary Happ

2001 Gypsy 83 Bambi LeBleau

Soulkeeper Magnificent Martha

The Donor Mrs. Springle

Hard Luck Aunt Judy

2002 Teknolust Dirty Dick

Buttleman Mrs. Buttleman

Curse of the Forty-Niner Aunt Nelly

2003 Summer Solstice Dr. Sally McDermott

House of 1000 Corpses Mother Firefly Fangoria
Fangoria
Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actress

Paris Chantrelle

2004 America Brown Marianne Brown

Birth of Industry Sara Short film

2005 Firecracker Sandra Eleanor International Fantasy Film Award for Best Actress New York VisionFest Outstanding Achievement Award

My Suicidal Sweetheart Grace's Mom (released as Crazy for Love)

Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula Agrippina Short film

Dr. Rage Molly

2006 Hollywood Dreams Luna

Whitepaddy Mrs. Leider

Read You Like a Book Kate

2007 Suffering Man's Charity Renee

One Long Night Barbara

2008 Watercolors Mrs. Martin

A Single Woman Storyteller

Contamination Mavis

The Blue Tooth Virgin Zena

2009 Double Duty Annabelle

First Time Long Time Dr. Shneidel Short film

Irene in Time Sheila Shivvers

Repo Chick Aunt de la Chasse

Stuck! Next Door Neighbor Lady

Meet the Eye

Short film

2010 Nothing Special May

2011 Some Guy Who Kills People Ruth Boyd

Letters from the Big Man Sean's Colleague

OowieWanna The Donna Short film

Maria My Love Maria

2012 Vacationland Louise Bergen

Mommy's Little Monster Mrs. Melnick

Warnings from the Bathtub Mother Short film

2013 Ooga Booga Mrs. Allardyce

She Loves Me Not Karla

Bottomless Pit Herself (Karen Black) Unfinished film by Zach Hill

2014 Wild in Blue Justine

A Walk Into a Split Mind Karen

Source:"Karen Black". IMDb. Retrieved 7 March 2014.  References[edit]

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Karen Black
Biography (1939?-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2013-08-09.  ^ Frisbie, Thomas (2008-06-18). "Elsie "Peggy" Ziegler: Wrote history-based books for young adults". Chicago
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Karen Black
Biography". Yahoo! Movies. Archived from the original on 2011-05-22. Retrieved 2013-08-09.  ^ "Karen Blanche Ziegler: Zellner Family Genealogy". Zellnerfamily.com. Retrieved 2013-08-09.  ^ a b Trounson, Rebecca. " Karen Black
Karen Black
dies at 74; actress starred in 'Five Easy Pieces' and 'Easy Rider'". Los Angeles
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Times. Retrieved 2013-08-10.  ^ Saporito, Jeff. "How do Bobby's love interests in "Five Easy Pieces" help reveal parts of his character?". Screen Prism. Retrieved 3 December 2015.  ^ "Let's not forget 'Trilogy of Terror' was the scariest TV movie of all time (Who's still frightened by the Zuni warrior doll?)". MeTV.com. Retrieved 5 October 2016.  ^ Knipfel, Jim. "Karen Black's Horror Tour de Force, Trilogy of Terror (1975)". Den of Geek. Retrieved 10 August 2013.  ^ " House of 1000 Corpses
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Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

Katina Paxinou
Katina Paxinou
(1943) Agnes Moorehead
Agnes Moorehead
(1944) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1945) Anne Baxter
Anne Baxter
(1946) Celeste Holm
Celeste Holm
(1947) Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby
(1948) Mercedes McCambridge
Mercedes McCambridge
(1949) Josephine Hull (1950) Kim Hunter
Kim Hunter
(1951) Katy Jurado
Katy Jurado
(1952) Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly
(1953) Jan Sterling
Jan Sterling
(1954) Marisa Pavan
Marisa Pavan
(1955) Eileen Heckart (1956) Elsa Lanchester
Elsa Lanchester
(1957) Hermione Gingold
Hermione Gingold
(1958) Susan Kohner
Susan Kohner
(1959) Janet Leigh
Janet Leigh
(1960) Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
(1961) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1962) Margaret Rutherford
Margaret Rutherford
(1963) Agnes Moorehead
Agnes Moorehead
(1964) Ruth Gordon
Ruth Gordon
(1965) Jocelyne LaGarde (1966) Carol Channing
Carol Channing
(1967) Ruth Gordon
Ruth Gordon
(1968) Goldie Hawn
Goldie Hawn
(1969) Karen Black/ Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1970) Ann-Margret
Ann-Margret
(1971) Shelley Winters
Shelley Winters
(1972) Linda Blair
Linda Blair
(1973) Karen Black
Karen Black
(1974) Brenda Vaccaro
Brenda Vaccaro
(1975) Katharine Ross
Katharine Ross
(1976) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1977) Dyan Cannon
Dyan Cannon
(1978) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1979) Mary Steenburgen
Mary Steenburgen
(1980) Joan Hackett
Joan Hackett
(1981) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(1982) Cher
Cher
(1983) Peggy Ashcroft
Peggy Ashcroft
(1984) Meg Tilly
Meg Tilly
(1985) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1986) Olympia Dukakis
Olympia Dukakis
(1987) Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver
(1988) Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
(1989) Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg
(1990) Mercedes Ruehl
Mercedes Ruehl
(1991) Joan Plowright
Joan Plowright
(1992) Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder
(1993) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1994) Mira Sorvino
Mira Sorvino
(1995) Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall
(1996) Kim Basinger
Kim Basinger
(1997) Lynn Redgrave
Lynn Redgrave
(1998) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(1999) Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson
(2000) Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer Connelly
(2001) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2002) Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
(2003) Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
(2004) Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
(2005) Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
(2006) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2007) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2008) Mo'Nique
Mo'Nique
(2009) Melissa Leo
Melissa Leo
(2010) Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer
(2011) Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
(2012) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2015) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2016) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2017)

