Carol Kane

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  • Carol Kane: (on Andy Kaufman) [H]e offered to wrestle me the first time I came to his house to learn about our accent. He feels you get to know somebody better that way. I don't think I was quite ready for it.

Trivia (16)

  • In 1982-1983, Carol won 2 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series & Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series playing Simka Dahblitz on Taxi.

  • Carol has never married.

  • Carol's sister, Anina, is a year older than Carol.

  • When she was young, Carol's father had a job with the World Bank, which took the family around the world. Carol lived in France and Haiti before moving to New York City at age eight.

  • Carol's grandparents came from Russia, fleeing anti-Jewish rioting.

  • Carol's role as Simka in Taxi won her an Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series Emmy Award for the 1982-1983 season.

  • Carol attended the Professional Children's School in New York City, and started acting professionally at the age of 14.

  • Carol's first role in theater was in the off-Broadway and national touring company productions of "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" in 1966.

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