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Lainie Kazan Net Worth

Lainie Kazan Net Worth is
$5 Million

Lainie Kazan Biography

Somewhere else, The Nanny, My Big Unwanted fat Greek Lifestyle, and Desperate Housewives. Lainie Kazan was created in Brooklyn, NY in May 1940. She’s more than 100 performing credits to her name beginning in 1962. Kazan starred as Rose Samuels in the tv screen series The Paper Chase from 1985 to 1986. Read even more: Lainie Kazan Net Worthy of Lainie Kazan net worthy of: Lainie Kazan can be an American celebrity and singer who includes a net worthy of of $5 million. Kazan has already established recurring roles in it series Hard Cookies, St. Somewhere else, The Nanny, My Big Extra fat Greek Existence, and Desperate Housewives. She’s been nominated for a Golden World Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Display Actors Guild Award. Kazan in addition has acted on stage and offers released eight studio albums. Kazan starred as Rose Samuels in the tv screen series The Paper Chase from 1985 to 1986. In 1987 she starred as Claire Steiner in it series Karen’s Music. Lainie Kazan was created in Brooklyn, NY in May 1940. She’s more than 100 performing credits to her name beginning in 1962. She’s been nominated for a Golden World Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Display Actors Guild Award. In 1987 she starred as Claire Steiner in it series Karen’s Music. Kazan has already established recurring roles in it series Hard Cookies, St.Lainie Kazan net worthy of : Lainie Kazan can be an American celebrity and singer who includes a net worthy of of $5 million. She’s also starred in the films Harry and the Hendersons, Beaches, The Associate, Long term Midnight, Bruno, My Big Extra fat Greek Wedding, Gigli, Crimson Riding Hood, YOU DO NOT Wreck havoc on the Zohan, and My Big Extra fat Greek Wedding ceremony 2. Kazan in addition has acted on stage and offers released eight studio albums. She’s also starred in the films Harry and the Hendersons, Beaches, The Associate, Long term Midnight, Bruno, My Big Extra fat Greek Wedding, Gigli, Crimson Riding Hood, YOU DO NOT Wreck havoc on the Zohan, and My Big Extra fat Greek Wedding 2.


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Quick Facts

Full NameLainie Kazan
Net Worth$5 Million
Height1.67 m
ProfessionActor, Singer
EducationHofstra University, Erasmus Hall High School
NationalityAmerican
SpousePeter Daniels
ChildrenJennifer Bena
ParentsCarole Levine, Ben Levine
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/lainie.kazan.1
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/lainie_kazan
NominationsGolden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Comedy or Musical
MoviesMy Big Fat Greek Wedding, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, You Don't Mess with the Zohan, My Favorite Year, Lust in the Dust, Beaches, Gigli, Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!!, One from the Heart, Harry and the Hendersons, The Delta Force, Lady in Cement, Love Is All There Is, The Cemetery Club, The Journey of Natty Gann, The Associate, The Big Hit, What's Cooking?, Bratz: The Movie, Divorce Invitation, Expecting Mary, Dayton's Devils, The Crew, 29th Street, Safety Patrol, A Good Night to Die, Beau Jest, Eight Crazy Nights, Allie & Me, Romance of a Horsethief, The Engagement Ring, The Unknown Cyclist, Out of the Dark, Sunset Limousine, Red Riding Hood, If You Only Knew, Daddy Who?, To Serve and Protect, Whiskey School, A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story, Mr. Laughs: A Look Behind the Curtain, I'm a Mitzvah
TV ShowsThe Paper Chase, Karen's Song, My Big Fat Greek Life, Tough Cookies, The Dean Martin Summer Show


