Caroline Aaron

Birth Place: Richmond, VA, USA

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Caroline Aaron is a talented actress with a career spanning over four decades. Born in Richmond, Virginia in 1952, Aaron grew up in Los Angeles and attended UCLA where she studied theatre. She began her professional acting career in the late 1970s, appearing in small roles on television shows such as "The Love Boat" and "Taxi."

In 1982, Aaron made her Broadway debut in the play "The Iceman Cometh" alongside Jason Robards. She went on to appear in several other Broadway productions, including "The Sisters Rosensweig" and "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife." Her performances on Broadway earned her critical acclaim and helped establish her as a versatile and talented actress.

While Aaron is known for her work on stage, she has also made a name for herself in film and television. She has appeared in over 80 films, including "Broadcast News," "Sleepless in Seattle," and "Deconstructing Harry." Aaron has also made numerous television appearances, including recurring roles on shows such as "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," "Transparent," and "The Leftovers."

In addition to her work in film and television, Aaron is also an accomplished voice actress. She has lent her voice to several animated shows and films, including "King of the Hill," "The Wild Thornberrys," and "The Powerpuff Girls."

Despite her success in film and television, Aaron has never strayed far from her roots in theatre. She has continued to appear in productions both on and off Broadway throughout her career. In 2017, she starred in the off-Broadway play "The Minty Clinch Report" at the Theatre at St. Clement's.

Aaron's talent and versatility as an actress have earned her numerous accolades throughout her career. She has been nominated for several awards, including an Emmy for her role in the television movie "Breaking the Silence." In 2016, she was awarded the Lee Strasberg Artistic Achievement Award for her contributions to the performing arts.

In addition to her acting work, Aaron is also a writer and producer. She co-wrote and produced the film "My First Mister" in 2001, which starred Albert Brooks and Leelee Sobieski. She also wrote and produced the short film "What I Did for Love" in 2006.

Outside of her career in entertainment, Aaron is a passionate advocate for mental health awareness. She has spoken publicly about her own struggles with anxiety and depression, and has worked with organizations such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness to raise awareness and reduce stigma surrounding mental health issues.

Overall, Caroline Aaron is a talented and accomplished actress who has made a significant impact on both stage and screen. Her versatility and range as an actress have earned her critical acclaim and numerous accolades throughout her career, and her advocacy work has helped to raise awareness and reduce stigma surrounding mental health issues.

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Caroline Aaron STAGE CREDITS

Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2023

Original Broadway Production, 2011
Judy Spector

Maggs Morris

Felicia Dantine

Barbara Kahn (Standby)

Trudy Heyman (Standby)


Caroline Aaron Movies

[1982]Come Back to the 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean Teenager

