Carol Kane

Actor
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Carolyn Laurie Kane is an American actress and comedian. She became known in the 1970s and 1980s in films such as Hester Street, for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress, Annie Hall, and The Princess Bride. She appeared on the television series Taxi in the early 1980s, as Simka Gravas, the wife of Latka, the character played... read more

Carolyn Laurie Kane is an American actress and comedian. She became known in the 1970s and 1980s in films such as Hester Street, for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress, Annie Hall, and The Princess Bride. She appeared on the television series Taxi in the early 1980s, as Simka Gravas, the wife of Latka, the character played by Andy Kaufman, winning two Emmy Awards for her work. She has played the character of Madame Morrible in the musical Wicked, both in regional productions and on Broadway from 2005 to 2014. From 2015 to 2019, she was a main cast member on the Netflix original series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, in which she played Lillian Kaushtupper.

Birth Name

Carolyn Laurie Kane

Born

Wednesday, 18 June 1952

Actress Filmography

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs the Reverend Lillian Kaushtupper / Fiona 2020
Heads Will Roll (Audible Original - Audio Comedy) Donna Fink (voice) 2020
Hunters Mindy Markowitz 2020
Ghost Light Madeline Styne 2019
Los Espookys Bianca Nova 2019
The Dead Don't Die Mallory O'Brien 2019
The Sisters Brothers Mrs. Sisters 2018
Summer Camp Island Barb Jr. / Additional Voices (voice) 2018
Pinkalicious & Peterrific Edna 2018
Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond Herself 2017
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs the Reverend Lillian Kaushtupper / Fiona 2020
Heads Will Roll (Audible Original - Audio Comedy) Donna Fink (voice) 2020
Hunters Mindy Markowitz 2020
Ghost Light Madeline Styne 2019
Los Espookys Bianca Nova 2019
The Dead Don't Die Mallory O'Brien 2019
The Sisters Brothers Mrs. Sisters 2018
Summer Camp Island Barb Jr. / Additional Voices (voice) 2018
Pinkalicious & Peterrific Edna 2018
Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond Herself 2017
Vampirina Madame Spook 2017
Big Mouth Menopause Banshee / Old Woman (voice) 2017
OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes (voice), Ginger (voice) 2017
Tangled: The Series Madam Canardist (voice) 2017
Crowded Linda 2016
Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows Herself 2016
Animals. Chompy (voice) 2016
F Is for Family Marilyn Chilson (voice), Sue's Mother (voice) 2015
Ava's Possessions Talia 2015
Addiction: A 60'S Love Story Cecilia 2015
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Lillian Kaushtupper, Lillian Kaushtupper (credit only) 2015
Star vs. The Forces of Evil Dr. Jelly Goodwell (voice) 2015
Gotham Gertrude Kapelput 2014
Halt and Catch Fire Denise 2014
Emoticon ;) Hannah Song 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self - Guest, Self - Tasting Tituss Burgess' Wine (archive footage) 2014
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Clutter Linda Bradford 2013
The Broadway.com Show Herself 2013
Thanks For Sharing Roberta 2012
Sleepwalk With Me Linda 2012
Larry King Now Herself - Guest 2012
Anger Management Carol 2012
Should've Been Romeo Ruth 2012
Girls Cloris 2012
The Key Man Marsha 2011
Jake and the Never Land Pirates Sea Witch 2011
The Talk Self 2010
Pete Smalls Is Dead Landlady 2010
My Girlfriend's Boyfriend Barbara 2010
The Bounty Hunter Dawn 2010
Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Self 2009
I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale Herself 2009
Four Christmases Aunt Sarah 2008
Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five Sheep (voice) 2008
Guest Of Cindy Sherman Herself 2008
Phineas and Ferb Nana Shapiro (voice), Nana Shapiro 2007
The Year Without a Santa Claus Mother Nature 2006
Ugly Betty Lena Korvinka 2006
The Happy Elf Gilda (voice) 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
The Civilization Of Maxwell Bright Temple 2005
The Pacifier Helga 2005
The Tony Danza Show Herself - Guest 2004
TV Land's Top Ten Herself 2004
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen Miss Baggoli 2004
