Rita Karin

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Rita Karin
Born (1919-10-24)October 24, 1919
Wilno, Poland (now Vilnius, Lithuania)
Died September 10, 1993(1993-09-10) (aged 73)
Occupation Television actress

Rita Karin (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, which also starred Lynn Redgrave.

She also appeared as Meryl Streep's Brooklyn landlady who appears at the beginning of the movie Sophie's Choice.

She died at the age of 73 of undisclosed causes.

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