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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 3 November 1954Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Despite her role as Mimi on The Drew Carey Show (1995), Kathy Kinney's first memorable television role is generally considered to be the regularly appearing Ms. Goddard, the town librarian on Newhart (1982). Over the years, she has worked hard as a character actress making appearances on several television series including, Seinfeld (1989), Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993), Grace Under Fire (1993), and Full House (1987). While notable film roles include, mortician Irv Kendall's (played by Roy Brocksmith) wife in the horror-comedy film, Arachnophobia (1990), and the obnoxious housekeeper in the film adaptation of Tobias Wolff's memoir, This Boy's Life (1993).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: tony.r.vario@gmail.com

Trade Mark (2)

Frequently played an overweight woman, with a high, but unstable self-esteem.
The role of Mimi Bobeck on The Drew Carey Show (1995).

Trivia (7)

In the early 1980s she was a secretary at WCBS-TV in New York while she pursued her comedic acting/improvisation career.
Appeared as a dog trainer in the very first episode of The Larry Sanders Show (1992).
Allergic to cheese
Release of her book, "Queen of Your Own Life: The Grown-up Women's Guide to Claiming Happiness and Getting the Life You Deserve" by Kathy and 'Cindy Ratzlaff'. [March 2010]
Best known by the public for her role as Mimi Bobeck on The Drew Carey Show (1995).
Best friends with Drew Carey.
Between 2009 and 2010, she reprised her role as Mimi Bobeck on 2 episodes of The Price Is Right (1972) with Drew Carey.

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