Julie Kavner

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Julie Kavner
  • Birth Name: Julie Deborah Kavner
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/07/1951, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor; comedian; writer
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Julie Kavner Fast Facts:
  • Was born and raised in California, but is often mistaken for a New Yorker, thanks to a slight Brooklyn accent (her parents were both transplants) and her unmistakable "rough" voice.
  • Had never acted professionally before landing the supporting role of Rhoda's sister, Brenda Morgenstern, on the Mary Tyler Moore spinoff, Rhoda.
  • Received Emmy nominations for her first two professional acting jobs---one primetime Emmy for Rhoda and one Daytime Emmy for an ABC drama on Afternoon Playbreak.
  • Is a member of the regular stable of actors in Woody Allen's films, first appearing in 1986's Hannah and Her Sisters.
  • Worked with Tracey Ullman on The Tracey Ullman Show and Tracey Takes On...
  • Does not like to do the voice of Marge Simpson---the role for which she is best known these days---in front of the camera.
  • Julie Kavner Relationships:
  • Rose Kavner - Mother
  • David Davis - Significant Other
  • Nora Kavner - Sister
  • David Kavner - Father
  • Julie Kavner Awards:
  • 1987 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 1977 Emmy: Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1976 Emmy: Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1975 Emmy: Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1990 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 1977 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1978 Emmy: Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 1975 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1976 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1992 Emmy: Outstanding Voice-Over Performance - Winner
  • 1988 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 1979 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1989 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • College:
  • San Diego State University, San Diego, CA (1973)

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