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Ricki Lake

 
Date of Birth: September 21, 1968
Date of Death: August 08, 2022 (-1)

Birth Place: Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2016
Pinkette
  [Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2002
Fanny Brice
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2016
Pinkette

  [Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2002
Fanny Brice

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]






Ricki Lake News

Full Cast Announced for Industry Reading of BELVA ‚Ä" DON'T GIVE UP BEFORE THE MIRACL Photo Full Cast Announced for Industry Reading of BELVA ‚Ä" DON'T GIVE UP BEFORE THE MIRACLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

Tony Award winning producer Michael A. Jenkins today announced the cast for the special by-invitation-only industry reading for the new musical BELVA - Don’t Give Up Before the Miracle on Friday June 10th at Pearl Studios (500 Eighth Avenue).

BWW Interview: Laura Bell Bundy Presents BORN TO ENTERTAIN Concert at Holmdel Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Laura Bell Bundy Presents BORN TO ENTERTAIN Concert at Holmdel Theatre Company 7/16
by Erica Handel - May 19, 2022

Laura Bell Bundy headlines Holmdel Theatre Company's next installment of its 'Broadway at the Barn' series on Saturday, July 16. The Broadway favorite will perform a solo concert called 'Born to Entertain,' which takes audiences through a journey of her life and career.

New Musical BELVA - DON'T GIVE UP BEFORE THE MIRACLE Announces Industry Reading Photo New Musical BELVA - DON'T GIVE UP BEFORE THE MIRACLE Announces Industry Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Tony Award winning producer Michael A. Jenkins will present special by-invitation-only industry reading for the new musical BELVA - Don’t Give Up Before the Miracle on Friday June 10th at Pearl Studios (500 Eighth Avenue).

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for MOON MANOR Film Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for MOON MANOR Film
by Michael Major - Jan 13, 2022

On his last day alive, Jimmy, played by James Carrozo (Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar), will show his estranged brother, salt-of-the earth caretaker, sharp-witted death doula, an obituary writer, a cosmic being, and the guests at his FUNeral that sometimes the art of living is the art of dying. The film also features Ricki Lake and Debra Wilson.

Kasha Davis And Darienne Lake to Present 80'S LADIES II: THE MIXTAPE! Photo Kasha Davis And Darienne Lake to Present 80'S LADIES II: THE MIXTAPE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2021

RuPaul's Drag Race stars MRS. KASHA DAVIS and DARIENNE LAKE have teamed have teamed up once again, this time for the New York debut of 80'S LADIES II: THE MIXTAPE! Performances are Thursday, December 2 and Friday, December 3 at 7pm at The Laurie Beechman Theatre (inside West Bank Cafe at 407 West 42nd Street -- at Ninth Avenue).

THE APPLE SISTERS Bring Holidoozy Special To Vegas Photo THE APPLE SISTERS Bring Holidoozy Special To Vegas
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2021

LA's favorite vintage musical comedy trio, The¬†Apple¬†Sisters, present their hit show ‚ÄúHolidoozy Merry Christ-mess Special‚ÄĚ for one night only - a throwback to the days of Big Bands, Slapstick, and Modest Product Endorsement (sponsored by Buddy's Bargain Blowout) with a modern twist. Candy (Rebekka Johnson), Cora (Kimmy Gatewood), and Seedy¬†Apple¬†(Sarah¬†Lowe) entertain the live radio show audience and the ‚Äútroops overseas‚ÄĚ in three-part harmony with their original Christmas tunes.

THE VIEW Honors Movie Musicals with THE VIEWSICAL Halloween Tribute; Watch Now! Photo THE VIEW Honors Movie Musicals with THE VIEWSICAL Halloween Tribute; Watch Now!
by Michael Major - Oct 29, 2021

The View celebrated Halloween today with a special tribute to movie musicals! The episode featured Whoopi Goldberg as Audrey II, Joy Behar as Magenta from Rocky Horror, Sara Haines as Satine from Moulin Rouge!, Sonny Hostin as Deena from Dreamgirls, and Ana Navarro as Evita! Ricki Lake also appeared as Tracy Turnblad. Watch clips from the show now!

John Thomson Will Join HAIRSPRAY at Blackpool Winter Gardens This Christmas Photo John Thomson Will Join HAIRSPRAY at Blackpool Winter Gardens This Christmas
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2021

Television and comedy star John Thomson (Cold Feet, The Fast Show) will join the smash hit UK tour of Hairspray as Wilbur Turnblad this Christmas for three weeks at Blackpool Winter Gardens (13 December ‚Äď 2 January).

