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Ricki Lake


Ricki Lake was born in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, surprisingly as a blond. She has one sister, who is one year younger than she, named Jennifer. Her father, Barry, is a pharmacist, and her mother, Jill, is a homemaker. The two currently reside in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ricki attended Hastings Elementary as a child, went on to Farragut Middle, and ... See full bio »

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 2009 Charm School with Ricki Lake (TV Series)
Headmistress
- Season Finale (2009) ... Headmistress
- Clip Show (2009) ... Headmistress
- The Big (Not So) Easy (2009) ... Headmistress
- Ride Em Cowgirl (2009) ... Headmistress
- Of Two Evils, Choose the Less (2009) ... Headmistress
 2009 Loving Leah (TV Movie)
Rabbi Gerry
 2007 Matters of Life & Dating (TV Movie)
Linda Dackman
 2007 The Middle (TV Movie)
Frankie Heck
 2006 Park
Peggy
 2006 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Lila
- Hank's Bully (2006) ... Lila (voice)
 2004 Higglytown Heroes (TV Series)
Carpenter Hero
 2000 Cecil B. DeMented
Libby
 1999 Jackie's Back! (TV Movie)
Ricki Lake
 1998 Murder She Purred: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery (TV Movie)
Mary Minor 'Harry' Haristeen
 1994 Serial Mom
Misty
 1993 Skinner
Kerry Tate
 1993 Based on an Untrue Story (TV Movie)
Velour
 1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Charlotte (uncredited)
 1991 Where the Day Takes You
Brenda
 1991 Riders in the Sky (TV Series)
Broadway Baby
- Horsenapped (1991) ... Broadway Baby
 1991 The Chase (TV Movie)
Tammie
 1991 The Idiot Box (TV Series)
Daughter
- Episode #1.4 ... Daughter
- Episode #1.3 ... Daughter
 1989-1990 China Beach (TV Series)
Holly Pelegrino
- Strange Brew (1990) ... Holly Pelegrino (uncredited)
- Phoenix (1990) ... Holly Pelegrino
- Skylark (1990) ... Holly Pelegrino
- A Rumor of Peace (1990) ... Holly Pelegrino
- Holly's Choice (1990) ... Holly Pelegrino
 1990 Gravedale High (TV Series)
Cleofatra
- The Grave Intruder (1990) ... Cleofatra (voice)
- The Dress Up Mess Up (1990) ... Cleofatra (voice)
- Save Our School (1990) ... Cleofatra (voice)
- Night of the Living Dad (1990) ... Cleofatra (voice)
- Monster on Trial (1990) ... Cleofatra (voice)
 1989 Starting Now (TV Short)
Ricki Ross
 1989 Last Exit to Brooklyn
Donna
 1989 Cookie
Pia
 1989 Babycakes (TV Movie)
Grace
 1988 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Carmen
- A Family Again (1988) ... Carmen
 1988 The In Crowd
Dancer (uncredited)
 1987 Kate & Allie (TV Series)
Teri
- Send Me No Flowers (1987) ... Teri
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Other Works:

Music video for The Muppets' "She Drives Me Crazy"

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

I never set out to be a role model for large women, I just do what I feel is right. See more »

Trivia:

Ricki was in the same elementary and middle-school class in Hastings-on-Hudson as Roger Howarth. They knew each other. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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