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James Karen

28 November 1923 to 23 October 2018

An American actor who amassed more than 200 screen credits during a prolific career, Karen’s career began in theatre where he performed alongside Buster Keaton. He notably appeared in films including The China Syndrome (1979), Poltergeist (1982) and The Return of the Living Dead (1985).

Read James Karen's New York Times obituary here.