Lydia Cornell


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With 20-34 million viewers Tuesday nights on ABC prime time, and more in worldwide syndication, Best Actress nominee for AFI at Method Fest and People's Choice Award winner Lydia Cornell is best known for her starring role on the hit ABC series "Too Close for Comfort" as Emmy legend Ted Knight's daughter 'Sara'. More recently seen on HBO's Curb ... See full bio »

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Too Close for Comfort
Ars Gratia Iris (S5, Ep19)
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Henry Enters the '80s (S5, Ep20)
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Known For

Curb Your Enthusiasm Bra Saleswoman
(2005)
(1980-1985)
Quantum Leap Sally
(1989)
Knight Rider Sabrina Travis
(1984)

Filmography

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  The Eyes (Short) (post-production)
Misty the Talk Radio Guest
 2020 Viral Vignettes (TV Series)
Valerie
- Care Package (2020) ... Valerie
 2018 It's a Beach Thing (TV Series)
Mrs. Spangler
- Pilot (2018) ... Mrs. Spangler
 2008 Damage Done
Andrea's Mother
 2005 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Bra Saleswoman
- The Christ Nail (2005) ... Bra Saleswoman
 2004 William Hung: Hangin' with Hung (Video)
Manager
 2003 Venus Conspiracy (Short)
Lexy
 2002 The Biggest Fan
Miss Ramirez
 2001 Black Scorpion (TV Series)
Patricia Carlyle
- No Sweat (2001) ... Patricia Carlyle
 2001 Happy Holidaze from the Jonzes (Short)
Woman
 1999 Miss Supreme Queen (Short)
Mrs. Sugarman
 1990 Hardball (TV Series)
 1989 Hägar the Horrible (TV Short)
Honi (voice)
 1989 Monsters (TV Series)
Portia
- A Bond of Silk (1989) ... Portia
 1989 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Sally
 1989 Full House (TV Series)
Linda Mosley
- El Problema Grande de D.J. (1989) ... Linda Mosley
 1987 Hunter (TV Series)
Nicki Rains
- Straight to the Heart (1987) ... Nicki Rains
 1987 Isabel's Honeymoon Hotel (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1987)
 1986 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Christine Shankman
- Death Trip (1986) ... Christine Shankman
 1984-1986 Hotel (TV Series)
Clare Winslow / Doris O'Neil
- Facades (1986) ... Clare Winslow
- Trials (1984) ... Doris O'Neil
 1986 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Lisa Jenkins
- Family Forecast (1986) ... Lisa Jenkins
 1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
Jody Joy
- Wheel of Fortune (1986) ... Jody Joy
 1980-1986 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Jackie Ryan Proctor / Bonnie / Sandy Parker / ...
- Bricker's Boy/Lotions of Love/The Hustlers (1983) ... Sandy Parker
- Another Time, Another Place/Doctor Who/Gopher's Engagement (1980) ... Passenger Who Lost Expensive Ring (uncredited)
 1980-1985 Too Close for Comfort (TV Series)
Sara Rush
- Henry Enters the '80s (1985) ... Sara Rush
- Ars Gratia Iris (1985) ... Sara Rush
- Arrivederci, Jackie (1985) ... Sara Rush
- Accused, Confused and Abused (1985) ... Sara Rush
 1984 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Sabrina Travis
- Speed Demons (1984) ... Sabrina Travis
 1984 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Mary Beth
- Undercover Dukes Part Two (1984) ... Mary Beth
- Undercover Dukes Part One (1984) ... Mary Beth
 1982 Bloodtide
Barbara
 1982 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Judy Moreau
- The Big Bet/Nancy and the Thunderbirds (1982) ... Judy Moreau
 1979 Steel
Girl in the Car (as Lydia Kornilov)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Co-hosted "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve '83" with Anson Williams See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Lydia Korniloff | Lydia Kornilov

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)

Spouse:

Paul Hayeland  (divorced)
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Trivia:

Her great-great-great-grandmother was Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin.". See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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