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 Formed a business partnership with Hugh Hefner, who created performance venues Kazan East and West to help nurture the singing aspect of her career.
2 She teaches theater at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.
3 Appearing at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, California. [November 2008]
4 Her husband was diagnosed in September 1988 with lung cancer and passed away five months later.
5 Despite playing her mother in Beaches (1988), Kazan is 5 years older than Bette Midler in real life.
6 Close friends with Michele Lee.
7 Has one daughter with Peter Daniels: Jennifer Daniels. Has a granddaughter, born in 1999.
8 Attended and graduated from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.
9 Profiled in the book, "Funny Ladies", by Stephen M. Silverman. [1999]
10 She studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village, New York City.
11 Appeared in the October 1970 issue of Playboy magazine.
12 Was the visual inspiration for the comic book character Big Barda.
13 In 1993, received a Tony Award nomination as Best Actress (Featured Role - Musical) for "My Favorite Year", reprising her original role from the earlier film version of the same title, My Favorite Year (1982).
14 Was named as "Queen of Brooklyn" at the Welcome Back to Brooklyn Festival in 1997.
15 Hit #123 on the Billboard 'Bubbling Under' singles chart in 1967 with "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye" (MGM 13657).
16 Her father was of Russian Jewish descent, and her maternal grandfather was a Russian Jewish immigrant. Lainie's maternal grandmother was born in Jerusalem, to a Jewish family that had lived there for generations.
17 Understudied Barbra Streisand in the original Broadway production of the musical "Funny Girl".


Trademarks

#Trademark
1 Deep sultry voice
2 Voluptuous figure
3 Large brown eyes
4 Natural brunette hair


Quotes

#Quote
1 I get a sensual feeling from my own singing voice. When I am right, whether I'm moaning or winging it, I just fly. I soar. I get all caught up in myself. And baby, when that happens, you just know the audience has to be with me, having a ball.


Pictures

All Lainie Kazan pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011 LA Femme Filmmaker Award LA Femme International Film Festival Thespian Award
2010 FilmOut Festival Award FilmOut San Diego, US Best Actress Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! (2009)
2002 Susan B. Anthony 'Failure is Impossible' Award High Falls Film Festival

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst Supporting Actress Gigli (2003)
2003 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Comedy or Musical My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
2003 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) Gia Carides

Michael Constantine

John Corbett

Joey Fatone

Andrea Martin

Nia Vardalos
2003 Stinker Award The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards Worst Supporting Actress Gigli (2003)
1988 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series St. Elsewhere (1982)
1987 ACE CableACE Awards Actress in a Dramatic Series The Paper Chase (1978)
1983 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture My Favorite Year (1982)


