Linda Kash

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Linda Kash
Born (1961-01-17) 17 January 1961 (age 53)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 1986–present
Religion Judaism
Spouse(s) Paul O'Sullivan (d. 2012)
3 daughters
Parents Eugene Kash and Maureen Forrester

Linda Kash (born 17 January 1961)[1] is a Canadian actress.

An alumna of Second City, she played Trudy Weissman in the 1998 Jean Smart sit-com, Style & Substance. She has also played various roles in popular television series such as Seinfeld and Everybody Loves Raymond.

She appears as the Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese Angel, appearing in various commercials advertising the product.

In May 2011, she was announced as the morning show host on CJWV-FM, a new radio station in Peterborough, Ontario. Her cohost will be Dan Duran.[2] She and her husband Paul O'Sullivan also operated the Peterborough Academy of Performing Arts.

She portrayed socialite and philanthropist Molly Brown in the 2012 Global/ITV mini-series Titanic.

Family[edit]

Kash was born in Montreal, the daughter of actress and opera singer Maureen Forrester and violinist/conductor Eugene Kash. Her brother is actor Daniel Kash. Her father was born to a Jewish family, and her mother converted to Judaism.[3]

Her husband Paul O'Sullivan, also an actor and Second City alumnus, was killed in a car accident on 18 May 2012.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1991 Events Leading Up to My Death, TheThe Events Leading Up to My Death Lindsay
1993 Ernest Rides Again Nan Melon
1994 Ernest Goes to School Gerta
1996 Urban Safari Candy
1996 Waiting for Guffman Mrs. Allan Pearl
1997 Ernest Goes to Africa Rene Loomis
1999 Dill Scallion Wilma Juggs (Baby)
2000 Apartment Hunting Realtor
2000 Xxxposed Shelley Short film
2000 Best in Show Fay Berman
2005 Cinderella Man Lucille Gould
2006 Homie Spumoni Mrs. Butterman
2006 Man of the Year Jenny Adams
2007 Babysitting Andy Mom Short film
2007 Are We Done Yet? Mrs. Rooney
2008 Love Guru, TheThe Love Guru Female Reporter
2010 Rosie Takes the Train Rosie Short film
2011 Running Mates Maude Beazley
2011 Servitude Barb
2011 Moon Point Darryl's Mother
2013 I Was a Boy Rosalynn Completed

