Obituary: Karen Black

Actress Karen Black (b. Karen Ziegler, 1939) died on August 8. Black is best known for her roles in Five Easy Pieces and Nashville, however she also appeared in several genre films and television shows, including Capricorn 1, House of 1000 Corpses, Invaders from Mars, and Children of the Corn: The Gathering. She won the Fantasporto International Fantasy Film Award for her role in Firecracker and the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for House of 1000 Corpses.