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Carol Kane Bio, Childhood, Family, and Education

Carol Kane was born on 18th June 1952 in Cleveland, Ohio, the USA. Her birth name is Carolyn Laurie Kane and she is currently 66 years old. Her mother’s name is Joy(a jazz singer, teacher, dancer, and pianist) and her father’s name is Michael Kane. Carol’s grandparents emigrated from Russia and her family is Jewish. Unfortunately, her parents got divorced when she was at the age of 12. Likewise, she joined the Cherry Lawn School which is a boarding school in Darien, Connecticut, until 1965. And, she studied theater at HB Studio and later went to study at the Professional Children’s School in New York City. Carol holds American nationality and belongs to unknown ethnicity. She has 5 feet 2 inches height and has 52 Kg weight. She has blonde hair colour and has blue eye colour. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

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Carol Kane Career

Carol Kane began her career when she made her professional theatre debut from the production of ‘The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie’ in 1966 starring Tammy Grimes. She made her breakthrough from the role of Simka Dahblitz-Gravas on the American television series ‘Taxi’ from 1981 to 1983. Carol made her appearances in the series ‘Cheers’ as Amanda and later appeared as a regular on the 1986 NBC series ‘All Is Forgiven’. She portrayed the role of the mother of Alan Harper’s receptionist in the TV series ‘Two and a Half Men’.

Moreover, she has played as Lillian Kaushtupper in Netflix’s original series ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ in 2015. Carol Kane’s notable film appearances include in ‘The Last Detail’, ‘The World’s Greta’s Lover’, ‘When a Stranger Calls’, ‘Flashback’ and many more. In January 2011, she made her West End debut from the drama ‘The Children’s Hour’ at London’s Comedy Theatre. Likewise, she appeared on Broadway as Betty Chumley in a revival of the play ‘Harvey’ in May 2012. She increased her fame after she made her appearance in the Broadway musical ‘Wicked’ in which she portrayed the role of Madame Morrible.

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Additionally, she was nominated for Academy Awards in the category Best Actress in a Leading Role in ‘Hester Street’ in 1976, won Primetime Emmy Award in the category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series for ‘Taxi’ in 1983.

Carol Kane Relationship

The 66 years old, Carol Kane is currently single. She was previously in a relationship with Woody Harrelson in the mid-1980s. During an interview in 1988, she confirmed that she was in a deep relationship with him. But, the pair got separated later and that gave her a bad experience of relationship. After this, she has not been linked with anyone and she is still enjoying her single life.

Carol Kane Net Worth and Online Presence

The American actress and comedian, Carol Kane has earned the decent income from her career. She has a net worth of around $5 million USD. Likewise, has around 622 followers on Instagram, about 915 followers on Twitter, and around 167 followers on Facebook.