Carol Kane Archives

Taxi Star Carol Kane Reflects on Andy Kaufman’s Worldly Prank on Her
Veteran comedic actress Carol Kane (Star Trek: Strange New Worlds), who played Simka Gravas, the wife of Kaufman's character, Eastern European mechanic Latka Gravas, opened up about a prank he pulled on her when trying to do a character study. TAXI: Andy Kaufman and Carol Kane Image courtesy of Paramount/Taxi "I thought it was so complicated, I[...]
strange new worlds
At the very least, we get the dynamic between the two, and it gives us a better sense of who they are as individuals as well as siblings. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds – Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/Paramount+ As we progress in the episode, we find the Enterprise encountering some unusual problems along the way and investigating[...]
Star Trek
Carol Kane's got a bit of a storied career on stage and screen from her Academy Award-nominated performance in 1976's Hester Street, scoring several memorable comic roles throughout her career, including Annie Hall (1977), Taxi, and The Princess Bride (1987) She's still much in the limelight these days in some of the biggest IPs in[...]
strange new worlds
Carol Kane (Taxi, Scrooged, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) has joined the "Star Trek" universe as Pelia, the Enterprise's new chief engineer & a Lanthanite, an alien species defined by their direct resemblance to humans and their long life spans – and a fascinating accent that has social media talking Now, Kane is sharing what it's like joining[...]
Star Trek
First announced back in September 2022, Carol Kane's Chief Engineer Pelia is the focus of Paramount+'s one-month reminder of the show's return Highly educated and intelligent, Kane's Pelia, the Enterprise's new senior engineering officer, suffers no fools Pelia solves problems calmly and brusquely, thanks to her many years of experience. Carol Kane as Pelia of the Paramount+[...]
Robin Wright as Buttercup and Cary Elwes as Westley in The Princess Bride (1987). Image courtesy of 20th Century Studios
Every Princess Bride fan who wants to see that perfect movie preserved from Hollywood politics makes it now." The Q&A to be held by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin includes stars Cary Elwes (Westley), Robin Wright (Buttercup), Carol Kane (Valerie), Chris Sarandon (Humperdinck), Mandy Patinkin (Inigo Montoya), Wallace Shawn (Vizzini), Billy Crystal (Miracle Max), director[...]
'The Hunt': Kate Mulvany, 5 More Join Jordan Peele's Nazi Hunting Series for Amazon
The Hunt also stars Josh Radnor, Lena Olin, Carol Kane, Saul Rubinek, Tiffany Boone, Louis Ozawa Changchien, Greg Austin, and Dylan Baker. The Hunt had garnered interested from several networks and services before Amazon secured the project, which marked the first new scripted series under Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke The series will be a global exclusive for[...]
Tangled the Series Gets New Title and Release Date for Season 2
They also announced season 2 guest stars will include Carol Kane, Lil Red Howery, Yvonne Strahovsky, Britt Robertson, and former James Bond actor Timothy Dalton. The series takes place between the Tangled movie and the short, Tangled Ever After, and features the voices of Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Eden Espinosa, Sean Hayes, Clancy Brown, Paul F[...]
The Gotham We Deserve – Sizing Up The First Ten Episodes
The only thing I don't like about the Penguin is his estranged mother (Carol Kane), and the weird Oedipus complex vibes between the two of them. The rest of the supporting cast is like a hearty trail mix: you get some delicious nuggets of greatness, followed by a few raisins here and there (apology to raisin[...]
Carol Kane Joins The Cast Of Gotham
According to, Carol Kane will be joining the cast of the Batman origin series Gotham The Oscar-nominate actress will be portraying Gertrud Kapelput, the mother of Oswald Cobblepot / The Penguin played by Robin Lord Taylor. Kane, best known for her roles on Taxi and in The Princess Bride and Scrooged, will join the series[...]