Lainie Kazan – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

Lainie Kazan

Lainie Kazan was born on 15th May 1940. She is a popular American actress as well as singer. She made her debut in the musical “The Happiest Girl in the World “ which was released in the year 1961. She then performed in another musical “Bravo Giovanni” the following year. She starred as Fanny Brice in the musical “Funny Girl(1965) for 2 shows understudying Barbara Streisand. Meanwhile Kazan posed nude for the publication of the magazine “Playboy” in October 1970 which is then reused in Pocket Playboy #4 released in the year 1974.

Lainie Kazan Childhood accomplishments

Lainie Kazan was born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. She is the only daughter of Carole and Benjamin Levine. Her father Benjamin was of Russian -Jewish descent and she was employed as a gambling bookmaker. Kazan narrates her mother as “neurotic, fragile and artistic “. She went to Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn and qualified in the year 1956. Kazan learned theatre at HB studio. In the year 1960, she graduated with a B.A in Speech and Drama from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. She performed in school musicals while studying at Hofstra University. Director Francis Ford Coppola and an actor James Caan who were Kazan’s classmates wrote and directed her school musicals.

Lainie Kazan Awards and achievements:

  1. Lainie Kazan won the Susan B. Anthony ‘Failure is Impossible’ Award at High Falls Film Festival in 2002.
  2. In the year 2010, She got the FilmOut Festival Award for the American comedy movie “Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!!” under the genre of Best Actress.
  3. She received the Thespian Award at LA Femme International Film Festival in 2011.
  4. She has won the Gold Award at Queen Palm International Film Festival under the grade of Best Supporting Actress for the American TV movie “Unorganized Crime” in 2018.
  5. She has been nominated for Golden Globe Award in 1983 at Golden Globes, the USA under the genre of Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Motion Picture for the American comedy movie “My Favorite Year”.
  6. She has won the Ace Award Nomination at CableACE Awards for the American romantic movie “The Paper Chase” under the genre of Actress in a Dramatic Series in 1987.
  7. In 1988, She got nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award under the category of Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series at Primetime Emmy Awards for the television series “St. Elsewhere”.
  8. She won the Tony Award at the 47th Annual Tony Awards for “My Favorite Year” under the genre of Best Featured Actress in a Musical.

Best known for

Lainie Kazan is best known for her musicals and theatre. Some of her regional credits include “A Little Night Music”, “The Rink”, “Man of La Mancha”, “The Rose Tattoo”, and “Hello Dolly”.

She is also well known for her performance in several films and television shows such as “My Favorite Year”, “One From The Heart”, “Beaches”, “The Paper Chase”, and “My Big Fat Greek Life”.

Lainie Kazan Body Measurements

Height5 ft 6 in / 168 cm
Weight163 lb / 74 kg
Breast Size40 in / 102 cm
Bra Size44 D (US) / 100 D (EU)
Cup SizeD (US)
Body Measurements40-30-41 in | 102-78-105 cm
Chest Size40 in / 102 cm
Waist Size30 in / 78 cm
Hips Size41 in / 105 cm
Shoe Size7 (US) or 37.5 (EU) or 5 (UK)
Dress Size6 (US) or 38 (EU)
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown
Natural Breasts or ImplantsNatural

Interesting facts about Lainie Kazan

  • Lainie Kazan took pictures with Renee Taylor and Marlo Thomas at the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Lee Strasberg Institute in NY
  • Lainie Kazan shared a picture with her friends
  • Lainie Kazan as an aunt Freida – “The Nanny” series
  • She shared her parent’s picture remembering her father on Father’s Day
  • Video of Lainie Kazan Performing in the club
  • Lainie Kazan shared a picture of her granddaughter
  • Taking a brief glance at her old and new photos

Lainie Kazan Personal Info

Full NameLainie Kazan
NicknameKazan
OccupationActress and Singer
ReligionChristianity
Date of Birth15 May 1940 (age 82 years)
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, United States
Zodiac SignTaurus
Father NameBen Levine
Mother NameCarol Levine
SpousePeter Daniels (m. 1971–1989)
ChildrenJennifer Bena

Lainie Kazan Pre-relationships:

Lainie Kazan began the date with Peter H.B Daniels who was musical director and arranger. She is one of the casts in Funny Girl. They have continued their relationship for nearly five years. Afterward, in 1971, They got wedded. Their cute daughter named Jennifer was born in 1971. Her marriage life was going happily with her sweetheart and cute daughter. They were living together nearly for five years. Some years later, they got a misunderstanding between them. So, they applied for divorce. After some months, their divorce has been approved and they got divorced. After that, she is living as a single.

