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Lu Leonard (January 1, 1927 – May 14, 2004) was an American actress. She made over 45 film and television appearances between 1956 and 1995. Due to her rotund figure, Leonard was often cast as a love interest who often intimidated her husband or boyfriend.

Leonard's first major appearance was as the wife of Three Stooges member Larry Fine in the film Husbands Beware.

Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, Leonard made television appearances on such shows as Laverne and Shirley, Mork and Mindy and Married... with Children. Her most memorable was in a recurring role as William Conrad's wise-cracking secretary in Jake and the Fatman. Also during this time she became a regional celebrity in the Los Angeles Theatre circuit for her outrageous portrayal as a lesbian head matron in the play Women Behind Bars. 

She has also done voices in the Hanna-Barbera version of the animated TV series Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures.

Leonard, who was the daughter of late 1930's-1950's character actor Hal Price, died on May 14, 2004.

Description above from the Wikipedia article  Lu Leonard, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Lu Leonard (January 1, 1927 – May 14, 2004) was an American actress. She made over 45 film and television appearances between 1956 and 1995. Due to her rotund figure, Leonard was often cast as a love interest who often intimidated her husband or boyfriend.

Leonard's first major appearance was as the wife of Three Stooges member Larry Fine in the film Husbands Beware.

Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, Leonard made television appearances on such shows as Laverne and Shirley, Mork and Mindy and Married... with Children. Her most memorable was in a recurring role as William Conrad's wise-cracking secretary in Jake and the Fatman. Also during this time she became a regional celebrity in the Los Angeles Theatre circuit for her outrageous portrayal as a lesbian head matron in the play Women Behind Bars. 

She has also done voices in the Hanna-Barbera version of the animated TV series Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures.

Leonard, who was the daughter of late 1930's-1950's character actor Hal Price, died on May 14, 2004.

Description above from the Wikipedia article  Lu Leonard, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 14

Birthday 1926-06-05

Day of Death 2004-05-14

Place of Birth Long Beach, New York, U.S.

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1995 Man of the Year as Dee Dee
1993 The Nanny (1 episode)
1991 A Climate for Killing as Winnie
1990 Without You I'm Nothing as Sandra's Manager
1990 Circuitry Man as Juice
1990 Shadowzone as Mrs. Cutter
1988 You Can't Hurry Love as Miss Frigget
1987 Jake and the Fatman (106 episodes)
1987 The Princess Academy as Fräulein Stinkenschmidt
1984 Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo as Head Nurse
1984 Starman as Roadhouse Waitress
1984 Thumbelina as Mother Toad
1982 Knight Rider (1 episode) as Mable
1956 Husbands Beware as Larry's Wife

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