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Lainie Kazan (born May 15, 1940) is an American actress and singer.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lainie Kazan (born May 15, 1940) is an American actress and singer.

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

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 91

Birthday 1940-05-15

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Tango Shalom as Leah Zlotkin
2018 The Kominsky Method (1 episode) as Norman's Grandmother
2018 Olympia as Herself
2018 The Amityville Murders as Nona
2018 Garlic and Gunpowder as Rose Lusconi
2016 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 as Maria Portokalos
2015 Pixels as Mickey Lamonsoff
2015 Pearly Gates as Millie
2015 Tab Hunter Confidential as Herself
2014 I'm a Mitzvah as Mrs. Cohen
2013 Finding Joy as Gloria
2012 Divorce Invitation as Elaine lipnick
2011 Jessie (1 episode) as Wanda Winkle
2010 Expecting Mary as Lillian Littlefeather
2010 Ollie Klublershturf vs. the Nazis as Sharon Klublershturf
2009 Celebrity Ghost Stories (1 episode)
2009 Modern Family (1 episode) as Eleanor
2009 RuPaul's Drag Race (1 episode) as Guest Judge
2009 Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay! as Shirley Hirsch
2008 You Don't Mess with the Zohan as Gail
2008 Beau Jest as Miriam Goldman
2007 Bratz as Bubbie
2006 Ugly Betty (1 episode)
2006 'Til Death (1 episode)
2006 Red Riding Hood as Grandma
2005 The Engagement Ring as Alicia Rosa Anselmi
2005 Whiskey School as Hedy Seligman
2005 Living With Fran (1 episode)
2004 Boston Legal (1 episode)
2003 Gigli as Mother
2003 Tempted as Julia
2003 My Big Fat Greek Life (7 episodes) as Maria Portokalos
2003 Broadway: The Golden Age as Herself
2003 A Good Night to Die as Diane
2002 Eight Crazy Nights as Old Woman (singing voice)
2002 My Big Fat Greek Wedding as Maria Portokalos
2000 The Crew as Pepper Lowenstein
2000 Bruno as Sister Mary Perpetua
2000 If You Only Knew as Bess
2000 What's Cooking? as Ruth 'Ruthie' Seelig
1998 The Unknown Cyclist as Rachel
1998 The King of Queens (2 episodes) as Ava St. Clair
1998 Will & Grace (2 episodes)
1998 Permanent Midnight as Jerry's Mother at Funeral
1998 The Big Hit as Jeanne Shulman
1996 The Associate as Cindy Mason
1996 Life's Work (2 episodes)
1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1 episode)
1996 Love Is All There Is as Sadie Capomezzo
1995 Prince For a Day as Rose
1993 The Nanny (2 episodes)
1993 The Cemetery Club as Selma
1992 I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore as Sarah Fishbine
1991 29th Street as Mrs. Pesce
1990 Beverly Hills, 90210 (1 episode)
1989 H├Ągar the Horrible as Helga
1989 Tales from the Crypt (1 episode)
1988 Beaches as Leona Bloom
1988 Out of the Dark as Nancy
1987 Karen's Song (13 episodes)
1987 Harry and the Hendersons as Irene Moffitt
1987 Medium Rare as Helga Costas
1986 Tough Cookies (8 episodes)
1986 The Delta Force as Sylvia Goldman
1985 Amazing Stories (1 episode)
1985 The Journey of Natty Gann as Connie
1984 Lust in the Dust as Marguerita Ventura
1984 Obsessive Love as Margaret Chase
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode)
1984 Pinocchio as Sophia, The Blue Fairy
1984 The Jerk, Too as Card Player
1983 Sunset Limousine as Jessie Durning
1982 St. Elsewhere (1 episode)
1982 My Favorite Year as Belle Carroca
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre (1 episode) as Sophia, the Blue Fairy
1982 Hotel (1 episode)
1982 One from the Heart as Maggie
1980 A Cry for Love as Tina Weathersby
1979 Abraham's Sacrifice as Hagar
1978 The Paper Chase (58 episodes)
1975 Baretta (1 episode)
1971 Columbo (1 episode)
1971 Romance of a Horsethief as Estusha
1968 Lady in Cement as Maria Baretto
1968 Dayton's Devils
1968 The Dick Cavett Show (1 episode) as Herself - Guest
1967 The Carol Burnett Show (1 episode)
1965 Hullabaloo (1 episode)
1961 Ben Casey (1 episode)
1953 The Academy Awards (1 episode)
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (1 episode)

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