Linda Lavin Biography
Linda Lavin is a veteran actress and singer from the United States of America. She is best known for playing the title character in the sitcom called Alice for a period of nine years. Moreover, Linda is also known for her stage performances both on and off-Broadway.
The actress joined the Compass Players in the late 1950s and started acting on Broadway in the 1960s. She also appears on a sitcom called B Positive.
Linda Lavin Sitcom | Alice
Lavin is popularly known for playing the title character in the sitcom called Alice for a period of nine years. In addition, Linda played Alice Hyatt who was a waitress and singer. She laid the role from 1976 until 1985. The sitcom was based on the film Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore directed by Ellen Burstyn.
Moreover, the actress performed the series’ theme song known as “There’s a New Girl in Town”. The song was written by David Shire, Alan, and Marilyn Bergman and was updated for each of the first six seasons. Additionally, Linda received two Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award nomination during the series’ nine-season run.
Linda Lavin Education
Lavin went to school at Waynflete School. After graduating, she went ahead and enrolled at the College of William and Mary. While studying at William and Mary, Linda performed with the William and Mary Theater in many productions which were directed by Professor Howard Scammon. In addition, the American actress studied acting at HB Studio in New York City.
Linda Lavin Age
Lavin was born on the 15th day of October in the year 1937 in Portland, Maine, the United States of America. As of 2021, the actress is 84 years old and her zodiac sign is Libra. In addition, she is an American Citizen by birth.
Linda Lavin Height | Weight
The American Actress is approximately 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 meters). Moreover, Linda weighs 53kg (117 lbs) However, her other body measurements including eye color and hair color are still being looked at and will be updated once they are available.
Linda Lavin Family
Lavin was born and brought up in Portland, Maine. Her parents are named Lucille Lavin and David Joseph Lavin. In addition, her father was a businessman while her mother served as an opera singer.
Additionally, Linda is from a Jewish family. All of her grandparents named Simon, Jessie Lavin, Harry, and Esther Potter migrated from Russia. Moreover, the family was well talented in music. Lavin has been on stage from the age of five.
Linda Lavin Husband
The American actress has been married three times. Lavin got married to her first husband named Ron Leibman. However, the marriage ended, and later got divorced in the year 1981. The actress later met her second husband Kip Niven on the set of Alice got married. Nonetheless, their marriage ended in a bitter divorce in the year 1992.
Linda got married again for the third time in the year 2005 to a man known as Steve Bakunas who is also her current husband. In addition, her husband Steve serves as an artist/musician. Unfortunately, both of her ex-husbands, Ron Leibman and Kip Niven passed on in the year 2019.
Linda Lavin Children
The actress does not have any biological children. Nevertheless, Linda is the stepmother of her current husband Steve Bakunas as well as her previous husband’s children. Moreover, Linda is also very present in the lives of her grandchildren. Lavin is also a great-grandmother.
Linda Lavin B Positive
Lavin appears in the CBS comedy known as B Positive. The show is an American television sitcom created by Marco Pennette and it premiered on the 5th of November in 2020. Moreover, Linda plays a recurring role as Norma one of the senior citizens at a local retirement home.
Linda Lavin Net worth | Salary
The American actress has made quite a good amount of wealth from her career for the years she has served. In addition, her primary source of income is her acting career. She stands at a net worth that is approximately $10 Million. Moreover, her salary is estimated to be between $40,000 – $ 110,500 per annum.
Linda Lavin Contacts
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