Rhea Perlman

Rhea Perlman

  • Born on
    • March 31st, 1948
Rhea Jo Perlman (born 31 March 1948) is an American actress and writer. She is best known for her role as head-waitress Carla Tortelli in the sitcom Cheers (1982–1993). Over the course of 11 seasons, Perlman was nominated for ten Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress – winning four times – and was nominated for a record seven Golden Globe Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series. She has also appeared in films, including Canadian Bacon (1995), Matilda (1996), The Sessions (2012), and Poms (2019).

Starring Rhea Perlman on Plex


Acting (26 Credits)

2021Marvelous and the Black Hole as Margot
2019Poms as Alice
2018Saving Flora as Gabriella
2017Lemon as Esther
2016Sing as Judith (voice)
2015I'll See You in My Dreams as Sally
2012The Sessions as Mikvah Lady
2011The Trouble with Bliss as Maria
2008Beethoven's Big Break as Patricia
2008The Christmas Choir as Sister Agatha
200610 Items or Less as Mrs. D
1999H.E. Double Hockey Sticks as Ms. Beelzebub (Ms. B)
1998Monty Python's Flying Circus: Live at Aspen as Audience Member (uncredited)
1996Sunset Park as Phyllis Saroka
1996Matilda as Zinnia Wormwood
1996Carpool as Martha
1995Canadian Bacon as Deputy Honey
1993We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story as Mother Bird (voice)
1992To Grandmother's House We Go as Shirley
1992There Goes the Neighborhood as Lydia Nunn
1992Class Act as Miss Simpson
1986My Little Pony: The Movie as Reeka (voice)
1986My Little Pony 'n Friends
1984The Ratings Game as Francine Kester
1982Movie Madness as Little Jewish Prostitute ("Municipalians")
1982Cheers as Carla Tortelli


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