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Born on April 11, 1939, New York City born and bred Louise (Marie) Lasser was the daughter of Jewish author tax specialist Sol J. Lasser. Living a childhood of privilege and having a prestigious education, the eccentric comedy actress lightened things up considerably in her own household despite her mother Paula's mental instability. Tragic ... See full bio »

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Happiness Mona Jordan
(1998)
Bananas Nancy
(1971)
Mystery Men Violet
(1999)
(1976-1977)

Filmography

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  Bliss (Short) (completed)
 2021 A Simple Herstory (Podcast Series)
Man
 2018 Did You Know My Husband? (TV Movie)
 2014-2015 Girls (TV Series)
Beadie
- Iowa (2015) ... Beadie
- Two Plane Rides (2014) ... Beadie
- I Saw You (2014) ... Beadie
 2012 Driving Me Crazy: Proof of Concept
Shelly Petterson
 2010 Horses Eat Each Other (Short)
Irma
 2009 Number Nine (Short)
Nurse Jane
 2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Convention Attendee
- A Space Oddity (2009) ... Convention Attendee (uncredited)
 2008 Broadway Bound (Short)
Dorthy Palmer
 2003 Gold Diggers
Doris Mundt
 2002 Wolves of Wall Street
Landlady
 2001 Queenie in Love
Martha
 2001 Club Land (TV Movie)
Frieda Barber
 2000 Fast Food Fast Women
Emily
 2000 Requiem for a Dream
Ada
 1999 Mystery Men
Violet
 1998 Happiness
Mona Jordan
 1996 Sudden Manhattan
Dominga
 1996 Layin' Low
Mrs. Muckler
 1993 The Night We Never Met
Mrs. Winkler
 1992 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Louise Polsky
- Good Neighbor Harry (1992) ... Louise Polsky
 1990 Frankenhooker
Jeffrey's Mother
 1990 Modern Love
Greg's Mom
 1989 Rude Awakening
Ronnie Summers
 1989 Sing
Rosie
 1987/I Surrender
Joyce
 1987 Blood Rage
Maddy
 1985 Crimewave
Helene Trend
 1984 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Aunt Charise
- Cramming (1984) ... Aunt Charise
- In Sickness and in Health (1984) ... Aunt Charise
 1984 Bedrooms (TV Movie)
Betty / Loretta
 1983 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
Sister Margaret
- The Monastery Show (1983) ... Sister Margaret
 1980-1982 Taxi (TV Series)
Phyllis Bornstein Consuelos / Phyllis Reiger
- Get Me Through the Holidays (1982) ... Phyllis Bornstein Consuelos
- Take My Ex-Wife, Please (1982) ... Phyllis Reiger
- Fathers of the Bride (1980) ... Phyllis Bornstein Consuelos
 1981-1982 It's a Living (TV Series)
Maggie McBurney
- A Farewell to Arm (1982) ... Maggie McBurney
- Strange Bedfellows (1982) ... Maggie McBurney
- Horsing Around (1982) ... Maggie McBurney
- Falling in Love Again (1982) ... Maggie McBurney
- The Garden of Countess Natasha (1982) ... Maggie McBurney
 1981 For Ladies Only (TV Movie)
Beth Doyle
 1980 Stardust Memories
Sandy's Secretary (uncredited)
 1980 Simon
Doris (voice, uncredited)
 1978 Just Me and You (TV Movie)
Jane Alofsin
 1976-1977 Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series)
Mary Hartman
- Episode #2.195 (1977) ... Mary Hartman
- Episode #2.194 (1977) ... Mary Hartman (credit only)
- Episode #2.193 (1977) ... Mary Hartman (credit only)
- Episode #2.192 (1977) ... Mary Hartman (credit only)
- Episode #2.191 (1977) ... Mary Hartman (credit only)
 1975 Medical Center (TV Series)
Esther Kornblum
- The Price of a Child (1975) ... Esther Kornblum
 1974 Moe and Joe (TV Movie)
Mo Lambert
 1974 McCloud (TV Series)
Sgt. Maggie Philbin
- A Cowboy in Paradise (1974) ... Sgt. Maggie Philbin
 1973 Love Story (TV Series)
Elaine Kaplan
- The Roller Coaster Stops Here (1973) ... Elaine Kaplan
 1973 Isn't It Shocking? (TV Movie)
Blanche
 1973 Coffee, Tea or Me? (TV Movie)
Susan Edmonds
 1973 The Lie (TV Movie)
 1973 Slither
Mary Fenaka
 1973 The Mary Tyler Moore Show (TV Series)
Anne Adams
 1972 Class of '55 (TV Movie)
Christine
 1972 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Radford
- P-I-L-O-T (1972) ... Mrs. Radford
 1972 Men of Crisis: The Harvey Wallinger Story (TV Short)
Ex-Girlfriend
 1971 Such Good Friends
Marcy
 1971 Love, American Style (TV Series) (segment "Love and the Plumber")
 1971 Bananas
Nancy
 1969 Take the Money and Run
Kay Lewis
 1966 What's Up, Tiger Lily?
Suki Yaki (voice)
 1965 What's New Pussycat
Masseuse (uncredited)
 1965 The Doctors (TV Series)
Jackie Ricardo
- Episode #1.546 (1965) ... Jackie Ricardo
 1962 The Laughmakers (TV Movie)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (12 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

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Other Works:

In 1972 she starred opposite Alan Alda in an unsold comedy anthology pilot called "The Class of '55" which would show what happened to the graduates of a fictional college seventeen years after the fact.

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Woody Allen  (divorced)
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Personal Quote:

Mary (Hartman) is me - I mean, she's who I would be if I had grown up in a small town and married my high school sweetheart and become a housewife instead of growing up in the big city and becoming an actress and marrying a genius.

Trivia:

Louise Lasser hosted at the end of the first season of "Saturday Night Live" (1975) on July 24, 1976. Lasser was said to be going through personal problems at the time and was reportedly nearly incoherent throughout the broadcast. See more »

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