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    Born on July 1, 1939 in Park Ridge, Illinois

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The Day of the Locust (1975)

Karen Black as "Faye Greener"

In 1930s Los Angeles, Hollywood shines like a beacon to all the helpless people scattered across the city. In one crumbling apartment block, a blond bombshell (Karen Black) aspires to be an actress, an artist (William Atherton) looks for legitimacy, and a child actor performs a gross homage to Mae West. Cockfights and poverty prevail out of the glow of show business. Introverted accountant Homer Simpson (Donald Sutherland) watches as society collapses under greed and ambition.

Golden Globe (1975) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

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