Karen Black (I) (1939–2013)

Actress | Soundtrack | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Five Easy Pieces (1970) | House of 1000 Corpses (2003) | Burnt Offerings (1976)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 7 nominations More »
AKA 
Karen Ziegler
BORN 
Jul 1, 1939 (died Aug 8, 2013)
HEIGHT 
5' 7½" (1.71m)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (166 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (45 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Window DressingWindow Dressing (TV Series) Beth (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Funny or Die Presents...Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series) Debbie Rubbie (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Better PeopleBetter People (TV Movie) Marci  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (TV Series) Jennifer (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Love WineLove Wine (TV Movie) Aunt Anita  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Russkie v Gorode AngelovRusskie v Gorode Angelov (TV Series) Patricia Sommers (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Criminal IntentLaw & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series) Vera Morgan (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Rude AwakeningRude Awakening (TV Series) Crystal Garcia (2 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 2
  • Primary photo for ReputationsReputations (TV Series) With Thanks To (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Party of FiveParty of Five (TV Series) Doreen Jablonsky (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for My Neighbor's DaughterMy Neighbor's Daughter (TV Movie) Social Worker  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for ProfilerProfiler (TV Series) Evie Long (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for The HungerThe Hunger (TV Series) Miss Gati / Landlady (1 episode, 1997), Performer ("For He's A Jolly Good Fellow") (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Menage a Trois (Jul 20, 1997) Miss Gati / Landlady, Performer ("For He's A Jolly Good Fellow") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for New York CrossingNew York Crossing (TV Movie) Mrs. Tender  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for In the Heat of the NightIn the Heat of the Night (TV Series) Carla Ray (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for Moon Over MiamiMoon Over Miami (TV Series) Lorraine Pitzer (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for ABC Weekend SpecialsABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) Miss Kuchenbacker (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for Miami ViceMiami Vice (TV Series) Helen Jackson (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Faerie Tale TheatreFaerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) Sea Witch / Guest Interviewee (2 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985–1987 2
  • Primary photo for Worlds BeyondWorlds Beyond (TV Series) Lee Jeffreys (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Dr. Sylvia Dunn (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for The HitchhikerThe Hitchhiker (TV Series) Kay Mason (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for E/RE/R (TV Series) Sheila Sheinfeld (3 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984–1985 3
  • Primary photo for Kid Creole & The Coconuts: There's Something Wrong in ParadiseKid Creole & The Coconuts: There's Something Wrong in Paradise (TV Movie) Gina Gina  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Police Story: Confessions of a Lady CopPolice Story: Confessions of a Lady Cop (TV Movie) Investigator Evelyn Carter  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Where the Ladies GoWhere the Ladies Go (TV Movie) Helen  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for PowerPower (TV Movie) Rose Vanda-Buchanan  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Mr. HornMr. Horn (TV Movie) Ernestina Crawford  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Because He's My FriendBecause He's My Friend (TV Movie) Anne  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Strange Possession of Mrs. OliverThe Strange Possession of Mrs. Oliver (TV Movie) Miriam Oliver / Sandy  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Performer ("Ten Cents A Dance") (1 episode, 1976), Herself - Host / Catherine the Great / Various (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
    • Karen Black/John Prine (Oct 16, 1976) Herself - Host / Catherine the Great / Various, Performer ("Ten Cents A Dance")  Less
  • Primary photo for DollyDolly (TV Series) Performer ("Me and Bobby McGee") (1 episode), Herself (1 episode)  Less 1976–  1
    • Episode #1.9 Herself, Performer ("Me and Bobby McGee")  Less
  • Primary photo for Trilogy of TerrorTrilogy of Terror (TV Movie) Julie / Millicent Larimore / Therese Larimore / Amelia  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Ghost StoryGhost Story (TV Series) Barbara Sanders (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Hastings CornerHastings Corner (TV Movie) Jenny Honker  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Name of the GameThe Name of the Game (TV Series) Monica Garrison (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Adam-12Adam-12 (TV Series) Susan Decker (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Judd for the DefenseJudd for the Defense (TV Series) Alethea Staunton (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for MannixMannix (TV Series) Elaine Tate (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Iron HorseIron Horse (TV Series) Patricia Dunne (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The InvadersThe Invaders (TV Series) Claudia Stone (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Second Hundred YearsThe Second Hundred Years (TV Series) Marcia (2 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967 2
  • Primary photo for The Big ValleyThe Big Valley (TV Series) Carla Roberts (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Run for Your LifeRun for Your Life (TV Series) Jennifer Palmer (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The F.B.I.The F.B.I. (TV Series) Lorraine Chapman (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
Self (55 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (10 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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