Rita Gardner was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Gardner started her entertainment career with her music in films like the Jason Robards comedic adaptation "A Thousand Clowns" (1965). Her music also appeared in the Jason Robards comedy adaptation "A Thousand Clowns" (1965). An an actress as well as a musician, Gardner took on a part in the drama "1 + 1 - Exploring the Kinsey Reports" (1961) with Leo G Carroll. Following that project, she worked on "Law & Order" (1990-2010), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC, 1999-) and "30 Rock" (NBC, 2006-2013). She also appeared in "Odd Mom Out" (Bravo, 2014-). During these years, she additionally appeared in film, receiving a role in the dramatic adaptation "P.S. I Love You" (2007) with Hilary Swank. Gardner most recently acted in "Tiger Lily Road" (2014).