Brenda Edwards, Norman Pace and Alex Bourne Will Star in HAIRSPRAY at Theatre Royal B Photo Brenda Edwards, Norman Pace and Alex Bourne Will Star in HAIRSPRAY at Theatre Royal Brighton
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2021

It has been announced that musical theatre star and television presenter Brenda Edwards (Chicago, We Will Rock You, The X Factor, Loose Women and Songs of Praise) will star as Motormouth Maybelle in the UK and Ireland tour of Hairspray.  Comedy legend Norman Pace (ITV's The Hale and Pace Show) will play Wilbur Turnblad alongside West End leading man Alex Bourne (Annie, Mamma Mia!, We Will Rock You) as Edna Turnblad.

VIDEO: Recap the Greatest Stars of FUNNY GIRL Photo VIDEO: Recap the Greatest Stars of FUNNY GIRL
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 15, 2021

Though Barbra Streisand remains Broadway's most beloved Fanny, plenty of legends have taken on the role over the last six decades.

Ricki Lake Videos

VIDEO: Ricki Lake Talks Hair Loss on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Ricki Lake Talks Hair Loss on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Stage Tube - Jan 3, 2020

The beloved actress and TV personality tells ‚ÄúGood Morning America‚ÄĚ she has been struggling with hair loss for nearly 30 years.

THE PORTAL to Be Released in Theaters Nov. 1 VideoTHE PORTAL to Be Released in Theaters Nov. 1
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 24, 2019

Mangurama, a partnership between Abramorama and Giancarlo Canavesio's Mangusta Productions announced today the acquisition of North American theatrical rights to Tom Cronin and Jacqui Fifer's, groundbreaking documentary THE PORTAL. The film will be released in theaters across North America starting November 1, 2019.

VIDEO: The Identity of the Raven is Revealed on THE MASKED SINGER VideoVIDEO: The Identity of the Raven is Revealed on THE MASKED SINGER
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2019

On last night's episode of THE MASKED SINGER, the Raven was revealed to be Ricki Lake! Watch her unmasking below!

VIDEO: Exclusive First Look - Ricki Lake Chats HAIRSPRAY Audition on Logo's 'Cocktails & Classics'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 7, 2017

This Sunday, Logo is airing the original HAIRSPRAY movie as a part of their Cocktails & Classics series. During the breaks, host Michael Urie and guests, including the original Tracy Turnblad, Ricki Lake, will discuss the iconic film.

Jacob Langfelder Presents John Arthur Greene in FREEDOM A Concert Experience Celebrating Music of George Michael
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Nearly two years since its original inception, Jacob Langfelder and Broadway The Hardway will present an encore performance of I WANT YOUR WHAM! - FREEDOM, a Concert Celebrating the Music of George Michael and WHAM! on Today, January 18th at 9:30pm at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street).

Jacob Langfelder Presents John Arthur Greene in FREEDOM A Concert Experience Celebrating Music of George Michael
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 4, 2017

Nearly two years since its original inception, Jacob Langfelder and Broadway The Hardway will present an encore performance of I WANT YOUR WHAM! - FREEDOM, a Concert Celebrating the Music of George Michael and WHAM! on Wednesday, January 18th at 9:30pm at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street).

VIDEO: Sneak Peek: Actress Pam Grier Embraces Her Sexuality on Today's THE REAL
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 3, 2017

On today's THE REAL (check local listings) actress and 1970s star Pam Grier opens up about owning her femininity, particularly in her portrayal of such iconic characters as ‚ÄúFoxy Brown.‚ÄĚ

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - THE REAL's Monica on Post-Election America: 'We Must Unify' 
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 15, 2016

On today's THE REAL,  guest co-host Monica joins co-hosts Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley in a candid discussion on post-election America and Monica gives a heartfelt answer to why everyone in this country must unite against racism and contribute to a solution.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Season 3 of CELEBRITY NAME GAME Premieres 9/19
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 29, 2016

Can you guess that TV show? It's funny. Unpredictable. Hosted by Craig Ferguson. It's garnered two consecutive Daytime Emmy(R) wins for Outstanding Game Show Host. That's right, it's CELEBRITY NAME GAME! 

BWW TV: Watch 'I Know Where I've Been' from the HAIRSPRAY UK Tour!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 18, 2016

The HAIRSPRAY UK tour is currently playing at Cambridge Corn Exchange, through February 20, and will soon move on to Edinburgh Playhouse. Below, watch as the cast performed a rousing 'I Know Where I've Been.'


Ricki Lake Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ricki Lake been in?
Ricki Lake has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Ricki Lake been in?
Ricki Lake has not appeared in the West End