Louise Lasser

Louise Lasser

Highest Rated: 88% Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask) (1972)

Lowest Rated: 0% Lady Killers (2003)

Birthday: Apr 11, 1939

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

A dizzy comic presence in films and television in the early 1970s, actress Louise Lasser came to fame in "Take the Money and Run" (1969) and other early films by her then-husband Woody Allen before achieving stardom as a bewildered housewife on Norman Lear's controversial "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman" (syndicated, 1976-77). Lasser's distracted, slightly anesthetized persona was perfect as the frazzled Mary, but the pressures of television soon drove her to abandon the series. When she rebounded in the 1980s, an older Lasser segued into a string of neurotic matriarch roles, the best of which was as Ben Gazzara's damaged wife in Todd Solondz's "Happiness." Though she never resumed the heights of her popularity in the 1970s, Lasser remained one of Hollywood's most eclectic personas.

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Highest rated movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
86% 67% Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You Self $70.1K 2016
0% 20% Lady Killers Doris Mundt (Character) $403.2K 2003
No Score Yet 31% Wolves of Wall Street Landlady (Character) - 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Queenie in Love Unknown (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Club Land Frieda Barber (Character) - 2001
79% 93% Requiem for a Dream Ada (Character) $3.6M 2000
47% 75% Fast Food, Fast Women Emily (Character) $193.5K 2000
61% 57% Mystery Men Violet, The Blue Raja's Mom (Character) $29.8M 1999
81% 89% Happiness Mona Jordan (Character) $3M 1998
No Score Yet 50% Layin' Low Mrs. Muckler (Character) - 1996
67% 50% Sudden Manhattan Dominga (Character) $2.7K 1996
No Score Yet 56% Modern Love Greg's Mom (Character) $37.7K 1990
57% 57% Frankenhooker Jeffrey's Mother (Character) - 1990
43% 89% Sing Rosie (Character) $2.1M 1989
19% No Score Yet Rude Awakening Ronnie Summers (Character) $2.4M 1989
No Score Yet 33% Nightmare at Shadow Woods Maddy (Character) - 1987
22% 38% Surrender Joyce (Character) $5.4M 1987
No Score Yet 29% Blood Rage Maddy (Character) - 1987
50% 48% Crimewave Helene Trend (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet For Ladies Only Beth Doyle (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet 50% In God We Trust Mary (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Just Me and You Jane Alofsin (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Coffee, Tea or Me Susan Edmonds (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Isn't It Shocking? Blanche (Character) - 1973
86% 55% Slither Mary Fenaka (Character) - 1973
88% 69% Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask) Gina (Character) - 1972
82% 74% Bananas Nancy (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet 33% Such Good Friends Marcy Berns (Character) - 1971

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 75% Girls Beadie (Guest Star) 2014-2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Reunited Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Laverne & Shirley Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Taxi Phyllis Bornstein Consuelos (Guest Star) 1982 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet It's a Living Maggie McBurney (Character) 1981-1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (Character) 1976-1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Saturday Night Live Host 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet McCloud Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Love Story Elaine Kaplan (Character) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Mary Tyler Moore Show Anne Adams (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bob Newhart Show Mrs. Radford (Guest Star) 1972

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