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Birth information

18 June 1952 Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Given Name

Carolyn Laurie Kane

How tall is Carol Kane?

1.57 m

Life Story of Carol Kane

American stage, screen and television actress, and comedian Carol Kane (b. Carolyn Laurie Kane, June 18, 1952, in Cleveland, Ohio), was born to Elaine Joy (née Fetterman), a jazz singer and pianist, and Michael Myron Kane, an architect. Her family is Jewish (from Russia, Poland, and Austria). Due to her parents' divorce, Carol spent most of her childhood in boarding schools until 1965. She also attended Professional Children's School in Upper West Side New York, and made her professional theater debut in a 1966 production of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969) starring Tammy Grimes. Kane, just 14 years old.

At 20 years old, Kane landed the lead role in William Fruets World War II film, Wedding in White (1972). Kane starred as Jeannie Dougall, a teenager whom after is raped is left with a moral dilemma when she discovers that the incident has left her pregnant. The actress received a surprise Academy Award nomination for her performance in the 1974 independent film, Hester Street (1975); Times of Israel describes Kane's character, Gitl, as "a straight-from-the-shtetl immigrant who, with her young son, joins her husband (Steven Keats) who is already halfway...

Significant features of Carol Kane

Her small raspy voice
Curly hair and wide-eyed expression
Frequently plays the wife or mother of the protagonist

What movies did Carol Kane play or participate?

Actors Filmography
Son of Houdini Mrs. Rosen, Hunters (2020) Mindy Markowitz, Big Mouth (2019) Menopause Banshee / Old Woman, OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes (2019) Ginger, Summer Camp Island (2019) Barb Jr. / Additional Voices, Los Espookys (2019) Bianca Nova, The Dead Don't Die (2019) Mallory O'Brien, Tangled: The Series (2019) Madam Canardist, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2019) Lillian Kaushtupper, F Is for Family (2018) Sue's Mother, Pinkalicious & Peterrific (2018) Edna, Ghost Light (2018) Madeline Styne, Animals. (2018) Chompy, The Sisters Brothers (2018) Mrs Sisters, Vampirina...

Birth information

18 June 1952 Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Given Name

Carolyn Laurie Kane

How tall is Carol Kane?

1.57 m

Life Story of Carol Kane

American stage, screen and television actress, and comedian Carol Kane (b. Carolyn Laurie Kane, June 18, 1952, in Cleveland, Ohio), was born to Elaine Joy (née Fetterman), a jazz singer and pianist, and Michael Myron Kane, an architect. Her family is Jewish (from Russia, Poland, and Austria). Due to her parents' divorce, Carol spent most of her childhood in boarding schools until 1965. She also attended Professional Children's School in Upper West Side New York, and made her professional theater debut in a 1966 production of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969) starring Tammy Grimes. Kane, just 14 years old.

At 20 years old, Kane landed the lead role in William Fruets World War II film, Wedding in White (1972). Kane starred as Jeannie Dougall, a teenager whom after is raped is left with a moral dilemma when she discovers that the incident has left her pregnant. The actress received a surprise Academy Award nomination for her performance in the 1974 independent film, Hester Street (1975); Times of Israel describes Kane's character, Gitl, as "a straight-from-the-shtetl immigrant who, with her young son, joins her husband (Steven Keats) who is already halfway...

Significant features of Carol Kane

Her small raspy voice
Curly hair and wide-eyed expression
Frequently plays the wife or mother of the protagonist

What movies did Carol Kane play or participate?

Actors Filmography
Son of Houdini Mrs. Rosen, Hunters (2020) Mindy Markowitz, Big Mouth (2019) Menopause Banshee / Old Woman, OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes (2019) Ginger, Summer Camp Island (2019) Barb Jr. / Additional Voices, Los Espookys (2019) Bianca Nova, The Dead Don't Die (2019) Mallory O'Brien, Tangled: The Series (2019) Madam Canardist, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2019) Lillian Kaushtupper, F Is for Family (2018) Sue's Mother, Pinkalicious & Peterrific (2018) Edna, Ghost Light (2018) Madeline Styne, Animals. (2018) Chompy, The Sisters Brothers (2018) Mrs Sisters, Vampirina...

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Carol Kane in The Grubbs (2002)

She studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village in New York City.

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Carol Kane and Randy Quaid in The Grubbs (2002)

Longtime close friend of Diane Keaton. They have appeared in three films together: Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976), Annie Hall (1977) and The Lemon Sisters (1989).

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Carol Kane and Ellen McElduff in Law & Order: New York (1999)

Besides Richard Belzer, she is the only other actor to play her Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) character (Gwen Munch) in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).

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Carol Kane and Ellie Kemper in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)

Since 19-years-old she and Anjelica Huston have been close friends. Kane attended the 1992 wedding of Huston and Robert Graham (d. December 27, 2008). For unknown reasons, Kane replaced Judith Malina as Grandmama Addams for the The Addams Family (1991) sequel, Addams Family Values (1993) (both starring Huston stars as Morticia Addams).

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Carol Kane, Jane Krakowski, and Amy Sedaris in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)

In addition to appearing with Shelley Duvall in Annie Hall (1977), Kane has appeared in two of Duvall's made-for-TV productions: Faerie Tale Theatre: Sleeping Beauty (1983) and Tall Tales & Legends: Casey at the Bat (1986).

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Al Pacino, John Cazale, Carol Kane, Penelope Allen, Sully Boyar, etc.

As of 2018 has been in two films nominated for Best Picture Oscar: Dog Day Afternoon (1975), and Annie Hall (1977).

