Carol Kane Biography (1952-)

Full name, Carolyn Laurie Kane; born June 18, 1952, in Cleveland, OH; father,an architect; mother, a jazz musician and teacher. Addresses: Office:Krost/Chapin Artists Talent Agency, 9911 West Pico Blvd., Ph. I, Los Angeles, CA 90035-2715.; Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Contact: 8205 Santa Monica Blvd., #1426, Los Angeles, CA90046-5967.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
June 18, 1952
Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (As Carole Kane) Carol, Blood of the Iron Maiden (also known as Is This Trip Really Necessary? and Trip to Terror), 1970
  • Jennifer, Carnal Knowledge, Avco-Embassy, 1971
  • Young girl, Desperate Characters, Paramount, 1971
  • Jeannie, Wedding in White (also known as Mariage en blanc),Avco-Embassy, 1972
  • Young whore, The Last Detail, Columbia, 1973
  • Jenny, Dog Day Afternoon, Warner Bros., 1975
  • Gitl, Hester Street, Midwest, 1975
  • Florence, Harry and Walter Go to New York, Columbia, 1976
  • Allison, Annie Hall, United Artists, 1977
  • Fatty's girl, Valentino, United Artists, 1977
  • Annie Hickman, The World's Greatest Lover, Twentieth Century-Fox,1977
  • Cissy Carpenter, The Mafu Cage (also known as My Sister, My Love, The Cage, Deviation, and Don't Ring the Doorbell), Cloud 5, 1978
  • Daisy, Sabina (also known as La Sabina), El Iman-Svenska Film Institute, 1979
  • Jill Johnson, When a Stranger Calls, Columbia, 1979
  • Myth, The Muppet Movie, Associated Film Distribution, 1979
  • Strong Medicine, 1979
  • Miss Kurtz, The Emmett Smith Story, 1979
  • Louise Haines-Pearson, Les jeux de la Comtesse Donlingen de Gratz,1981
  • Candy Jefferson, Pandemonium (also known as Thursday the Twelfth), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1982
  • Rose, Norman Loves Rose, Atlantic, 1982
  • Cafe customer, Can She Bake a Cherry Pie?, World Wide Classics, 1983
  • Cheryl Goodman, Over the Brooklyn Bridge (also known as Acrossthe Brooklyn Bridge and My Darling Shiksa), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1984
  • Annie the hooker, Racing with the Moon, Paramount, 1984
  • Martha Bernays, The Secret Diary of Sigmund Freud, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984
  • (In archive footage) Jill Johnson in When a Stranger Calls, Terror in the Aisles, 1984
  • Lupi, Transylvania 6-5000, New World, 1985
  • Cynthia Sparks, computer operator at 1st National Bank, Jumpin' Jack Flash, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986
  • Carol, Ishtar, Columbia, 1987
  • Valerie, The Princess Bride, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987
  • Kitty, Sticky Fingers, Spectra Film, 1988
  • Mom, License to Drive, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988
  • Ghost of Christmas Present, Scrooged, Paramount, 1988
  • Franki D'Angelo, The Lemon Sisters, Miramax, 1990
  • Shaldeen, My Blue Heaven, Warner Bros., 1990
  • Maggie, Flashback, Paramount, 1990
  • (As Lisa Le Blanc) Cassandra the hairdresser, Joe versus the Volcano, Warner Bros., 1990
  • Colette and Colette's twin sister, Ted and Venus, Double Helix Films, 1991
  • Barbara, In the Soup (also known as In the Soup--Alles Kino, In the Soup--Un mare di guai, and In the Soup: En la sopa), Triton Pictures, 1992
  • Maria, Baby on Board, Prism Entertainment, 1993
  • Granny Addams, Addams Family Values, Paramount, 1993
  • Cowgirl Carla, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, New Line, 1994
  • Treva Van Arsdale, The Crazysitter (also known as Two Much Trouble), Concorde/New Horizons, 1995
