Estelle Harris Biography (1932-)

Original name, Estelle Nussbaum; born April 22, 1932, in New York, NY; daughter of Issac (a candy store owner) and Anna Nussbaum; married Sy Harris (a window treatment salesman), 1952; children: Eric, Glen, Taryn. Addresses:Agent: Agency for the Performing Arts, 9200 Sunset Blvd., Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
April 22, 1932
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Estelle Costanza, a recurring role, Seinfeld, NBC, 1992-1998
  • Ronnie Cohen, Good Advice, CBS, 1993
  • Voice of Mrs. Fox, Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, The WB, 1997-1998
  • Voice of Cacophone, Hercules (animated; also known as Disney'sHercules), ABC and syndicated, 1998
  • Voice of Mrs. Turtle, Mickey Mouse Works (animated), ABC, 1999
  • Mrs. Turtle, House of Mouse, ABC, 2001
  • Movies
  • Adie, "The West Side Waltz," CBS Playhouse 90s, CBS, 1995
  • Dancing in September, HBO, 2000
  • Iris, Good Advice, HBO, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Easy Mary, "Dad's First Date," Night Court, NBC, 1985
  • Easy Mary, "Flo's Retirement," Night Court, NBC, 1986
  • Easy Mary, "Halloween II: The Return of Leon," Night Court, NBC, 1986
  • Delilah, "Al Loses His Cherry," Married ... With Children, Fox, 1987
  • Postal worker, "The Case of the Swami Scam," Mathnet, 1990
  • Mrs. Rachlin, "Intolerance," Law & Order, NBC, 1991
  • Esther Shapiro, Brooklyn Bridge, CBS, 1991
  • Barry's Mother, "Sofa's Choice," Mad about You, NBC, 1992
  • Mrs. Claus, "Christmas Story," In the House, NBC, 1995
  • Mom Henderson, "A Dime a Dance," Fallen Angels, Showtime, 1995
  • (Uncredited) Speaker at funeral, "Heartbreak," Chicago Hope, CBS,1995
  • Dick's Mom, "Dick Goes Home," Night Stand, 1996
  • Old woman, "Sacred Ground," Star Trek: Voyager, UPN and syndicated, 1996
  • Miss Frances Howie, "Break a Leg," Moesha, UPN, 1996
  • Voice of Arthur's mother, "The Tick vs. Dot and Neil's Wedding," The Tick (animated), 1996
  • Esther Brooks, "Back in the Day," Living Single, Fox, 1996
  • Woman, "From Boca, with Love," Cybill, 1997
  • Voice of Turtle and Iguana, "Eliza-cology," The Wild Thornberrys (animated), Nickelodeon, 1998
  • Organist, Sunset Beach, NBC, 1999
  • Miss Agnes, "Scammed Straight," The Parkers, UPN, 1999
  • "Syd in Wonderland," Providence, NBC, 2000
  • Dora, "Sabrina, the Muse," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, The WB, 2001
  • Voice of Death's mother, "Death Lives," Family Guy (animated), Fox, 2001
  • Contestant, Weakest Link, NBC, 2002
  • Also appeared as voice of mother, "Mombasa In-Law," Timon and Pumbaa.
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Additional voices, Aladdin (animated; also known as Disney's Aladdin), 1993
  • Film Appearances
  • Mrs. Baleeka, Summerdog, Salisbury, 1977
  • Irma, Looking Up, Levitt/Pickman, 1977
  • Peggy's Mother, Once upon a Time in America (also known as C'era una volta in America), Warner Bros., 1984
  • Estelle, Principal Molina's secretary, Stand and Deliver, Warner Bros., 1987
  • Aunt Harriet, This Is My Life, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • Aunt Dorothy, Perfect Alibi (also known as Where's Mommy Now), WarnerVision, 1994
  • Mother Saxer, Downhill Willie (also known as Ski Hard and Ski Nuts), BMG Home Video, 1996
  • Bridget, Out to Sea, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997
  • Ms. Krubavitch, Chairman of the Board, Trimark Pictures, 1998
  • Aunt Pearl, My Giant, Columbia, 1998
  • Flirting woman, Neil Simon's The Odd Couple II (also known as Odd Couple II), Paramount, 1998
  • Grandma Addams, Addams Family Reunion, Warner Bros. Home Video, 1998
  • Voice of Mrs. Potato Head, Toy Story 2 (animated), Buena Vista, 1999
  • Mrs. Stubblefield, Lost & Found, 1999
  • Aunt Bea, What's Cooking?, Trimark, 2000
  • Aunt Velva, Playing Mona Lisa, Buena Vista, 2000
  • Voice of Cindy's grandmother, No Prom for Cindy, 2002
  • Stage Appearances
  • Shirley Faffner, Curtains!, Wesbeth Theatre Center, New York City,1981
  • (Off-Broadway debut) Mother, Enter Laughing, American Jewish Theatre, New York City, 1984-1985

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, May 13, 1994, p. 48
    • People Weekly, August 28, 1995, p. 65; May 22, 2000, p. 27
    • TV Guide, May 6, 1995, p. 31

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