Biography

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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 38

Birthday 1970-06-15

Place of Birth Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

Official Site http://www.leahremini.com/

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 RuPaul (1 episode) as Herself
2018 Second Act as Joan
2018 The Clapper as Producer Louise
2017 Mad Families as Cheyenne
2016 Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath (35 episodes) as Herself - Host
2016 Milo Murphy's Law (1 episode) as Ms. Baxter (voice)
2016 Kevin Can Wait (26 episodes) as Vanessa Cellucci
2016 Match Game (4 episodes) as Herself - Panelist
2016 Chelsea (1 episode) as Herself
2013 Family Tools (10 episodes)
2010 The Talk (123 episodes) as Herself - Co-Host
2009 RuPaul's Drag Race (1 episode) as Guest Judge
2005 The Reichen Show (1 episode)
2005 Fat Actress (1 episode)
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show (7 episodes)
2003 Old School as Lara Campbell
2000 Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire as Vixen (voice)
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (2 episodes)
1999 Follow Your Heart as Angie LaRocca
1998 The King of Queens (207 episodes) as Carrie Heffernan
1997 The View (1 episode) as Herself (1 episode)
1997 Fired Up (28 episodes) as Terry Reynolds
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (1 episode)
1995 MADtv (1 episode)
1995 Glory Daze as Theresa
1995 First Time Out (16 episodes) as Dominique Costellano
1995 Star Witness
1994 Phantom 2040: The Ghost Who Walks as Segan Cruz
1994 Friends (1 episode) as Lydia
1992 Renegade (1 episode)
1991 The Commish (1 episode)
1991 The Man in the Family (7 episodes) as Tina Bavasso
1990 Normal Life (13 episodes) as Carol
1989 Living Dolls (12 episodes) as Charlie Briscoe
1989 Saved by the Bell (6 episodes)
1988 Paradise (57 episodes) as Rose
1984 Who's the Boss? (2 episodes)
1982 Cheers (2 episodes)

Creator

2016 Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Creator

Crew

2016 Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath (35 episodes)Presenter

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