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Linda Lavin


Born in Portland, Maine to a musically-inclined family (her mother was once an opera singer) and on stage from the age of 5, singer/actress Linda Lavin graduated from The College of William and Mary with a theatre degree. She pounded the New York pavements in the early 1960s searching for work following some stock roles in New Jersey, and ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Intern (filming)
 2014 A Short History of Decay
Sandy Fisher
 2013-2014 Sean Saves the World (TV Series)
Lorna
- I Know Why the Caged Bird Zings (2014) ... Lorna
- The Wrath of Sean (2014) ... Lorna
- Trapped in the Closet: Part 2 (2014) ... Lorna
- Sean the Fabulous (2014) ... Lorna
- Best Friends for Never (2013) ... Lorna
 2013 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
Helen
- It Snakes a Village (2013) ... Helen (voice)
 2012 Wanderlust
Shari
 2010 Maggie Tales (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2004-2005 The O.C. (TV Series)
Sophie Cohen
- The Chrismukkah Bar Mitz-vahkkah (2005) ... Sophie Cohen (voice, uncredited)
- The Nana (2004) ... Sophie Cohen
 2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Ursula Sussman
- Shandeh (2002) ... Ursula Sussman
 2002 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Dr. Wendi Kobler
- No Show (2002) ... Dr. Wendi Kobler
 2002 Courage the Cowardly Dog (TV Series)
Mama Bird
- Mondo Magic/Watch the Birdies (2002) ... Mama Bird (voice)
 2002 Collected Stories (TV Movie)
Ruth Steiner
 1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Amanda
- Jagged Edges (1999) ... Amanda
 1998 Conrad Bloom (TV Series)
Florie Bloom / Florrie Bloom
- A Bloom with a View (1998) ... Florie Bloom
- To Hell in a Handbag (1998) ... Florie Bloom
- The Spazz Singer (1998) ... Florrie Bloom
- Gone with the Re-Wind (1998) ... Florrie Bloom
- The Unsinkable Conrad Bloom (1998) ... Florie Bloom
 1998 Best Friends for Life (TV Movie)
Sarah 'Coop' Cooper
 1996 The Ring (TV Movie)
Ruth Liebman
 1996 For the Future: The Irvine Fertility Scandal (TV Movie)
Marilyn Killane
 1994 Whitewash (TV Short)
Ms. Steunberg (voice)
 1992-1993 Room for Two (TV Series)
Edie Kurland
- 'M' Is for the Many Things (1993) ... Edie Kurland
- Big Noise from Mendota (1993) ... Edie Kurland
- Moving On (1993) ... Edie Kurland
- To Book or Not to Book (1993) ... Edie Kurland
- Sex, Rugs, and Rock 'n' Roll (1993) ... Edie Kurland
 1989 See You in the Morning
Sidney
 1987 Lena: My 100 Children (TV Movie)
Lena Kuchler-Silberman
 1987 A Place to Call Home (TV Movie)
Liz Gavin
 1986 Maricela (TV Movie)
Mrs. Gannett
 1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan
Kermit's Doctor
 1983 Another Woman's Child (TV Movie)
Terry DeBray
 1981 A Matter of Life and Death (TV Movie)
Nurse Joy Ufema
 1980 The $5.20 an Hour Dream (TV Movie)
Ellen Lissick
 1979 Kaz (TV Series)
Helen 'Frenchy' Russo
- A Fool for a Client (1979) ... Helen 'Frenchy' Russo
 1978 Like Mom, Like Me (TV Movie)
Althea Gruen
 1977 Family (TV Series)
Annie Laurie
- Annie Laurie (1977) ... Annie Laurie
 1976 Phyllis (TV Series)
Margaret Gates
- Widows, Merry and Otherwise (1976) ... Margaret Gates
 1975-1976 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Det. Janice Wentworth
- Massage Parlor (1976) ... Det. Janice Wentworth
- Block Party (1976) ... Det. Janice Wentworth
- Grand Hotel (1975) ... Det. Janice Wentworth
- Heat Wave (1975) ... Det. Janice Wentworth
- Ms. Cop (1975) ... Det. Janice Wentworth
 1975 Harry O (TV Series)
Alice
- Group Terror (1975) ... Alice
 1974 Rhoda (TV Series)
Linda Monroe
- The Shower (1974) ... Linda Monroe
 1974 Jerry (TV Movie)
Nina Pope
 1974 The Morning After (TV Movie)
Toni
 1969 CBS Playhouse (TV Series)
Carol
- Sadbird (1969) ... Carol
 1967 Damn Yankees! (TV Movie)
Gloria Thorpe
 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Doris Ilon
- Show Just Cause Why You Should Weep (1963) ... Doris Ilon
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Other Works:

"The Enemy Is Dead," written by Don Petersen. Directed by Arthur Sherman. Bijou Theatre, opened January 14, 1973 (1 performance + 6 previews beginning January 5, 1973). Cast: Linda Lavin (as "Leah"), Addison Powell (as "Mr. Wolfe"), Arthur Storch (as "Emmett"). Produced by Lee Schumer and Morton Wolkowitz. See more »

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Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

Bea Arthur is the only true artist of the 20th century. See more »

Trivia:

Won Broadway's 1987 Tony Award as Best Actress (Play) for "Broadway Bound." She was also nominated for Tonys three other times: in 1970, as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for "Last of the Red Hot Lovers;" in1998, as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for a revival of "The Diary of Anne Frank," and in 2001, as Best Actress (Play) for "The Tale of an Allergist's Wife." See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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