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Rhea Perlman

Rhea Perlman

Age
66
Birthday
Mar. 31st, 1948
Born in
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height
5' 1

Rhea Perlman's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Cheers TV Show
Cheers
Kirstie TV Show
Kirstie
Pearl TV Show
Pearl
Kate Brasher TV Show
Kate Brasher
The Tortellis TV Show
The Tortellis
Union Square TV Show
Union Square
 

Main Movie Roles

2006 - 10 Items or Less
1996 - Carpool
1996 - Matilda
1996 - Sunset Park
1995 - Canadian Bacon
1993 - We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story
1992 - Class Act
1986 - My Little Pony: The Movie

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Zena Sherman
6
Vera-Joan Skagle
4
Ardeth (Voiced)
2
Mittens
1
Rhea Perlman
1
Crypt Keeper's Wife (Voiced)
1
Carla Tortelli LeBec
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Rhea Jo Perlman (born March 31, 1948) is an American actress, best known for her role as Carla Tortelli on the sitcom Cheers, for which she won four Emmy Awards. Perlman was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Philip and Adele Perlman. Her father was an actor, and a doll-and toy-part salesman; he later played barfly Phil on Cheers. Her sister Heide Perlman is a writer, story editor, and producer on the television shows Cheers and Frasier. Perlman attended Hunter College in New York and is an active Democrat.

She began her acting career in 1972 when she played a bit role in the film Hot Dogs for Gauguin. That same year she appeared in Westbeth Playwrights Feminist Collective's production of Up – An Uppity Revue, along with her future husband, Danny DeVito.


TRIVIA:
  • Her father 'Philip Perlman' (qv) was in the TV show _"Cheers" (1982)_ (qv) as Phil, a bar patron.
  • Along with 'Ted Danson' (qv) and 'George Wendt (I)' (qv), she is one of only three actors to appear in all 273 episodes of _"Cheers" (1982)_ (qv).
  • No relation to 'Ron Perlman' (qv).
  • Was nominated for an Emmy 10 times out of 11 years during her tenure on _"Cheers" (1982)_ (qv).
  • Children: Gracie Fan (b. 1985) Lucy Chet (1983) and Jake (1987).
  • Majored in drama at Hunter College (NYC).
  • Sister of producer-writer 'Heide Perlman' (qv).


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