[1983]Baby It's You Waitress

[1983]Without a Trace Makeup Woman

[1984]The Brother from Another Planet Randy Sue Carter

[1985]O.C. and Stiggs Janine

[1986]Heartburn Judith

[1987]Anna Interviewer

[1988]Working Girl Petty Marsh Secretary

[1989]Crimes and Misdemeanors Barbara

[1990]Edward Scissorhands Marge

[1990]Alice Sue

[1992]This Is My Life Martha Ingels

[1992]Husbands and Wives Dinner Party Guests

[1993]The Pickle Nancy Osborne

[1993]Sleepless in Seattle Dr. Marcia Fieldstone

[1994]Mixed Nuts Hotline Caller

[1995]A Modern Affair Elaine

[1996]House Arrest Louise Finley

[1996]Big Night Woman in Restaurant

[1997]Dinner and Driving Roz

[1997]White Lies Virginia Pt

[1997]Deconstructing Harry Doris

[1998]Life in the Fast Lane Venessa

[1998]Primary Colors Lucille Kaufman

[1999]Anywhere But Here Gail Letterfine

[2000]What Planet Are You From? Nadine

[2000]Bounce Donna

[2000]Lucky Numbers Nurse Sharpling

[2001]Joe Dirt Joe's Mom

[2001]Never Again Elaine

[2001]Nobody's Baby Doctor

[2001]Amy's Orgasm Janet Gaines

[2002]Pumpkin Claudia Prinsinger

[2003]Two Days Mrs. Miller

[2004]Beyond the Sea Nina Csotto Maffia

[2004]Along Came Polly Wedding Coordinator

[2004]Call Waiting Judy Baxter, Carol Lane

[2004]Cellular Marilyn Mooney

[2004]A Day Without a Mexican Aunt Gigi

[2005]Just Like Heaven Grace

[2006]Grilled Faye Goldbluth

[2007]Love Comes Lately Rachel Meyerowitz

[2007]Nancy Drew Barbara Barbara

[2008]Surveillance Janet

[2009]Love Hurts Wanda

[2009]Finding Bliss Debra Balaban

[2010]Our Family Wedding Elaine

[2011]Meeting Spencer Nancy Diamond

[2012]21 Jump Street Annie Schmidt

[2013]Tuna Virginia

[2014]22 Jump Street Annie Schmidt

[2014]The Rewrite Ellen

[2015]Hello, My Name Is Doris Val

[2017]Breakable You Judith Singer

[2017]Bitch Nana

[2021]Christmas vs. The Walters Jane

[2022]The Grotto Vera King

Caroline Aaron TV Shows

7th Heaven Sally Palmer

American Dad! Waitress

Episodes Linda

Franklin & Bash Judge Rebecca Bayles

Law & Order Valerie Walker, Susan

Madam Secretary Edie Moran

One on One Cheryl Ballard

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Shirley Maisel

Transparent Judy

Wings Mary Pat Lee

Caroline Aaron Awards and Nominations

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Caroline Aaron News

Symphony Space Convenes Leading Actors, Authors, and Thinkers to Honor the Work of Barbara Ehrenreich

Luminaries in various fields will take the stage of Symphony Space's Peter Jay Sharp Theater on Tuesday, February 20, at 7pm for a one-night-only event honoring the late activist and social critic Barbara Ehrenreich.

THEATER CAMP Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Now Available on Vinyl

Discover the original soundtrack to Searchlight Pictures' Theater Camp, featuring performances by Ben Platt, Molly Gordon, Noah Galvin, and more. Available now on vinyl. Find out more about the making of the music on The Today Show. Theater Camp is also nominated for three Independent Spirit Awards.

THEATER CAMP se estrena en Disney +

Ya está disponible en Disney + la película musical THEATER CAMP, protagonizada por Ben Platt y Molly Gordon y dirigida por la propia Molly Gordon y Nick Lieberman.

Photos: MADWOMEN OF THE WEST Opens At the Actors Temple Theatre

Madwomen of the West opened last night (December 4) at the Actors Temple Theatre and will run to December 31 with Marilu Henner, Caroline Aaron, Melanie Mayron and Brooke Adams. See photos from inside opening night!

Broadway Buying Guide: December 4, 2023

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, December 4, 2023.

Exclusive Photos: Rachel Brosnahan and Carol Kane Visit MADWOMEN OF THE WEST

Rachel Brosnahan visited the new Off-Broadway comedy, “Madwomen of the West” to support her “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” co-star Caroline Aaron. The same day also saw Carol Kane visiting her “Taxi” co-star Marilu Henner. Check out photos here!

Exclusive: Marilu Henner & Caroline Aaron Talk MADWOMEN OF THE WEST on The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales

In this episode of The Theatre Podcast, Alan Seales sits down with Marilu Henner and Caroline Aaron to discuss their careers, memorable moments, and new off-Broadway play MADWOMEN OF THE WEST. Tune in for an exclusive conversation with these talented actresses.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for MADWOMEN OF THE WEST at Actors Temple Theatre

Take an exclusive look behind the scenes of MADWOMEN OF THE WEST at Actors Temple Theatre with these rehearsal photos. Get a glimpse of the talented cast preparing for this exciting production.

Brooke Adams Joins MADWOMEN OF THE WEST Off-Broadway

A cast change has been announced for the New York premiere of Madwomen of the West, a new comedy by Sandra Tsing Loh. Brooke Adams will join Caroline Aaron, Marilu Henner, and Melanie Mayron, under the direction of Thomas Caruso.

