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Leah Remini

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Leah Marie Remini (born June 15, 1970, height 5' 3" (1,60 m)) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Carrie Heffernan on the CBS hit sitcom The King of Queens from 1998 to 2007. Prior to The King of Queens, she was known for her six episode stint as Stacey Carosi in 1991 on the NBC sitcom Saved by the Bell. She was also one of the co-hosts on the CBS network daytime talk show/series The Talk, before being fired in 2011. Leah Remini was born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City to private-school teacher Vicki Marshall and George Remini, who owned an asbestos-removal company. Her mother is of Austrian Jewish background and her father was Sicilian. Remini has an older sister, Nicole Remini (born 1969), who was her assistant on The King of Queens. She also has four half-sisters, including Christina (born 1969). Remini moved to Los Angeles, California, at age 13 with her mother to pursue an acting career. Remini met Puerto Rican salsa musician Angelo Pagán in 1996 at a Cuban restaurant. Pagan has three sons from previous relationships. In January 2003, Remini announced their engagement; they were married on July 19, 2003. On June 16, 2004, the day after her 34th birthday, Remini gave birth to daughter Sofia Bella, who weighed 6 lb/7.4 oz.

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Jun 15, 1970 In Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Cheers 1982-09-30
Latest Project:
Movie Second Act 2018-11-22
Known For
Poster of First Time Out
Poster of Normal Life
Poster of Living Dolls
Poster of Paradise
Movie The Clapper Producer Louise 2018-01-26
Movie Second Act Joan 2018-11-22
Movie Mad Families Cheyenne 2017-01-12
Movie Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie 2017-05-05
Series Chelsea Herself 2016-05-11
Series Match Game Herself 2016-06-26
Series Kevin Can Wait Vanessa Cellucci 2016-09-19
Series Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Herself - Host 2016-11-29
Series Family Tools 2013-05-01
Series The Talk Herself - Co-Host 2010-10-18
Series RuPaul's Drag Race Guest Judge 2009-02-02
Series Fat Actress Unknown 2005-03-06
Series The Reichen Show Unknown 2005-11-11
Movie Old School Lara 2003-02-21
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire Vixen (voice) 2000-09-01
Movie Follow Your Heart Angie LaRocca 1999-01-26
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Series The King of Queens Carrie Heffernan 1998-09-21
Series Fired Up Terry Reynolds 1997-04-10
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Star Witness 1995-01-01
Series First Time Out Dominique Costellano 1995-09-10
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Movie Glory Daze Theresa 1995-10-01
Series Friends Lydia 1994-09-22
Movie Phantom 2040: The Ghost Who Walks Segan Cruz 1994-11-24
Series Renegade Unknown 1992-09-19
Series The Man in the Family Tina Bavasso 1991-06-19
Series The Commish Unknown 1991-09-28
Series Normal Life Carol 1990-03-21
Series Saved by the Bell Unknown 1989-08-20
Series Living Dolls Charlie Briscoe 1989-09-26
Series Paradise Rose 1988-10-27
Series Who's the Boss? Unknown 1984-09-20
Series Cheers Unknown 1982-09-30