Carrie Snodgress (October 27, 1946 - April 1, 2004) was an American actress. Born Caroline Snodgress in Park Ridge, Illinois, she attended Northern Illinois University before leaving to act. Her film debut was in 1970 in Rabbit, Run opposite James Caan.
Her next film, Diary of a Mad Housewife, garnered her a nomination for Academy Award for Best Actress. She left acting soon in order to travel with rock musician Neil Young, the father of their son Zeke, but returned in 1978 in The Fury.
Later she and Jack Nitzsche became lovers. The relationship ended in his arrest for a violent assault on her in 1979.
Other films include White Man's Burden, Pale Rider, and Blue Sky.
She was hospitalized, awaiting a liver transplant, when she died suddenly at age 57, of heart and liver failure in Los Angeles, California.