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Carol Kane

Carol Kane has just completed work on the independent feature Cosmopolitan. Her work for the screen includes memorable roles in Carnal Knowledge, The Last Detail, Annie Hall, and Hester Street, for which she received an Academy Award nomination. Kane has also appeared in Dog Day Afternoon, The World's Greatest Lover, When A Stranger Calls, The Princess Bride, Scrooged, The Lemon Sisters, The Pallbearer, Office Killer, Tree's Lounge, Addams Family Values and My First Mister.

Kane's work for television includes Taxi, for which she was awarded two Emmy Awards; an Emmy Award-nominated role on Chicago Hope; Pearl; Seinfeld; Brooklyn Bridge; Beggars & Choosers; and Noah's Ark. She has appeared onstage in Control Freaks, Signature, The Lucky Spot, and Family Week by Beth Henley; Shakespeare's The Tempest, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream; John Cassavetes's A Woman of Mystery; Terrence McNally's Frankie & Johnny; and Don't Make Me Laugh, with Gene Wilder. Most recently, Kane received raves in the new production of Feydeau's He Hunts for the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles.


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Carol Kane Facts

Birth NameCarolyn Laurie Kane
OccupationActress
BirthdayJune 18, 1952 (65)
SignGemini
BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA
Height5' 2" (1m57)  How tall is Carol Kane compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Addams Family Values
The Princess Bride
Confessions Of A Teenage Drama Queen
Jawbreaker
Blue's Big Treasure
The Pacifier
My Blue Heaven
Annie Hall
Clutter
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