Carol Kane
Birth Name
Carolyn Laurie Kane
Gender   Female
Date of birth
June 18, 1952 (age 62)
Place of birth
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S
Characters portrayed
Nana Shapiro
Other projects
Annie Hall, Taxi, Scrooged, Wicked, Gotham

Carolyn Laurie "Carol" Kane (born June 18, 1952) is an American stage, screen, and television actress. She became known in the 1970s in films such as Hester Street (for which she received an Academy Award nomination) and Annie Hall. She appeared on the television series Taxi in the early 1980s, as the wife of Latka, the character played by Andy Kaufman, winning two Emmy Awards for her work. Ms. Kane was on Broadway from 2006 through 2014 playing the role of Madame Morrible in the hit musical Wicked, and will be a cast member of the new Batman-prequel Gotham, playing the mother of The Penguin. On Phineas and Ferb, she provides the voice of Nana Shapiro.

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