Karen Montgomery, American actress and film producer, Died at 66

Karen Montgomery died on December 4, 2015, in Los Angeles, California, USA.

She was an American actress and film producer.

As a young Karen Montgomery began in showbiz as an actress, starring most notably as Princess Beata in a 1988 episode of “Star Trek: The Next Generation.”

Karen then moved behind-the-scenes role, working as an assistant to screenwriter Waldo Salt, director Hal Ashby and producer Bruce Gilbert on 1978’s “Coming Home.”

She has worked in the development departments of indie film companies, with producing credits on films including “Row Your Boat” (1999), “‘Til There Was You” (1997) and “Diary of a Hitman” (1991), which was directed by Montgomery’s former acting coach and friend Roy London.

The film earned 9 Oscar nominations and won three for Best Actor Jon Voight, Best Actress Jane Fonda and Best Original Screenplay.

Montgomery and her husband, director Christopher Monger, produced a documentary called “Special Thanks to Roy London,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2005 After London’s death from AIDS complications in 1993.

Karen Montgomery passed away at 66 yrs old.