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Overview (2)

Born in Rochester, New York, USA
Birth NameMary Claire Kennedy

Mini Bio (1)

Mimi Kennedy began her acting career on stage opposite famed TV comedian Sid Caesar. Her theater credits also include her work as Jan in both the national tour and the original Broadway production of "Grease". Work on television has been plentiful for Kennedy following her leading role on the critically acclaimed series, 3 Girls 3 (1977). She went on to star in Homefront (1991), for which she earned an American Television Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She's also worked behind the cameras as story editor for Knots Landing (1979). Kennedy has co-starred in a number of made-for-television movies and miniseries including Robert Kennedy and His Times (1985), Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: Mr. Boogedy (1986) and Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: Bride of Boogedy (1987) and the Peabody Award-winning adaptation of Beverly Cleary's _Mouse and the Motorcycle, The (1986) (TV)_. Feature film credits include Buddy (1997) and Death Becomes Her (1992). A graduate of Smith College, Kennedy is married and the mother of two. Her 1996 memoir, "Taken to the Stage: The Education of an Actress", continues to receive good notices from literary and entertainment critics.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Larry Dilg (27 May 1978 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (6)

Cousin of actress Ruth Warrick
In the original company (as Jan) of "Grease", one of the longest running musicals in Broadway history.
Jane Curtin was chosen over her to become an original cast member on Saturday Night Live (1975) in 1975.
Originally auditioned for the role of the uptight Kitty Montgomery on the TV series Dharma & Greg (1997).
Appearing in a stage production at the Pasadena Playhouse as Ann Landers in "The Lady with all the Answers". [October 2008]
Currently filming In the Loop with Anna Chlumsky and James Gandolfini in London, UK [May 2008]

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