Leila Kenzle Biography (1960?-)

Born July 16, 1960 (some sources cite 1961), in Patchogue, Long Island, NY; daughter of Kurt (in electrical supply sales) and Lee (an antiques dealer) Kenzle; married Neil Monaco (an acting coach, writer, and director), April 26, 1994. Addresses: Agent: Metropolitan Talent Agency, 4526 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010; Karen Forman, Agency for the Performing Arts, 9200 Sunset Blvd., Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90069; (voice work) William Morris Agency, One William Morris Place, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: Ted Schachter, Schachter Entertainment, 1157 South Beverly Dr., Second Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90035.

Actress, producer
Birth Details
July 16, 1960?
Patchogue, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Fran Devanow, Mad about You (also known as Loved by You), NBC, 1992-98
  • Kate DiResta, DiResta, UPN, 1998-99
  • Miniseries
  • The Charmer, Independent Television, c. 1987, broadcast on Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1988
  • Movies
  • Jessie Frank, All She Ever Wanted (also known as Mother's Day and The Ties That Bind), ABC, 1996
  • Arlene, Breast Men, HBO, 1997
  • Amy, "Dogomatic" (also known as "Dogmatic"), The Wonderful World of Disney, ABC, 1999
  • Specials
  • The 17th Annual All New Circus of the Stars and Side Show, CBS, 1992
  • Episodic
  • Second girl, "Theo's Women," The Cosby Show, NBC, 1989
  • First student, "The Guilty Party," thirtysomething, ABC, 1990
  • Prostitute, "A Passing Inspection," Over My Dead Body, CBS, 1990
  • Tamara, "Blanche Delivers," The Golden Girls, NBC, 1990
  • Debra Kirshner-Kleckner, "Someday My Prince Will Gum," Princesses,CBS, 1991
  • Guest, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 1994
  • Fran Devanow, "The One with the Two Parts: Parts 1 & 2," Friends, NBC, 1995
  • Lena, "For the Boys," Something Wilder, NBC, 1995
  • Guest, The Jon Stewart Show, MTV, 1995
  • Marsha McArthur, "The Murder Trade," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1996
  • Voice of Janeane, "Ebony Baby," Duckman (animated), USA Network, 1997
  • Guest, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1997
  • Herself, Pictionary, syndicated, 1997
  • Guest, The Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show), CBS, c. 1997
  • Naomi Demble, "The Reunion Show," The Nanny, CBS, 1998
  • Fran, "The Final Frontier," Mad about You (also known as Lovedby You), NBC, 1999
  • Voice of Arctic hare, "Show Me the Bunny," The Wild Thornberrys (animated), Nickelodeon, 1999
  • Voice of Bobri, "You Otter Know," The Wild Thornberrys (animated),Nickelodeon, 1999
  • Tammy Bomgarden, "All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Die," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 2000
  • Leigh, "Angels Anonymous," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2001
  • Attorney, "The Paper Chase," Felicity, The WB, 2002
  • Mrs. McKinney, "Looking for Quarters," Judging Amy, CBS, 2003
  • Herself, Kitty Bartholomew: You're Home, Home & Garden Television, 2004
  • Appeared in episodes of other series, including Happy Hour, USA Network; Instant Comedy with the Groundlings (multiple episodes), FX Channel; and Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher (also known as Politically Incorrect), Comedy Central and ABC.
  • Pilots
  • Gina DeSalvo, The World according to Straw, Fox, 1990
  • Debra Kirshner-Kleckner, Princesses, CBS, 1991
  • Julia, "Love and the Internet," Love American Style, ABC, 1999
  • Film Appearances
  • Marcia, Other People's Money (also known as Riqueza ajena),Warner Bros., 1991
  • Bigger Fish (short film), Second Hand Smoke, 1996
  • First woman, Enemies of Laughter, Outrider Pictures, 2000
  • Ann Greenway, White Oleander (also known as Weisser Oleander), Warner Bros., 2002
  • Julie Thomas, The Hot Chick, Buena Vista, 2002
  • Alice York, Identity, Columbia/Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2003
  • Film Producer
  • Bigger Fish (short film), Second Hand Smoke, 1996
  • Stage Appearances
  • Madeline Monroe, Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding, Washington Square Churchand Carmelita's, then Theatre at St. John's Church, later Vinnie Black's Coliseum, all New York City, 1988-89, then in Los Angeles, 1989

Further Reference


    • People Weekly, December 11, 1995, pp. 107-108

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