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National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress

Nina Foch
Nina Foch
(1954) Marjorie Rambeau
Marjorie Rambeau
(1955) Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynolds
(1956) Sybil Thorndike
Sybil Thorndike
(1957) Kay Walsh
Kay Walsh
(1958) Edith Evans
Edith Evans
(1959) Shirley Jones
Shirley Jones
(1960) Ruby Dee
Ruby Dee
(1961) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1962) Margaret Rutherford
Margaret Rutherford
(1963) Edith Evans
Edith Evans
(1964) Joan Blondell
Joan Blondell
(1965) Vivien Merchant (1966) Marjorie Rhodes
Marjorie Rhodes
(1967) Virginia Maskell
Virginia Maskell
(1968) Pamela Franklin
Pamela Franklin
(1969) Karen Black
Karen Black
(1970) Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman
(1971) Marisa Berenson
Marisa Berenson
(1972) Sylvia Sidney
Sylvia Sidney
(1973) Valerie Perrine
Valerie Perrine
(1974) Ronee Blakley
Ronee Blakley
(1975) Talia Shire
Talia Shire
(1976) Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
(1977) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1978) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1979) Eva Le Gallienne
Eva Le Gallienne
(1980) Mona Washbourne
Mona Washbourne
(1981) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(1982) Linda Hunt
Linda Hunt
(1983) Sabine Azéma
Sabine Azéma
(1984) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(1985) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1986) Olympia Dukakis
Olympia Dukakis
(1987) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(1988) Mary Stuart Masterson
Mary Stuart Masterson
(1989) Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder
(1990) Kate Nelligan (1991) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(1992) Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder
(1993) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1994) Mira Sorvino
Mira Sorvino
(1995) Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche
/ Kristin Scott Thomas
Kristin Scott Thomas
(1996) Anne Heche
Anne Heche
(1997) Christina Ricci
Christina Ricci
(1998) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(1999) Lupe Ontiveros
Lupe Ontiveros
(2000) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2001) Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates
(2002) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(2003) Laura Linney
Laura Linney
(2004) Gong Li
Gong Li
(2005) Catherine O'Hara
Catherine O'Hara
(2006) Amy Ryan
Amy Ryan
(2007) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
(2008) Anna Kendrick
Anna Kendrick
(2009) Jacki Weaver
Jacki Weaver
(2010) Shailene Woodley
Shailene Woodley
(2011) Ann Dowd
Ann Dowd
(2012) Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer
(2013) Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain
(2014) Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh
(2015) Naomie Harris
Naomie Harris
(2016) Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf
(2017)

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New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress

Dyan Cannon
Dyan Cannon
(1969) Karen Black
Karen Black
(1970) Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(1971) Jeannie Berlin (1972) Valentina Cortese
Valentina Cortese
(1973) Valerie Perrine
Valerie Perrine
(1974) Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin
(1975) Talia Shire
Talia Shire
(1976) Sissy Spacek
Sissy Spacek
(1977) Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1978) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1979) Mary Steenburgen
Mary Steenburgen
(1980) Mona Washbourne
Mona Washbourne
(1981) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(1982) Linda Hunt
Linda Hunt
(1983) Christine Lahti
Christine Lahti
(1984) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(1985) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1986) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1987) Diane Venora (1988) Lena Olin
Lena Olin
(1989) Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh
(1990) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(1991) Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richardson
(1992) Gong Li
Gong Li
(1993) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1994) Mira Sorvino
Mira Sorvino
(1995) Courtney Love
Courtney Love
(1996) Joan Cusack
Joan Cusack
(1997) Lisa Kudrow
Lisa Kudrow
(1998) Catherine Keener
Catherine Keener
(1999) Marcia Gay Harden
Marcia Gay Harden
(2000) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2001) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(2002) Shohreh Aghdashloo
Shohreh Aghdashloo
(2003) Virginia Madsen
Virginia Madsen
(2004) Maria Bello
Maria Bello
(2005) Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
(2006) Amy Ryan
Amy Ryan
(2007) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
(2008) Mo'Nique
Mo'Nique
(2009) Melissa Leo
Melissa Leo
(2010) Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain
(2011) Sally Field
Sally Field
(2012) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart
(2015) Michelle Williams (2016) Tiffany Haddish
Tiffany Haddish
(2017)

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