Rita Karin

Rita Karin
1919 - 1993

Rita Karin  Polish Actress


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Polish Actress Rita Karin was born Rita Karpinowicz on 24th October, 1919 in Vilnius, Lithuania and passed away on 10th Sep 1993 New York City, New York, United States aged 73. She is most remembered for Actress. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Rita Karin is a member of the following lists: American television actors, 1993 deaths and 1919 births.


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First Name Rita
Last Name Karin
Full Name at Birth Rita Karpinowicz
Age 73 (age at death) years
Birthday 24th October, 1919
Birthplace Vilnius, Lithuania
Died 10th September, 1993
Place of Death New York City, New York, United States
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Blonde
Distinctive Feature Sophie's Choice (1982)
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Polish
Occupation Text Television actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Actress

Rita Karin (born Rita Karpinowicz; October 24, 1919 – September 10, 1993) 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.

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The Pickle1993GrandmotherMovie
He Said, She Said1991Mrs. SpepkMovie
Age Isn't Everything1991Movie
Enemies: A Love Story1989Mrs. SchreierMovie
Chicken Soup1989Bea Fisher (12 episodes, 1989)TV Show
Gideon Oliver1989Mrs. MilchTV Show
Brass1985Mrs. DietzTV Movie
Kojak: The Belarus File1985Mrs. FitzevTV Movie
Kate & Allie1984RoseTV Show
Sophie's Choice1982YettaMovie
The Big Fix1978Aunt SonyaMovie
Up the Sandbox1972Mrs. GrossbardMovie
ABC Afterschool Specials1972Mrs. ReubenTV Show
The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight1971Mrs. GoldfarbMovie
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