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Rhea Perlman is a Actor American born on 31 march 1948 at Brooklyn (USA)

Rhea Perlman

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Birth name Rhea Jo Perlman
Nationality USA
Birth 31 march 1948 (76 years) at Brooklyn (USA)

Rhea Jo Perlman (born March 31, 1948) is an American actress, best known for her role as Carla Tortelli in the sitcom Cheers, for which she won four Emmy Awards.


Perlman met actor Danny DeVito on January 17, 1971, when she went to see a friend in the single performance of the play The Shrinking Bride, which also featured DeVito. They moved in together two weeks after meeting. The couple married on January 28, 1982. They have three children: Lucy Chet DeVito (born March 1983), Grace Fan DeVito (born March 1985), and Jacob Daniel DeVito (born October 1987). Throughout their relationship, Perlman and DeVito have acted alongside each other several times, including in the TV show Taxi and the feature film Matilda. Perlman and DeVito separated in October 2012. However, in March 2013, it was reported that they had reconciled and called off the separation. The family resides in Beverly Hills, California, and also spend time at their vacation home in Interlaken, New Jersey.
Perlman and DeVito are both members of the steering committee of the Friends of the Apollo, a theater in Oberlin, Ohio, as is filmmaker Jonathan Demme.

Usually with

Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito
(7 films)
Martin Brest
Martin Brest
(1 films)
Michael Moore
Michael Moore
(1 films)
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Filmography of Rhea Perlman (34 films)

