Carol Kane

Actor, Theatre usher
Pixie-like in both frame and voice, Oscar-nominated actress Carol Kane's offbeat turns in films like "Hester Street" (1975), "Annie Hall" (1977), "Addams Family Values" (1993) and the series "Taxi" (ABC/NBC, 1978-1983) ... Read more »
Born: 06/18/1952 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Filmography

Actor (116)

Dynamite: A Cautionary Tale 2015 (Movie)

Cecilia (Actor)

Gotham 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cosmopolitan 2014 (Movie)

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Emoticon;) 2014 (Movie)

Hannah Song (Actor)

My Girlfriend's Boyfriend 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Should've Been Romeo 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Thanks For Sharing 2013 (Movie)

Roberta (Actor)

Clutter 2012 (Movie)

Linda Bradford (Actor)

Sleepwalk with Me 2012 (Movie)

Linda Pandamiglio (Actor)

The Bounty Hunter 2010 (Movie)

Dawn (Actor)

The Key Man 2010 (Movie)

Marsha (Actor)

Ugly Betty 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Guest of Cindy Sherman 2009 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

The Civilization of Maxwell Bright 2007 (Movie)

Temple (Actor)

Blue's Clues 1996 - 2005 (TV Show)

Voice

The Pacifier 2005 (Movie)

Helga (Actor)

Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen 2004 (Movie)

Miss Baggoli (Actor)

As Told By Ginger 2000 - 2003 (TV Show)

Voice

Love in the Time of Money 2002 (Movie)

Joey (Actor)

Noddy 1998 - 2002 (TV Show)

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Beggars and Choosers 1999 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Brooklyn Bridge 1991 - 1992, 1999 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Chicago Hope 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1996, 1999 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Ellen 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1996, 1999 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Empty Nest 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1995, 1999 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Homicide: Life on the Street 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Intimate Portrait: Diane Keaton 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

My First Mister 2001 (Movie)

Mrs Benson (Actor)

The Tic Code 2000 (Movie)

Miss Gimpole (Actor)

Jawbreaker 1999 (Movie)

Miss Sherman (Actor)

Midnight 5 1999 (Movie)

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The First Snow of Winter 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Voice

Intimate Portrait: Anjelica Huston 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Merry Christmas, George Bailey 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The Tony Danza Show 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Aladdin 1994 - 1997 (TV Show)

Voice

Gone Fishin' 1997 (Movie)

Donna Waters (Actor)

Napoleon 1997 (Movie)

of Spider (Voice)

Office Killer 1997 (Movie)

Dorine Douglas (Actor)

A.J.'s Time Travelers 1994 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

American Strays 1996 (Movie)

Helen (Actor)

Big Bully 1996 (Movie)

Faith (Actor)

Hey Arnold! 1996 (TV Show)

Voice

Sunset Park 1996 (Movie)

Mona (Actor)

The Pallbearer 1996 (Movie)

Tom's Mom (Actor)

Trees Lounge 1996 (Movie)

Connie (Actor)

A Comedy Salute to Andy Kaufman 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Best of Taxi 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Freaky Friday 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues 1994 (Movie)

Cowgirl Carla (Actor)

The Crazysitter 1994 (Movie)

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Addams Family Values 1993 (Movie)

Granny Addams (Actor)

The Ray Bradbury Theater 1987 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Why Bother Voting? 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Baby on Board 1992 (Movie)

Maria (Actor)

In the Soup 1992 (Movie)

Barbara (Actor)

American Dreamer 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Ted & Venus 1991 (Movie)

Colette (Actor)

Voices That Care 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Flashback 1990 (Movie)

Maggie (Actor)

Judy, You're Not Yourself Today 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

My Blue Heaven 1990 (Movie)

Shaldeen (Actor)

The Lemon Sisters 1990 (Movie)

Franki DeAngelo (Actor)

The 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

License to Drive 1988 (Movie)

Mom (Actor)

Scrooged 1988 (Movie)

Ghost of Christmas Present (Actor)

Sticky Fingers 1988 (Movie)

Kitty (Actor)

Ishtar 1987 (Movie)

Carol (Actor)

The Princess Bride 1987 (Movie)

Valerie (Actor)

All Is Forgiven 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Bob Goldthwait -- Don't Watch This Show 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Casey at the Bat 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Jumpin' Jack Flash 1986 (Movie)

Cynthia Sparks (Actor)

Transylvania 6-5000 1985 (Movie)

Lupi (Actor)

Over the Brooklyn Bridge 1984 (Movie)

Cheryl Goodman (Actor)

Racing With the Moon 1984 (Movie)

Annie (Actor)

Can She Bake a Cherry Pie? 1983 (Movie)

Cafe Customer (Actor)

Taxi 1978 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

The Secret Diary of Sigmund Freud 1983 (Movie)

