Lainie Kazan

Actor
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Lainie Kazan is an American actress and singer. She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for St. Elsewhere and the 1993 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for My Favorite Year. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her role in My Favorite Year (1982). read more

Lainie Kazan is an American actress and singer. She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for St. Elsewhere and the 1993 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for My Favorite Year. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her role in My Favorite Year (1982). Kazan played Maria Portokalos in My Big Fat Greek Wedding and its sequel film My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.

Birth Name

Lainie Levine

Born

Friday, 15 May 1942

Actress Filmography

The Kominsky Method Norman's Grandmother 2018
Olympia Self / Herself 2018
The Amityville Murders Nona 2018
Garlic & Gunpowder Rose Lusconi, Sonny's Mother 2018
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Herself 2018
Meet the Biz 2016
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 Maria 2016
Fuller House Irma 2016
Tab Hunter Confidential Herself 2015
Pearly Gates Millie 2015
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

The Kominsky Method Norman's Grandmother 2018
Olympia Self / Herself 2018
The Amityville Murders Nona 2018
Garlic & Gunpowder Rose Lusconi, Sonny's Mother 2018
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Herself 2018
Meet the Biz 2016
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 Maria 2016
Fuller House Irma 2016
Tab Hunter Confidential Herself 2015
Pearly Gates Millie 2015
Pixels Mickey Lamonsoff 2015
The Cookie Mobster Mama 2014
The Jimmy Star Show with Ron Russell Self - Guest 2014
Young & Hungry Susie 2014
I'm a Mitzvah Mrs. Cohen 2014
Finding Joy Gloria 2013
Divorce Invitation Elaine Lipnicks 2012
Home & Family Self 2012
Sketchy Ma 2012
Good Vibes Nurse Nachama Fingerman 2011
Jessie Wanda Winkle 2011
A Very Mary Christmas Lillian Littlefeather 2010
Ollie Klublershturf vs. the Nazis Sharon Klublershturf 2010
Medium Rare Helga Costas 2010
RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked! Self - Guest Judge 2010
Modern Family Eleanor 2009
Brüno 2009
RuPaul's Drag Race Self - Guest Judge 2009
Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! Shirley Hirsch 2009
Celebrity Ghost Stories Herself 2008
You Don't Mess With the Zohan Gail 2008
Beau Jest Miriam Goldman 2008
The Florence Henderson Show Herself 2008
Bratz Bubbie 2007
In the Motherhood Joyce 2007
Ugly Betty Dina Talercio 2006
'Til Death Donna 2006
Red Riding Hood Grandma 2006
The Engagement Ring Alicia Rosa Anselmi 2005
Whiskey School Hedy Seligman 2005
Hell's Kitchen Self - Restaurant Patron 2005
Living With Fran Cookie 2005
Grey's Anatomy C.J. 2005
Eye on Entertainment Herself 2005
Boston Legal Judge Paula Stern 2004
Desperate Housewives Maxine Rosen 2004
Gigli Mother 2003
Tempted Julia 2003
My Big Fat Greek Life Maria Portokalos 2003
A Good Night to Die Diane 2003
Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There Herself 2003
Eight Crazy Nights Old Woman 2002
My Big Fat Greek Wedding Maria Portokalos 2002
Bruno Sister Mary Perpetua 2000
The Crew Pepper Lowenstein 2000
What's Cooking? Ruth 'Ruthie' Seelig 2000
Strong Medicine Mrs. Biancavilla 2000
If You Only Knew Bess 2000
Kimberly Hanna 1999
To Serve and Protect Francesca 1999
The Unknown Cyclist Rachel 1998
Will & Grace Aunt Honey 1998
The King of Queens Ava St. Clair 1998
Permanent Midnight Jerry's Mother at Funeral 1998
The Big Hit Jeanne Shulman 1998
E! Mysteries & Scandals Herself 1998
Allie & Me Camille Alexander 1997
The Wonderful World of Disney Mrs. Day 1997
Veronica's Closet Dottie 1997
The Associate Cindy Mason 1996
Life's Work Connie Minardi 1996
Love Is All There Is Sadie Capomezzo 1996
Courthouse Lila Winkleman 1995
Touched by an Angel Aunt Meg, Doris Bernstein 1994
The Nanny Aunt Freida, Freida 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Herself - Guest 1993
Animaniacs Molly 1993
The Cemetery Club Selma 1993
I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore Sarah Fishbine 1992
29th Street Mrs. Pesce 1991
The Chuck Woolery Show Herself 1991
Beverly Hills, 90210 Rose Zuckerman 1990
Hägar the Horrible Helga 1989
Tales from the Crypt Mrs. Grafungar 1989
The Pat Sajak Show Herself - Guest 1989
Beaches Leona Bloom 1988
The Van Dyke Show Bunnie 1988
Out Of The Dark Hooker 1988
Karen's Song Claire Steiner 1987
Harry and the Hendersons Irene Moffitt 1987
The New Hollywood Squares Herself - Panelist 1986
Tough Cookies Rita 1986
The Delta Force Sylvia Goldman 1986
Amazing Stories Sister Teresa 1985
The Journey of Natty Gann Connie 1985
Lust In The Dust Marguerita Ventura 1985
Obsessive Love Margaret Chase 1984
Murder, She Wrote Anna Grimaldi 1984
Super Password Herself - Celebrity Contestant 1984
The Jerk, Too Card Player 1984
Sunset Limousine Jessie Durning 1983
St. Elsewhere Mrs. Fiscus 1982
My Favorite Year Belle Carroca 1982
Faerie Tale Theatre Sophia, the Blue Fairy 1982
Hotel Beatrice Dolan 1982
One From The Heart Maggie 1982
Too Close for Comfort Mrs. Garibaldi 1980
A Cry for Love Tina Weathersby 1980
Greatest Heroes of the Bible Hagar 1978
The Paper Chase Rose Samuels, Rose Samuels (credit only) 1978
A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story Sophie Tucker 1977
ABC Weekend Specials Madam Zola 1977
The Paul Ryan Show Herself 1977
When Things Were Rotten Tania 1975
The Bobby Vinton Show Herself 1975
Baretta Lottie 1975
Dinah! Herself - Guest 1974
The Wacky World of Jonathan Winters Herself 1972
Romance of a Horsethief Estusha 1971
Columbo Valerie Kirk 1971
The David Frost Show Herself - Guest 1969
This is Tom Jones Herself 1969
Lady in Cement Maria Baretto 1968
Dayton's Devils Leda Martell 1968
Operation: Entertainment Herself 1968
The Carol Burnett Show Herself 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Herself 1967
The Dean Martin Summer Show Herself 1966
The Dean Martin Show Herself 1965
The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) Herself - Panelist 1965
Hullabaloo Herself 1965
The Hollywood Palace Herself - Singer 1964
The Danny Kaye Show Herself 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Herself - Guest 1962
The Merv Griffin Show Herself 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Herself 1961
Ben Casey Della 1961
Car 54, Where Are You? Girl at bar 1961
The Bell Telephone Hour Herself - Singer 1959
The Ed Sullivan Show Herself - Singer 1948
1988 Emmy Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series Nominated
1983 Golden Globe Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture Nominated
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