Filmography

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kimberly 1999 Hanna
The Nanny 1995-1999 TV Series Aunt Freida Freida
To Serve and Protect 1999 TV Mini-Series Francesca
The Unknown Cyclist 1998 Rachel
Permanent Midnight 1998 Jerry's Mother at Funeral (uncredited)
The Big Hit 1998 Jeanne Shulman
Safety Patrol 1998 TV Movie Mrs. Day
Veronica's Closet 1997 TV Series Dottie
Allie & Me 1997 Camille Alexander
Movies Money Murder 1996 Sylvia
The Associate 1996 Cindy Mason
Life's Work 1996 TV Series Connie Minardi
Love Is All There Is 1996 Sadie Capomezzo
Prince for a Day 1995 TV Movie Rose
Courthouse 1995 TV Series Lila Winkleman
Murder, She Wrote 1994 TV Series Anna Grimaldi
Animaniacs 1994 TV Series Molly
Tales from the Crypt 1993 TV Series Mrs. Grafungar
The Cemetery Club 1993 Selma
I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore 1992 Sarah Fishbine
29th Street 1991 Mrs. Pesce
Beverly Hills, 90210 1991 TV Series Rose Zuckerman
Eternity 1990/II Mother Berneice (uncredited)
Earthday Birthday 1990 TV Movie voice
Hägar the Horrible 1989 TV Short Helga (voice)
Beaches 1988 Leona Bloom
The Van Dyke Show 1988 TV Series Bunnie
Out of the Dark 1988 Hooker / Nancy
St. Elsewhere 1987-1988 TV Series Mrs. Fiscus
Medium Rare 1987 Helga Costas
Hotel 1983-1987 TV Series Beatrice Dolan / Fay Wells
Harry and the Hendersons 1987 Irene Moffitt
Amazing Stories 1987 TV Series Sister Teresa
Karen's Song 1987 TV Series Claire Steiner
Twisted Sister: Come Out and Play 1986 Video short Lunch Lady
The Paper Chase 1985-1986 TV Series Rose Samuels
Tough Cookies 1986 TV Series Rita
The Delta Force 1986 Sylvia Goldman
The Journey of Natty Gann 1985 Connie
ABC Weekend Specials 1985 TV Series Madam Zola
Lust in the Dust 1985 Marguerita Ventura
Obsessive Love 1984 TV Movie Margaret Chase
Faerie Tale Theatre 1984 TV Series Sophia, the Blue Fairy
The Jerk, Too 1984 TV Movie Card Player
Sunset Limousine 1983 TV Movie Jessie Durning
Too Close for Comfort 1983 TV Series Mrs. Garibaldi
My Favorite Year 1982 Belle Carroca
One from the Heart 1981 Maggie
A Cry for Love 1980 TV Movie Tina Weathersby
Greatest Heroes of the Bible 1979 TV Series Hagar
Columbo 1978 TV Series Valerie Kirk
A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story 1977 TV Movie Sophie Tucker
Dancing in the Wings 1977 TV Movie
Baretta 1976 TV Series Lottie
When Things Were Rotten 1975 TV Series Tania
Police Surgeon 1974 TV Series Ann Raymond
Romansa konjokradice 1971 Estusha
Lady in Cement 1968 Maria Baretto
Dayton's Devils 1968 Leda Martell
Ben Casey 1965 TV Series Della
Car 54, Where Are You? 1962 TV Series Girl at bar
Unorganized Crime 2017 TV Movie completed Angela Cicasi
Garlic & Gunpowder 2017 pre-production Rose Lusconi, Sonny's Mother
Back of Book announced Claudia
Tango Shalom post-production Leah Zlotkin
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 2016 Maria
Pixels 2015 Mickey Lamonsoff
Pearly Gates 2015 Millie
The Cookie Mobster 2014 TV Movie Mama
I'm a Mitzvah 2014 Short
Persephone 2013/II Short Margot Herrera
Grey's Anatomy 2013 TV Series C.J.
Jessie 2013 TV Series Wanda Winkle
Finding Joy 2013 Gloria
Modern Family 2013 TV Series Eleanor
Divorce Invitation 2012 Elaine Lipnicks
Sketchy 2012 TV Series Ma
Good Vibes 2011 TV Series Nurse Nachama Fingerman
Desperate Housewives 2010 TV Series Maxine Rosen
Ollie Klublershturf vs. the Nazis 2010 Short Sharon Klublershturf
'Til Death 2010 TV Series Donna
The Word Is Love 2010 Video short Shirley hirsch
Ugly Betty 2010 TV Series Dina Talercio
Medium Rare 2010 TV Series Helga Costas
Expecting Mary 2010 Lillian Littlefeather
Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! 2009 Shirley Hirsch
Boston Legal 2008 TV Series Judge Paula Stern
You Don't Mess with the Zohan 2008 Gail
Beau Jest 2008 Miriam Goldman
Bratz 2007 Bubbie
The King of Queens 2007 TV Series Ava St. Clair
In the Motherhood 2007 TV Series Joyce
Red Riding Hood 2006 Grandma
Living with Fran 2006 TV Series Cookie
The Engagement Ring 2005 TV Movie Alicia Rosa Anselmi
Whiskey School 2005 Hedy Seligman
Guiding Light 2003 TV Series Shirley Lupo
Gigli 2003 Mother
A Good Night to Die 2003 Diane
My Big Fat Greek Life 2003 TV Series Maria Portokalos
Tempted 2003 TV Movie Julia
Eight Crazy Nights 2002 Old Woman (singing voice)
Touched by an Angel 1998-2002 TV Series Aunt Meg / Doris Bernstein
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2002 Maria Portokalos
Will & Grace 2001 TV Series Aunt Honey
Strong Medicine 2001 TV Series Mrs. Biancavilla
The Crew 2000 Pepper Lowenstein
Bruno 2000 Sister Mary Perpetua
If You Only Knew 2000 Bess
What's Cooking? 2000 Ruth 'Ruthie' Seelig

