|Celebrated Name:||Linda Lavin|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Linda Lavin|
|Age:||85 years old|
|Birth Date:||15 October 1937|
|Birth Place:||Portland, Maine, United States|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Steve Bakunas (m. 2005), Kip Niven (m. 1982–1992), Ron Leibman (m. 1969–1981)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Linda Lavin Lesbian?||No|
|Profession:||Actress and singer|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$12 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2023|
Linda Lavin is a popular actress and singer from America who is best known for starring in the television sitcom Alice and for several performances in both on Broadway and Off-Broadway. She is the recipient of two Golden Globe Awards and one Tony Award.
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Early Life & Biography
Linda Lavin was born on October 15, 1937, in Portland, Maine, to her parents David Joseph Lavin and Lucille (née Potter). Her father was a businessman, and her mother was an opera singer. Her grandparents were Russian immigrants and belonged to the Jewish community.
Lavin started performing on stage from the age of five. She went to the Waynflete School and later attended the College of William & Mary. When Lavin was in college, she appeared in several Broadway shows.
Linda Lavin has been married three times. In 1969, she got married to Ron Leibman. The couple divorced in 1980. The following year, she married actor Kip Niven whom she met on the set of the television sitcom, Alice. Their marriage ended in a bitter divorce in 1992.
Although Lavin does not have any biological children, she plays an active role in the lives of her stepchildren. In 2005, she got married to musician Steve Bakunas.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 15 October 1937, Linda Lavin is 85 years old as of today’s date 1st June 2023. Her height is 1.6 m tall, and her weight is 58 kg.
Lavin started her acting career in 1967 when she appeared as Gloria Thorpe in a television version of the musical Damn Yankees with Phil Silvers. Later, she did various recurring roles in television sitcoms like The Nurses, Rhoda, Harry O and Kaz, and others.
Lavin received widespread recognition when she played the lead role in the television series, Alice, which aired on the CBS network. She appeared in all the nine seasons of the series and earned two Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award nomination.
In 1980, she hosted her own television show, Linda in Wonderland. Lavin acted in two popular sitcoms in the 1990s, Room for Two (1992–93) and 1998’s Conrad Bloom. She also made numerous television guest appearances in television shows like The Muppet Show (1979), Law & Order: Criminal Intent, The O.C., Touched by an Angel (1999), and HBO’s The Sopranos (2002).
At the same time, Lavin did many telefilms, including Sadbird, The Morning After, Jerry, Like Mom, Like Me, The $5.20 an Hour Dream, Another Woman’s Child, and others. In 1990, she directed the telefilm Flour Babies. Lavin made her movie debut in The Muppets Take Manhattan, which was released in 1984. She is the cast member of the Netflix comedy/horror Santa Clarita Diet.
Lavin is also a very active Broadway artist. She portrayed the character of Ruth Steiner in a Broadway revival of the play Collected Stories. In the 1984 Broadway Six Characters in Search of an Author, she played the role of “The Mother” for which she won several awards.
In 2011, she played a role in the play The Lyons, which premiered at the Vineyard Theatre.
Awards & Achievements
Linda Lavin has won several awards and achievements in her illustrious career. She has won six Tony Awards in the category of “Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play.”
Linda has also been awarded three Golden Globe Awards in 1979, 1980 and 1981. She has also won two Drama Desk and Obie Awards. In 1979, she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards in the category of “Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series” for her work in the television series, Alice. In 2010, Lavin was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.
Net Worth & Salary of Linda Lavin in 2023
As of June 2023, Linda Lavin has an estimated net worth of more than $12 million. She has made this huge fortune through her successful work as a television and theatre artist.
Lavin has appeared in more than thirty television and twenty-five stage shows. Some of the famous plays in which she has performed include A Family Affair, The Mad Show, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Little Murders, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, The Enemy is Dead, The Diary of Anne Frank, and many more.
She has also appeared in several cabaret and concert performances. In 2016, she sold her Central Park South apartment for $1.25 million.
Linda Lavin is one of the most renowned actors in the world. She is the founder of The Linda Lavin Arts Foundation, which helps in raising the self-esteem of at-risk teenage girls and supports their education.