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1986 As Is Woman #1 TV film
1986 Night Heat Sally Episode: "Fighting Back"
1987 Smith & Smith TV series
1988 Biographies: The Enigma of Bobby Bittman Carla Gambioni TV short
1988 Second City Toronto 15th Anniversary, TheThe Second City Toronto 15th Anniversary Ruby TV film
1988 Best of SCTV, TheThe Best of SCTV Cassie Mackerel TV film
1989 Andrea Martin... Together Again Lurleen Martin TV film
1989 Madeline (voice) TV film
1989 C.B.C.'s Magic Hour Episode: "Rookies"
1990 Max Glick Sarah Glick TV series
1990 Maniac Mansion Claret O'Hara Episode: "The Sandman Cometh"
1992 Partners 'n Love Maxine Smith TV film
1992 Maniac Mansion Rose Episode: "Love: Turner Style"
1993 Street Legal Bev Moore Episode: "Believe the Children"
1993 Seinfeld Gwen Episode: "The Lip Reader"
1994 She TV Various Episode: "1.2"
1995 Side Effects Gina Florence Episode: "Snap, Crackle, Pop!"
1995-1996 Minor Adjustments Dr. Francine Bailey Main role (20 episodes)
1996 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch M'Lady (voice) Episode: "A Halloween Story"
1997 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Haley Episode: "Cat Showdown"
1997 Newsroom, TheThe Newsroom Adelle Grossman Episode: "The Campaign"
1997 Cybill Ms. Murphy Episode: "All of Me"
1997 3rd Rock from the Sun Margie Episode: "Fifteen Minutes of Dick"
1997 Everybody Loves Raymond Celia Episode: "Father Knows Least"
1998 Adventures of Shirley Holmes, TheThe Adventures of Shirley Holmes Jenna Martini Episode: "The Case of the Exploding Puppet"
1998 Ellen Sue Episode: "Ellen in Focus"
1998 Style & Substance Trudy Weissman Main role (13 episodes)
1998 Dumb Bunnies Sue Uppity TV series
1999 Foolish Heart Barbara's Lawyer Episode: "The Trial"
2000 Bookfair Murders, TheThe Bookfair Murders Judith Cass TV film
2000 Life in a Day Charlotte 'Charlie' Tanzi TV film
2000-2001 Timothy Goes to School Grace (voice) 8
2001 Sister Mary Explains It All Skeptical Husband's Wife TV film
2001-2002 Quads! Deborah (voice) Main role (26 episodes)
2001-2004 Doc Nellie Hebert Recurring role (14 episodes)
2002 Made in Canada Diane Parkman Episode: "The War of 1812"
2002 Cadet Kelly Samantha TV film
2002 Monk Dolly Flint Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Psychic"
2003 Music Man, TheThe Music Man Alma Hix TV film
2003 Full-Court Miracle Cynthia Schlotsky TV film
2005 Puppets Who Kill Thompson Episode: "The CBC Is Killing Again"
2005 Naturally, Sadie Ms. Yarm Episode: "Right-Minded"
2005 Degrassi: The Next Generation Bernice Fein Episode: "Venus: Part 1"
2006 At the Hotel Folly Episodes: "Welcome to the Rousseau", "The Perfect Couple"
2006 Wedding Wars Mrs. Fairfield TV film
2007 Altar Boy Gang, TheThe Altar Boy Gang Diane Gallagher TV film
2007 'Til Death Do Us Part Pat Stevens Episode: "A Christmas Murder"
2007 Clang Invasion Widgit TV series
2007-2008 Robson Arms Carol Goldstein Recurring role (9 episodes)
2008 Less Than Kind Dr. Silverstein Episode: "Note Perfect"
2009 Less Than Kind Dr. Silverstein Episodes: "Careers Day", "Happy Birthday Sheldon"
2009 Skyrunners Robin Burns TV film
2009-2011 Ron James Show, TheThe Ron James Show Various Recurring role (12 episodes)
2010 Less Than Kind Hospital Clerk Episode: "Coming Home"
2010 Scaredy Squirrel Sally Fishlips (voice) 10
2010 Cra$h & Burn Eileen Campbell Episode: "Til Death"
2010 Happy Town Miranda Kirby Episodes: "In This Home on Ice", "I Came to Haplin for the Waters"
2010 Dating Guy, TheThe Dating Guy Adoption Agency Woman (voice) Episode: "Spontaneous Skidmark"
2011 Almost Naked Animals Sloth (voice) TV series
2011 Good Dog Marla Episode: "Converting to Judaism"
2011 King Lesley Episode: "Farah Elliott"
2011 Life with Boys Episodes: "Wrestling with Boys", "In the Principal's Office with Boys"
2011 Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, TheThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Various (voice) Recurring role (4 episodes)
2012 Great Scot Beer Miranda TV film
2012 Titanic Margaret 'Molly' Brown TV miniseries
2013 Sworn to Silence Mona TV film
2012 Fugget About It Gina Falcone (voice) Main role (13 episodes)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards
Year Award Category Production Result
2001 Canadian Comedy Awards Film - Pretty Funny Female Performance Best in Show Nominated
2003 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Ensemble Acting A Mighty Wind Nominated
2003 Gemini Best Individual Performance in a Comedy Program or Series Made in Canada Nominated
2004 Florida Film Critics Circle Awards Best Ensemble Cast A Mighty Wind Won
2006 Gemini Best Performance by an Actress in a Guest Role Dramatic Series At the Hotel ("The Perfect Couple") Won
2007 Gemini Best Performance by an Actress in a Guest Role Dramatic Series Robson Arms ("Mr. Lonely") Nominated

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