Brooke Adams To Join Caroline Aaron, Marilu Henner & Melanie Mayron In MADWOMEN OF THE WEST At Actors Temple Theater

Brooke Adams is set to join Caroline Aaron, Marilu Henner, and Melanie Mayron in the new comedy 'Madwomen of the West' at Actors Temple Theater. Directed by Thomas Caruso, the Off-Broadway production starts performances on November 11th. Don't miss this hilarious and talented cast!

Caroline Aaron, Marilu Henner, Melanie Mayron & JoBeth Williams to Star in MADWOMEN OF THE WEST Off-Broadway

LDOS Media Lab, with Deco Rose Productions will present the New York premiere of Madwomen of the West, a new comedy by Sandra Tsing Loh. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Exclusive: Watch THEATER CAMP Parody ANNIE In Deleted Musical Scene

Theater Camp is coming to digital retailers with all-new exclusive bonus features! BroadwayWorld has debuted an exclusive clip from a deleted scene in Theater Camp, in which the campers perform in Joan, Still, the final musical of their season, joined by Noah Galvin's character playing Joan. Watch the video!

Interview: Proud Mom Marilu Henner Ever Excited in Making MUSIC & Remembering MEMORIES

I had the incredible pleasure of talking to Marilu Henner on her upcoming show at the Write-Off Room Music and Memories on September 23, 2023. She completely wowed me with her uncanny detailed memory of her illustrious career. Marilu is only one of twelve people in the world who has hyperthymesia, or in laymen’s terms: total recall memory. Accompanying Marilu on her one-nighter will be musical director Michael Orland on piano.

THEATER CAMP Sets Hulu & Digital Release Date

Tony Award winner Ben Platt (Dear Evan Hansen) and Molly Gordon (Booksmart) star in the original comedy Theater Camp as Amos and Rebecca-Diane – lifelong best friends and drama instructors at a rundown camp in upstate New York. The cast also features Patti Harrison, Nathan Lee Graham, Ayo Edebiri, Owen Thiele, Amy Sedaris, and more.

THEATER CAMP Box Office Stays Strong During BARBENHEIMER Opening Weekend

This weekend Theater Camp expanded to 10 markets/51 theaters, up from six locations in New York and LA opening weekend, taking in an estimated $266,000 for a per-screen average of $5.2k, according to Deadline.

THEATER CAMP Gets Searchlight's Highest Grossing Limited Opening Weekend Since 2019

Theater Camp had the highest grossing limited opening weekend for a Searchlight Pictures film since 2019 over the weekend. Theater Camp had the second-highest grossing weekend at AMC Lincoln Square and Alamo Brooklyn, following Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning. It stars Ben Platt, Molly Gordon, Noah Galvin, and more.

Video: THEATER CAMP Director Nick Lieberman on Creating the Film With Ben Platt, Molly Gordon & More

Nick Lieberman had 19 days to turn Theater Camp, a short film he created with his friends Ben Platt, Molly Gordon, and Noah Galvin, in a full-length feature film. BroadwayWorld sat down with Lieberman to discuss the making of the film, his theater camp memories, what it was like on the set of the film, and more. Watch the new video now!

Photos: Inside the NYC Premiere of THEATER CAMP

Pack your bags and get ready to live your best theater kid life, because beginning later this week (July 14), Theater Camp, starring Tony Award winner Ben Platt and Molly Gordon, arrives in select movie theatres. Check out photos from inside the NYC premiere!

Interview: THEATER CAMP Stars Jimmy Tatro & Owen Thiele Look Back on Their Camp Experiences

Theater Camp stars Jimmy Tatro and Owen Thiele are looking back on their camp days ahead of the upcoming film. The film was directed by Nick Lieberman and Molly Gordon, who co-created the film with Gordon's co-stars Noah Galvin and Ben Platt. Watch the interview video now!

THEATER CAMP's Luke Islam Takes Over Our Instagram Story Today!

Tune in to our Instagram Story today as Luke Islam takes you behind-the-scenes at the New York premiere of Theater Camp.


Caroline Aaron has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

Caroline Aaron has not appeared in the West End.

Caroline Aaron has been nominated for the Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production category at the Helen Hayes Awards for her performance in the show Sisters Rosensweig.

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