Catlin Adams

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Catlin Adams
Born Nira Barab
(1950-10-11) October 11, 1950 (age 64)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Actress, film director
Years active 1968–present

Catlin Adams (born Nira Barab; October 11, 1950) is an American actress and film director. Her main roles include The Jazz Singer and Toothless. She's also well-known for her performance as promiscuous carnival worker, Patty Bernstein in The Jerk. As a director she shared a Directors Guild of America Award for an afterschool special.[1]


As an actress[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1968 The Rat Patrol Girl 1 episode
1968-1970 Adam-12 Karen/M'Liss 2 episodes
1970 Up in the Cellar Tracey Chamber
1971 Nichols Mabel Zimmerman 1 episode
1973 The Fuzz Brothers Trina
1974 McMillan & Wife Ruth Habbib 1 episode
1975 The Fortune Girl Lover
1975 Katherine Jessica
1976 The Streets of San Francisco Cathy Dineen 1 episode
1977 Panic in Echo Park Cynthia
1975-1977 Kojak Sheila/Adelle/Theresa Ryan 4 episodes
1979 The Jerk Patty Bernstein
1980 The Jazz Singer Rivka Rabinovitch
1982-1983 Square Pegs Ms. Loomis 5 episodes
1990 thirtysomething Pippa Fallow 1 episode
1995 Freaky Friday Dana 'Dinky' Barb
1997 Toothless Carrie's Mum
1998 New York Undercover Judge Carol Underwood 1 episode
2000 Providence Rebecca Rosen 1 episode
2012 Underworld: Awakening Olivia

As a director[edit]

Year Title Notes
1986 ABC Afterschool Specials Episode: "Wanted: The Perfect Guy"
1988 Sticky Fingers
1990 Stolen: One Husband
1990 Beverly Hills, 90210 Episode: "Every Dream Has Its Price (Tag)"


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