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Candice "Candy" Azzara (born May 18, 1945) is an American character actress frequently cast in Italian or Jewish roles.

Azzara was born in Brooklyn, the daughter of Josephine (née Bravo) and Samuel Azzara. She was inspired to pursue acting by the film La Strada and theatre legend Eleanora Duse. She studied with Lee Strasberg and Gene Frankel and soon began appearing off-Broadway and in regional theatres.

Billed as Candy Azzara, she made her Broadway debut in Lovers and Other Strangers in 1968. Additional stage credits include Jake's Women, Cactus Flower, Any Wednesday, Barefoot in the Park, and The Moon Is Blue.

Azzara was cast as Gloria in the second pilot of All in the Family when it was entitled Those Were the Days and the family name was Justice instead of Bunker.[2] She was a regular on the sitcom Calucci's Department and had recurring roles on Caroline in the City, Who's the Boss, Soap, and Rhoda. She has guested on numerous series, including Diff'rent Strokes, The Practice, Married With Children, Kojak, Barney Miller (as a manicurist, in Season 2 Episode 3), Trapper John, M.D., L.A. Law, Murder, She Wrote, ER, Married with Children (1992) and Joan of Arcadia.

On screen Azzara has appeared in In Her Shoes, Ocean's Twelve, Catch Me If You Can, Easy Money, House Calls, Unstrung Heroes, Pandemonium, Fatso, and Made for Each Other.

Azzara is the aunt of actress Lana Parrilla.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Candice "Candy" Azzara (born May 18, 1945) is an American character actress frequently cast in Italian or Jewish roles.

Azzara was born in Brooklyn, the daughter of Josephine (née Bravo) and Samuel Azzara. She was inspired to pursue acting by the film La Strada and theatre legend Eleanora Duse. She studied with Lee Strasberg and Gene Frankel and soon began appearing off-Broadway and in regional theatres.

Billed as Candy Azzara, she made her Broadway debut in Lovers and Other Strangers in 1968. Additional stage credits include Jake's Women, Cactus Flower, Any Wednesday, Barefoot in the Park, and The Moon Is Blue.

Azzara was cast as Gloria in the second pilot of All in the Family when it was entitled Those Were the Days and the family name was Justice instead of Bunker.[2] She was a regular on the sitcom Calucci's Department and had recurring roles on Caroline in the City, Who's the Boss, Soap, and Rhoda. She has guested on numerous series, including Diff'rent Strokes, The Practice, Married With Children, Kojak, Barney Miller (as a manicurist, in Season 2 Episode 3), Trapper John, M.D., L.A. Law, Murder, She Wrote, ER, Married with Children (1992) and Joan of Arcadia.

On screen Azzara has appeared in In Her Shoes, Ocean's Twelve, Catch Me If You Can, Easy Money, House Calls, Unstrung Heroes, Pandemonium, Fatso, and Made for Each Other.

Azzara is the aunt of actress Lana Parrilla.

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

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 36

Birthday 1945-05-18

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Official Site http://www.candice-azzara.info/

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 The Flight Before Christmas as Debbie
2015 Little Boy as Bertha
2009 The Storm as Rose
2008 Final Approach as Elizabeth Foxhaven
2005 In Her Shoes as Sydelle Feller
2003 Joan of Arcadia(1 episode)
2002 Catch Me If You Can as Darcy
2000 Strong Medicine(1 episode)
1998 Land of the Free as Waitress (as Candy Azzara)
1994 ER(1 episode)
1989 Doogie Howser, M.D.(1 episode)
1988 The Wonder Years(1 episode) as Mrs. Ermin
1987 Roomies(1 episode)
1986 L.A. Law(2 episodes)
1985 The Twilight Zone(1 episode)
1984 E/R(1 episode)
1984 Mama Malone(1 episode)
1984 Night Court(1 episode)
1983 Easy Money as Rose Capuletti (as Candy Azzara)
1982 Pandemonium as Bambi
1982 Divorce Wars: A Love Story as Sylvia Bemous
1980 Fatso as Lydia
1980 Tenspeed and Brown Shoe(1 episode)
1979 House Calls(1 episode)
1979 Trapper John, M.D.(1 episode)
1978 Diff'rent Strokes(1 episode)
1978 House Calls as Ellen Grady
1977 The World's Greatest Lover as Anne Calassandro
1977 CHiPs(1 episode)
1975 The Montefuscos(1 episode)
1975 Fay(1 episode)
1975 Barney Miller(3 episodes)
1975 Baretta(1 episode)
1974 Rhoda(5 episodes)
1973 Kojak(2 episodes)
1973 Calucci's Department(12 episodes)

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