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Carol Kane

Actress / Television Actress / Stage Actress / Film Actress / Voice Actress | * 06/18/1952 (70) | Cleveland, Ohio (United States of America (USA))
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Carolyn Laurie Kane (born June 18, 1952) is an American actress. She became known in the 1970s and 1980s in films such as Hester Street (for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress), Dog Day Afternoon, Annie Hall, The Princess Bride and Scrooged. Kane appeared on the television series Taxi in the early 1980s, as Simka Gravas, the wife of Latka, the character played by Andy Kaufman, winning two Emmy Awards for her work. She has played the character of Madame Morrible in the musical Wicked, both in touring productions and on Broadway from 2005 to 2014. From 2015 to 2020, she was a main cast member on the Netflix seri... ()
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Carolyn Laurie Kane (born June 18, 1952) is an American actress and comedian.She became known in the 1970s in films such as Hester Street (for which she received an Oscar nomination) and Annie Hall. She appeared on the television series Taxi in the early 1980s, as Simka Gravas, the wife of Latka, the character played by Andy Kaufman, winning two Emmy Awards for her work. She has played the character of Madame Morrible in the musical Wicked, both in regional productions and on Broadway from 2005 to 2014. Since 2015, she has been a main cast member on the Netflix original series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, in which she plays Lillian Kaushtupper.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Kids & Family

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Awards & Nominations for Carol Kane

Ohio Women's Hall of Fame Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Academy Award for Best Actress
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Movies with Carol Kane as Actress(99)

as Mallory O'Brien2019 The Dead Don't Die
as Mrs. Sisters2018 The Sisters Brothers
as Madeline Styne2018 Ghost Light
as Talia2015 Ava's Possessions
as Hannah Song2014 Emoticon
as Roberta2013 Thanks for Sharing
as Linda Bradford2013 Clutter
as Linda2012 Sleepwalk with Me
as Marsha2011 The Key Man
as Dawn2010 The Bounty Hunter
as Landlady2010 Pete Smalls Is Dead
as Aunt Sarah2008 Four Christmases
as Mother Nature2006 The Year Without a Santa Claus
as Gilda (voice)2005 The Happy Elf
as Helga2005 The Pacifier
as Mrs. Claus (voice)2005 Billy and Mandy Save Christmas
as Missy Flanders2003 Audrey's Rain
as Mrs. Shaw2003 Cosmopolitan
as Officer Garfield2001 Tomorrow by Midnight
as Dr. Louise Rosenberg2001 The Shrink Is In
as Mrs. Benson2001 My First Mister
as Miss Gimpole2000 The Tic Code
as Ms. Sherwood1999 Jawbreaker
as Carol Kane - 'Taxi' Actor1999 Man on the Moon
as Self (uncredited)1999 Man on the Moon
as Dorine Douglas1997 Office Killer
as Donna Waters1997 Gone Fishin'
as Mona1996 Sunset Park
as Faith Bigger1996 Big Bully
as Tom's Mother1996 The Pallbearer
as Helen1996 American Strays
as Connie1996 Trees Lounge
as Molly Rex (voice)1995 Theodore Rex
as Spider (voice)1995 Napoleon
as Leanne Futterman1995 Freaky Friday
as Sam's Angel1995 Dad, the Angel & Me
as Treva Van Arsdale1994 The Crazysitter
as Granny1993 Addams Family Values
as Jill Johnson1993 When a Stranger Calls Back
as Maria1992 Baby on Board
as Barbara1992 In the Soup
as Colette1991 Ted & Venus
as Shaldeen1990 My Blue Heaven
as Hairdresser1990 Joe Versus the Volcano
as Maggie1990 Flashback
as Franki D'Angelo1989 The Lemon Sisters
as Kitty1988 Sticky Fingers
as Mrs. Anderson1988 License to Drive
as Ghost of Christmas Present1988 Scrooged
as Maxine1988 Drop-Out Mother
as Carol1987 Ishtar
as Valerie1987 The Princess Bride
as Cynthia1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash
as Barbara Dent1986 Casey at the Bat
as Jill Johnson (archive footage) (uncredited)1984 Terror in the Aisles
as Martha Bernays1984 The Secret Diary of Sigmund Freud
as Annie the Hooker1984 Racing with the Moon
as Mary Harwood1984 Burning Rage
as Customer At Cafe1983 Can She Bake A Cherry Pie?
as The Good Fairy1983 Sleeping Beauty
as Rose1982 Norman Loves Rose
as Candy1982 Pandemonium
as Louise Haines-Pearson1981 The Games of Countess Dolingen
as Daisy1979 La Sabina
as Jill Johnson1979 When a Stranger Calls
as "Myth"1979 The Muppet Movie
as Cissy1978 The Mafu Cage
as Annie Hickman1977 The World's Greatest Lover
as Allison1977 Annie Hall
as Starlet1977 Valentino
as Jenny 'The Squirrel'1975 Dog Day Afternoon
as Gitl1975 Hester Street
as Young Whore1973 The Last Detail
as Jeannie Dougall1972 Wedding in White
as Jennifer1971 Carnal Knowledge

TV Shows/Series with Carol Kane as Actress(38)

as Mindy Markowitz2020 Hunters
as Menopause Banshee / Old Woman (voice)2017 Big Mouth
as Linda2016 Crowded
as Lillian Kaushtupper2015 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
as Gertrude Kapelput2014 Gotham
as Lena Korvinka2006 Ugly Betty
as Cornelia Rackett2003 Hope & Faith
as Shelly2003 Two and a Half Men
2002 Monk
as Maude Webley (voice)2000 As Told by Ginger
as Sarah1999 Noah's Ark
as Carol (voice)1999 Family Guy
1996 Pearl
as Maggie Simpson (voice)1989 The Simpsons
as Nicolette Bingham1986 All is Forgiven
as Barbara1985 Tall Tales & Legends
as Anne MacColl1984 Tales from the Darkside
as The 'Good' Fairy1982 Faerie Tale Theatre
as Simka Gravas1978 Taxi
as Eliza Southgate1971 Great Performances
as Francis Loomis1971 Great Performances

Full Name: Carol Kane
Born: Wednesday, 06/18 1952 (June) in Cleveland, Ohio (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 70 years + 236 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Professional Children's School, HB Studio
Other names for Carol Kane (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Lisa LeBlanc"
"Carolyn Laurie Kane"
Carol Kane frequently works together with these people:
Phil LaMarr (31x, Actor)
Alexandra Breckenridge (28x, Actress)
Ralph Garman (26x, Actor)
Tress MacNeille (25x, Actress)
Gary Cole (25x, Actor)
Danny Smith (24x, Actor)
Mae Whitman (22x, Actress)
Nicole Sullivan (19x, Actress)
Tara Strong (18x, Actress)
Dee Bradley Baker (17x, Actor)
Danny DeVito (8x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:6111, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/15/2023