Lainie Kazan

Lainie Kazan is an American actress and singer.

Kazan was born Lanie Levine in Brooklyn, New York City, the daughter of Carole and Ben Levine. Her mother was from a Sephardic Jewish family from Jerusalem, and her father, of Russian Ashkenazi Jewish descent, worked as a bookie. Kazan has described her mother as neurotic, fragile and artistic. She graduated from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.

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