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Caroline Rhea, stand-up comedian and actress, brings a fresh, smart and

spontaneous approach to all of her work.

 

In 1989, Caroline ventured to New York to start her career in stand-up

comedy. She studied in the stand-up program at the New School of Social

Research and trained at the comedy club, Catch a Rising Star. With

nightly gigs at New York’s venerable clubs, Caroline’s status quickly

grew and she became an integral part of the city’s comedy scene. Her

career was further boosted by numerous appearances on “MTV’s Half-Hour

Comedy Hour,” “Comic Strip Live” and “Caroline’s Comedy Hour.”  For the

last seventeen years, Caroline has continued to perform to sold-out

audiences in top comedy clubs all over the country and in Canada.

 

Her feature credits include, “The Perfect Man,” with Heather Locklear, a

supporting role in “Man on the Moon,” the story of the late comedian

Andy Kaufman, co-starring Jim Carrey, “Christmas With the Kranks,”

opposite Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis, and the wrestling film, “Ready

to Rumble,” opposite Oliver Platt, David Arquette and Scott Caan.

Caroline’s television career has taken off since she first starred as

Aunt Hilda on The WB’s sitcom “Sabrina, The Teenage Witch.” She starred in Lifetime’s

made for television movie “Fat Like Me,” and was the host

of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.”  She was last seen in a one hour stand up

special, part of Bravo’s “Funny Girls,” entitled “Rhea’s Anatomy,” which

aired on Halloween 2006.  Other credits include; host of “The Caroline

Rhea Show,” regular guest on Whoopi Goldberg’s “Hollywood Squares,”

Drew’s girlfriend on “The Drew Carey Show,” the made for television

movie “Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire,” “Pride and Joy” on NBC, Comedy

Central’s “Pulp Comic,” “Comic Relief 8” and “One Night Stand 2005.” She

also appeared in the pilot of HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” written by

Larry David.

 

A Montreal native, Caroline currently resides in New York and Los

Angeles.

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