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Linda Lavin

 
Date Of Birth:
October 15, 1937 (85)
Birth Place:
Portland, ME, USA
Bio:
Broadway, TV, and film star Linda Lavin has received numerous awards: a Tony, a Drama Desk, an Outer Critics, a Helen Hayes, and she was recently inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame. She is also 6-time Tony nominee. Linda is widely known for playing the title character in the TV sitcom Alice for ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: October 15, 1937 (85)

Birth Place: Portland, ME, USA

Bio:
Broadway, TV, and film star Linda Lavin has received numerous awards: a Tony, a Drama Desk, an Outer Critics, a Helen Hayes, and she was recently inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame. She is also 6-time Tony nominee. Linda is widely known for playing the title character in the TV sitcom Alice for ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Off-Broadway Production, 2022
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway World Premiere Musical, 2022
Nana
  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Production, 2017
Old Lady
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2015
Abby
  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2014
Audrey Langham
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2012
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2011
Rita Lyons
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Revival, 2011
Hattie Walker
  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater Production, 2011
Silda Gravman
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2010
Ruth Steiner
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Helene Nadler
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Nanny
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2000
Marjorie
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Marjorie
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1997
Mrs. Van Daan
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Dorothy/Carol
  [Broadway]
1993
Gorgeous Teitelbaum [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1989
Rose [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1986
Kate
  [Off-Broadway]
1975
Courtesan
  [Broadway]
1973
Leah
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1970
Rich Peasant [Replacement]
Venus [Replacement]
Robber [Replacement]
Eldest Daughter [Replacement]
Countess [Replacement]
Farmer's Wife [Replacement]
Henny Penny [Replacement]
Old Woman [Replacement]
Mother [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1969
Elaine Navazio
  [Off-Broadway]
1969
Patsy Newquist
  [Broadway]
1967
Beth Nemerov
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
Sydney
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1966
Performer
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1965
Victoire/ Street Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Melinda [Replacement]
Daisy Gamble/Melinda [Replacement]
Daisy Gamble [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1965
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1965
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1965
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1964
Evelyn [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1963
Barbara
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
Quiet Girl
Crying Daughter
Fifi of Paris
Wilma
Singer
Babs Sanditz (Understudy)
Babs (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1960
Performer

Linda Lavin Biography

Broadway, TV, and film star Linda Lavin has received numerous awards: a Tony, a Drama Desk, an Outer Critics, a Helen Hayes, and she was recently inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame. She is also 6-time Tony nominee. Linda is widely known for playing the title character in the TV sitcom Alice for 9 years, for which she is a two-time Golden Globe Award winner. Most recently Linda starred on the CBS sitcom 9JKL and co-starred on the NBC TV series Sean Saves The World. She has also starred in Madam Secretary and episodes of the Netflix series, The Santa Clarita Diet.

On Broadway she has starred in Our Mother's Brief Affair, The Lyons, Collected Stories, The Tale Of The Allergist's Wife, The Diary of Anne Frank, Gypsy, The Sisters Rosenweig and Broadway Bound, to name a few. Linda appeared with Robert De Niro in Nancy Meyer's The Intern and recent feature films include A Short History of Decay, Manhattan Nocturne with Adrien Brody, and upcoming, How to Be A Latin Lover and Warner Brothers feature, Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase.

Lavin currently appears in the CBS comedy B Positive, which premiered on November 5, 2020, in a recurring role as Norma, one of the senior citizens at a local retirement home.

Linda Lavin Awards and Nominations

 
- 2016 - Legend of Off Broadway Honoree Gold Star
Linda Lavin
 
- 2015 - Legend of off-Broadway Honoree Gold Star
Linda Lavin
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Linda Lavin, The Lyons
 
Drama League Awards - 2012 - Distinguished Performance Award
Linda Lavin, The Lyons
 
Obie Awards - 2012 - Performance Gold Star
Linda Lavin, The Lyons
 
Obie Awards - 2012 - Performance Gold Star
Linda Lavin, The Lyons
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Linda Lavin, The Lyons
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Linda Lavin, The Lyons
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Linda Lavin, Other Desert Cities
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Linda Lavin, Other Desert Cities
 
