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Ilene Graff is a Actor American born on 28 february 1949 at New York City (USA)

Ilene Graff

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Birth name Ilene Susan Graff
Nationality USA
Birth 28 february 1949 (75 years) at New York City (USA)

Ilene Susan Graff (born February 28, 1949) is an American actress and singer.

The Brooklyn native began her professional career as a teenager when she performed as a background singer and commercial actress while attending Martin Van Buren High School in Queens Village. She graduated from Ithaca College in 1970.

Graff's Broadway credits include Promises, Promises, Grease, Truckload, and I Love My Wife.

Graff's television work includes Barnaby Jones, Laverne & Shirley, Mork & Mindy, Three's Company, Lewis & Clark, and St. Elsewhere. From 1985 until 1990, she played what is possibly her best known role, Marsha Owens, the wife of Bob Uecker's character, George, in the sitcom Mr. Belvedere.

In addition to her roles on television, Graff also appeared in the motion picture Ladybugs playing the girlfriend of Rodney Dangerfield and mother of Jonathan Brandis. Her recent screen credits include films The Things We Carry, Ma-i pa-deo, and Loving Annabelle.

Graff is the daughter of Jerry Graff, who was a member of the musical group The Pied Pipers. While performing in Grease she met and married composer Ben Lanzarone, and they have one daughter, Nikka, born 1983. She is the older sister of Tony Award-nominated actor, film producer, writer, film director and former Short Circus member Todd Graff and the cousin of Tony winner Randy Graff. She serves as the spokesperson for the AMC Cancer Research Center. She is Jewish


Fille de Judith Clarice, professeur de piano et chef de chœur, et de Jérôme Laurent Graff, musicien, Ilene Graff est la sœur de l'acteur et réalisateur Todd Graff.

Elle a commencé sa carrière d'actrice en faisant des apparitions dans des sitcoms américaines comme Barnaby Jones et Laverne & Shirley. De 1981-1984, Graff a vu une ligne régulière de travail dans des comédies populaires américaines comme Mork et Mindy, et pour trois, et le drame St. Elsewhere . En 1985, elle a pris ce qui est sans doute son rôle le plus célèbre, jouant la femme de Bob Uecker dans la comédie MR . Belvedere.
L'émission a été diffusée en 1990. Elle se produit comme chanteuse et actrice commerciale. Elle a assisté à Van Buren lycée dans le Queens Village, et est diplômé de l'Ithaca College en 1970 et a joué le rôle de Sandy dans la production de Broadway de graisse pendant 2 ans, après quoi il est devenu rôles à la télévision les plus notables et cinéma . Elle fait ses débuts professionnels à l'étape de Broadway4 musicale Promises, promises.

Ilene Graff a épousé le compositeur Ben Lanzarone. Marié depuis 1978, le couple a une fille Nikka Graff Lanzarone.

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Filmography of Ilene Graff (6 films)

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Loving Annabelle, 1h16
Directed by Katherine Brooks
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about education, Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Diane Gaidry, Erin Kelly, Laura Breckenridge, Michelle Horn, Ilene Graff, Gustine Fudickar
Roles Mother Immaculata
Rating63% 3.15173.15173.15173.15173.1517
Annabelle Tillman, the daughter of a senator, is sent to a Catholic boarding school after being expelled from two of her previous schools. Simone Bradley, a poetry teacher at the school, is in charge of her dormitory. Annabelle shares the dormitory with an amiable classmate, Kristen. She also shares a room with Katherine, who tends to bully people, and Colins, a student with a nervous disposition.
South Pacific, 2h15
Directed by Richard Pearce
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals, Téléfilm musical
Actors Glenn Close, Harry Connick, Rade Šerbedžija, Jack Thompson, Natalie Mendoza, Ilene Graff
Roles Singing Ngana
Rating58% 2.9001752.9001752.9001752.9001752.900175
L'histoire se passe durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale dans le Pacifique. Glenn Close joue le rôle d'une infirmière qui tombe amoureuse d'un cultivateur français (Rade Šerbedžija).
Ladybugs (1992)
, 1h30
Directed by Sidney J. Furie
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Sports films, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Association football films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Rodney Dangerfield, Jackée Harry, Jonathan Brandis, Vinessa Shaw, Ilene Graff, Steve Landesberg
Roles Bess
Rating55% 2.7512052.7512052.7512052.7512052.751205
Chester Lee (Rodney Dangerfield) is desperate for a promotion at work. To impress his boss, he claims to have been a good soccer player in his youth and is badgered into coaching a girls' team called the Ladybugs. Dragging his assistant Julie (Jackée Harry) along as assistant coach, Chester figures the gig easy as the Ladybugs, sponsored by his company, are a dynasty. Unfortunately, only one player has returned. The team, which includes the boss's daughter, Kimberly (Vinessa Shaw), are clueless, make a dreadful start to the season and the boss is less than impressed.
Opposites Attract
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy
Themes Political films
Actors Barbara Eden, John Forsythe, Ilene Graff, Conchata Ferrell, Rebeca Arthur, Danielle von Zerneck
Roles Frannie
Rating56% 2.84022.84022.84022.84022.8402
A former cowboy movie star Rex Roper (John Forsythe) decides to run for Mayor of Crescent Bay, California. He hopes that if he wins the election, he will be able to install his hot tub, a plan that Town Supervisor Charlene McKeon (Barbara Eden) had previously nixed due to the area's water shortage. Charlene is also running for Mayor, pitting her solid reputation, vigilant community membership and homespan values against Rex's popularity, megabucks and media savvy. Before the election, Rex and Charlene have created their own political scandal when the two opponents find themselves falling in love.