Rhea Perlman is an American television and movie actress and writer. She is best known for her portrayal of head-waitress Carla Tortelli in the sitcom Cheers, for which 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. Perlman’s other notable television appearances include: Taxi, Pearl, Kate Brasher, Hung, Kirstie, The Mindy Project, and Me and My Grandma. She has also played prominent roles in the films Canadian Bacon, Matilda, The Sessions, and Poms. She has also done voice work in My Little Pony: The Movie, We’re Back! A Dinosaur’s Story, Sing, A Girl Named Alida, Annie, The Simpsons, The Critic, Robot and Monster, and Harley Quinn. Born Rhea Jo Perlman on March 31, 1948 in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, to parents Adele, a bookkeeper, and Philip Perlman, a Polish immigrant who was a manager at a doll parts factory, her younger sister, Heide Perlman, is a television writer, story editor, and producer. Perlman studied drama at Hunter College in New York, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1968. She is married to actor Danny DeVito. They have three children together.
Rhea Perlman Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 31 March 1948
Birth Place: Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Birth Name: Rhea Jo Perlman
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Occupation: Actress, Writer
Race/Ethnicity: White (Polish and Russian)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Rhea Perlman Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 110 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 50 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 0″
Height in Meters: 1.52 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: Unknown
Breast Size: Unknown
Waist Size: Unknown
Hips Size: Unknown
Bra Size/Cup Size: Unknown
Feet/Shoe Size: 6.5 (US)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Rhea Perlman Family Details:
Father: Philip Perlman (1919–2015) (Polish immigrant who was a manager at a doll parts factory)
Mother: Adele Perlman (1922–2016) (Bookkeeper)
Spouse/Husband: Danny DeVito (m. 1982)
Children: Lucy DeVito (Daughter) (b. March 11, 1983), Grace Fan DeVito (Daughter) (b. March 25, 1985), Jake DeVito (Son) (b. October 30, 1987)
Siblings: Heide Perlman (Younger Sister) (Producer-writer)
Others: Randall Miller (Cousin)
Rhea Perlman Education:
Hunter College (B.A., 1968)
Rhea Perlman Facts:
*Born on March 31, 1948 in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, she belongs to both Polish and Russian descent.
*She is the cousin of Randall Miller.
*She majored in drama at Hunter College (NYC).
*From 1982–1993, she starred as Carla Tortelli in Cheers.
*She is close friends with Lucy Liu.
*She is an avid supporter of the Democratic Party.
*She has a pet dog named Zeus.
*Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.