Lainie Kazan Family and Personal Life

Since her debut in 1961 she is fond of singing and performing a lot in stages. Kazan was diagnosed with a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in the 1970’s. She then started to spend some time in educating the people about DVT. From 2012 Lainie has been serving as an Adjunt Professor at the School of Theatre, Film and Television at the University of California, Los Angeles. She then joined the faculty of NYU teaching an online class in the Spring of 2020.. She played a role as “Edna” in 19 episodes of the television show “The Bobby Vinton Show” in the year 1977. She also performed as a guest vocalist along with the famous American saxophonist and composer Benny Carter for Songbook Volume II. About her physical features, she is 5 ft and 6 inches in height and 74kg in weight.

What is the net worth of Lainie Kazan?

The net worth of Lainie Kazan is around 1 million US dollars.

What are Lainie Kazan’s sources of income?

Lainie Kazan has earned huge income from acting and singing.

How much is Lainie Kazan educated?

She finished her schooling at Erasmus Hall High School. Later, she pursued her drama studies at HB Studio. Afterward, she moved and got graduated from Hofstra University in 1960.

Does Lainie Kazan smoke?

As per the reports, there are no details about smoking habits.

Controversies of Lainie Kazan

In December 2017, Lainie Kazan was arrested for trying to steal outside a California supermarket.

How old is Lainie Kazan?

She is 82 years old (2022)

is Lainie Kazan Married?

Yes. She got married to Peter H. B. Daniels in 1971 and divorced him in 1976. Now, she is single.

Assets of Lainie Kazan

She doesn’t reveal anywhere about her asset details

Does she have any tattoos?

She doesn’t have any tattoos on her body.

Does she own any brand?

She doesn’t own any brand.

Lainie Kazan Social Media Profiles

Lainie Kazan Movies List

  • 1968 – Dayton’s Devils, Lady in Cement
  • 1971 – Romance of a Horsethief
  • 1982 – One from the Heart, My Favorite Year
  • 1985 – Lust in the Dust, The Journey of Natty Gann
  • 1986 – The Delta Force
  • 1987 – Harry and the Hendersons, Medium Rare
  • 1988 – Out of the Dark, Beaches
  • 1989 – Eternity
  • 1991 – 29th Street
  • 1992 – I Don’t Buy Kisses Anymore
  • 1993 – The Cemetery Club
  • 1996 – Love Is All There Is, Movies Money Murder, The Associate
  • 1997 – Allie & Me
  • 1998 – The Big Hit, Permanent Midnight, The Unknown Cyclist
  • 1999 – Kimberly, Mike & Spike Movie
  • 2000 – What’s Cooking?, Bruno, The Crew
  • 2002 – My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Eight Crazy Nights
  • 2003 – Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There, A Good Night to Die, Gigli
  • 2004 – Red Riding Hood
  • 2005 – Whiskey School
  • 2007 – Bratz: The Movie, Beau Jest
  • 2008 – You Don’t Mess with the Zohan
  • 2009 – Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!!
  • 2010 – Expecting Mary
  • 2012 – Divorce Invitation
  • 2013 – Finding Joy, Growing Defiant
  • 2015 – Pearly Gates, Pixels
  • 2016 – My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
  • 2018 – The Amityville Murders
  • 2021 – Tango Shalom

Lainie Kazan TV Shows

  • 1962 – Car 54, Where Are You?
  • 1965 – Ben Casey
  • 1969 – The Dean Martin Show
  • 1977 – The Bobby Vinton Show
  • 1978 – A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story
  • 1978 – Columbo
  • 1980 – A Cry for Love
  • 1983 – Sunset Limousine
  • 1984 – The Jerk, Too, Obsessive Love
  • 1985,86 – The Paper Chase
  • 1986 – Tough Cookies
  • 1987 – Karen’s Song
  • 1987,88 – St. Elsewhere
  • 1988 – The Van Dyke Show
  • 1989 – Hägar the Horrible
  • 1990 – Earthday Birthday
  • 1992 – Beverly Hills 90210
  • 1993 – Tales from the Crypt
  • 1994 – Animaniacs
  • 1995 – Murder, She Wrote, Prince for a Day
  • 1995,98 – The Nanny
  • 1998 – Safety Patrol, Touched by an Angel
  • 2001 – Will & Grace
  • 2002 – Touched by an Angel, Returning Lilly
  • 2003 – My Big Fat Greek Life
  • 2005 – The Engagement Ring
  • 2006 – Living with Fran
  • 2007 – The King of Queens
  • 2008 – Boston Legal
  • 2010 – Medium Rare, ‘Til Death, Desperate Housewives
  • 2012 – Modern Family
  • 2013 – Jessie, Grey’s Anatomy
  • 2014 – RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • 2018 – Young & Hungry, Fuller House

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