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Sing (2016)
, 1h50
Directed by Garth Jennings
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Alexandra Maria Lara Claudia Paolina, Nick Offerman, Reese Witherspoon
Roles Judith (voice)
Rating70% 3.549953.549953.549953.549953.54995
A koala named Buster hires a black sheep who is also his best friend to help him run his business of theater.
I'll See You in My Dreams, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Blythe Danner, Martin Starr, Sam Elliott, Malin Åkerman, Aarti Mann, June Squibb
Roles Sally
Rating66% 3.3459853.3459853.3459853.3459853.345985
A widow and former songstress discovers that life can begin anew at any age. With the support of three loyal girlfriends (June Squibb, Rhea Perlman, and Mary Kay Place), Carol (Blythe Danner) decides to embrace the world, embarking on an unlikely friendship with her pool maintenance man (Martin Starr), pursuing a new love interest (Sam Elliott), and reconnecting with her daughter (Malin Akerman).
The Sessions, 1h35
Directed by Ben Lewin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Romance
Themes Films about writers, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about disabilities, Films about virginity
Actors John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, Adam Arkin, W. Earl Brown
Roles Mikvah Lady
Rating71% 3.5981453.5981453.5981453.5981453.598145
In Berkeley, California in 1988, Mark O'Brien is a poet who is forced to live in an iron lung due to complications from polio. Due to his condition, he has never had sex. After unsuccessfully proposing to his caretaker Amanda, and sensing he may be near death, he decides he wants to lose his virginity. After consulting his priest, Father Brendan, he gets in touch with Cheryl Cohen-Greene, a professional sex surrogate. She tells him they will have no more than six sessions together. They begin their sessions, but soon it is clear that they are developing romantic feelings for each other. Cheryl's husband, who loves her deeply, fights to suppress his jealousy, at first withholding a love poem that Mark has sent by mail to Cheryl, which she eventually finds. After several attempts, Mark and Cheryl are able to have mutually satisfying sex, but decide to cut the sessions short on account of their burgeoning feelings.
Oliver's Ghost, 1h22
Origin USA
Actors Martin Mull, Daniela Bobadilla, Cameron Daddo, Alan Blumenfeld, Preston Strother, Rhea Perlman
Roles Eloise
Rating59% 2.952542.952542.952542.952542.95254
The film is about a young boy named Oliver and his family, who move from a bustling city to a quaint suburban neighborhood. That very night of the move, Oliver hears a piano playing in the attic, and finds a thin wall in which he breaks through to get to the attic. He meets a ghost which tells him to mind his manners, and then scares him away. Oliver wakes his parents and sister and brings them to the attic, but they do not see the ghost and think that Oliver is just thinking nonsense.
The Trouble With Bliss, 1h37
Directed by Michael Knowles
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Michael C. Hall, Chris Messina, Sarah Shahi, Peter Fonda, Brie Larson, Lucy Liu
Roles Maria (uncredited)
Rating53% 2.6517852.6517852.6517852.6517852.651785
Morris Bliss, a 35-year-old man who lives with his widowed father, faces poor job prospects. When he falls into a romantic relationship with the 18-year-old daughter of a former classmate, his life begins to unravel.
Beethoven's Big Break, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Jonathan Silverman, Rhea Perlman, Jennifer Finnigan, Stephen Tobolowsky, Oscar Nuñez, Moisés Arias
Roles Patricia
Rating45% 2.278352.278352.278352.278352.27835
Eddie Bob, a struggling animal trainer and widower dad, is an assistant animal trainer to Sal DeMarco, an untalented, egocentric animal show host. Both men have been hired to train the animals for a film called Frizzy, The Bichon Frise: Sal as the dog handler, and Eddie is given only the responsibility of training the lizard. When Frizzy is kidnapped, Sal quickly claims that Eddie was responsible for the dog handling. Eddie is promptly fired. The director refuses to pay the ransom and decides to instead hold auditions for the new Frizzy.
The Christmas Choir, 1h30
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Christmas films
Actors Jason Gedrick, Rhea Perlman, Michael Sarrazin, Cindy Sampson, Roc LaFortune, John Dunn-Hill
Roles Sister Agatha
Rating66% 3.3411953.3411953.3411953.3411953.341195
Nineteen days before Christmas, Peter Brockman (Jason Gedrick) is a successful accountant whose life has turned upside down when his fiancée Jill (Cindy Sampson) dumps him because of his emotional detachment and his being a workaholic isolated from life. While sipping on soda at a lounge, he is visited by Bob (Tyrone Benskin), a blues pianist and singer, who is working only for the need of tips. The two talk about their favor of music and Peter's long dream of once becoming a musician, from a younger age. When Bob invites Peter to his house, Peter is amazed about the musical performances the occupants have shown, not knowing the home was a shelter for other homeless people. He eventually meets the caring yet shrewish nun Sister Agatha (Rhea Perlman), who re-appraises his troubles and changing struggles in life. He decides the only to way to help build money and better opportunities to the shelter is to organize them into a choir.
Love Comes Lately, 1h26
Directed by Jan Schütte
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Films about writers, Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Otto Tausig, Rhea Perlman, Barbara Hershey, Olivia Thirlby, Tovah Feldshuh, Elizabeth Peña
Roles Reisel
Rating55% 2.7599752.7599752.7599752.7599752.759975
Elderly Jewish writer Max Kohn (Otto Tausig) is an Austrian émigré whose mind is constantly working causing a state of perpetual confusion. He's a successful author of short stories who lives in New York City and is so stuck in his old ways that he believes that the only proper way to write is by using a typewriter. Max has several women interested in seducing him, but he spends most of his time with fellow worrier Reisel (Rhea Perlman). During a trip to speak in nearby Hanover Max begins editing his latest story—a wild tale of a Miami retiree who gets himself into various kinds of trouble. It doesn't take Max long to lose himself in his own writings, and pretty soon, he's mixed up in two sexy romances and an unsolved murder.
10 Items or Less, 1h22
Directed by Brad Silberling
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Morgan Freeman, Paz Vega, Kumar Pallana, Jonah Hill, Jennifer Echols, Anne Dudek
Roles Mrs. D
Rating64% 3.247593.247593.247593.247593.24759
Through circumstance, two strangers, an actor (Freeman) preparing for an upcoming role and a cashier (Vega), drive around Los Angeles together, having a number of conversations about life and exploring the differences and similarities between their worlds.
Painful Secrets
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Actors Sean Young, Robert Wisden, Rhea Perlman, Kett Turton, Rosemary Dunsmore
Roles Dr. Parella
Rating61% 3.050263.050263.050263.050263.05026
Shy and withdrawn Dawn Cottrell (Kimberlee Peterson) feels as if she is unable to assert any control over her life. She is a teenager who attempts to please the world but feels like she is unable to please anyone. Her mother, Joyce (Sean Young), is vindictive and seems to take out her anger on the rest of the family. As a result, Dawn feels like a failure and unable to please her parents. Unlike most people, who are able to express extreme emotions outwardly through words or through tears, the only way Dawn knows about for channeling her pain is through self-injury. This physical pain secures relief for Dawn relief from the emotional pain that she otherwise would be unable to release.
How to Marry a Billionaire: A Christmas Tale, 1h29
Directed by Rod Daniel
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors John Stamos, Joshua Malina, Shemar Moore, Gabrielle Anwar, Carole Davis, Michael Bowen
Roles Jackie
Rating46% 2.317992.317992.317992.317992.31799
Trois hommes fauchés tentent de devenir riches en trouvant des femmes riches.
H.E. Double Hockey Sticks, 1h36
Directed by Randall Miller
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Ice hockey films, Musical films, Films based on operas
Actors Will Friedle, Matthew Lawrence, Gabrielle Union, Shawn Pyfrom, Tara Spencer-Nairn, Kim Greist
Roles Ms. Beelzebub
Rating64% 3.2440353.2440353.2440353.2440353.244035
Satan, in the form of Ms. Beelzebub (Rhea Perlman), sends apprentice demon Griffelkin (Friedle) to Earth's surface to steal the soul of a hotshot young hockey player named Dave (Lawrence), who aspires to be the youngest man to ever win the Stanley Cup.
Houdini (1998)
, 1h39
Directed by Pen Densham
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Actors Mark Ruffalo, Johnathon Schaech, Emile Hirsch, Paul Sorvino, Stacy Edwards, Rhea Perlman
Roles Esther
Rating56% 2.80782.80782.80782.80782.8078
The film details the life, relationships and exploits of the famous magician.
In the Doghouse, 1h30
Directed by George Trumbull Miller
Origin Canada
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Matt Frewer, Trevor Morgan, Rhea Perlman, Mark Rolston, Britt McKillip, Tony Rosato
Roles Phil Markowitz
Rating41% 2.0990852.0990852.0990852.0990852.099085
Scott Wagner ne sait plus que faire avec Benny, un chien extrêmement maladroit. À cause de ce molosse, sa relation avec l'un de ses plus importants clients s'est dégradée. Il risque même de perdre son emploi et n'en dit rien à sa femme, Jenna. Mais Dylan, le fils de Scott, fait la connaissance de Phyllis, qui gère la carrière d'animaux au cinéma. Cette dernière est persuadée que Benny a un grand avenir devant lui.
Sunset Park, 1h39
Directed by Steve Gomer
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Basketball films, Hip hop films, Musical films, Gangster films
Actors Rhea Perlman, Fredro Starr, Carol Kane, Terrence Howard, Camille Saviola, De'Aundre Bonds
Roles Phyllis Saroka
Rating59% 2.951232.951232.951232.951232.95123
Phyllis Saroka (Perlman) is a P.E. teacher at a school in New York City, who reads a flier at her school that Sunset Park High School is looking for a new boys basketball coach. Looking for more money to pursue opening a restaurant, she decides to give the job a shot despite knowing nothing of basketball. She contacts the correct people and is given the job.