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Actress Laraine Newman pictures and photo gallery.
Born: March 2, 1952 Los Angeles, California, USA.
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m).
-Chad Einbinder (1991 - present) they have two children.
Laraine Newman biography (bio):
Newman began her comedy career as a member of The Groundlings and is most well known for being an original cast member on NBC's Saturday Night Live, appearing on the show from its inception in 1975 through 1980.
According to the book Saturday Night: A Backstage History of Saturday Night Live, Newman was frustrated with her lack of airtime on Saturday Night Live and had a rivalry with Gilda Radner which occasionally turned ugly. By the late 1970s, the book reports, Newman had largely withdrawn from the rest of the cast and writing staff and was believed to be suffering from anorexia. She also began to abuse drugs, including cocaine.
Newman's post-SNL film career has been limited, having been hampered from the start by tepid critical and commercial response to her first leading role, supporting Dudley Moore in 1980s cameo-laden biblical satire Wholly Moses.
She has achieved greater success in supporting roles and as a voice artist on television, including appearances on such programs Laverne & Shirley, St. Elsewhere, Amazing Stories, Friends, The Tick, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Histeria!, As Told By Ginger, Rugrats (in "All Growed Up", an episode which would form the basis of the spinoff All Grown Up!, for which she also provided voice work), Avatar the Last Airbender and Metalocalypse.
In 1993, Newman appeared in Coneheads, a full-length motion picture based on the Saturday Night Live sketch of the same name. On television, she played the Coneheads' daughter, Connie; in the movie, she appeared briefly as "Laarta Conehead", an adult relative of the alien family. Other films include The Flintstones (1993) and voice work in Monsters, Inc. (2001).
Newman was played by Maureen Ross Neilson in the 2002 TV movie Gilda Radner: It's Always Something.