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|Born||Babette Renee Props
February 15, 1962
Renee Props (born February 15, 1962) is an American actress . She is known by Seinfeld fans as Lois in the episode The Race from the 6th season, and the role of "Nikki" in the film "Get Shorty", directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, starring John Travolta, Gene Hackman and Danny DeVito.
Renee Props, sometimes credited with her full name Babette Renee Props, may be best known for her roles as Ellie Snyder for four years on As The World Turns in the early 1990s, Lois on the Seinfeld episode The Race, Nikki the rock star in the film Get Shorty, and the original role of Erica in writer Eric Bogosian's play SubUrbia, directed by Robert Falls, which played at Lincoln Center in the mid 1990s.
Her early break came when she was seventeen, with a starring role in a French movie of the week, "Maigret at the Coroners Inquest", and a couple of years later with John Hughes' placing her in his film Weird Science.
Ms. Props has guest starred on TV shows like Law and Order, Silver Spoons, Knight Rider, Hill Street Blues, Facts of Life, among dozens more. She was a regular on one of the first series Showtime created, Hard Knocks, which also starred Bill Maher.
After a short hiatus Renee Props returned to work as an actor and producer. In 2012 Renee landed the lead female role in the film "Last I Heard" written and directed by David Rodriguez, starring Paul Sorvino, Chazz Palminteri, and Michael Rappaport.