Biography

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Ricki Pamela Lake (born September 21, 1968) is an American actress and television host, best known for her starring role as Tracy Turnblad in the original Hairspray and for her talk show.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ricki Pamela Lake (born September 21, 1968) is an American actress and television host, best known for her starring role as Tracy Turnblad in the original Hairspray and for her talk show.

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

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 40

Birthday 1968-09-21

Place of Birth Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Gemini as Vanessa
2017 Drop the Mic(1 episode)
2016 Hairspray Live! as Pinkette
2016 Embrace as Herself
2015 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend(1 episode) as Dream Ghost #1
2013 I Am Divine as Herself
2012 The Ricki Lake Show(260 episodes)
2009 Drop Dead Diva(1 episode) as Susan Semler
2009 Loving Leah as Rabbi Gerry
2008 Easy to Assemble(1 episode)
2008 The Business of Being Born as Herself
2007 Matters of Life & Dating as Linda Dackman
2007 Hairspray as Talent Agent
2006 Gameshow Marathon(7 episodes) as Host
2005 The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie as Herself
2001 The King of Queens(6 episodes) as Stephanie Heffernan
2000 Cecil B. Demented as Libby
1998 Murder She Purred: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery as Mary Minor 'Harry' Haristeen
1997 King of the Hill(1 episode)
1996 Mrs. Winterbourne as Connie Doyle/"Patricia Winterbourne"
1994 Serial Mom as Misty Sutphin
1994 Cabin Boy as Figurehead
1993 Based on an Untrue Story
1993 Ricki Lake(20 episodes)
1993 Skinner as Kerry Tate
1992 Inside Monkey Zetterland as Bella the Stalker
1992 Where the Day Takes You as Brenda
1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Charlotte
1991 The Chase as Tammie
1990 Gravedale High(13 episodes) as Cleofatra
1990 Cry-Baby as Pepper Walker
1989 Cookie as Pia
1989 Babycakes as Grace
1988 Working Girl as Bridesmaid
1988 China Beach(64 episodes)
1988 Hairspray as Tracy Turnblad
1984 Kate & Allie(1 episode)

Production

2018 Weed the PeopleExecutive Producer
2012 The Ricki Lake Show(260 episodes)Producer
2011 More Business of Being BornExecutive Producer
2009 Charm School with Ricki Lake(22 episodes)Producer
2008 The Business of Being BornProducer

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