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Bill Murray, Carol Kane, Wendie Malick, Mitch Glazer, Susan Isaacs, Lauri Kempson, etc.

Friend of Bette Davis. Davis once said she'd most like to see Kane portray her in a film biography. Kane portrayed Bette Davis in Craig Lucas' 2013 play, the Lying Lesson.

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Bill Murray and Carol Kane in Die Geister, die ich rief... (1988)

As of 2018, she has been in three films that were ranked as 'IMDB's Top Rated Movies': Dog Day Afternoon (1975) at #213, Annie Hall (1977) at #234, and Dog Day Afternoon (1975) at #248,.

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Bill Murray and Carol Kane in Die Geister, die ich rief... (1988)

In the 1988 American Christmas comedy, Scrooged (1988) , when Kane grabbed Bill Murray's lip, she did so with such force that it actually injured him, tearing his lip and halting production for a few days.

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Bill Murray and Carol Kane in Die Geister, die ich rief... (1988)

Recipient of the 2015 Washington Jewish Film Festival (WJFF) Visionary Award. WJFF founder and former director Aviva Kempner selected Kane for "expertly showcasing the Jewish experience on the silver screen".

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Bill Murray and Carol Kane in Die Geister, die ich rief... (1988)

Was the only Taxi (1978) cast member to attend Andy Kaufman's funeral.

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Bill Murray and Carol Kane in Die Geister, die ich rief... (1988)

A self-professed "Upper West Side gal". She grew up on West 68th Street in the Dorchester Towers, and bought her first studio apartment a block away for $25,000 in the '70s and still lives in the neighborhood.

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Carol Kane in Die Geister, die ich rief... (1988)

Does not belong to any social media platforms, and has said that she is "computer-illiterate".

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Carol Kane in Die Geister, die ich rief... (1988)

Before becoming an actress, as a "survival job", she worked for Backstage magazine putting mailers in envelopes, licking them closed, and putting stamps on them. She held the job even after she acted in The Last Detail (1973).

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Carol Kane, Jane Krakowski, and Amy Sedaris in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)

Member of the Screen Actors Guild American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG AFTRA) since the '70s. Has been a member since her first movie role, in the film Carnal Knowledge (1971).

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Carol Kane, Jane Krakowski, Ellie Kemper, etc.

Was the first and only choice to play Lillian on the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015). Tina Fey (the show's writer, alongside Robert Carlock) coached her personally for the role.

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Carol Kane and Jane Krakowski in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)

Quintessentially a New York actress. Since her theatrical debut in the 1966 production of the Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, has appeared on the New York Stage (both on and Off-Brodway). Plays include Beth Henley's Family Week and The Debutante Ball. She co-starred with Gena Rowlands's in the play A Woman of Mystery directed by John Cassavetes. At Lincoln Center for Joseph Papp her performances include The Tempest and Macbeth as well as plays at Mr. Papp's Public Theatre, including Wasp and Other Plays by Steve Martin. She starred alongside Shelley Winters on Broadway in The Effect of Gamma Rays, on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds.

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Carol Kane and Jane Krakowski in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)

Acted in four of the 250 top-US-grossing feature films released 1970-1979': The Muppet Movie (1979) at #39, Gross: $76.66M; Dog Day Afternoon (1975) #52, Gross: $50.00M; Annie Hall (1977) #80, Gross: $39.20M; Carnal Knowledge (1971) #119, Gross: $28.62M, and When a Stranger Calls (1979) #145, Gross: $21.41M.

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Carol Kane and Tituss Burgess in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)

Started her film career as an extra in the Walter Matthau film Plaza Suite (1971). Actress Lee Grant had a starring role in the film, who would later work with Kane in the uniquely dark film, The Mafu Cage (1978). Grant and Kane remain close friends.

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Carol Kane and Busy Philipps in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)

Longtime friend of Mia Farrows'.

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Carol Kane in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)

Longtime friend of actress Gena Rowlands. Rowlands played Kane's mother in John Cassavetes 1987 play, "A Woman of Mystery".

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Carol Kane in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)

She has appeared in five films that have been selected for the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant: Hester Street (1975), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Annie Hall (1977), The Muppet Movie (1979) and The Princess Bride (1987).

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Carol Kane and Ellie Kemper in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)

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Carol Kane and Peter Riegert in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)

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Al Pacino, John Cazale, Carol Kane, Penelope Allen, and Sully Boyar in Hundstage (1975)

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Whoopi Goldberg, Carol Kane, Jon Lovitz, etc.

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Whoopi Goldberg and Carol Kane in Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)

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Whoopi Goldberg and Carol Kane in Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)

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Carol Kane and Ellie Kemper in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)

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Diane Keaton, Carol Kane, and Kathryn Grody in Lemon Sisters (1989)

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Diane Keaton, Carol Kane, and Kathryn Grody in Lemon Sisters (1989)

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Diane Keaton, Carol Kane, and Kathryn Grody in Lemon Sisters (1989)

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Carol Kane and Aidan Quinn in Lemon Sisters (1989)

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Diane Keaton, Carol Kane, and Kathryn Grody in Lemon Sisters (1989)

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Al Pacino, Carol Kane, Penelope Allen, Sully Boyar, etc.

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Carol Kane and James Olson in Der Mafu-Käfig (1978)

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Carol Kane in Office Killer (1997)

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Carol Kane in Die Kunst zu lieben (1971)

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Elliott Gould and Carol Kane in Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984)

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Elliott Gould and Carol Kane in Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984)

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Al Pacino, John Cazale, and Carol Kane in Hundstage (1975)

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