Black in Five Easy Pieces, 1970.
|Born||Karen Blanche Ziegler
July 1, 1939
Park Ridge, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||August 8, 2013
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Ampullary cancer|
|Alma mater||Maine Township High School East
|Occupation||Actress, screenwriter, singer, composer|
|Spouse(s)||Charles Black (m. 1960)
Robert Burton (m. 1973â€“74)
L. M. Kit Carson (m. 1975â€“83)
Stephen Eckelberry (m. 1987â€“2013)
|Children||3, including Hunter Carson|
|Relatives||Gail Brown (sister)|
I've been invited to do a trio with a fantastic jazz guitarist and a harmonica player.
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.
If I turn on the television, am I to believe that that is America? I'm sorry, I don't believe that's America.
I dislike when people try to pigeonhole me, when all I want is to do good work.
I love what I do, so it's not tiring. If I worked at a computer or drove a truck, I'd be dead in a week.
I am the least intimidating person. I think I would have done better in my career if I were a little more intimidating. Even the maid who comes to work for me once a week has found out that she can just trample over me… I'm a Cancer! We are not ferocious people.