Rita Karin

Rita Karin

  • Born on
    • October 24th, 1919
  • Died on
    • September 10th, 1993
Rita Karin was a Polish-born American actress best known for her role as Jackie Mason's mother on the 1989 TV series Chicken Soup. She also appeared as Meryl Streep's Brooklyn landlady who appears at the beginning of Sophie's Choice. Her voice can be heard singing children's songs from the camps in the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.

Starring Rita Karin on Plex


Acting (5 Credits)

1991He Said, She Said as Mrs. Spepk
1989Enemies, A Love Story as Mrs. Schreier
1982Sophie's Choice as Yetta
1978The Big Fix as Aunt Sonya
1972Up the Sandbox as Mrs. Grossbard (uncredited)

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