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Overview (2)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Laraine Newman is a founding member of The Groundlings. After seeing her in The Groundlings, Lorne Michaels cast her in a Lily Tomlin Special and later as an original cast member of Saturday Night Live (1975). She has worked from directors ranging from Woody Allen to Guillermo del Toro. She has a thriving animation career and has written for the food magazine One For The Table, McSweeney's, The Believer, The Jewish Journal, Huffington Post and Esquire. She in on the board of San Francisco's long running alternative comedy festival Sketchiest and has appeared there since 2012. She appears regularly in the Drama Desk Award winning show Celebrity Autobiography. She has two daughters and lives in her home town of Los Angeles.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Laraine Newman

Spouse (1)

Chad Einbinder (1991 - 2015) (2 children)

Trivia (11)

Sister of writer/producer Tracy Newman.
An alumna - and one of the founders - of The Groundlings comedy troupe in Los Angeles.
In the late 1960s she was a member of the Richmond Shepard Mime Troup.
She attended Beverly Hills High School and California Institute of the Arts.
Began studying improvisational comedy at age 15.
Gave birth to her second child at age 43, a daughter, Hannah Einbinder, on May 21, 1995. Child's father is her husband, Chad Einbinder.
Gave birth to her first child at age 39, a daughter, Lena Einbinder, in August 1991. Child's father is her husband, Chad Einbinder.
Studied mime with Marcel Marceau in Paris at age eighteen.
She is of Russian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent.
Has a twin brother named "Paul Newman".

Salary (4)

Saturday Night Live (1975) $2,000 /;week (Season 2)
Saturday Night Live (1975) $750 /week (1975 season)
Saturday Night Live (1975) $750 /week (Season 1)
Saturday Night Live (1975) $4,000 /week (Season 4)

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