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Leah Remini

Actress / Film Actress / Television Actress / Writer | * 06/15/1970 (51) | Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
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Leah Marie Remini (born June 15, 1970) is an American actress and activist. She starred as Carrie Heffernan on the long-running CBS sitcom The King of Queens (1998–2007) and as Vanessa Celluci in the CBS sitcom Kevin Can Wait (2017–2018), both alongside Kevin James. Remini co-produced and hosted the A&E documentary series Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath (2016–2019), for which she won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Hosted Nonfiction Series or Special. She also co-hosted on the daytime talk show The Talk (2010–2011). Remini's films include the comedy Old School (2003), the mystery comedy Handsome (2017), and the romantic comedy Second Act (2018). Raised as a member of the Church of Scientology from childhood, Remini left the organization in 2013. Two years lat... ()
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Leah Marie Remini (born June 15, 1970, height 5' 3" (1,60 m)) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Carrie Heffernan on the CBS hit sitcom The King of Queens from 1998 to 2007. Prior to The King of Queens, she was known for her six episode stint as Stacey Carosi in 1991 on the NBC sitcom Saved by the Bell. She was also one of the co-hosts on the CBS network daytime talk show/series The Talk, before being fired in 2011.Leah Remini was born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City to private-school teacher Vicki Marshall and George Remini, who owned an asbestos-removal company. Her mother is of Austrian Jewish background and her father was Sicilian. Remini has an older sister, Nicole Remini (born 1969), who was her assistant on The King of Queens. She also has four half-sisters, including Christina (born 1969). Remini moved to Los Angeles, California, at age 13 with her mother to pursue an acting career.Remini met Puerto Rican salsa musician Angelo Pagán in 1996 at a Cuban restaurant. Pagan has three sons from previous relationships. In January 2003, Remini announced their engagement; they were married on July 19, 2003. On June 16, 2004, the day after her 34th birthday, Remini gave birth to daughter Sofia Bella, who weighed 6 lb/7.4 oz.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Talk-Shows | Drama

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Movies with Leah Remini as Actress(9)

as Joan2018 Second Act
as Producer Louise2018 The Clapper
as Cheyenne2017 Mad Families
as Lara2003 Old School
as Angie LaRocca1999 Follow Your Heart
as Theresa1995 Glory Daze

TV Shows/Series with Leah Remini as Actress(34)

as Self - Guest2019 Tamron Hall
as Herself - Guest Panelist2019 The Masked Singer
as herself2019 RuPaul
as Ms. Baxter (voice)2016 Milo Murphy's Law
as Herself - Panelist2016 Match Game
as Vanessa Cellucci2016 Kevin Can Wait
as herself2016 Chelsea
as Nicki2011 The Exes
as Herself - Co-Host2010 The Talk
as Guest Judge2009 RuPaul's Drag Race
as Carrie Heffernan1998 The King of Queens
as Terry Reynolds1997 Fired Up
as herself1997 The View
as Dominique Costellano1995 First Time Out
1995 MADtv
as Lydia1994 Friends
as Agnes Benedetto1993 Diagnosis: Murder
as Carol1990 Normal Life
as Stacey Carosi1989 Saved by the Bell
as Charlie Briscoe1989 Living Dolls
as Rose1988 Paradise
1982 Cheers

TV Shows/Series with Leah Remini as Crew(2)

Additional Information

Full Name: Leah Marie Remini
Born: Monday, 06/15 1970 (June) in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 51 years + 219 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Spouses (current/former): Angelo Pagan
Other names for Leah Remini (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Leah Marie Remini"
Leah Remini frequently works together with these people:
Ron Howard (8x, Crew)
Alec Baldwin (8x, Actor)
Whoopi Goldberg (8x, Actress)
Anthony Anderson (8x, Actor)
Susan Sarandon (8x, Actress)
Joel McHale (8x, Actor)
Scott Wolf (8x, Actor)
Ted Danson (8x, Actor)
Aisha Tyler (8x, Actress)
Bryan Cranston (7x, Actor)
Carmen Electra (7x, Actress)
Todd Phillips (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:12476, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 01/18/2022