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Karen Carpenter

Karen CarpenterAKA Karen Anne Carpenter

Born: 2-Mar-1950
Birthplace: New Haven, CT
Died: 4-Feb-1983
Location of death: Downey, CA
Cause of death: Anorexia
Remains: Buried, Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park, Westlake Village, CA

Gender: Female
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer, Drummer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Carpenters

Father: Harold Carpenter (d. 1988)
Mother: Agnes Carpenter (d. 1996)
Brother: Richard Carpenter (b. 15-Oct-1946)
Husband: Thomas James Burris (m. 30-Aug-1980, div. 1982)
Boyfriend: Alan Osmond
Boyfriend: Terry Ellis (1975)
Boyfriend: John Adrian

    High School: Downey High School, Downey, CA
    University: California State University Long Beach

    The Carpenters (1965-81)
    Disneyland Coke Corner
    Hollywood Walk of Fame posthumous Oct-1983
    Autopsy Los Angeles (4-Feb-1983)
    Exhumed from Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Cypress, CA (11-Dec-2003)
    Risk Factors: Anorexia, Depression

    Paul Williams Still Alive (11-Sep-2011) · Herself

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