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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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Born:
Jun 15, 1970 In Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
19
First Appeared:
In the series Paradise 1988-10-27
Latest Project:
Movie The Clapper 2018-01-26
Known For
Poster of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath
Poster of Family Tools
Poster of The Talk
Filmography
Movie The Clapper Producer Louise 2018-01-26
Movie Mad Families Cheyenne 2017-01-12
Series Chelsea Herself 2016-05-11
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
Movie Old School Lara Campbell 2003-02-21
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Follow Your Heart Angie LaRocca 1999-01-26
Movie Robbie the Reindeer - Hooves of Fire Vixen (voice) 1999-12-25
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
Movie Glory Daze Theresa 1995-10-01
Movie Phantom 2040: The Ghost Who Walks Segan Cruz 1994-11-24
Series Living Dolls Charlie Briscoe 1989-09-26
Series Paradise Rose 1988-10-27