Rita Karin

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 55
Rita Karin was a Polish-born American actress best known for her role as Jackie Mason's mother on the 1989 TV series Chicken Soup. She also appeared as Meryl Streep's Brooklyn landlady who appears at the beginning of Sophie's Choice. Her voice can be heard singing children's songs from the camps in the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.

Rita Karin was a Polish-born American actress best known for her role as Jackie Mason's mother on the 1989 TV series Chicken Soup. She also appeared as Meryl Streep's Brooklyn landlady who appears at the beginning of Sophie's Choice. Her voice can be heard singing children's songs from the camps in the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.

Born

Friday, 24 October 1919

Died

Friday, 10 September 1993

Actress Filmography

The Pickle Grandmother 1993
TriBeCa Millie 1993
He Said, She Said Mrs. Spepk 1991
Age Isn't Everything 1991
Enemies, A Love Story Mrs. Schreier 1989
Chicken Soup Bea Fisher 1989
Gideon Oliver Mrs. Milch 1989
Starting from Scratch Mrs. Runkelman 1988
Kojak: The Belarus File Mrs. Fitzev 1985
Brass Mrs. Dietz 1985
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

The Pickle Grandmother 1993
TriBeCa Millie 1993
He Said, She Said Mrs. Spepk 1991
Age Isn't Everything 1991
Enemies, A Love Story Mrs. Schreier 1989
Chicken Soup Bea Fisher 1989
Gideon Oliver Mrs. Milch 1989
Starting from Scratch Mrs. Runkelman 1988
Kojak: The Belarus File Mrs. Fitzev 1985
Brass Mrs. Dietz 1985
Kate & Allie Rose 1984
Sophie's Choice Yetta 1982
The Big Fix Aunt Sonya 1978
Matilda Spectator 1978
ABC Afterschool Specials Mrs. Reuben 1972
The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight Mrs. Goldfarb 1971
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