The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actress
Linda Lavin, Other Desert Citites
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Linda Lavin, Collected Stories
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Linda Lavin, The New Century
 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Linda Lavin, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Actress - Play Gold Star
Linda Lavin, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Play Gold Star
Linda Lavin, The Diary of Anne Frank
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Featured Actress - Play
Linda Lavin , The Diary of Anne Frank
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Linda Lavin, The Diary of Anne Frank
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Play
Linda Lavin, The Diary of Anne Frank
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Actress - Play
Linda Lavin, Death Defying Acts
 
Obie Awards - 1995 - Performance Gold Star
Linda Lavin, Death Defying Acts
 
The Lortels - 1995 - Outstanding Lead Actress Gold Star
Linda Lavin, Death Defying Acts
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1987 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production Gold Star
Linda LavinBroadway Bound
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1987 - Best Actress Gold Star
Linda Lavin, Broadway Bound
 
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Linda Lavin , Broadway Bound
 
Tony Awards - 1970 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Linda Lavin, Last of the Red Hot Lovers
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1969 - Outstanding Performance Gold Star
Linda Lavin, Little Murders
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1969 - Best Performance Gold Star
Linda LavinCop-Out
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1969 - Best Performance Gold Star
Linda Lavin, Little Murders
 
Theatre World Awards - 1965 - Performance Gold Star
Linda Lavin, Wet Paint

Linda Lavin News

Christine Ebersole to Perform With Billy Stritch at P-Town's Town Hall on New Year's  Photo Christine Ebersole to Perform With Billy Stritch at P-Town's Town Hall on New Year's Eve
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2022

Broadway @ Town Hall concert series will present Christine Ebersole in her Provincetown Town Hall debut for FIRST LIGHT FESTIVAL on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31 at 7:00 PM - for One Show Only - with renowned entertainer Billy Stritch at the piano.

Listen: Jennifer Westfeldt Discusses Her Stage and Screen Career on LITTLE KNOWN FACT Photo Listen: Jennifer Westfeldt Discusses Her Stage and Screen Career on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 21, 2022

Little Known Facts is a weekly podcast hosted by stage and film actress Ilana Levine. This week's episode features Jennifer Westfeldt, who talks about her stage and screen career, current role in The Gett, and more!

Arts Garage Reschedules Book Signing By Cabaret Star Jill Switzer Photo Arts Garage Reschedules Book Signing By Cabaret Star Jill Switzer
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2022

Marjorie Waldo, President & CEO of Arts Garage, reminded fans of the Great American Songbook that the innovative and diverse nonprofit organization has rescheduled a book-signing and discussion of The Contemporary Singer's Blueprint: From Amateur to Professional and Beyond written by popular cabaret star Jill Switzer.

CHRISTMAS AT BIRDLAND (DELUXE EDITION) Featuring Billy Stritch, Jim Caruso, and Klea  Photo CHRISTMAS AT BIRDLAND (DELUXE EDITION) Featuring Billy Stritch, Jim Caruso, and Klea Blackhurst Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

CLUB44 RECORDS released Christmas at Birdland (Deluxe Edition)¬†in all digital and streaming platforms on¬†Friday, November 11. The hit album has been expanded with¬†four new tracks, including three new recordings:¬†‚ÄúJingles the Christmas Cat‚ÄĚ;¬†‚ÄúOld Days, Old Times, Old Friends‚ÄĚ;¬†and¬†‚ÄúWe Need a Little Christmas.‚Ä̬†

Photos: YOU WILL GET SICK Company Celebrates Opening Night! Photo Photos: YOU WILL GET SICK Company Celebrates Opening Night!
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 8, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of You Will Get Sick, a new play by Noah Diaz directed by Tony Award nominee Sam Pinkleton, officially opened on November 6, 2022 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, December 11, 2022.

Wake Up With BWW 11/8: New Queens to Join SIX, THE MUSIC MAN Extends, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 11/8: New Queens to Join SIX, THE MUSIC MAN Extends, and More!
by - Nov 8, 2022

Top stories include new queens joining Six the Musical next month! Plus, The Music Man has extended its run by two weeks, Come From Away will have a re-imagined production in Gander, and more!

