James Karen, Star Of 'Return Of The Living Dead' And 'Poltergeist' Has Passed Away

We're so saddened to report that legendary actor James Karen passed away on Tuesday at the age of 94. He most known in the horror community for his role as Frank in Return of the Living Dead.

With a career spanning from 1948 to 2018 and a whopping 204 acting credits listed on IMDb, Karen was a familiar face among many generations and genres. His other horror film contributions include Poltergeist, Mulholland Drive, Invaders from Mars, Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster, The Willies, and so many more!

“People don’t know my name, but they know my face because I’ve done so damn much work,” Karen once said.

If you're interested in reading more on Karen's life and career, visit The Hollywood Reporter.

A sad day for horror. We extend our deepest condolences to his friends and family.


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