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An actress who has distinguished herself with an eclectic mix of roles, ELIZABETH PERKINS (Carol) made her New York theatrical debut in 1984 in Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs. She subsequently worked with Playwrights' Horizon, the Ensemble Studio Theatre, The New York Shakespeare Festival and the Steppenwolf Theater.
Perkins' recent feature film credits include Kids in America; The Thing About My Folks, starring alongside Peter Falk, Paul Reiser and Olympia Dukakis; Fierce People, with Diane Lane; The Ring Two, with Naomi Watts; Jiminy Glick in La La Wood, starring alongside Martin Short and Janeane Garofalo; Speak; Gilded Stones; Finding Nemo; Try Seventeen; Cats & Dogs; 28 Days, alongside Sandra Bullock; Crazy in Alabama, with Melanie Griffith; and I'm Losing You.
Perkins made her feature film debut in Ed Zwicks' About Last Night, an adaptation of David Mamet's play, Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Her breakthrough performance came in 1988 opposite Tom Hanks in the smash hit Big, directed by Penny Marshall, and she went on to receive critical acclaim for her performance in Barry Levinson's Avalon. She also starred in The Doctor, He Said, She Said, and Indian Summer before bringing cartoon character Wilma Flintstone to life in The Flintstones. Her other films include Miracle on 34th Street, Moonlight and Valentino, From the Hip, Sweet Hearts Dance, Love at Large, Enid is Sleeping and Lesser Prophets.
Among her television projects are Hercules, My Sister's Keeper, For Their Own Good, Baby 2000, Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women, From the Earth to the Moon, If These Walls Could Talk 2 and Battery Park.
Currently, Perkins is filming Weeds, for Showtime.
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