Randee Heller

  • Birth Name: Randee Antzis
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Made her acting debut off Broadway in the original production of Godspell in the early 1970s; also appeared on Broadway in Grease before moving to Los Angeles in 1978. 
  • Played one of TV's first openly gay women on the ABC soap-opera parody Soap in 1979.
  • Made her film debut in the 1979 comedy Fast Break, but her best-known movie role is Lucille LaRusso (the mother of Ralph Macchio's character) in The Karate Kid (1984) and The Karate Kid Part III (1989).
  • Has had guest roles on more than 50 TV series.
  • Longtime companion Bob Griffard is a TV veteran whose behind-the-camera credits include the ABC sitcoms Two of a Kind, Going Places, Step by Step and Perfect Strangers.


  • 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee


  • Cody Heller — Daughter
  • Bob Griffard — Significant Other
  • Drew Antzis — Nephew
  • Sloane Heller — Daughter


  • Attended Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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