Anita Barone

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Anita Barone
Born Anita Louise Barone
(1964-09-25) September 25, 1964 (age 50)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1987–present
Spouse(s) Matthew Glave
Children 2

Anita Louise Barone (born September 25, 1964) is an American actress. She is best known for co-starring roles in sitcoms The Jeff Foxworthy Show, Daddio and The War at Home.

Life and career[edit]

Barone was born in St. Louis, Missouri. She earned her BFA from the University of Detroit Mercy,[1] followed by an MFA from Wayne State University where she was taught by director/professor Robert T. Hazzard.[2]

Barone appeared in the fourth-season Seinfeld episode "The Shoes" as Gail Cunningham, a chef who wanted Elaine's shoes. In the early 1990s, she was a regular cast member of Carol and Company with actress Carol Burnett. Barone also played Carol Willick, Ross's ex-wife, in the character's first appearance in Friends but left the show as she wanted to pursue a more full-time role. She starred on The Jeff Foxworthy Show for the first season (1995–1996) and in The War at Home[3] from 2005 to 2007. In 2000, Barone also co-starred in the sitcom Daddio.[4]

Barone's other television credits include Curb Your Enthusiasm, Quantum Leap, Empty Nest, Chicago Hope, Castle, Do Not Disturb, Ally McBeal, Caroline in the City, Party of Five and The Larry Sanders Show.[4]

In 2004, she was the recipient of the 2005 Methodfest Best Supporting Actress Award for her work in feature film, One Last Ride.[5]

In 2010, Barone began her recurring role in the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up as Officer Georgia Jones, the mother of Bella Thorne's character CeCe Jones. Barone's husband, actor Matthew Glave guest starred in two episodes of Shake It Up as J.J. Jones, the ex-husband of Barone's character.

Personal life[edit]

Barone is married to actor Matthew Glave, with whom she has two daughters, Madeline and Roxanne. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her family.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Television[edit]

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