When news of Karen Black’s death spread around the office yesterday, among the wailing and gnashing of teeth were whispers of “Who’s she?” from the younger cubs. The heresy! Karen Black was only the most vivid, iconic, and versatile actress of ALL TIME! With her slightly crossed eyes and big, frizzy hair, she was the perfect everywoman. Here’s a primer for those who don’t know, and a fond look back for those who do.