Linda Lavin Biography
Linda Lavin is an American actress and singer born on October 15, 1937, in Portland, Maine. She is known for her roles in the Sitcom Alice and stage performances on both Broadway and off Broadway. She studied theater in the College of William and Marry before landing in New York to pursue her career in acting.
Linda Lavin Age
Lavin was born on 5th October 1937 in Portland, Maine, United States.
Linda Lavin Husband
Lavin has been married three times. First, she was married to Ron Leibman and ended up divorcing in 1980. Then she got married to Kip Niven whom she met on the set of Alice and ended up in a bitter divorce in 1992. She is currently married to an artist/musician.
Linda Lavin Death | Is Linda Lavin Still Alive | Is Linda Lavin Dead
Lavin who was born on 5th October 1937 is still alive as of 2019.
Linda Lavin Education
American actress Lavin attended Waynflete School before enrolling in the College of William & Mary.
Linda Lavin Height
The William & Mary graduate stands at 5′ 3″ tall.
Linda Lavin Career
In 1967, Lavin made an appearance as Gloria Thorpe in a television version of the musical Damn Yankees with Phil Silvers. In 1969, Lavin married actor Ron Leibman, and by 1973, the couple had arrived in Hollywood, California. After various guest appearances on episodic television series such as The Nurses, Rhoda, Harry O, and Kaz, Lavin landed a recurring role as Detective Janice Wentworth on Barney Miller during the first and second seasons (1975–1976).
She left Barney Miller to star in the lead role in Alice. The show was a popular hit for CBS and ran from 1976 to 1985. The series was based on the Martin Scorsese-directed Ellen Burstyn film Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore. Lavin portrayed Alice Hyatt, a waitress, and singer, the character that Burstyn had played. Lavin performed the series’ theme song, “There’s a New Girl in Town,” which was written by David Shire and Alan and Marilyn Bergman and was updated for each of the first six seasons. During the series’ nine-season run, Lavin earned two Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award nomination and gained experience directing, especially during the later seasons.
Linda Lavin Net Worth
Linda Lavin has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Linda Lavin Alice | Linda Lavin Sitcom
Alice is an American sitcom that aired on CBS on August 31, 1976, to March 19, 1985. The movie is based on a film called Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore. Lavin stars in the movie as a widow who moves with her young son to start life over again. She works on a roadside in Phoenix, Arizona.
Linda Lavin Movies And TV Shows
Madam Secretary (TV Show)
E Pluribus Unum as June O’Callaghan 2018
9JKL (TV Show)
Fridays With Harry
See all 32 Episodes as Judy 2018
Mom (TV Show)
Mahjong Sally and the Ecstasy
Kreplach and a Tiny Tush as Phyllis 2016
Bones (TV Show)
The Good Wife (TV Show)
The Deconstruction — 2015
Old Spice — 2014
Dear God — 2014 as F. Joy Grubick 2014 – 2015
Sean Saves the World (TV Show)
I Know Why the Caged Bird Zings — 2014
The Wrath of Sean — 2014
Trapped in the Closet (Part 2) — 2014
See all 13 Episodes as Lorna 2014
Alice (TV Show)
Th-Th-Th-That’s All, Folks — 1985
Vera’s Grounded Gumshoe — 1985
One on One — 1985
See all 205 Episodes as Alice Hyatt 1985
The Muppets Take Manhattan (Movie)
Family (TV Show)
Annie Laurie — Annie 1977
Barney Miller (TV Show)
Massage Parlor — 1976
Block Party — 1976
Grand Hotel — 1975
See all 5 Episodes as Det. Janice Wentworth 1975 – 1976
Rhoda (TV Show)
The Shower — 1974 as Linda 1974
CBS Playhouse (TV Show)
Sadbird as Carol
Linda Lavin Broadway
Broadway theatre, commonly known as Broadway, refers to the theatrical performances presented in the 41 professional theatres. Lavin joined compass players in late 1950s and began acting on Broadway in the 1960s earning notice in ‘its a bird…its a plane…its superman’ in 1966 and received her first Tony Award nomination.
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Linda Lavin On Mom
Mom is an American television sitcom that premiered on CBS on September 23, 2013. The movie Mom casts Lavin as violet’s future mother in law. Lavin played the role of Phyllis Munchnik in season 3 episode 7 and season 7 episode 21.
Lavin Barney Miller
Barney Miller is a TV series of 1975-1982 that focuses on life in Greenwich Village’s 12th Precinct station house. Initially, it looks at Captain Barney Miller and his work and home life, but it gradually becomes about the officers of the precinct, including always-on-the-verge-of-retirement Detective Fish.
Her role was as Detective Janice Wentworth for the 1975–76 season. While that role didn’t last, it led right into one that put her on the TV-history map.
Linda Lavin Sopranos
The Sopranos is an American crime drama television series. the story is about Tony Soprano James Gandolfini a New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster and portrays the difficulties that he faces as he tries to balance his family life with his role as the leader of a criminal organization. Lavin just appeared in some episodes of the movie.