  • Voice of Molly Rex, Theodore Rex (also known as T. Rex), 1995
  • Helen, American Strays, A-Pix Entertainment, 1996
  • Faith, Big Bully, Warner Bros., 1996
  • Mona, Sunset Park, TriStar, 1996
  • Tom's mom, The Pallbearer, Miramax, 1996
  • Connie, Trees Lounge, Live Entertainment, 1996
  • Donna Waters, Gone Fishin', Buena Vista, 1997
  • Voice of Spider, Napoleon, Samuel Goldwyn, 1997
  • Dorine Douglas, Office Killer, Miramax, 1997
  • Miss Gimpole, The Tic Code, Jazz Films, 1998
  • Miss Sherwood, Jawbreaker, TriStar, 1999
  • (Uncredited) Herself in Taxi, Man on the Moon (also known as Der Mondmann), Universal, 1999
  • Officer Garfield, Tomorrow by Midnight (also known as Midnight5), Capitol, 1999
  • Dr. Louise Rosenberg, The Shrink Is In, New City, 2000
  • Linda, The Office Party, 2000
  • Herself, A Constant Forge (also known as A Constant Forge: TheLife and Art of John Cassavetes), 2000
  • Mrs. Benson, My First Mister, Paramount Classics, 2001
  • Mom, D.C. Smalls, 2001
  • Joey, Love In the Time of Money, ThinkFilm, 2002
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Simka Dahblitz-Gravas, Taxi, ABC, 1981-1982, NBC, 1982-1983
  • Nicolette Bingham, All Is Forgiven, NBC, 1986
  • Lillian Abernathy, American Dreamer, NBC, 1990-1991
  • Aunt Sylvia, Brooklyn Bridge, CBS, 1990-1991
  • Annie Caraldo, Pearl, 1996-1997
  • Lydia (L. L.) Luddin, Beggars and Choosers, Showtime, 1999
  • Rosie Grubb, The Grubbs, Fox, 2002
  • Movies
  • Eliza Southgate, Out of Our Father's House, 1978
  • Frances Loomis, "The Girls in Their Summer Dresses," The Girls In Their Summer Dresses and Other Stories by Irwin Shaw, 1981
  • Ilene Cohen, An Invasion of Privacy, CBS, 1983
  • Mary Harwood, Burning Rage, CBS, 1984
  • Maxine, Drop-out Mother (also known as Goodbye, Supermom),CBS, 1988
  • Jill Johnson, When a Stranger Calls Back, Showtime, 1993
  • Gloria, the angel, Dad, the Angel, and Me, The Family Channel, 1995
  • Miss Futterman, "Freaky Friday," The Disney Family Film, ABC, 1995
  • Cousin Tilly/Mrs. Hatch, Merry Christmas, George Bailey, PBS, 1997
  • Missy, Audrey's Rain, Hallmark Channel, 2003
  • Mrs. Shaw, Cosmopolitan, PBS, 2003
  • Also appeared in Many Mansions.
  • Miniseries
  • Sarah, Noah's Ark, NBC, 1999
  • Episodic
  • (As Carole Kane) Ellen, "The Return of Golden Tom," The Virginian,1966
  • (As Carole Kane) Charlotte Rivers, "The Outcast," The Virginian, 1966
  • Donna Mae Coble, "Epitaph for a Cop," The Felony Squad, ABC, 1968
  • Susannah White, "We the Women," American Parade, CBS, 1974
  • "Fans of the Kosko Show," Visions, PBS, 1978
  • Simka Dahblitz, "Guess Who's Coming for Brefnish," Taxi, 1980
  • April, "The Greatest Man in the World," American Short Story, PBS,1980
  • Olga, "Jinxed," Laverne and Shirley, ABC, 1982
  • "Keeping on," American Playhouse, PBS, 1983
  • "Sleeping Beauty," Faerie Tale Theater, Showtime, 1983
  • Amanda Boyer, "A Ditch in Time," Cheers, NBC, 1984
  • Anne MacColl, "Snip, Snip," Tales from the Darkside, syndicated, 1985
  • "Bum Tip," Crazy Like a Fox, CBS, 1985
  • Judy, "Judy, You're Not Yourself Today," Tales from the Crypt, HBO, 1990
  • Voice of Ollie, "Quack in the Quarks," Tiny Toon Adventures, 1990
  • Late Night with David Letterman, 1990
  • "The Crash: Parts 1 & 2," Sibs, 1991
  • Polly, "Tomorrow's Child," The Ray Bradbury Theater, USA Network,1992
  • Corinne, "The Marine Biologist," Seinfeld, 1994
  • Shelby, "The Courtship of Carol's Father," Empty Nest, NBC, 1994
