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Peta Resurrect Karen Black's Anti-fur Ad For Halloween

24th October 2013

Bosses at animal rights group Peta are bringing late horror movie icon Karen Black back from the dead for a new Halloween campaign.The activists have unearthed the actress' 'I Wouldn't Be Caught Dead in Fur'...

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Karen Black Completed Memoirs On Eve Of Her Death

26th September 2013

Tragic Tv and movie veteran Karen Black completed work on her memoirs the night before she died in August (13).The Five Easy Pieces star lost her battle with cancer on 8 August just hours after...

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Karen Black Documented Cancer Fight To Inspire Others To Stay Strong

14th August 2013

Actress Karen Black is set to deliver an inspiring message to fellow cancer patients from beyond the grave after filming her battle with the disease to document the toll it had taken on her life.The...

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Easy Rider Actress Karen Black Dies Despite Healthcare Campaign

10th August 2013

Karen Black lost her battle with cancer at 74.The Hollywood actress has died at a clinic in Los Angeles, three years after she was diagnosed with cancer, and her husband Stephen Eckelberry took to Facebook...

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Hollywood Pays Tribute To Karen Black

9th August 2013

Hollywood stars including Juliette Lewis, Bette Midler and Mia Farrow have voiced their sorrow following the death of actress Karen Black.The 74-year-old Easy Rider star passed away on Thursday (08Aug13) after a battle with cancer,...

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How 'Easy Rider' Karen Black Turned To The Public For Healthcare

By Michael West | 9th August 2013

Karen Black, the Illinois-born actress who appeared in more than 100 movies including the classic 1969 road movie Easy Rider, has died at a Los Angeles clinic aged 74 following a battle with cancer, reports...

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Award Winning Actress, Karen Black, Dies After Losing Cancer Battle Aged 74

By Elinor Cosgrave | 9th August 2013

Karen Black, the actress famous for her roles in films such as Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces and Nashville, died yesterday (Thursday 8th August). Her husband, Stephen Eckelberry, made the announcement on his Facebook page....

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Karen Black Loses Cancer Battle

8th August 2013

Actress Karen Black has lost her battle with cancer.The 74-year-old Easy Rider star passed away on Thursday (08Aug13) in Los Angeles, according to her husband Stephen Eckelberry, who broke the sad news on his Facebook.com...

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Karen Black Hospitalised With Pneumonia

10th June 2013

Cancer-stricken actress Karen Black is fighting for her life in hospital after she was struck down with pneumonia.The Easy Rider star, 73, went public with her cancer fight in 2012, revealing she is battling a...

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Karen Black's Cancer Crowd-funding Smashes Goal Of $30,000!

By Michael West | 26th March 2013

Karen Black's cancer fundraising scheme is taking off, pulling in $32,000 of the initial $30,000 goal. The actress, whose credits include Five Easy Pieces, Airport 1975 and the classic Easy Rider, is reaching out over...

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Karen Black's Cancer Treatment Fundraiser Smashes Target

26th March 2013

Karen Black's husband has thanked fans for their generosity after they donated in their droves to help pay for the ailing actress' cancer treatment.The Easy Rider star's partner Stephen Eckelberry set up an online fundraising...

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Juliette Lewis Leads Star Support For Cancer-stricken Karen Black

25th March 2013

Actress Juliette Lewis has made an urgent appeal for donations on behalf of her "mentor and creative mother" Karen Black, who is fighting a rare cancer.Black's husband Stephen Eckelberry has launched an online fundraising page...

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Ailing Actress Karen Black Needs Donations For Cancer Treatment

25th March 2013

Veteran actress Karen Black's family has reached out to fans in the hope of raising money to pay for her cancer treatment.The Five Easy Pieces star, 73, was diagnosed with rare ampullary cancer in November...

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Karen Black Opens Up About Secret Cancer Battle

16th February 2012

Veteran actress Karen Black has opened up about the 2011 cancer battle she kept from fans.The Five Easy Pieces star was diagnosed with rare ampullary cancer in November, 2010, but chose to tell only close...

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Black Joins Peta For Halloween Campaign

19th October 2006

Hollywood horror queen KAREN BLACK has turned ghoulish pin-up for a Halloween-related People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals anti-fur campaign. The sultry HOUSE OF 1,000 CORPSES star can be seen reclining against a gravestone...

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