Laraine Newman Bio | Wiki
Laraine Newman is a famous American actress, writer, and comedian. She was on the original cast of NBC’s Saturday Night Live from 1975 to 1980. She moved to Los Angeles after graduating and became a founding member of the comedy improvisational group The Groundlings. In 1974, she was hired by Lorne Michaels for a Lily Tomlin TV special.
Further, she has appeared in movies like Stardust Memories, Problem Child 2, Coneheads, and The Flintstones. Newman has also voiced many Pixar films like Finding Nemo, WALL-E, Up, and Inside Out. In addition, she released her memoir May You Live in Interesting Times on Audible in 2021.
Laraine Newman Age
She was born on March 2, 1952, in Los Angeles, California, in the United States. Newman is 70 years old.
Laraine Newman Height
She is a woman of average stature. Mew man stands at the height of 5 ft 5 in (Approx 1.65 m).
Laraine Newman Family
She was born to his loving parents in Los Angeles, California, in the United States. Newman holds an American nationality and is o a Jewish family. She is the granddaughter of a cattle rancher from Arizona and grew up with her twin brother Paul and sister, Tracy Newman, who is an Emmy Award-winning television writer.
Laraine Newman Husband
She was married to her husband Chad Einbinderin 1991 and divorced in 2016. Chad works as an actor, writer, and director. The couple is the parents of two all-grown children, Hannah Einbinder and Spike Einbinder. Hannah is a 27 years old comedian, actress, and writer. She is famous for her role in the HBO Max series Hacks, for which she received nominations for two Primetime Emmy Awards, and also a Golden Globe Award.
Laraine Newman Education
She recieved her high school diploma from Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills graduating in 1970. Newman studied mime with Marcel Marceau for a year in Paris.
Laraine Newman SNL
Newman was an original cast member of NBC’s Saturday Night Live for five years. She was hired when she was 22 on NBC’s Saturday Night Live and was impressed with her work as founder and original member of The Groundlings. During her five years tenure, she became a close friend of co-star Gilda Radner. Moreover, she was known for roles such as Connie Conehead, proto-Valley girl Sherry, and Christie Christina.
Laraine Newman Young
She first took her first improvisational theatre classes when she was 15. Newman then auditioned for four acting schools in England including the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, and Bristol Old Vic. She returned to the USA and moved to Los Angles at the age of 19, Further, she had a stint at a secretarial school and was a founding member of the pioneering comedy improvisational group The Groundlings.
Laraine Newman Coneheads
Newman appeared in the 1993 science-fiction comedy film from Paramount Pictures, produced by Lorne Michaels, and directed by Steve Barron. It is based on the NBC Saturday Night Live comedy sketches about aliens stranded on Earth, who have Anglicized their Remulakian surname to “Conehead”.
Laraine Newman Movies
She has had roles in movies including:
- TunnelVision as Sonja in 1976
- Mr. Mike’s Mondo Video as Herself in 1979
- We’re All Devo as Donut Rooter in 1983
- Perfect as Linda in 1985
- Coneheads as Laarta in 1993
- Revenge of the Red Baron as Carol Spencer in 1994
- Jingle All the Way as First Lady in 1996
- I’m Losing You as Casting Director in 1998
- Baby Huey’s Great Easter Adventure as Minnie in 1999
- The Sum of All Fears as Russian Translator on TV in 2002
- Ready or Knot as Joanne in 2014
- The Late Bloomer as Noema Willcoxen in 2016
Laraine Newman and Hannah Einbinder
She is the mother of actress and comedian Hannah Einbinder. Hannah is a 27 years old comedian, actress, and writer. She is famous for her role in the HBO Max series Hacks, for which she received nominations for two Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Golden Globe Award. Hannah is bisexual and is in a relationship with stand-up comedian Alex Edelman.
Laraine Newman Actress
Upon leaving SNL she appeared in American Hot Wax and had a cameo in Mr. Mike’s Mondo Video. She also had a small role in Woody Allen’s Stardust Memories and starred in the syndicated B-movie comedy series, The Canned Film Festival. Newman auditioned for the role of Masha in Martin Scorsese’s The King of Comedy which was later played by Sandra Bernhard. Moreover, she played the antagonist in Problem Child 2 and appeared in 1993’s Coneheads.
She was featured in Friends, 3rd Rock from the Sun, 7th Heaven, and in the 1994 film The Flintstones. In 2000, she voiced several movies and tv shows like As Told By Ginger, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Metalocalypse, and Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. Also, she appeared in episodes of Entourage, Brothers & Sisters, According to Jim, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Further, she voiced the Wicked Witch of the West in Tom and Jerry and the Wizard of Oz, an animated direct-to-DVD film set during the events of the original 1939 film. Newman is the contributing editor for the online magazine One For The Table and an occasional contributor to the Huffington Post. In addition, she published her audio memoir May You Live in Interesting Times on Audible in March 2021.
Laraine Newman Net Worth
She has attained decent fortune working as an actress, writer, and comedian. Newman’s net worth is $5 Million.
Who Is Laraine Newman
Newman is a famous American actress, writer, and comedian. She was on the original cast of NBC’s Saturday Night Live from 1975 to 1980. She moved to Los Angeles after graduating and became a founding member of the comedy improvisational group The Groundlings. In 1974, she was hired by Lorne Michaels for a Lily Tomlin TV special.
How Tall Is Laraine Newman
Newman is a woman of average stature and is 5 ft 5 in.