Hope & Faith Cornelia Rackett 2003
Two and a Half Men Shelly 2003
Audrey's Rain Missy Flanders 2003
Cosmopolitan Mrs. Shaw 2003
Love in the Time of Money Joey 2002
Monk Joy 2002
The Grubbs Sophie Grubb 2002
My First Mister Mrs. Benson 2001
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy Mrs. Claus 2001
Tomorrow by Midnight Officer Garfield 2001
The Shrink Is In Dr. Louise Rosenberg 2001
As Told by Ginger Maude, Maude (voice) 2000
That's Life Gloria 2000
Dora the Explorer Grandma Troll 2000
A Constant Forge Herself 2000
Man On The Moon Carol Kane - 'Taxi' Actress 1999
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Gwen Munch 1999
Independent Lens Mrs. Shaw 1999
Beggars and Choosers L.L., Lydia Luddin 1999
Noah's Ark Sarah 1999
The Tic Code Miss Gimpole 1999
Jawbreaker Ms. Sherwood 1999
Family Guy Carol 1999
The First Snow Of Winter 1998
Noddy Pearlie White 1998
Office Killer Dorine Douglas 1997
The Tony Danza Show Simka Gravaas 1997
Gone Fishin' Donna Waters 1997
Theater Talk Self - Guest 1996
Trees Lounge Connie 1996
Pearl Annie Caraldo 1996
American Strays Helen 1996
Hey Arnold! Emily Dickinson Trophy 1996
Adventures from the Book of Virtues The Beetle 1996
The Pallbearer Tom's Mother 1996
Sunset Park Mona 1996
Big Bully Faith 1996
Theodore Rex Molly Rex (voice) 1995
Napoleon Spider (voice) 1995
Freaky Friday Leanne Futterman 1995
A.J.'s Time Travelers Emily Roebling 1995
The Crazysitter Treva Van Arsdale 1994
Chicago Hope Marguerite Birch 1994
Aladdin Brawnhilda 1994
Even Cowgirls Get The Blues Carla 1994
Ellen Lily Penney 1994
Addams Family Values Granny 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Herself - Guest 1993
When A Stranger Calls Back Jill Johnson 1993
TriBeCa Amanda 1993
Homicide: Life on the Street Gwen Munch 1993
Baby on Board Maria 1992
The Plucky Duck Show Ollie (voice) 1992
In The Soup Barbara 1992
Brooklyn Bridge Aunt Sylvia 1991
Ted & Venus Colette 1991
Tiny Toon Adventures Ollie 1990
American Dreamer Lillian Abernathy 1990
My Blue Heaven Shaldeen 1990
Joe Versus the Volcano Hairdresser (as Lisa LeBlanc) 1990
Flashback Maggie 1990
The Lemon Sisters Franki D'Angelo 1989
Seinfeld Corinne 1989
Tales from the Crypt Judy 1989
The Arsenio Hall Show Herself - Guest 1989
Scrooged Ghost of Christmas Present 1988
Empty Nest Shelby 1988
License To Drive Mrs. Anderson 1988
Sticky Fingers Kitty 1988
Drop-Out Mother Maxine 1988
The Princess Bride Valerie 1987
Ishtar Carol 1987
Jumpin' Jack Flash Cynthia 1986
All is Forgiven Nicolette Bingham 1986
Transylvania 6-5000 Lupi 1985
Tall Tales & Legends Barbara 1985
The Ray Bradbury Theater Polly 1985
Crazy like a Fox 1984
Racing With The Moon Annie 1984
Over The Brooklyn Bridge Cheryl 1984
The Secret Diary Of Sigmund Freud Martha Bernays 1984
Tales from the Darkside Anne MacColl 1983
Can She Bake a Cherry Pie? Customer At Cafe 1983
Reading Rainbow Herself (voice) 1983
Cheers Amanda 1982
Norman Loves Rose Rose 1982
Faerie Tale Theatre The 'Good' Fairy 1982
Pandemonium Candy 1982
The Games of Countess Dolingen Louise Haines-Pearson 1982
American Playhouse Lavinia 1981
Entertainment Tonight Herself 1981
Strong Medicine 1981
The Greatest Man In The World April 1980
When A Stranger Calls Jill Johnson 1979
The Muppet Movie Myth 1979
Taxi Simka Dahblitz-Gravas, Simka Dahblitz, The Beautiful Actress 1978
The Mafu Cage Cissy 1978
The World's Greatest Lover Annie Hickman 1977
Valentino Fatty's Girl 1977
Annie Hall Allison 1977
Visions 1976
Harry and Walter Go To New York Florence 1976
Laverne & Shirley Olga 1976
Dog Day Afternoon Jenny 1975
Hester Street Gitl 1975
The American Parade Susannah White 1974
BBC2 Playhouse Frances Loomis 1974
The Last Detail Young Whore 1974
Wedding in White Jeannie Dougall 1972
Desperate Characters Young Girl 1971
Carnal Knowledge Jennifer 1971
Great Performances Frances Loomis (story 'The Girls in Their Summer Dresses') 1971
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Herself - Guest 1962
1996 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
1983 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1983 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series Won
1982 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Won
1976 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
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