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Lea DeLaria


Lea DeLaria was born on May 23, 1958 in Belleville, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Cars 3 (2017) and Edge of Seventeen (1998). See full bio »

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Known For

Orange Is the New Black
(2013-2018)
Cars 3
Cars 3 Miss Fritter
(2017)
Edge of Seventeen
(1998)
The Oblongs
The Oblongs Helga Phugly
(2001)

Filmography

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 2013-2018 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series)
Big Boo
- Look Out for Number One (2018) ... Big Boo
- Tattoo You (2017) ... Big Boo
- Breaking the Fiberboard Ceiling (2017) ... Big Boo
- The Reverse Midas Touch (2017) ... Big Boo
- The Tightening (2017) ... Big Boo
 2018 Support the Girls
Bobo
 2017 Shameless (TV Series)
Barb
 2017 Broad City (TV Series)
Deb
- Bedbugs (2017) ... Deb
 2017 Miss Fritter's Racing Skoool (Video short)
Miss Fritter (voice)
 2017 Baroness Von Sketch Show (TV Series)
Brina
 2017 Cars 3: Driven to Win (Video Game)
Miss Fritter (voice)
 2017 Cars 3
Miss Fritter (voice)
 2014-2017 Clarence (TV Series)
EJ / Nurse / Incidental Lady / ...
- The Boxcurse Children (2017) ... EJ (voice)
- Big Game (2017) ... EJ (voice)
- Bye Bye Baker (2017) ... EJ (voice)
- Cloris (2016) ... EJ / Nurse (voice)
- Worm Bin (2016) ... EJ (voice)
 2016 Bear with Us
Chief Ranger Stewart (voice)
 2015 The Jim Gaffigan Show (TV Series)
Lea DeLaria
- The Bible Story (2015) ... Lea DeLaria
 2014 Awkward. (TV Series)
Tattooist
- After Hours (2014) ... Tattooist
 2013 Dear Dumb Diary (TV Movie)
Ms. Bruntford
 2013 Ass Backwards
Deb
 2012 Submissions Only (TV Series)
Auditioner #4
- Another Interruption (2012) ... Auditioner #4
 2012 Californication (TV Series)
Debbie
- Raw (2012) ... Debbie
 2008-2011 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Madame Delphina / Professor Del Fina / Professor Delbert Fina
- Episode #1.11096 (2011) ... Madame Delphina (uncredited)
- Episode #1.11092 (2011) ... Professor Delbert Fina
- Episode #1.11091 (2011) ... Professor Delbert Fina
- Episode #1.11090 (2011) ... Professor Delbert Fina
- Episode #1.11089 (2011) ... Professor Delbert Fina
 2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Frankie
- Transitions (2009) ... Frankie
 2006 Fat Rose and Squeaky
Fat Rose
 2004 Mercury in Retrograde (Short)
Betsy Brick
 2003 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Nurse Carver
- Swimming from Cambodia (2003) ... Nurse Carver (as Lea deLaria)
 2002 The Job (TV Series)
Kiki
- Gina (2002) ... Kiki
 2001 The Oblongs (TV Series)
Helga Phugly
- My Name Is Robbie (2001) ... Helga Phugly (voice)
- Please Be Genital (2001) ... Helga Phugly (voice)
- Pickles' Little Amazons (2001) ... Helga Phugly (voice)
- Disfigured Debbie (2001) ... Helga Phugly (voice)
- Milo Interrupted (2001) ... Helga Phugly (voice)
 2001 Further Tales of the City (TV Mini-Series)
Willie Omiak
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Willie Omiak
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Willie Omiak
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Willie Omiak
 2000 The Beat (TV Series)
Kathy Speck
 1998 In Through the Out Door (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1998 Edge of Seventeen
Angie
 1998 Homo Heights
Clementine
 1997 Plump Fiction
Mr. Purple
 1997 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Jewel
- Drewstock (1997) ... Jewel
 1996 Rescuing Desire
Sadie
 1996 The First Wives Club
Elise's Fan (as Lea De Laria)
 1996 Friends (TV Series)
Woman
 1995 Saved by the Bell: The New Class (TV Series)
Miss Hearst
- Ryan's Worst Nightmare (1995) ... Miss Hearst
 1995 OP Center (TV Movie)
Capt. White
 1994-1995 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)
Loreli / Lorelei
- Wrestling Matches (1995) ... Loreli
- A Dark and Stormy Night (1994) ... Lorelei
 1994 Matlock (TV Series)
Det. Pat Poletti / Det. Pat Jordan
- Dead Air (1994) ... Det. Pat Poletti (as Lea De Laria)
- The Murder Game (1994) ... Det. Pat Jordan (as Lea De Laria)
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Other Works:

"Little Fish," original musical; music, lyrics, and book by Michael John LaChiusa; suggested by the stories of Deborah Eisenberg; directed and choreographed by Graciela Daniele; musical direction by Dan Lipton; with Lea DeLaria (portraying Cinder); Jesse Tyler Ferguson (portraying Marco); Marcy Harriell (portraying Kathy); ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

MySpace Fan Site | MySpace Music | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lea De Laria | Lea Delaria | Lea | Lea deLaria

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It's a cosmic joke that I'm a lesbian because I understand men so completely and women are a total mystery to me. ... Women are the most confusing, annoying people in the world. See more »

Trivia:

An outspoken actress, director, singer, comedian, and writer, she began singing in jazz clubs as a teenager before extending herself successfully into stand-up comedy in the early 1980s. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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