Leah Remini

Actress Leah Remini

Leah Marie Remini is an American actress and model. She is best known for her role as Carrie Heffernan on the CBS sitcom The King of Queens and as Stacey Carosi on the NBC sitcom Saved by the Bell. She was also one of the co-hosts on daytime CBS network talk show/series, The Talk', before being released for reasons not disclosed.
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15 June 1970
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Leah Remini Suggests Scientology Is Behind Paul Haggis Sexual Misconduct Claims
Huffington Post - about 1 month
The actress calls rape allegations against the director "very suspect."
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Leah Remini defends fellow ex-Scientologist Paul Haggis, suggests Church of Scientology is behind rape claims
Fox News - about 1 month
Leah Remini and her “Scientology and the Aftermath” co-host, Mike Rinder, released a lengthy statement in which they defend a fellow defector of the church that’s been accused of rape by multiple women.
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Emmy Winner Leah Remini Jokingly Forgives Mom For Getting Her Into 'A Cult'
Huffington Post - 6 months
Without that experience, she wouldn’t have made her award-winning series, "Scientology and the Aftermath."
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Leah Remini Claims She Was Pressured To Bring Kevin James Into Scientology
Huffington Post - 6 months
"He doesn't want anything to do with you," Remini claims she told Scientologists of her "Kevin Can Wait" co-star.
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Leah Remini Slams Tom Cruise as 'Diabolical,' Not a Good Person - TheWrap
Google News - 6 months
TheWrap Leah Remini Slams Tom Cruise as 'Diabolical,' Not a Good Person TheWrap Leah Remini did not hold back when she was asked whether Tom Cruise was a good person during a Reddit AMA about Scientology earlier this week. “I'm just going to get straight to it,” one user asked. “Is Tom Cruise a good person?” “No! Just going to get ... Survivors Allege Child Abuse and Church Apathy on Leah Remini: Scientology and the AftermathJezebel all 73 news articles »
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What’s on TV Tuesday: Iranian Vampires and Scientologists
NYTimes - 6 months
Ana Lily Amirpour puts a Middle Eastern spin, with a touch of Italian westerns, on the Dracula tale. And Leah Remini returns with more tales of disillusioned Scientologists.
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Leah Remini Celebrates 'Amazing First Week' On 'Kevin Can Wait' After Casting Switch-Up
Huffington Post - 7 months
The actress is now starring on the CBS sitcom after Erinn Hayes' departure.
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Leah Remini Questions Elisabeth Moss' Continued Support Of Scientology
Huffington Post - 7 months
"She isn't allowed to talk to me."
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Tuesday's TV highlights: 'Manhunt: Unabomber'
LATimes - 7 months
SERIES America's Got Talent The contestants have one last chance to impress the judges (including guest judge Seal) before going live for America’s vote. 8 p.m. NBC The Fosters The kids enjoy a party at the Derby warehouse until the police arrive, in this new episode. 8 p.m. Freeform Leah Remini:...
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'Kevin Can Wait' reveals how it will replace Erinn Hayes with Leah Remini
Fox News - 7 months
After some behind-the-scenes controversy surrounding CBS’ sitcom “Kevin Can Wait,” fans now have their first idea at what the show will look like going forward.
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Leah Remini joins "Kevin Can Wait" as series regular
CBS News - 9 months
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'Kevin Can Wait': Erinn Hayes Exits Ahead of Season Two - Hollywood Reporter
Google News - 9 months
Hollywood Reporter 'Kevin Can Wait': Erinn Hayes Exits Ahead of Season Two Hollywood Reporter The news comes one day after the CBS sitcom added Leah Remini as a series regular. There's another change at Kevin Can Wait. One day after news that Leah Remini has joined the CBS sitcom full time comes word that leading lady Erinn Hayes will not be ... 'Kevin Can Wait' Season 2 Spoilers: Erinn Hayes Exits Amid Leah Remini's ReturnInternational Business Times 'Kevin Can Wait': Erinn Hayes Responds to Leaving Show Ahead of Season TwoJust Jared 'Kevin Can Wait' shakeup: Erinn Hayes exits CBS sitcomEW.com (blog) Daily Mail -Variety -Vulture -TV Guide (blog) all 48 news articles »
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Scientologists Pushed Leah Remini To 'Work On Chelsea' Handler And Other Famous Friends
The Huffington Post - 9 months
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Leah Remini
  • 2015
    Age 44
    Remini released her memoir Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology on November 3, 2015.
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    Remini released her memoir Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology on November 3, 2015.
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  • 2013
    Age 42
    In October 2013 it was reported that Remini had been subpoenaed to testify in a Comal County, Texas, lawsuit against the Church of Scientology and its leader David Miscavige regarding acts of alleged harassment and surveillance against the wife of a former member, Monique Rathbun (who was married to ex-Scientology executive Marty Rathbun).
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    In August 2013, it was disclosed that Remini had filed a missing-person report with the Los Angeles Police Department concerning the disappearance of Shelly Miscavige.
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    During a September 9, 2013, appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Remini discussed her departure from the Church and the loss of friends who are still in the Church and, according to Remini, are not permitted to have contact with her.
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    In July 2013, Remini left the Church of Scientology owing to policies that forbid members from questioning the management of church leader David Miscavige, which she believed was corrupt; the reported abuse of members of its Sea Org religious order; its policy of "disconnection"; and its practice of branding those who have left the church of their own accord as "Suppressive Persons".
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  • 2012
    Age 41
    In March 2012, a heavily publicized Twitter dispute ignited between Remini and Osbourne when Remini fired back at Osbourne for her comments on The Howard Stern Show.
  • 2011
    Age 40
    A refusal to disclose why Remini and Peete were fired brought on a great deal of criticism of the show and protests from the stars' fans. While there was much speculation that their former Talk co-host, Julie Chen, had involvement in the decision, as she is married to CBS President/CEO Leslie Moonves, it was Sharon Osbourne who stated, regarding their dismissals, in December 2011 on The Howard Stern Show: "Some people don't really know who they are.
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    In October 2011, it was announced that Remini signed a talent development deal at ABC and ABC Studios that requires the network and the studio to develop a comedy project for Remini to star in and produce.
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    Remini and Holly Robinson Peete appeared on The Young and the Restless on July 28, 2011.
  • 2009
    Age 38
    On December 15, 2009, Remini appeared as Carrie Heffernan on Lopez Tonight, with George Lopez as Doug Heffernan in an episode reuniting the cast of the George Lopez sitcom.
  • 2004
    Age 33
    She gave birth to their daughter Sofia in 2004.
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  • 2003
    Age 32
    In January 2003, Remini announced their engagement; they were married on July 19, 2003.
  • 1998
    Age 27
    In 1998, Remini landed the role of Carrie Heffernan on the CBS sitcom The King of Queens.
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  • 1994
    Age 23
    In 1994, Remini auditioned for the role of Monica Geller on Friends, but the role went to Courteney Cox; however, Remini did appear in the 1995 Friends episode "The One with the Birth" in which she played a pregnant woman.
  • 1993
    Age 22
    Remini appeared on Saved by the Bell, playing Stacey Carosi. She then appeared in two series, First Time Out and Fired Up. In 1993, she appeared on Cheers as the daughter of Carla and Nick Tortelli.
  • 1970
    Born on June 15, 1970.
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