Janet Aldrich, Stephen Bogardus & More to Star in OTHER LIVES: THE STORY SONGS OF MIC Photo Janet Aldrich, Stephen Bogardus & More to Star in OTHER LIVES: THE STORY SONGS OF MICHAEL COLBY at Urban Stages
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022

Other Lives: The Story Songs of Michael Colby, a m√©lange of melody and tour de force performances featuring lyrics by¬†Michael Colby, will be presented as part of¬†Urban Stages 2022 ‚ÄúWinter Rhythms‚Ä̬†series, produced by¬†Tom Toce¬†and¬†Sue Matsuki, on¬†Sunday, December 11 at 3pm and Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 7pm¬†at¬†Urban Stages Theater¬†

Feature: 30 Days Of Cabaret Gratitude - Day Seven: The Birdland Four Photo Feature: 30 Days Of Cabaret Gratitude - Day Seven: The Birdland Four
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 7, 2022

Broadway World Cabaret is looking at the work of an artistic collective we call THE BIRDLAND FOUR.

Review Roundup: YOU WILL GET SICK, Starring Daniel K. Isaac, Linda Lavin, and More,  Photo Review Roundup: YOU WILL GET SICK, Starring Daniel K. Isaac, Linda Lavin, and More, at Roundabout
by Review Roundups - Nov 7, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of You Will Get Sick, a new play by Noah Diaz directed by Tony Award nominee Sam Pinkleton, officially opened on November 6, 2022. The cast includes Marinda Anderson, Daniel K. Isaac, Linda Lavin, Nate Miller, and Dario Ladani Sanchez. Read the reviews for You Will Get Sick here!

Photos: On The Opening Night Red Carpet Of YOU WILL GET SICK Photo Photos: On The Opening Night Red Carpet Of YOU WILL GET SICK
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 7, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of You Will Get Sick, a new play by Noah Diaz directed by Tony Award nominee Sam Pinkleton, officially opened on November 6, 2022 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos from the red carpet here!

Linda Lavin Videos

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from RHONY's Luann de Lesseps' A VERY COUNTESS CHRISTMAS Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Highlights from RHONY's Luann de Lesseps' A VERY COUNTESS CHRISTMAS

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 3, 2021

Yes, the rumors are true! Everyone's favorite Countess is back at Feinstein's/54 Below for an evening of festive glitz and glamour. If there's anything that's a guaranteed good time, it's seeing LuAnn de Lesseps, star of one of the most successful franchises in television history, 'The Real Housewives of New York.'

VIDEO: Watch Annaleigh Ashford Perform the Opening Sequence of B POSITIVE Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Annaleigh Ashford Perform the Opening Sequence of B POSITIVE

by Michael Major - Oct 27, 2021

CBS has released the new main titles for its original series B POSITIVE, performed by Annaleigh Ashford. The series also features Linda Lavin, Jane Seymour, Ben Vereen, and Priscilla Lopez. Watch the new video now!

VIDEO: Linda Lavin Chats With CBS SUNDAY MORNING About Advocating For Herself, and Be Videoplay
VIDEO: Linda Lavin Chats With CBS SUNDAY MORNING About Advocating For Herself, and Being Busier Than She's Ever Been

by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2020

CBS Sunday Morning aired a feature on Linda Lavin this morning, where she talked about how she has been busier than ever since the pandemic began.

VIDEO: Linda Eder Discusses Experiences Teaching Virtual Voice Lessons and Shares Cli Videoplay
VIDEO: Linda Eder Discusses Experiences Teaching Virtual Voice Lessons and Shares Clips of Students

by Stage Tube - Aug 1, 2020

In the video, she talks about some of her experiences with giving virtual voice lessons to students since the health crisis began. She talked about some of the benefits and challenges that have gone along with that process.

VIDEO: Linda Lavin Premieres Episode 6 of YVETTE SLOSCH, AGENT Videoplay
VIDEO: Linda Lavin Premieres Episode 6 of YVETTE SLOSCH, AGENT

by Stage Tube - May 27, 2020

Linda Lavin recently debuted a short video featuring a new character 'Yvette Slosch', created by Jazz violinist and collaborator Aaron Weinstein!

