Lainie Kazan

Highest Rated:
100% The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
Lowest Rated:
6% Gigli (2003)
Birthday:
May 15
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
Hofstra-educated singer/actress Lainie Kazan became a celebrity by indirection. In 1964, Kazan was engaged to understudy Barbra Streisand in the Broadway production of Funny Girl; the disappointed boos and catcalls that often greeted Kazan when she subbed for Streisand were generally dissipated by…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Divorce Invitation
  • Actor
-- 2013
Finding Joy
  • Gloria
-- 2013
Expecting Mary
  • Actor
-- 2010
Ollie Klublershturf vs the Nazis
  • Actor
-- 2010
Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!!
  • Shirley Hirsch
$87.2k 2009
Beau Jest
  • Actor
-- 2008
37% You Don't Mess with the Zohan
  • Gail
$100.0M 2008
9% Bratz: The Movie
  • Bubbie
$9.9M 2007
Whiskey School
  • Actor
-- 2005
Daddy Who?
  • Actor
-- 2005
The Engagement Ring
  • Alicia Rosa
-- 2005
83% Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There
  • Actor
-- 2004
Red Riding Hood
  • Actor
-- 2004
A Good Night to Die
  • Actor
-- 2003
Tempted
  • Julia
-- 2003
6% Gigli
  • Mother
$5.7M 2003
76% My Big Fat Greek Wedding
  • Maria
$241.3M 2002
12% Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights
  • Singing Old Woman
$23.3M 2002
Allie and Me
  • Actor
-- 2002
20% The Crew
  • Pepper Lowenstein
$12.5M 2000
52% What's Cooking?
  • Ruth Seeling
$0.7M 2000
If You Only Knew
  • Actor
-- 2000
Daddy Who? (Kimberly)
  • Actor
-- 1999
41% The Big Hit
  • Jeanne Shulman
-- 1998
The Unknown Cyclist
  • Rachel
-- 1998
Allie & Me
  • Camille Alexander
-- 1998
Safety Patrol (Disney's Safety Patrol)
  • Actor
-- 1998
Love Is All There Is
  • Sadie Cappamezza
-- 1997
28% The Associate
  • Cindy Mason
-- 1996
Prince for a Day (The Prince and the Pizza Boy)
  • Rose
-- 1995
67% The Cemetery Club
  • Selma
-- 1993
62% Honeymoon in Vegas
  • Actor
-- 1992
I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore
  • Sarah Fishbine
-- 1992
Obsessive Love
  • Actor
-- 1992
Adventures of a Two-Minute Werewolf
  • Actor
-- 1991
80% 29th Street
  • Mrs. Pesce
-- 1991
Eternity
  • Bernice/Mother
-- 1990
40% Out of the Dark
  • Hooker/Nancy
-- 1989
19% Rude Awakening
  • Actor
-- 1989
29% Beaches
  • Leona Bloom
-- 1988
44% Harry and the Hendersons
  • Irene Moffitt
-- 1987
20% The Delta Force
  • Sylvia Goldman
-- 1986
100% The Journey of Natty Gann
  • Connie
-- 1985
38% Lust in the Dust
  • Marguerita Ventura
-- 1985
Obsessive Love
  • Actor
-- 1984
Sunset Limousine
  • Jessie Durning
-- 1983
46% One From The Heart
  • Maggie
-- 1982
100% My Favorite Year
  • Belle Carroca
-- 1982
Cry for Love
  • Actor
-- 1980
A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story
  • Sophie Tucker
-- 1978
Romance of a Horsethief
  • Estusha
-- 1971
Lady in Cement
  • Maria
-- 1968
Dayton's Devils
  • Leda Martell
-- 1968
Abraham's Sacrifice
  • Actor
--


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Modern Family
2009-2014
  • Eleanor
2013
Desperate Housewives
2004-2012
  • Maxine
  • Maxine Rosen
2010
'Til Death
2006-2010
  • Donna
2010
Ugly Betty
2006-2010
  • Dina Talercio
2010
Will & Grace
1998-2006
  • Aunt Honey
2001

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Quotes from Lainie Kazan's Characters

    1. Belle Carroca: Welcome to our humble chapeau.
    2. Benjy Stone: Two years at the Sorbonne and she still can't get it right.
    From My Favorite Year. Submitted by Angie R (21 months ago)
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