  • Marguerite Birch, "Stand," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1995
  • Lily Penney, "A Penney Saved ... ," Ellen, ABC, 1996
  • Voice of Emily Dickinson, "Freeze Frame/Phoebe Cheats," Hey Arnold! (animated), Nickelodeon, 1997
  • Munch's ex-wife, "All Is Bright," Homicide: Life on the Street (also known as Homicide and H:LOTS), NBC, 1997
  • Simka Gravaas, "The Milk Run," The Tony Danza Show, NBC, 1997
  • Voice of Maude, "Carl and Maude," As Told by Ginger (animated), Nickelodeon, 2000
  • Voice of Carol, "Emission Impossible," Family Guy, Fox, 2001
  • Also appeared as Gloria, "Baum's Thesis," That's Life; voice of Brawnhilda, Aladdin (animated), CBS; Emily Roebling, A. J.'s Time Travelers, Fox; voice, Adventures from the Book of Virtues (animated), PBS; voice of Little Miss Muffit, "Blue's Big Treasure Hunt," Blue's Clues (animated), Nickelodeon; tooth fairy, The Noddy Shop, PBS.
  • Pilots
  • Paula, Fox, 1998
  • Specials
  • "Bob Goldthwait--Don't Watch This Show," Cinemax Comedy Experiment, Cinemax, 1986
  • Barbara, "Casey at the Bat" (also known as "Shelley Duvall's Tall Tales and Legends"), On Location, HBO, 1986
  • "Paul Reiser: Out on a Whim," On Location, HBO, 1987
  • "Rap Master Ronnie--A Report Card," Cinemax Comedy Experiment, Cinemax, 1988
  • The 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards, ABC, 1989
  • Voices That Care, Fox, 1991
  • The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Presentation, Fox, 1991
  • Why Bother Voting?, PBS, 1992
  • Best of Taxi (also known as Hey Taxi), CBS, 1994
  • A Comedy Salute to Andy Kaufman, NBC, 1995
  • Merry Christmas, George Bailey, PBS, 1997
  • Interviewee, Intimate Portrait: Anjelica Huston, Lifetime, 1998
  • Voice, The First Snow of Winter, The Disney Channel, 1998
  • Celebrity Profile: Marilu Henner, E! Entertainment Television, 1999
  • Feld's wife, The First Seven Years, PBS, 1999
  • Interviewee, Intimate Portrait: Diane Keaton, Lifetime, 2001
  • Interviewee, Intimate Portrait: Doris Roberts, Lifetime, 2002
  • Stage Appearances
  • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Public Theatre, New York City, 1966
  • Esme Train, Ring 'round the Bath Tub, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1972
  • Miranda, The Tempest, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, New York City, 1974
  • Tillie, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1978
  • Benefit of a Doubt, Folger Theatre Group, Washington, DC, 1978
  • Lillian Hellman, Are You Now or Have You Ever Been?, Promenade Theatre, New York City, 1978
  • Tales from the Vienna Woods, 1979
  • Sunday Runners in the Rain, 1980
  • The Tempest, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1980
  • Macbeth, Lincoln Center, 1980
  • Fairy, The Fairy Garden, Walter McGinn/John Cazale Theatre, New York City, 1984
  • The Debutante Ball, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1988
  • Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Westside Arts Theatre, New York City, 1988
  • Demon Wine, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, 1988-1989
  • Maid, WASPS and Other Plays, Joseph Papp Theater, New York Shakespeare Festival, 1995-1996
  • The Vagina Monologues, Westside Theatre, 1999-2003
  • Ricky, Sandra, Kelly, Family Week, 2000
  • The Guys, Flea Theater, 2002
  • Madame Latour, He Hunts, Geffen Playhouse, Westwood, CA, 2002
  • Also appeared in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Charles Playhouse,Boston, MA.

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