Twink Caplan

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  • Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Producer
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  • Began performing in Pittsburgh at age 5; was later both a ballerina and a TV-show go-go dancer.
  • Made friends with folk singer Kinky Friedman after interviewing him on a Pittsburgh radio show she hosted in the 1970s. He wrote a song ("Twinkle") for her.
  • Made movie acting debut (as Twinkie Caplan) in American Raspberry (also known as Prime Time), a low-budget 1977 movie spoof of 1970s TV in which Friedman also appeared. 
  • Best known as Miss Geist in the 1995 Amy Heckerling comedy Clueless and its 1996-99 sitcom adaptation; was also an associate producer of the movie and one of the series' co-executive producers.
  • Other Heckerling collaborations include the 1986 sitcom Fast Times (Caplan appeared in the pilot); the 1989 comedy Look Who's Talking and its 1990 sequel, Look Who's Talking Too (costarred); and the 2000 comedy Loser (costarred and produced).

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  • Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Producer

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