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Karen Black – Cause of Death, Age of Death, and Other Facts!

Karen Black died at age 74, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding actor Karen Black's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Karen Black net worth: Karen Black was an American actress, screenwriter, singer, and songwriter who had a net worth of $10 million. Karen Black was born in Park Ridge, Illinois in July 1939 and passed away in August 2013. She gained fame starring in several independent films in the 1970s. She starred on Broadway and then in films such as You’re a Big Boy Now, Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, The Great Gatsby, Trilogy of Terror, Burnt Offerings, Nashville, The Day of the Locust, Airport 1975, Family Plot, Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, Invaders from Mars, House of 1000 Corpses, and more.

How did Karen Black die?

Karen Black's death was caused by periampullary cancer.

On August 8, 2013, Black died at Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, from the ampullary cancer, aged 74.

Information about the death of Karen Black
Cause of deathPeriampullary cancer
Age of death74 years
ProfessionActor, Film Producer, Film Score Composer, Screenwriter, Singer, Songwriter
BirthdayJuly 1, 1939
Death dateAugust 8, 2013
Place of deathProvidence Saint John's Health Center, Santa Monica, California, United States
Place of burialEternal Hills Mortuary & Crematory at Eternal Hills Memorial Park, Oceanside, California, United States


"If you can write it, I can be it."

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"If I turn on the television, am I to believe that that is America? I'm sorry, I don't believe that's America."

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"I love playing strong women, even if they're nuts."

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"There is no pot of gold at the end of the rainbow."

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"If you didn't know that I am an actress, I don't think you could tell from my lifestyle. I cook and cook and cook. I like to be with my daughter. She's 16, so of course I bore her."

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