22 (passed away Nov. 28th, 1963)
Mar. 6th, 1941
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Karyn Kupcinet's Main TV Roles
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- Was romantically involved with actor 'Andrew Prine' (qv) at the time of her death. He was among a number of people, including two other actors, questioned and released.
- Strangled in her own apartment, her father, Chicago columnist 'Irv Kupcinet' (qv) believed he knew who killed her but could never prove it. Speculation had it even linked to the JFK assassination, which occurred six days earlier. Irv Kupcinet called such speculation "an atrocious outrage." He said neither he nor his daughter held any secrets about the assassination.
- Was found strangled in her Hollywood apartment. Her father, Chicago columnist 'Irv Kupcinet' (qv), believed he knew who did it but could never prove it. Speculation had it even linked to the JFK assassination. Mr. Kupcinet called such speculation "an atrocious outrage." He said his daughter didn't know the assassin(s). He said nobody ever told him to back off from investigating the assassination, and his daughter's killer was not part of any plans to silence a journalist.
- Daughter of 'Irv Kupcinet' (qv)
- Karyn Kupcinet was murdered on Thanksgiving Day, 1963. The crime has never been solved.
- Visited President 'Harry S. Truman' (qv) in the White House as a child, accompanied by her parents and brother.
- The apartment where she died is located at 1227 1/2 Sweetzer in West Hollywood, not far from where 'Dorothy Dandridge' (qv) died a few years later.
- On the last day of her life, Kupcinet had dinner with "Lost In Space" co-star 'Mark Goddard (I)' (qv) and his wife.
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