Leah Remini

Leah Remini

  • Highest Rated: 60% Old School (2003)
  • Lowest Rated: 45% Second Act (2018)
  • Birthday: Jun 15, 1970
  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
  • A veteran of several failed TV sitcoms, sassy Leah Remini finally scored a hit when she was cast as comedian Kevin James's wife on the CBS series The King of Queens (1998).Born June 15th, 1979 in Brooklyn, NY, Remini moved to Los Angeles as a teen. After leaving school at 14, Remini held a variety of jobs for a couple of years before deciding to try acting. Though she was advised to lose her Brooklyn accent, Remini quickly landed a guest role on ABC's gifted high schoolers sitcom Head of the Class. Working steadily from the late '80s on, Remini guest starred on a number of comedies, including Friends, Cheers (as Carla's daughter), and a year-long stint on Saved By the Bell, and began to amass a resumé of short-lived series. After starring in Living Dolls in 1989, Remini was cast in The Man in the Family (1991) and First Time Out (1995); though Fired Up (1997) looked promising, it too failed after leaving its post-Seinfeld time slot. Along with the sitcoms, Remini also appeared in the TV movie Getting Up and Going Home (1992) and Glory Daze (1996), a coming-of-age feature starring then unknown Ben Affleck. A seasoned TV actress by 1998, Remini got to put her New York roots (and accent) to successful use in The King of Queens, a family comedy in the Everybody Loves Raymond vein. As blue collar James' pretty, levelheaded wife Carrie, Remini proved an adept foil to James and a flamboyant Jerry Stiller; The King of Queens became Remini's first bona fide ratings hit.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

45% Second Act Joan 2018
No Score Yet Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie Actor 2017
No Score Yet Mad Families Cheyenne 2017
60% Old School Lara $74.7M 2003
No Score Yet Robbie the Reindeer in Hooves of Fire and the Legend of the Lost Tribe Koala [US Version] 2002
No Score Yet Follow Your Heart Angie LaRocca 1998
No Score Yet Critics and Other Freaks Actor 1997
No Score Yet Glory Daze Theresa 1996
No Score Yet Phantom 2040: The Ghost Who Walks Actor 1994
No Score Yet Phantom 2040 - The Ghost Who Walk Actor 1994

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath
2016
Executive Producer Host Appearing
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden
2015
Guest
  • 2018
28% Kevin Can Wait
2016-2018
Vanessa Cellucci Vanessa
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet Match Game
2016
Panelist
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen
2009
Guest
  • 2018
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show
2003
Guest
  • 2018
  • 2016
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005
41% Chelsea
2016-2017
Appearing
  • 2017
No Score Yet Close Up With the Hollywood Reporter
2015
Panelist
  • 2017
No Score Yet Conan
2010
Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet Real Time With Bill Maher
2003
Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
Guest
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
Guest
  • 2017
  • 2015
79% Chelsea Does
2016
Appearing
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Dr. Oz Show
2009
Guest
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet The Wendy Williams Show
2008
Guest
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet Rachael Ray
2015
Guest
  • 2015
No Score Yet Repeat After Me
2015
Guest
  • 2015
100% The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore
2015-2016
Panelist
  • 2015
No Score Yet The Exes
2011-2015
Nicki
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet The View
1997
Guest
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet Dancing With the Stars
2005
Reality cast member Host
  • 2015
  • 2013
No Score Yet Hollywood Game Night
2013
Appearing
  • 2014
83% RuPaul's Drag Race
2009
Judge
  • 2014
No Score Yet Chelsea Lately
2007-2014
Guest Panelist
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2010
  • 2009
13% Family Tools
2013
Terry Baumgardner
  • 2013
No Score Yet Phineas and Ferb
2007-2015
Voice
  • 2013
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Guest
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
Host Host Appearing
  • 2011
  • 2010
No Score Yet MADtv
1995-2009
Guest
  • 2007
No Score Yet The King of Queens
1998-2007
Carrie Heffernan
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
  • 2001
  • 2000
  • 1999
  • 1998
No Score Yet Cribs
2000-2009
Appearing
  • 2006
No Score Yet Fat Actress
2005
Herself
  • 2005
17% Fired Up
1997-1998
Terry Reynolds
  • 1998
  • 1997
84% NYPD Blue
1993-2005
Angela Bohi
  • 1996
No Score Yet First Time Out
1995
Dominique
  • 1995
No Score Yet The Commish
1991-1996
Gail Ross
  • 1994
No Score Yet Cheers
1982-1993
Guest Serafina
  • 1993
  • 1991
No Score Yet Saved by the Bell
1988-1993
Stacey
  • 1991
No Score Yet The Man in the Family
1991
Tina Bavasso
  • 1991
No Score Yet Who's the Boss?
1984-1992
Charlie Brisco
  • 1989
No Score Yet Evening Shade
1990-1994

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