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Karen Black attends a 2002 screening of "Easy Riders." (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Entertainment)

‘Five Easy Pieces,’ ‘Nashville’ Star Karen Black Dead At 74

Karen Black, the prolific actress who appeared in more than 100 movies and was featured in such counterculture favorites as “Easy Rider,” ”Five Easy Pieces” and “Nashville,” has died.

08/08/2013

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‘Easy Rider’ Producer Bert Schneider Dies At 78

“Five Easy Pieces” producer Bert Schneider, credited for inspiring a “New Hollywood” band of independent filmmakers, has died in Los Angeles at 78. With producer-director Bob Rafelson, Schneider also created the Monkees pop band.

12/14/2011