Karen Black

Karen Black as "Rayette Dipesto" in Bob Rafelson & Carol Eastman's FIVE EASY PIECES (1970) Born in Illinois in 1939, Karen Black was an American film actress, screenwriter, singer and songwriter. Noted for her roles in films such as Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, The Great Gatsby and Alfred Hitchcock's final film, Family Plot, Black won two Golden Globe Awards and an Academy Award nomination. She passed away in August 2013 after a long battle with cancer.

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Excerpted from The Film Encyclopedia by Ephraim Katz

Karen Black is featured in Edition: A Tribute to Women in Film

Karen Black as "Rayette Dipesto" in FIVE EASY PIECES
Karen Black as "Rayette Dipesto" in FIVE EASY PIECES
Karen Black as "Rayette Dipesto" in FIVE EASY PIECES
Karen Black as "Rayette Dipesto" in FIVE EASY PIECES
Karen Black as "Rayette Dipesto" in FIVE EASY PIECES
Karen Black as "Rayette Dipesto" in FIVE EASY PIECES