Martha Bernays (Actor)

Pandemonium 1982 (Movie)

Candy Jefferson (Actor)

Norman Loves Rose 1981 (Movie)

Rose (Actor)

Les Jeux de la Comtesse Dolingen de Gratz 1980 (Movie)

Louise (Actor)

The Muppet Movie 1979 (Movie)

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When a Stranger Calls 1979 (Movie)

Jill Johnson (Actor)

La Sabina 1978 (Movie)

Daisy (Actor)

Out of Our Father's House 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Annie Hall 1977 (Movie)

Allison (Actor)

The Mafu Cage 1977 (Movie)

Cissy Carpenter (Actor)

The World's Greatest Lover 1977 (Movie)

Annie Hickman (Actor)

Valentino 1977 (Movie)

Fatty's Girl (Actor)

Harry and Walter Go to New York 1976 (Movie)

Florence (Actor)

Dog Day Afternoon 1975 (Movie)

Jenny (Actor)

Hester Street 1975 (Movie)

Gitl (Actor)

The Last Detail 1973 (Movie)

Prostitute (Actor)

Wedding in White 1973 (Movie)

Jeannie (Actor)

Carnal Knowledge 1971 (Movie)

Jennifer (Actor)

Desperate Characters 1970 (Movie)

Young Girl (Actor)

An Invasion of Privacy (TV Show)

Actor

Audrey's Rain (TV Show)

Actor

Burning Rage (TV Show)

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Dad, the Angel & Me (TV Show)

Actor

Drop-Out Mother (TV Show)

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Keeping On (TV Show)

Actor

Noah's Ark (TV Show)

Actor

Paul Reiser: Out on a Whim (TV Show)

Actor

Pearl (TV Show)

Actor

The First Seven Years (TV Show)

Actor

The Happy Elf (TV Show)

Voice

The Shrink Is In (TV Show)

Actor

We the Women (TV Show)

Actor

When a Stranger Calls Back (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Pixie-like in both frame and voice, Oscar-nominated actress Carol Kane's offbeat turns in films like "Hester Street" (1975), "Annie Hall" (1977), "Addams Family Values" (1993) and the series "Taxi" (ABC/NBC, 1978-1983) made her an endearing go-to actress for quirky parts in film and on television. Though her helium-high voice and talent for accents made her a natural for comedy - most notably as Andy Kaufman's equally unintelligible wife on "Taxi," which earned her two Emmys - she could be an intense presence in dramas like "Carnal Knowledge" (1970), "Dog Day Afternoon" (1975) and "Trees Lounge" (1996). Still, it was the roles with a tinge of fantasy, like her Madame Morrible in the musical "Wicked," that had the most resonance for audiences, and she happily obliged in a wide variety of projects that made use of her unique talents.

EDUCATION

Professional Children's School

New York , New York

Milestones

2015

Co-starred in Netflix series "The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"

2014

Played recurring role of Gertrude Kapelput, Penguin's mother, in Fox's Batman spinoff, "Gotham"

2005

Cast as Madame Morrible in the stage production of the Tony awarding winning musical "Wicked" at the Pantages theatre in Hollywood

2004

Cast in the teen comedy "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen"

2002

Landed role in FOX comedy series "The Grubbs"

2000

Had supporting role in romantic comedy "The Shrink Is In" starring Courteney Cox and David Arquette

1999

Had featured role in the Showtime series "Beggars and Choosers"

1999

Made cameo appearance in the film "Jawbreaker" playing a school guidance counselor

1996

Returned to series TV co-starring in the CBS sitcom "Pearl"

1994

Provided character voice for animated series "Aladdin"

1993

Cast as Grandma in "Addams Family Values"

1991

Began recurring guest-starring role as Sylvia on the acclaimed TV drama, "Brooklyn Bridge"

1990

Starred as Lilian Abernathy on TV sitcom, "American Dreamer"

1988

Cast as the Ghost of Christmas Present, opposite Bill Murry in "Scrooged"

1986

Cast in the Comedy "Jumping Jack Flash," which starred Whoppi Goldberg

1986

Cast as regular on the NBC sitcom "All Is Forgiven"

1981

Began recurring guest-starring role as Simka Gravis on hit TV sitcom, "Taxi"; won Emmy for the part

1977

Co-starred with Woody Allen and Diane Keaton in the comedy "Annie Hall," also written and directed by Allen

1975

Cast in "Dog Day Afternoon," based on the true story of Sonny Wortzik(Al Pacino) who robbed a bank in the summer of 1972

1975

First starring film role, "Hester Street"; received a Best Actress Oscar nomination

1972

Broadway debut, "Ring 'round the Bath Tub"

1970

Film debut, "Carnal Knowledge"

1966

Professional theatre debut in the off-Broadway and national touring company productions of "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie"

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