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Red Riding Hood 2006 performer: "Spirit - Freedom", "Hey Grandma"
Lust in the Dust 1985 performer: "South Of My Border"
Blood Song 1982 performer: "All In Your Mind"
The 40th Annual Academy Awards 1968 TV Special performer: "The Eyes of Love"
The Danny Kaye Show 1965 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age 2017 Documentary post-production Herself
Making the Greekquel 2016 Video documentary short Herself
My Big Fat Greek Dinner 2016 Video documentary short Herself
Home & Family 2016 TV Series Herself
Today 2016 TV Series Herself
Hell's Kitchen 2016 TV Series Herself - Restaurant Patron
Tab Hunter Confidential 2015 Documentary Herself
The Jimmy Star Show with Ron Russell 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
RuPaul's Drag Race 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest Judge
RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked! 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest Judge
Olympia Dukakis: Undefined 2013 Documentary Herself
Meir's Festival 2013 Documentary short Herself
Celebrity Ghost Stories 2012 TV Series documentary Herself
The Florence Henderson Show 2008 TV Series Herself
Mr. Laughs: A Look Behind the Curtain 2008 Documentary Herself
Eye on Entertainment 2005 TV Series Herself
The Wayne Brady Show 2004 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Sharon Osbourne Show 2004 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards 2003 TV Special Herself
Pyramid 2002-2003 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Contestant
Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There 2003 Documentary Herself
Hollywood Squares 2003 TV Series Herself - Panelist
The Test 2001 TV Series Herself - Panelist
More Lust, Less Dust 2001 Video short Herself
Biography 2001 TV Series documentary Herself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1996 TV Series Herself - Guest
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1994 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 47th Annual Tony Awards 1993 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Street Scenes: New York on Film 1992 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Chuck Woolery Show 1991 TV Series Herself
Live with Kelly and Michael 1990 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Home Show 1989 TV Series Herself
The Pat Sajak Show 1989 TV Series Herself - Guest
The New Hollywood Squares 1986-1989 TV Series Herself - Panelist
Late Night with David Letterman 1989 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards 1988 TV Special Herself - Audience Member
Hour Magazine 1988 TV Series Herself
All Star Blitz 1985 TV Series Herself
The 40th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1983 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
The 3th Annual People's Command Performance 1979 TV Movie Herself
The Paul Ryan Show 1977 TV Series Herself
Super Night at Forest Hills 1977 TV Special Herself
Dinah! 1975 TV Series Herself - Guest
The $10,000 Pyramid 1975 TV Series Herself
The Wacky World of Jonathan Winters 1972 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1972 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Mike Douglas Show 1968-1971 TV Series Herself - Singer / Actress / Herself - Co-Host
The Virginia Graham Show 1971 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Irv Kupcinet Show 1971 TV Series Herself
The David Frost Show 1969-1971 TV Series Herself - Guest
Penthouse Club 1970 TV Series Herself
The Harry Secombe Show 1970 TV Series Herself
The Hollywood Squares 1968-1970 TV Series Herself
Name Droppers 1970 TV Series Herself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1966-1969 TV Series Herself - Singer
The Joey Bishop Show 1967-1969 TV Series Herself
This Is Tom Jones 1969 TV Series documentary Herself
The Dean Martin Show 1965-1969 TV Series Herself
The 40th Annual Academy Awards 1968 TV Special Herself - Perfomer
Operation: Entertainment 1968 TV Series Herself
The Carol Burnett Show 1967 TV Series Herself
Spotlight 1967 TV Series Herself
The Merv Griffin Show 1965-1967 TV Series Herself
The Hollywood Palace 1967 TV Series Herself - Singer
Gypsy 1967 TV Series Herself
Girl Talk 1964-1966 TV Series Herself
The Dean Martin Summer Show 1966 TV Series Herself
Hullabaloo 1966 TV Series Herself
The Danny Kaye Show 1965 TV Series Herself
The Bell Telephone Hour 1964 TV Series Herself - Singer

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I Am Divine 2013 Documentary Marguerita Ventura (uncredited)
Beat! Beat! Beat! 1967 TV Series Herself - Musician
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