American stage, film, and television actressDied when: 22 years 267 days (272 months)
Star Sign: Pisces
Karyn Kupcinet (born Roberta Lynn Kupcinet;March 6, 1941 – November 28, 1963) was an American stage, film, and television actress.She is the daughter of Chicago newspaper columnist and television personality Irv Kupcinet.
Karyn Kupcinet had a brief acting career during the early 1960s.Six days after the assassination of John F.Kennedy, her body was found at her West Hollywood, California home.
With her death officially ruled an unsolved homicide, and occurring so close to the JFK assassination, her name has become one of hundreds added to the multiplicity of theories that emerged after the assassination.
In the 1960s, Irv Kupcinet publicly dismissed the theories linking his daughter to the president's death.In 1992, The Today Show referred briefly via a caption to her alleged connection to the assassination, which prompted Irv Kupcinet to describe the television broadcast as "an atrocious outrage" and "calumny".
Karyn Kupcinet's death remains officially unsolved.