Carol Kane

Carol Kane
Carol Kane (2018) (cropped).jpg
Kane in 2018
Born
Carolyn Laurie Kane

(1952-06-18) June 18, 1952 (age 68)[1]
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
OccupationActress, comedian
Years active1966–present

Carolyn Laurie Kane (born June 18, 1952[1]) is an American actress and comedian. She became known in the 1970s and 1980s in films such as Hester Street, for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress, Annie Hall, and The Princess Bride. She appeared on the television series Taxi in the early 1980s, as Simka Gravas, the wife of Latka, the character played by Andy Kaufman, winning two Emmy Awards for her work. She has played the character of Madame Morrible in the musical Wicked, both in touring productions and on Broadway from 2005 to 2014. From 2015 to 2020, she was a main cast member on the Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, in which she played Lillian Kaushtupper.

  1. ^ a b "Carol Kane movies, photos, movie reviews, filmography, and biography - AllMovie". AllMovie. All Media Network. Retrieved March 22, 2015.