VIDEO: Linda Lavin Asks Patrons to Donate to MTC in Honor of #GivingTuesdayNow Videoplay
VIDEO: Linda Lavin Asks Patrons to Donate to MTC in Honor of #GivingTuesdayNow

by Stage Tube - May 5, 2020

In a new video from Manhattan Theatre Club, Linda Lavin gives a message in honor of #GivingTuesdayNow. On behalf of MTC, Lavin asks for those who are able, to donate in this time of need.

VIDEO: Jim Caruso's PAJAMA CAST PARTY Returns Tonight at 8pm - Watch Live Here! Videoplay
VIDEO: Jim Caruso's PAJAMA CAST PARTY Returns Tonight at 8pm - Watch Live Here!

by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2020

The mother of all open mic night/variety shows has taken to to the web, and it's required watching for lovers of Broadway, jazz and cabaret. 

VIDEO: Andrea McArdle, Kerry Butler, Christopher Jackson & More Unite to Sing 'Tomorr Videoplay
VIDEO: Andrea McArdle, Kerry Butler, Christopher Jackson & More Unite to Sing 'Tomorrow'

by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2020

When you're stuck with a day that's gray and lonely, just stick up your chin, grin, and sing 'Tomorrow'! Watch below as stars of stage, screen and more unite to sing the beloved anthem in celebration of our incredible health care providers.

VIDEO: Linda Lavin Debuts New Character 'Yvette Slosch' Videoplay
VIDEO: Linda Lavin Debuts New Character 'Yvette Slosch'

by Stage Tube - Apr 14, 2020

Linda Lavin has debuted a short video featuring a new character 'Yvette Slosch', created by Jazz violinist and collaborator Aaron Weinstein!

BWW Exclusive: Watch Linda Lavin Sing from LOVE NOTES! Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Watch Linda Lavin Sing from LOVE NOTES!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2020

Club44 Records just released Love Notes, the new album from LINDA LAVIN a?" the Tony Award and Golden Globe winning and Emmy Award nominated stage and screen legend. Love Notes, an elegant and swinging mix of timeless standards, jazz classics and gems of the pop/rock era, is available from iTunes, Amazon, in stores and all streaming platforms.


Linda Lavin Frequently Asked Questions

What is Linda Lavin next theatre project?
Linda Lavin's next show will be You Will Get Sick which opens on 11/6/2022 on Off-Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Linda Lavin been in?
Linda Lavin has appeared on Broadway in 17 shows.

How many West End shows has Linda Lavin been in?
Linda Lavin has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Linda Lavin been nominated for?
Legend of Off Broadway Honoree () , Legend of off-Broadway Honoree () for , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Lyons , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Lyons , Performance (Obie Awards) for The Lyons , Performance (Obie Awards) for The Lyons , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Lyons , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Lyons , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Other Desert Cities , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Other Desert Cities , Outstanding Featured Actress (The Lortels) for Other Desert Citites , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Collected Stories , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The New Century , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Tale of the Allergist's Wife , Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Tale of the Allergist's Wife , Outstanding Featured Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Diary of Anne Frank , Best Featured Actress - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Diary of Anne Frank , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Diary of Anne Frank , Outstanding Featured Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Diary of Anne Frank , Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Death Defying Acts , Performance (Obie Awards) for Death Defying Acts , Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for Death Defying Acts , Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Broadway Bound , Best Actress (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Broadway Bound , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Broadway Bound , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Last of the Red Hot Lovers , Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Little Murders , Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Cop-Out Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Little Murders and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Wet Paint .

What awards has Linda Lavin won?
Legend of Off Broadway Honoree (), Legend of off-Broadway Honoree () for , Performance (Obie Awards) for The Lyons, Performance (Obie Awards) for The Lyons, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The New Century, Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Outstanding Featured Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Diary of Anne Frank, Performance (Obie Awards) for Death Defying Acts, Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for Death Defying Acts, Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Broadway Bound, Best Actress (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Broadway Bound, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Broadway Bound, Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Little Murders, Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Little Murders Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Cop-Outand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Wet Paint.