Eddie Mekka

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Rudolph Edward Mekjian
  • Birth Place: Worcester, MA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/14/1952, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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Eddie Mekka Fast Facts:
  • Began pursuing musical theater as a senior in high school because of a girl he liked.
  • Studied opera at the Boston Conservatory of Music. 
  • Quit school to perform at Chateau DeVilles dinner theaters.
  • Worked as a dance and voice teacher; also drove a cab and sold candy at Radio City Music Hall.
  • Made his Broadway debut in The Lieutenant in 1975.
  • Appeared opposite his Laverne & Shirley costar Cindy Williams in a touring production of Grease in 2000.
  • Eddie Mekka Relationships:
  • Yvonne Grace - Wife
  • Vaughn Mekjian - Father
  • Mia Mekjian - Daughter
  • Miriam Mekjian - Mother
  • DeLee Lively - Ex-wife
  • Eddie Mekka Awards:
  • 1975 Tony: Actor (Musical) - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Boston Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA

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