Lu Leonard (1926–2004)

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Singer/comedy actress Lu Leonard was a plus-sized talent, especially notable in offbeat comedy, who took advantage of her plus-sized girth to create some memorable and formidable characters on stage, film and TV. She would go on to play atmospheric roles from wardens, waitresses and clerks to nuns, nannies and sperm bank nurses! Born Mary Lou Price... See full bio »

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Known For

Starman Roadhouse Waitress
(1984)
Annie Mrs. Pugh
(1982)
Blank Check Udowitz
(1994)
The Princess Academy Fräulein Stinkenschmidt
(1987)

Filmography

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 1995 Man of the Year
Dee Dee Sweatman
 1995 Get Smart (TV Series)
Nurse Scrum
- Liver Let Die (1995) ... Nurse Scrum
 1994 Blank Check
Udowitz
 1994 The Nanny (TV Series)
Nanny #2
- The Nanny-in-Law (1994) ... Nanny #2
 1993 Daddy Dearest (TV Series)
Aggie
- Jaws, Too (1993) ... Aggie
 1993 Made in America
Sperm Bank Nurse
 1992 Kuffs
Harriet
 1990-1991 Uncle Buck (TV Series)
Ms. Crappier
- The Music Man (1991) ... Ms. Crappier
- Buck to School (1990) ... Ms. Crappier
- Pilot (1990) ... Ms. Crappier
 1991 Drexell's Class (TV Series)
 1991 A Climate for Killing
Winnie
 1990 Aladdin (TV Movie)
Mrs. Chang
 1990 Amen (TV Series)
Heather Fetlock
- Judge Deacon Frye (1990) ... Heather Fetlock
 1990 Circuitry Man
Juice
 1990 Without You I'm Nothing
Ingrid Horn - Sandra's Manager
 1990 Growing Pains (TV Series)
Guard
- Carol in Jail (1990) ... Guard
 1990 Shadowzone
Mrs. Cutter
 1987-1989 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Gertrude Reilly
- What Child Is This? (1989) ... Gertrude Reilly
- Lady Be Good (1988) ... Gertrude Reilly
- What Is This Thing Called Love? (1988) ... Gertrude Reilly
- It Had to Be You (1988) ... Gertrude Reilly
- After You've Gone (1988) ... Gertrude Reilly
 1988 Hooperman (TV Series)
Nurse Jordan
- Who Do You Truss? (1988) ... Nurse Jordan
 1988 Married... with Children (TV Series)
De Groot
- He Thought He Could (1988) ... De Groot
 1988 My Two Dads (TV Series)
Ethel Baumgartner
- Nicole's Big Adventure (1988) ... Ethel Baumgartner
 1988 You Can't Hurry Love
Miss Frigget
 1987 She's the Sheriff (TV Series)
Princess Babushka
- The Golden Streak (1987) ... Princess Babushka
 1987 The Princess Academy
Fräulein Stinkenschmidt
 1987 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Mrs. Hiller
- The Way We Was (1987) ... Mrs. Hiller
 1986 Pros & Cons (TV Movie)
Dolly
 1986 Video Valentino (Short)
Video Dating Operator
 1986 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Estelle
- The Apartment (1986) ... Estelle
 1986 Riptide (TV Series)
Bella
- Dead Men Don't Floss (1986) ... Bella
 1985 Fraud Squad (TV Movie)
 1985 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series)
Queen Victoria
- Annie Oakley (1985) ... Queen Victoria
 1984-1985 Webster (TV Series)
Officer Jennings / Babe
- The Truth Hurts (1985) ... Officer Jennings
- Katherine Fights City Hall (1984) ... Babe
 1985 Stand Alone
Mrs. Whitehead
 1984 Micki + Maude
Nurse Mary Verbeck
 1984 Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo
Head Nurse
 1984 Starman
Roadhouse Waitress
 1984 Night Court (TV Series)
Mother Frances
- The Nun (1984) ... Mother Frances
 1984 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Mother Toad
- Thumbelina (1984) ... Mother Toad
 1984 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
The Desk Clerk
- Matinee (1984) ... The Desk Clerk
 1984 Legmen (TV Series)
Uncle George
- Poseidon Indenture (1984) ... Uncle George
 1984 We Got It Made (TV Series)
Corky
- The Break-Up: Part 2 (1984) ... Corky
 1984 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Mable
 1983 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Masseuse
- TKO (1983) ... Masseuse
 1983 Buffalo Bill (TV Series)
 1982 Annie
Mrs. Pugh
 1980 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
Dotty
- Not Quite South of the Border (1980) ... Dotty
 1979 Mork & Mindy (TV Series)
Lady #1
- Dr. Morkenstein (1979) ... Lady #1
 1975-1978 Police Woman (TV Series)
Messenger Lady / The Rich Lady
- Sweet Kathleen (1978) ... Messenger Lady
- Pawns of Power (1975) ... The Rich Lady
 1978 Last of the Good Guys (TV Movie)
Heavy Woman
 1977 The San Pedro Beach Bums (TV Series)
Nurse Gomez
- Angels and the Bums (1977) ... Nurse Gomez
 1969 The Littlest Angel (TV Movie)
The Scribe II
 1963 The Patty Duke Show (TV Series)
Nurse
- Double Date (1963) ... Nurse
 1962-1963 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Mrs. Dobernack / Shopper
- Puncher & Judy (1963) ... Mrs. Dobernack
- A Star Is Born in the Bronx (1962) ... Shopper
 1962 Route 66 (TV Series)
Madame Thornton
- Only by Cunning Glimpses (1962) ... Madame Thornton
 1956 The Kettles in the Ozarks
Heavy Woman (uncredited)
 1956 Husbands Beware (Short)
Dora - Larry's Wife (as Lou Leonard)
 1954 December Bride (TV Series)
Slim
- Lily Is Bored (1954) ... Slim
 1954 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Sister of Mexican Man / Plump Lady in Soda Shop
- Clem Goes to Mexico (1954) ... Sister of Mexican Man (as Lou Leonard)
- Clem the Campus Soda Jerk (1954) ... Plump Lady in Soda Shop (as Lou Leonard)
 1954 The Life of Riley (TV Series)
Theodosia
- Riley and the Boss' Niece (1954) ... Theodosia (as Lou Leonard)
 1954 My Little Margie (TV Series)
- Health Farm (1954)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1980s) Stage: Appeared (as "The Warden") in "Women Behind Bars", Los Angeles, CA.

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Lou Leonard

Spouse:

Robert Spencer Leonard  (divorced)
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Trivia:

Daughter of Hal Price. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays nurses

Star Sign:

Gemini

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