Carol Kane

Born Jun 18, 1952

Carolyn Laurie "Carol" Kane is an American actress. Kane has worked on the stage, on the screen and in television. She became known in the 1970s in films such as Hester Street (for which she received an Academy Award nomination) and Annie Hall. She appeared on the television series Taxi in the early 1980s, as the wife of the character played by Andy Kaufman, winning two Emmy Awards for her work.… Read More

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1952 Birth Born in 1952.


1965 13 Years Old She attended the Cherry Lawn School, a progressive boarding school in Darien, Connecticut, until 1965.
1966 14 Years Old She also went to the Professional Children's School, in New York City, and made her professional theatre debut in a 1966 production of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, starring Tammy Grimes.


1981 29 Years Old Kane portrayed Simka Dahblitz-Gravas, wife of Latka Gravas (Andy Kaufman), on the American television series Taxi, from 1981 to 1983. … Read More


1986 34 Years Old Kane was a regular on the 1986 NBC series All Is Forgiven, a regular on the 1990–91 NBC series American Dreamer, guest-starred on a 1994 episode of Seinfeld and had a supporting role in the short-lived 1996–97 sitcom Pearl, which starred Rhea Perlman. … Read More


1998 46 Years Old In 1998, she played Mother Duck on the cartoon movie The First Snow of Winter.
1999 47 Years Old In 1999 she made a cameo on the movie Man On The Moon as her character she played on Taxi. … Read More


2005 53 Years Old 1 More Event
Kane is known for her portrayal of the evil headmistress Madame Morrible in the Broadway musical Wicked, whom she played in various productions from 2005 to 2014.
2006 54 Years Old She then reprised the role in the Broadway production from January 10 through November 12, 2006.
2007 55 Years Old 1 More Event
She again played the role for the Los Angeles production which began performances on February 7, 2007.
2009 57 Years Old 1 More Event
She then transferred with the L.A. company, to play the role once again, in the San Francisco production which began performances January 27, 2009.
2011 59 Years Old Kane made her West End debut in January 2011 in a major revival of Lillian Hellman's drama The Children's Hour, at London's Comedy Theatre. … Read More


2013 61 Years Old Kane returned to the Broadway company of Wicked from July 1, 2013, through February 22, 2014.
2014 62 Years Old Then, in 2014, Kane had a recurring role in the TV series Gotham as Gertrude Kapelput, Oswald Cobblepot's (Penguin's) mother.
2015 63 Years Old In 2015, she was cast as Lillian, the landlord to the title character, on the Netflix original series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. … Read More
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