Leah Remini (birth name Leah Marie Remini) was born on June 15, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York
, USA. She is an Italian-American actress who became famous after playing the role of Carrie Heffernan on the CBS sitcom The King of Queens.
Biography and Career :
She is the daughter of George Remini, owner of an asbestos company and Vicki Marshall, a former high school principal and current LA restaurant owner. Her parents divorced when she was just seven years old and at the age of thirteen she and her mother moved in Los Angeles
. Against her mother's advices she left school one year later and after this she started to work.
She had a lot of jo
bs such as waitressing, selling car insurance, and as a telemarketer for a solar heating company. She debuted on TV screen in the middle '80's in an episode of "Head of the Class". After this she had minor roles in s few episodes from other popular television series like: "Cheers", "Living Dolls", a short-lived spin-off from "Who's the Boss?" and "Saved by the bell".
In 1997 her popularity increased because of her role as Terri Reynolds in TV serial "Fired Up". She also used her voice for a character in the video game "Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers".
- Height: 160cm
- She is married with the actor Angelo Pagan.
- She is a Scientologist.
- She loves to sing karaoke.
- "I love police officers, firemen, the usual girl stuff... And I like talking dirty -- I do."
- "If somebody is going to get turned off about something because of what they read or heard, then that person's not smart enough to even enter a church. If you're really against something, then know what you're against."
- Old School (2003) as Lara Campbell
- The King of Queens (1998Ã¢â‚¬'2007) as Carrie Heffernan
- Follow Your Heart (1998) as Angie
- Fired Up (1997) as Terry Reynolds
- Glory Daze (1996) as Theresa
- First Time Out (1995) as Dominique Costellano
- Phantom 2040 (1994) as Sagan Cruz (voice)
- Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers (1993) Grace Nakimura (voice)
- Harlan & Merleen (1993) as Frankie
- The Man in the Family (1991) as Tina Bavasso
- Saved by the Bell (1991) as Stacey Carosi
- Living Dolls (1989) as Charlie Briscoe
- Cheers (1991, 1993) as Serafina Tortelli
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