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Carol Leifer

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Birthday
27, 1956
Birthplace
East Williston, NY
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
27, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
East Williston, NY

About

American comedian, writer, and actor known for her work as a television writer for Seinfeld and the Academy Awards. She was the inspiration for the Seinfeld character of Elaine.

Before Fame

She performed as a stand-up comedian before being discovered by David Letterman.

Trivia

She was nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards, including one for her writing work for the 2010 Academy Awards.

Family Life

She adopted a son with her partner Lori Wolf. She was married to Ritch Shydner from 1981 to 1987.

Associated With

She wrote several episodes of Seinfeld with Jerry Seinfeld.